Julia DeLancey, associate professor of art, presented a paper titled “Mapping Color: Placing Venetian Color Sellers in the Urban Fabric of Renaissance Venice” at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. She was invited to give the paper as part of two sessions devoted to research carried out during the NEH Summer Research Seminar in which she participated during summer 2006. Also presenting at the conference were Truman State University art history alumni Ryan Gregg and John Garton.  Garton’s book, “Grace and Grandeur: The Portraiture of Paolo Veronese” was just published by Brepols.

Jessica Fetsch and Whitney Millar, secondary English M.A.E. students, were chosen and sponsored to attend the Missouri Staff Development Council (MSDC) conference with the Regional Professional Development Center March 16-18. This sponsorship recognized the excellent preparation of Truman’s M.A.E. students which enabled them to interact as peers with practicing professionals in their field.

Huping Ling, professor of history, has been named the incoming executive editor of the Journal of Asian American Studies (JAAS) at the AAAS (Association for Asian American Studies) Conference in Chicago, April 16-20, after a meticulous process of nomination and selection. As the official journal of the organization, JAAS is a prestigious journal with an acceptance rate of 10 percent. Ling has served on the Executive Board of AAAS and Editorial Board of JAAS since 2001.

Gregg Siewert, professor of French, attended the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Dearborn, Mich., in early March, where he presided at a workshop on French literature. He also took part in two consultative meetings of the College Board national commission studying the Advanced Placement French Language exam realignment, in February and March, in Atlanta. In addition, he participated as an invited guest at a panel discussion April 25 at the French Consulate in Chicago focusing on advocacy issues involving the profession.
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