Susanne Shaw, professor of journalism, recently spoke on international accreditation at the Schools of Journalism and Communication Deans Forum in Shanghai, China. It was sponsored by Fudan University in honor of its 80th anniversary.

Brian Rosenblum, scholarly digital initiatives librarian, presented “Roles for Academic Libraries in Supporting Open Scholarship” Sept. 23-30 at several locations in Serbia, including the University of Belgrade and the University of Novi Sad. The visit, which also included visits to the National Library of Serbia and other institutions, was sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Office of International Information Programs.

Jason Barrett-Fox, lecturer in English, presented “Rhetorics of Indirection, Technologies of Mass Production, and the Feminism of Anita Loos, 1912-1930” at the Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference, Oct. 24 at the University of Utah.

Anna Wong, part-time library assistant at Regents Center Library, Edwards Campus, was invited to serve as visiting cataloger of Chinese documents at a historic private library in Leuven, Belgium, this past summer. Her two months of work allows access to important documents that had been inaccessible.

Marjorie Swann, associate professor of museum studies, presented “The One that Got Away:Izaak Walton in America” for the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies Annual Conference Oct. 23 in Dallas, Texas.

Shawna Irwin, program director of enterprise network infrastructure, co-authored Chapter 7 and Appendix B of the recently released BICSI TDMM version 12, the manual designers and installers refer to for industry standards on telecommunications installation.

Lissa Lord, reference librarian, presented “Web 2.0: Academic Research & 10 Useful Tools" at the SIDLIT Conference July 30 in Overland Park. All conference proceedings were published on Scholar Space at Johnson County Community College. The link to her presentation is hppt://scholarspace.jccc.edu/sidlit/23.

Nancy Hawkins, media supervisor, Gorton Music and Dance Library, chaired the annual MuPhi Epsilon International Music Fraternity Foundation Board meeting in August in Cleveland, Ohio. The foundation manages a $2.1million budget for philanthropies including multi-thousand dollar scholarships, grants and community service schools for the advancement of music throughout the world.

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