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APSU employees share recent professional developments, activities


            CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced achievements as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Jill Franks, professor of languages and literature, will deliver the keynote address at the 13th International D. H. Lawrence Conference in Gargnano, Italy, on June 23. This is a five-day conference with participants from countries around the world, ranging from South Korea to Saudi Arabia to South Africa to Great Britain and Italy. D. H. Lawrence spent the first months of his marriage (1912-13) in this lakeside town, with the Alps visible in the distance. Franks’ paper is called “Lady Chatterley across the Channel: Film Adaptations from Britain and France.”

In August, Franks will travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia, to present at the Ireland and Psychoanalysis Conference at St. Mary’s University. Her paper is on Gabriel Byrne’s Relationship to Psychoanalysis.

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students, recently presented a workshop titled “The ‘What If’s’ and ‘How To’s’ of the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act” during the Memphis In May Student Affairs Conference in Memphis.