Stephen Dickey, associate professor of Slavic languages and literatures, will give the keynote speech, titled “Slavic Aspect: How Many Types for Typology?,” Sept. 10 at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics in Leiden, Netherlands. He will also participate in the New Perspectives on Slavic Aspect workshop. Dickey has written a book and numerous articles about the verbal aspect of Slavic linguistics.

Bill Tuttle, professor emeritus of American studies, delivered a keynote lecture at the inaugural symposium of the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation June 3 in Tulsa, Okla. Tuttle spoke on "The Tulsa Race Riot and America's Red Summers, 1917-1923."

Ann Brill, dean of journalism, was a panelist on "Examining Gender Equity in the Academy," part of a pre-conference workshop at the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Denver.

Barbara Barnett, associate dean and associate professor of journalism, was a panelist at two Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication sessions, "The Feminization of HIV/AIDS and the Media: Responses and Case Studies" and the "Identity and Impact of Communication as a Discipline." Barnett is listed as the top productive researcher in AEJMC's Commission on the Status of Women in an article in Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. The ranking is based on submissions to AEJMC's annual conference. Barnett also was listed as one of the 11 most productive researchers at AEJMC. KU was listed as one of the 26 most productive institutions for paper acceptance at AEJMC.

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