September 2016 Faculty Accomplishments

Professor Emeritus of Religion, Arthur Bellinzoni delivered a lecture on The New Testament in Nairobi, Kenya at a college founded by the relatives of Edward Easter, Class of 2016.

Nancy Demerdash-Fatemi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History was selected in September to participate at a workshop entitled "Border Regimes: Confrontations, Configurations, and Transpositions," held in Kandersteg, Switzerland, sponsored by the Walter Benjamin Kolleg of the Universität Bern, where she presented her recent scholarship on contemporary art practices that address global migration and refugee crises.

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Professor of Political Science (Editor) Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa: New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization, London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016.

Dr. Lumumba-Kasongo was also invited by the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, to attend the conference on “the Implementation of Modern African Constitutions: Challenges and Prospects;” His presentation was on the case of the Republic Democratic of Congo DRC. The conference was held on June 23-24, 2016 at University of Pretoria in Pretoria, South Africa.

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo attended the 24th World Congress of the International Political Science Association on “Politics in a World of Inequality; “He served as Discussant on the theme entitled: “Democratic Practices, Economic Inequalities, and Policy of Distribution of the World Resources;” Also he chaired the Panel entitled: “The Impact of the Welfare States and Policies on Labor, Work, and Peasantry,” The conference was held on July 23-28, 2016 in Poznan, Poland.

Assistant Professor of English, Daniel Rosenberg’s, chapbook-length collection of 22 poems, Mine, was a finalist for Verse Magazine's Tomaž Šalamun Prize, and will be published in the magazine this year. His poems have also been accepted this month for publication in From the Finger Lakes: A Poetry Anthology and Boston Review.

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