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Dr. Jill Franks, associate professor of English, recently presented Basking in Farah's Gaze: Race and Gender Issues in Sydney Pollack's 'Out of Africa' at the Tennessee Philological Association meeting held Feb. 26-28 in Columbia, Tenn., and Representations of 'These People': Synge and the Aran Islanders this month at the American Conference for Irish Studies at Emory University.
Dr. Jill Franks, associate professor of English, recently presented “Basking in Farah's Gaze: Race and Gender Issues in Sydney Pollack's 'Out of Africa'” at the Tennessee Philological Association meeting held Feb. 26-28 in Columbia, Tenn., and “Representations of 'These People': Synge and the Aran Islanders” this month at the American Conference for Irish Studies at Emory University.

Dr. Judith Mesa-Pelly, assistant professor of English, presented a paper titled "Reforming the Rake: The Horror of Sexual Difference," at the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Feb. 26-29, in Santa Fe. She also organized and chaired two of the conference's panels, “Gender and Nationalism in the Long Eighteenth Century,” sessions I and II.

Dr. Shirley Rainey, assistant professor of sociology, presented a paper at the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, March 10-13, in Cleveland, Ohio. The title of her paper was “Assessing Concerns About the Environment: Voices from the Red River Community.”