December '16 / January '17 Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Gehan Dhameeth, Assistant Professor of Business was the Session Chair at the International Conference on Research Developments in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Studies, January 8-9, 2017, Bali, Indonesia. "Vin to Wine: An Analysis of Value Construction or Destruction at the Point of Production"

Dr. Gehan Dhameeth, was the Keynote Speaker at International Conference on Research Developments in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Studies, January 8-9, 2017, Bali, Indonesia. "Customer Lifetime Value: The Illusion”

On January 13, 2017, Dr. Gehan Dhameeth, conducted a public workshop on "Shift Your Sales Gear in 2017" for corporate sales personnel at Hotel Galadari, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 On January 19, 2017, Dr. Gehan Dhameeth, joined a live panel discussion on "Myths and Economic Growth" at National Television Corporation (Rupavahini) in Sri Lanka. 

Dr. Gehan Dhameeth, conducted a workshop for managers at Maliban Milk Lanka Ltd, on "Leadership for Sales Management" on January 20, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

Cynthia J. Koepp, Professor of History attended the 16th annual "Reacting to the Past" conference that took place in New York City at Barnard College from June 9 to 12, 2016. Koepp was among several hundred faculty members from the USA and abroad who came together to experience an innovative pedagogy developed around games and role-playing. She participated in two intensive role-playing workshops: "Modernism Versus Traditionalism:  Art in Paris, 1888-89” and “Greenwich Village, 1913: Labor, Suffrage, and the New Woman." In addition, Koepp attended related sessions that explored ways to utilize this pedagogy to enhance rhetorical skills in first year writing seminars, another  session entitled “The Radical Power of Play in the Humanities,” and a third on best practices in the RTTP classroom. In October, she was invited to evaluate fellowship applications in Early Modern European History for the NEH.  In January, she completed a reader’s report on an article submitted to French Studies, a journalpublished by Oxford University Press.

Dan Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of English read at an event in Ithaca called Justice For All: A Writers Resist Reading. This reading coincided with over ninety other events around the country on January 15, 2017. Each event involved writers who were invited to "speak to the ideals of democracy and free expression.” http://www.writersresist.org/ Rosenberg also contributed to a special issue of the poetry magazine jubilat. Issue 30.5, which gathered 108 poems after November 8, 2016, offers the collection “in paroxysm, comfort, disturbance, provocation, blaze, aid, or connection.” Closer to home, Rosenberg coordinated the selection of the 2017 Wells College Press Chapbook Contest winner. Rosenberg worked with current Wells junior Hannah Taggart, Professor Emeritus Bruce Bennett, and several others reviewers to select a winner from approximately 160 submissions. Annie Lighthart’s chapbook, Lantern, will be published by Wells College Press next fall.

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