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Dr. Norbert Puszkar, assistant professor of German, presented a paper at a conference Oct. 25-28 at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

The title of his paper was Johann Gottfried Seumes poem, ‘The Savage: Homely/Unhomely Encounters in the Wilderness.

The conference Puszkar attended was Transatlantic Destinies: Connections and Disconnections Across the Atlantic Seaboard in the 18th Century.
Dr. Norbert Puszkar, assistant professor of German, presented a paper at a conference Oct. 25-28 at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

The title of his paper was “Johann Gottfried Seume's poem, ‘The Savage:' Homely/Unhomely Encounters in the Wilderness.”

The conference Puszkar attended was Transatlantic Destinies: Connections and Disconnections Across the Atlantic Seaboard in the 18th Century.

Dr. Robert A. Sirk, professor of environmental geography, presented a paper at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Applied Geography Conference, Oct. 19 in Indianapolis.

The title of his paper was “Embracing a Marketing Identity: Manifestation of ‘Gateway to the New South' on the Clarksville, Tennessee Commercial Landscape.”

Dr. Blas Falconer, assistant professor of creative writing and poetry, and Dr. Dwonna Goldstone, assistant professor of African-American and African literature, were among 200 authors hosted by the Southern Festival of Books, Oct. 12-14 in Nashville.

During the festival, Falconer read from his book of poetry, “A Question of Gravity and Light.” Goldstone read from her book, “Integrating the Forty Acres: The Fifty-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas.”

Dr. Jack Deibert, associate professor of geosciences, and Dr. Phyllis Camilleri, professor of geosciences, are speaking at the Geological Society of America convention, Oct. 27-31 in Philadelphia.

Camilleri is presenting a study of faulting that is responsible for the creation of the mountains and valleys surrounding Knoll Mountain in northeastern Nevada.

Camilleri is the lead author for the study, but the work is a collaboration between her, Deibert and Michael E. Perkins of the University of Utah.

Dr. Timothy Winters, APSU professor of Greek and Latin, was invited to give a lecture by the Archaeological Institute of America.

Winters presented “Neglecting the Riches: Archaeology on the Island of Salamis” on Thursday, Oct. 25, as part of a lecture series co-sponsored by the departments of history and the classics at the University of Arizona, Tucson, and the university chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America.