C of I Newsletter

2006. 05. 11.

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Student Researchers Share Work

What does biology have to do with music? How do scientists figure out what proteins look like? What impact does writing have on the incarcerated? Discover the answers to these questions and many more during the first annual CofI Student Research Conference. Students from all disciplines will share their work Saturday, May 20 beginning at noon. The conference will end with a reception at 5 p.m. in the Langroise Foyer. For more information, e-mail Dr. Sara Heggland.

Reader's Theatre Presents at Pub

Come enjoy this years Reader's Theater Presents: 'The Voices from Within-- Inmate Monologues.' For their Senior Creative Writing Capstone Project, Allison Blackman and Alison Renz have co-authored a series of monologues based on their experiences leading writing workshops at local social service institutions. The production will be held in the McCain 2112 Pub on Friday May 12th. Doors open at 8 PM, and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free with a suggested donation to the CofI English Department. Come early as there is limited seating.

History Professor Invited to Seminar and Present Work

Albertson College of Idaho history professor Mee-Ae Kim is one of 27 participants invited to attend the seminar, 'Slavery, Scholarship, and Public History,' at Columbia University in June. The seminar is sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. This seminar will be led by David W. Blight of Yale University and James O. Horton of George Washington University. Dr. Kim plans to incorporate the experience into a course currently in development that is tentatively titled, Slavery and Indentureship in the Americas. Additionally, Dr. Kim will soon present her paper Claiming the Desert: Mexico, the United States, and Chinese Immigrants in Mexicali, Baja California, at the Annual American Studies Association Conference in Oakland, California in October 2006. The paper is part of a panel, entitled: Mexicali, Managua, Mexico, and the Mission: Situating Ethnic Transnationalism in Everyday Americas Culture.

Kappa Alpha Theta Chapter Prepares for Mr. CASAnova

Area children in need will soon benefit from the efforts of the CofI Kappa Alpha Thetas and a few pageant contestants. The group will hold their annual fundraiser, Mr. CASAnova, a male 'beauty' pageant to raise funds to benefit the local Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. The pageant is scheduled for May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Langroise Recital Hall Admission is $3. Raffle tickets will also be sold throughout the evening.

Senior Show Opens

The 2006 senior art show, Seniors Behaving Badly: The Art Exhibition, is now on display in the Rosenthal Art Gallery. The show features the work of nine student artists and ranges from paintings to ceramic sculptures. The show opened to a packed gallery Thursday afternoon and will remain on display through June 3.