For the Record, Feb. 22, 2013

University faculty report recent presentations, publications

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11:34 a.m., Feb. 22, 2013--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent presentations and publications include the following:

Campus Stories

Kaufman history

The University of Delaware Library has announced the gift of an oral history transcript from former U.S. Sen. Edward E. (Ted) Kaufman, who served from 2009-10.

Make winter count

Winter Session 2015 offers a wide range of courses, including breadth requirements, unique offerings and discovery learning opportunities.

Presentations

Bahira Trask, professor and associate chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, was invited to present to at the United Nations on Feb. 14 as part of the 51st Session of the Commission for Social Development. Trask’s presentation, “Family Empowerment: Intergenerational Relationships and the Third Phase,” was one of four addressing the topic “Barriers Confronting Older Persons and Families.”

Debra Hess Norris, Henry Francis du Pont Chair in Fine Arts and chair of the Department of Art Conservation, presented a talk titled “Effective Advocacy and Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Global Photograph Preservation Initiatives” at the AIC and ICOM-CC Photographs Conservation Joint Meeting in Wellington, New Zealand, Feb. 12.

M. Dina Giambi, associate university librarian for Technical Services and Resource Management, University of Delaware Library, presented "Publish with ALCTS (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)!" during "Lead, Publish and Teach with ALCTS!," Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association (ALA), Jan. 28, Seattle. The program was also organized and moderated by Giambi.

Deborah Ryszka, associate librarian, Metadata Services, University of Delaware Library, presented "Lead with ALCTS (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)!" during "Lead, Publish and Teach with ALCTS!," Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association (ALA), Jan. 28, Seattle.

Publications

Margaret D. Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies and professor of humanities, has an essay in the winter 2012 issue of Journal of European Popular Culture (Vol. 3, No. 2). Titled "The Hate That Dared Not Speak Its Name: Svengali, Anti-Semitism and Post-War British Heritage Cinema," her study,which explores the politics behind a 1954 film adaptation of the novel Trilby, is part of a special issue on the topic "Jews in British Cinema."

Media

Two former WVUD-FM sports directors will be on the air Friday, Feb. 22, calling a game between the Adirondack Phantoms and the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Brian Smith, currently manager of broadcasting and media services for the Philadelphia Flyers, will have the call on the Comcast Sports Network. Steve Kramarck, station manager of WVUD, will call the game on 97.5 FM The Fanatic.

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