January 2012 Faculty Accomplishments

Katie Baldwin, Victor Hammer Fellow, had prints included in the group exhibition titled: Multiple Encounters, at the Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Arts), New Delhi, India.

The exhibition opened January 23rd and ran until February 6, 2012.

Ms. Baldwin is participating in the vista sans wood type project, a collaborative project initiated by Tricia Treacy and Ashley John Pigford to experiment with letterpress woodtype. (www.vswtp.org).

Bruce Bennett, Professor of English, has had poems published in the literary journals Light, Stone Canoe, String Poet (online), Tar River Poetry, and in the anthology Villanelles.

On February 10, 2012, Professor Bennett read his poems at the YMCA's Downtown Writers Center in Syracuse.

Catherine Burroughs, Professor of English, had her entry on Romantic playwright, "Joanna Baillie," published in the 4-volume *Blackwell Encyclopedia of Romanticism*. (Ed. Frederick Burwick, Diane Hoeveler, and Nancy Goslee. Blackwell Publishing, 2012).

Siouxsie Easter, Associate Professor of Theatre, served as producer and contributing artist for "Wide Angle", a performance installation in the String Room Gallery at Wells College on February 3, 2012. Over 120 attendees enjoyed an evening of dance, photography, film, theatre and installation art by Professors Easter, Goddard, Olson, Technical Director Joe DeForest and seven Wells student artists.

William Ganis, Associate Professor of Art History, had his review of the "Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape" exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.. published in the "Critics' Picks" column of Artforum, in December 2011. http://artforum.com/index.php?pn=picks&id=29752&view=print
In January of 2012, Professor Ganis's essay, "Michael Morrill: DAWN and DUSK" was published by the Seraphin Gallery of Philadelphia, PA, to accompany an exhibition of abstract paintings by this artist.

Dr. Ganis also had his review titled, "Devised Mnemonic," published in volume 39, no. 4 of Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. In this text, Dr. Ganis wrote about the "Living Room" installation by Israeli artist Maya Zack, at the Jewish Museum, New Y ork, NY.

Kent Klitgaard, Professor of Economics, gave a seminar (February 7, 2012 entitled "Energy and the Wealth of Nations: Internal and biophysical Limits to the Growth Economy" at the Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University. Medford, MA.

Vic Muñoz, Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies, was appointed by Division 44: Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues of the American Psychological Association to be the National Multicultural Conference and Summit Representative for NMCS 2015. To learn more about NMCS, http://www.multiculturalsummit.org.

Niamh O' Leary, Professor of Environmental Studies, was invited by the Tompkins County History Center and the Paleontological Research Institution to be a presenter on a panel on the local history of water sustainability. She delivered a presentation on "Assessing Water Quality in the Cayuga Watershed" at the Cayuga Nature Center in January. Other panel presenters were Janet Hawkes, Michael Smith, Dan Karig and Bill Foster.

Judith Pratt, Lecturer in Performing Arts, was selected to attend the TRU (Theatre Resources Unlimited) Writer-Director Communication seminar and Producer Writer Speed Date in October 2011. In November 2011, Dr. Pratt attended "Rewriting the Play" with playwright Liz Duffy Adams. Wearing her freelance writer hat, Dr. Pratt recently wrote the copy for a brochure for the Palm Beach Opera.

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