Interdisciplinary Research Series Sets Fall Schedule

Presentations by five Arkansas Tech University faculty members and one guest lecturer are planned for the fall 2019 ATU Interdisciplinary Research Series.

Attendance at the sessions is open to any member of the university community. The series, which is guided by a board of ATU faculty members, is intended to spotlight research and scholarship conducted at ATU.

Presentations scheduled for fall 2019 are:

  • “Kilauea Volcano: Colonial Desire Visualized in Hawaii”
    Dr. James Peck, director of ATU Museum and visiting assistant professor of art history
    Friday, Sept. 13, 3:30 p.m., Brown Hall room 134
  • “Producing and Publishing Professional Music”
    Dr. Sean Reed, associate professor of music
    Friday, Sept. 27, 3:30 p.m., Brown Hall room 134
  • “From Asteroids to Exoplanets: Will We Survive Here to Be Able to Explore There?!
    Dr. Jeff Robertson, dean of College of Natural and Health Sciences, interim dean of Graduate College and professor of astrophysics
    Friday, Oct. 18, 3:30 p.m., Brown Hall room 134
  • “Documentary Editing: ‘The Annals of the Southern Mission'”
    Dr. Aaron McArthur, associate professor of history and political science
    Friday, Oct. 25, 3:30 p.m., Brown Hall room 134
  • “Visualizing Taste”
    Dr. Ai Hisano, senior lecturer in economics, Kyoto University (Japan)
    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m., Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center room 300
  • “Up, Up and Away: Comic Books Grow Up”
    Dr. Donna White, professor of English
    Friday, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m., Brown Hall room 134

ATU Interdisciplinary Research Series board members are: Dr. Nate Chapman, assistant professor of sociology; Angela Black, assistant librarian; Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim, associate professor of curriculum and instruction; Dr. Gregory Michna, assistant professor of history; Dr. A. Arwen Taylor, assistant professor of English; Dr. Jessica Young, associate professor of physics; and Dr. Jordan Thibodeaux, assistant professor of psychology.

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