Liberal Arts Faculty Lauded for Creative Works

History professors Dr. Thomas Adam, right, and Dr. Imre Demhardt examine published works by university faculty at an April 1 reception. (Photo by James Dunning/COLA)

Several faculty members of the College of Liberal Arts were honored April 1 at the university’s Celebration of Faculty Creative Works 2009. Books, graphic design, art and journal articles were on display at the event and special reception.

The honorees included:

BOOKS AND MUSIC

Thomas Adam, History

  • Buying Respectability: Philanthropy and Urban Society in Transnational Perspective, 1840s to 1930s
    Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009
  • Two Boston Brahmins in Goethe’s Germany: The Travel Journals of Anna and George Ticknor
    Lanham, MD: Lexington Book, 2009
  • Stifter, Spender, und Mäzene: USA und Deutschland im historischen Vergleich (Philanthropists, Donors, and Patrons: American and German Civil Society in Comparison)
    Edited by Thomas Adam, Simone Lässig, and Gabriele Lingelback Stuttgart, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009

Ben Agger, Sociology & Anthropology

  • The Sixties at 40: Leaders and Activists Remember & Look Forward
    Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2009

Robert L. Bing, Criminology & Criminal Justice

  • Race, Crime, and the Media
    New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2009

Graham Hunt, Music

  • Ever New Formal Structures: The Evolution of the Dialogue-Scene in Wagner’s Lohengrin
    Saarbrϋcken, Germany: Verlag, 2009

Harry P. Reeder, Philosophy & Humanities

  • Arguing with Care: Dialectic for a Democratic Society
    Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2009
  • La globalización y la fenomenología del lenguaje (Serie Fenomenología, No. 10)
    Morelia, México: Jitanjáfora Morelia Editorial, 2009
  • Ser y sentido: Teoría y prácica de una fenomenología transcendental-hermenéutica
    Harry P. Reeder and Germán Vargas Guillén
    Bogotá, Columbia: Editorial San Pablo, 2009

Antoinette Sol, Modern Languages

  • Le Mulâtre by Aurore Cloteaux (pseudonyme d’Honoré de Balzac et A. Lepoitevin de l’Égreville)
    Introduced and edited by Antoinette Sol and Sarah Davies Cordova
    Paris, France: Harmattan, 2009

EXHIBITS, MUSIC, MOTION GRAPHICS, AND INTERACTIVE WORKS

Dan Cavanagh, Music

  • “Confronting Inertia.” John Adler, with a composition by Dan Cavanagh. Seattle, WA: Origin Classical, 2009
  • “Strange Wonderful.” University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band. Self-published by the Jazz Program, 2009
  • “Get ’R’ Done” (arranged for jazz big band) sheet music. Pismo Beach, CA: Walrus Music, 2009
  • “Mississippi Ecstasy” (for jazz big band). Pismo Beach, CA: Walrus Music, 2009
  • Narrator, “Good Morning to All” (arrangement) by Hill and Hill. Pismo Beach, CA: Walrus Music, 2009
  • “From the Barrage Comes Clarity,” International Competition, National Academy of Music, Greece, November-December 2009. Received Certificate of Mastery in Music Composition and a Gold Medal of Distinction.

Mark Clive, Art & Art History

  • Dr Pepper—Commercial for television. Bottom Line Productions, February 2009. Motion graphics for the nationally distributed soft drink, Dr Pepper.

Lisa Graham, Art & Art History

  • New Generation—2009 International Graphic Design Invitational Exhibition, University College of Design, Cheonan, South Korea, Nov. 10–14, 2009
  • 11th Annual Abstraction Juried Online International Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Oct. 1–31, 2009. Special recognition award mentioned in juror’s statement; 68 artists selected from 374 entrants.

Robert Grame, Art & Art History

  • New Generation—2009 International Graphic Design Invitational Exhibition, University College of Design, Cheonan, South Korea, Nov. 10–14, 2009
  • What the World Needs, Forum Mazartplatz, Vienne, Austria, 2009
  • The Fourth United Designs, Biennial International Design Exhibition, Korean Society of Experimentation in Design and the Applied Science University Faculty of Arts and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

John Hartley, Art & Art History

  • New American Paintings 2009 Western Edition, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Open Press, Juried, Wichita Falls, TX, October–November, 2009

Sedrick Huckaby, Art & Art History

  • A Love Supreme, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; Nielsen Gallery, Boston; and the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX, 2009

Marilyn Jolly, Art & Art History

  • Conversation. Consejo Grafico Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX, Nov. 1–22, 2009

David Keens, Art & Art History

  • Glass Unexpected, Space 301, Mobile, AL, Jan. 9–March 8, 2009. National invitational exhibition of 21 glass artists focused on nontraditional, concept-based glass art.
  • Judy Youens Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. Nationally known gallery specializing in the highest tier of national and international glass artists.

Stephen Lapthisophon, Art & Art History

  • Las Palabras en la Sombra de Esta Fecha, El Escaparate, Barcelona, Spain, 2009
  • Six Years Later, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX, 2009
  • Slow, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2009. Exhibition about loss; materials for the drawings included chocolate, coffee, tea, saffron, salt, sugar, and bacon fat.

Leighton McWilliams, Art & Art History

  • Tallahassee International 24th Annual Juried Competition, Florida State University of Art, Tallahassee, FL, Aug. 24–Sept. 27, 2009
  • Analogous, Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, Jan. 30–Feb. 25, 2009

Nancy Palmeri, Art & Art History

  • You are Here…and Other Random Coordinates, Boise State University, SUB Gallery, Boise, ID, Dec. 10, 2009–Jan. 5, 2010. Featured the work of 21 North American artists working in the hand-printed media.

Nicholas Wood, Art & Art History

  • Malerei & Skulptureen, Galerie Palais, Walderdorff, Germany, May 29–June 28, 2009

THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

Elaine Bender, Theatre Arts
Michelle Harvey, Theatre Arts
Anne Healey, Theatre Arts
Joe Kongevick, Theatre Arts
Jared Land, Theatre Arts
Laurie Land, Theatre Arts
Mark Miller, Theatre Arts
David Navalinsky, Theatre Arts

  • The Robber Bridegroom, a musical based on Eudora Wealty’s famous novella.
    UT Arlington, March 4-8, 2009

JOURNAL EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Ben Agger, Sociology & Anthropology

  • Editor, Fast Capitalism (UT Arlington)
    International Advisory Board, European Journal of Social Theory (Sage)
    Editorial Board, disclosure: A Journal of Social Theory (Committee on Social Theory, University of Kentucky)
    Editorial Board, Journal of Classical Sociology (Sage)
    Editorial Board, New York Journal of Sociology (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, SUNY Cortland)
    Editorial Board, Current Perspectives in Social Theory (Emerald)
    Advisory Board, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture

Stacey Alaimo, English

  • Editorial Board, Fast Capitalism (UT Arlington)

Robert B. Fairbanks, History

  • Editor for paper on the Americas, Planning Perspectives (International Planning Society by Routledge)

Wendy B. Faris, English

  • Editorial Board, The Comparatist (University of North Carolina Press)

Carolyn Guertin, English

  • Editor, International Editorial Board, Computer and Composition Digital Press (Utah State University Press)Editorial Board, Convergence: The International Journal of Research Into New Media Technologies (Sage)
  • International Advisory Board, Digital Studies/le champ numerique (Society for Digital Humanities)
  • Literary Advisory Board, Electronic Literature Organization (Electronic Literature Organization)
  • Editorial Board, Fast Capitalism (UT Arlington)
  • Technical Advisor and Editorial Board, Early English Studies (English Department, UT Arlington)
  • Bronze Merit Award, International Photography Competition, 2009

Kevin L. Gustafson, English

  • Advisory Board, Early English Studies (English Department, UT Arlington)

Susan Hekman, Political Science

  • Editorial Board, Hypatia; A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (Wiley InterScience)
  • Editorial Board, Gender, Work & Organization (Wiley InterScience)
  • Editorial Board, Fast Capitalism (UT Arlington)

Laurin R. Porter, English

  • Editorial Board, The Eugene O’Neill Review (Suffolk University)
  • Advisory Board, The Horton Foote Review (Horton Foote Society and the DeGolyer Library at Southern Methodist University)

Harry P. Reeder, Philosophy & Humanities

  • Permanent Editorial Board, Orbis Phaenomenologicus (Konigshausen & Neumann series)
  • Consulting Editor, Classics in Phenomenology (Noesis Press Book Series, copublished with University of Wisconsin Press)
  • Consulting Editor, Contemporary Phenomenological Thought (Noesis Press Book Series, copublished with University of Wisconsin Press)
  • International Editorial Board, Anuario Colombiano de Fenomenología
  • Consulting Editor and Translator, Praxis Filosófica (Departamento de Filosofia, Facultad de Humanidades, Universidod del Valle, Cali, Colombia)
  • Translator, Cuestiones de Filosofía (Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia)
  • Editorial Board, International Center for the Study of Globalization/Centro Internacional de Estudios de la Globalización (Universidad Rafael Landívar, Ciudad de Guatemala)

Kenneth M. Roemer, English

  • Advisory Committee, PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association (Modern Language Association)
  • Editorial Board, American Literary Realism (University of Illinois Press)
  • Editorial Board, Utopian Studies (School of Arts & Humanities, Oxford Brookes University)
  • Editorial Board, Studies in American Indian Literatures (University of Nebraska Press)
  • Web site Editor, Covers, Titles, and Tables: The Formations of American Literary Canons (UT Arlington)

Johanna M. Smith, English

  • Editor, 19th century section, Gender and Genre (Pickering & Chatto)
  • Editor, 19th century literature section, Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (Routledge)

Jacqueline Stodnick, English

  • Advisory Board, Early English Studies (English Department, UT Arlington)

Amy L. Tigner, English

  • Editor-in-Chief, Early English Studies (English Department, UT Arlington
Faculty from throughout the university were feted at the annual Faculty Creative Works reception on April 1. (Photo by James Dunning/COLA)

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