Category: Scholarly Activities

Dr. Bryan M. Jack's New Book, Southern History on Screen: Race & Rights, 1976-2016

Dr. Bryan M. Jack’s New Book, Southern History on Screen: Race & Rights, 1976-2016

“Film shapes so much of what we know about history.”–Dr. Bryan M. Jack 
Associate Professor of Historical Studies, Dr. Bryan M. Jack, whose area of specialty encompasses African American history and the American South, recently edited and published a book entitled, Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976-2016. The book is the first of […]

Dr. Ashton Gerding Speno’s Research on Teenagers & Sexting

Dr. Ashton Gerding Speno’s Research on Teenagers & Sexting

“With my findings, I want to take an educational approach and develop sexting literacy programs. It is important to give teenagers as well as parents the tools to deal with this.”–Dr. Ashton Gerding Speno
Each generation has utilized and adapted to technology in different ways and it is no secret that more and more teenagers are […]

SIUE Senior Jonathan Amwayi Awarded International Leadership Scholarship

SIUE Senior Jonathan Amwayi Awarded International Leadership Scholarship

“We all need someone who believes in our abilities and we cannot forget about the people who helped us along the way.”–Jonathan Amwayi
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Jonathan Amwayi was recently awarded the Richard & Patricia Dremuk International Leadership Scholarship. A scholarship designed to support those who demonstrate excellence and leadership among SIUE Undergraduate […]

Scholarly Translations from the Cabet Collection

Scholarly Translations from the Cabet Collection

“…you have to consider that these are correspondences with other people which is like walking into someone else’s conversation.”–Marlee Graser
URCA Assistant, Ethan Hill.
Last year, Dr. Debbie Mann, Professor of French, initiated a translation project involving the university’s Étienne Cabet Collection.  Lovejoy Library is currently digitizing the collection, acquired by SIUE in 1969 and preserved […]

Alumna Margaret Scarsdale Publishes Solo-authored Paper

Alumna Margaret Scarsdale Publishes Solo-authored Paper

“The URCA program is an invaluable resource that the University has to offer.”–Margaret Scarsdale
Margaret Scarsdale, ‘18
Doctoral Student, Political Science
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Since graduating with a bachelor’s in political science last May (2018), Margaret Scarsdale has started a doctoral program in political science at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She recently published a solo-authored article in Critique: […]

Alumni Selected to Present at Reputable Conference

Alumni Selected to Present at Reputable Conference

“Through this project, I hope people can appreciate learning about things they don’t know about.”–Jacob Sebok
Alumnus, Jacob Sebok
During his final year at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Anthropology major, Jacob Sebok, invested much of his time and energy into creating a digital archive for the endangered languages of Nepal. Sebok started working with linguistics specialist, Dr. […]

Allena Brazier Named Fall 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellow

Allena Brazier Named Fall 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellow

“Dreams are not just dreams–they are something you are destined to do.”–Allena Brazier
Allena Brazier
SIUE Senior & Art Major
Allena Brazier never imagined an internet search for employment in the arts would lead her to applying for and being named the recipient of an arts fellowship, but months later, she is still beaming with joy from the […]

A Conversation with Professor Emeritus Eugene B. Redmond

A Conversation with Professor Emeritus Eugene B. Redmond

“Dressed up in pain the flatted-fifth began its funeral climb up the tribal stairwell…”–Eugene B. Redmond, Milestone: The Birth of an Ancestor
Eugene B. Redmond standing in front a quilt commemorating 40 years of his life. Quilt by fabric artist Edna Patterson. Photo Credit: E. Dustman
Sunday, Aug. 26 marked two historically significant events for the state of Illinois–the East St. […]

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Mark Hildebrandt, PhD, associate professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been selected as a candidate to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist roster of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Institute of International Education’s Council. For International Exchange of Scholars.
Dr. […]

SIUE Receives Prints of Original Buckminster Fuller Artworks

SIUE Receives Prints of Original Buckminster Fuller Artworks

The legacy of legendary 20th century architect and inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller will take on even larger life at the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability (CSS-Dome), located on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, with the donation of a portfolio of the artist’s prints.
Erin Vigneau-Dimick Museum curator Buckminster Fuller Inventions: Twelve Around One 
The Estate […]

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