The next Community Engagement Series will be presented by School of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, Professor of English Alisa Clapp-Itnyre and Assistant Professor of English Steven Petersheim. The presentation will be held on Thursday, November 19, at Morrisson-Reeves Library, 80 N. 6th St. in Richmond.
Two Indiana University East faculty members received Indiana University Distinguished Teaching Awards during Founders Day. Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, associate professor of English, received the Herman Frederic Lieber Memorial Teaching Award and Greg Braxton-Brown, professor of management and director of Southeast Indiana Programs, received the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service.
Humanities and Social Sciences professors publish works
Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, associate professor of English, will have an article published by the Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. The article, “Nineteenth-Century British Children’s Hymnody: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood with Chords and Verses,” focuses on her research of children’s hymnodies. Clapp-Itnyre received a New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grant for 2010 from Indiana University to research “Nineteenth-Century British Hymns for Children: A Lost Genre of Victorian Childhood.”
Alumni Board appoints new members
Seven new members have joined the Indiana University East Alumni Association Board of Directors. The board serves to advocate for IU East and assists with events and programs that connect IU East alumni with one other and their alma mater.