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Tomas Lipinski, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Click Here to Cloud: Issues in Cloud Computing EULAs or TOS Agreements" at the 4th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World (IMSW 2013) in Limerick, Ireland, on Sept. 4-6, 2013.
Meghan Harper, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Other Ways of Knowing: How School Librarians Can Take a Leadership Role in Addressing Multi-literacies Across the Curriculum in the School Library" at the 41st Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) in Doha, Qatar, in November 2012.
About 20 Kent State faculty members and graduate students attended and presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting, which was held Aug. 10-13 in New York City. The group included Patrick Coy from the Department of Political Science and the following from the Department of Sociology: Richard Adams, Tim Berard, Mary Gallagher, Timothy Gallagher, Carla Goar, Kristen Marcussen, Timothy Owens, David Purcell, Susan Roxburgh, Richard Serpe and Clare Stacey.
Susan Emens, Business Management Technology, Kent State University at Trumbull, presented "Self-Congruity and the MOA Framework: An Integrated Approach to Understanding Social Cause Community Volunteer Participation" at the AMA Summer Marketing Educators' Conference in Boston, Mass., on Aug. 9-11, 2013.
Jay Sloan, Department of English, authored "Victorian Quarantines: Holding the Borders Against ‘Fevered’ Italian Masculinity in Dante Gabriel Rossetti's ‘St. Agnes of Intercession’ in the book Fear, Loathing, and Victorian Xenophobia, 1st Ed., (Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press) Marlene Tromp, Maria K. Bachman, and Heidi Kaufman, (2013), 56-80.
Summary: Focusing on England’s long-standing suspicion of foreigners, the chapter explores Victorian critical reactions to Rossetti's work which employed a metaphorics of “disease” to target its pathogenic potential as a threat to British national "health."
Meghan Harper, School of Library and Information Science, authored online journal "Savvy School Library Design to Facilitate 21st Century Literacy Skills and the Common Core," Ohio Media Spectrum, Vol. 65, Issue 1, (2013): 34-44.
Brett Tippey, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, authored "'Genuine Invariants': The Origins of Regional Modernity in Twentieth-Century Spain," Architectural History, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, Vol. 56, Issue 1, (2013): 299-342.
Summary: This article presents an historical reinterpretation of Spanish architecture of the 1940s and 1950s and finds that modern yet locally authentic architecture was developed in Spain earlier than has previously been assumed.
Meghan Harper, School of Library and Information Science, authored "School Library Challenge: Changing Perceptions, Creating Supporters, and Gaining Advocates with Library Advisory Committees," Journal of the American Association of School Librarians, Knowledge Quest, Vol. 42, Issue 1, (2013): 24-28.