Faculty Accomplishments

Carol Prusa
Carol Prusa
Visual Arts And Art History

The American Academy of Arts and Letters invited 40 artists, through nomination and selection, to participate in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, which opened on March 12, 2015 at their historic building in New York City. The Exhibition featured over 120 paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and works on paper. Carol Prusa (Visual Arts and Art History) had a large work purchased by the Academy to donate to an American museum collection.

Noemi Marin
Noemi Marin
Professor, School Of Communication And Multimedia Studies

Noemi Marin, professor in the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, recently present the lecture Rhetoric and Intellectuals in the East European Upheavals of 1989: A Look Back after 25 Years at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Carol S. Gould
Professor Of Philosophy

Carol S. Gould, professor of philosophy, co-edited the anthology: "Ethics, Art and Representations of the Holocaust."

Mary Cameron
Mary Cameron
Ph.D., Professor Of Anthropology

Mary Cameron, Ph.D., professor of Anthropology, has photographs featured in an exhibit about Nepal's Dalits, at the Patan Museum in Patan, Nepal (near Kathmandu). View Image 1, Image 2. Learn more about the exhibition here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/matthewtucker/17-powerful-photographs-that-show-nepals-history-of-discrimi?utm_term=.nfODYEwy3#.ljWzKX5wm  

Dr. Noemi Marin
Dr. Noemi Marin
Professor, School Of Communication And Multimedia Studies

Noemi Marin on Romanian National Television, a First for FAU. "Performing Rhetoric" is the Romanian National Television feature documentary on  Dr. Noemi Marin's academic and public life as a Romanian-American scholar and public figure. The documentary was aired on  Romanian National Television International Channel and TVR+. (www.tvrplus.ro) on Monday, April 25, to be aired again on May 13, on TVRHDWhile this documentary features Noemi Marin and her academic career, this is the first time FAU has been featured on Romanian television. The Romanian TVR crew filmed a lot of campus scenes: the FAU College of Arts and Letters; University Theater; The Dalai Lama tree; the Arts studios; the CU building; and the College of Nursing. The documentary can be seen here: http://www.tvrplus.ro//editie-lumea-si-noi-440080 

Lisa Swanstrom
Lisa Swanstrom
Ph.D., Assistant Professor Of English

Lisa Swanstrom, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, won the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature for her new book, Animal, Vegetable Digital: Experiments in New Media Aesthetics and Environmental Poetics (January 2016). The prize from The University of Alabama Press is awarded annually to a work that exemplifies scholarly excellence in the field of American literary studies. She did the bulk of her preliminary research in HUMLab, a digital humanities lab at the University of Umeå in northern Sweden, where she interviewed digital artists whose work complicates the boundary between "natural" and "digital" ecologies. 

Prisca Augustyn
Prisca Augustyn
Ph.D., Department Of Languages, Linguistics And Comparative Literature

Prisca Augustyn, Ph.D., Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature, is on the program committee of the 41st annual meeting of the Semiotic Society of America. The group is a transdisciplinary professional organization serving scholars with common interests in the study of signs and sign systems. The conference will convene in Delray Beach from September 28 - October 2. The group welcomes abstracts on any semiotics-related topic. The society applies semiotic theories and insights to disciplines as diverse as anthropology, the arts, biology, cognitive science, communication, cybernetics, education, ethics, law, literary criticism, linguistics, marketing, media studies, mathematics, pedagogy, philosophy, religion, and technology.

Jane Caputi
Jane Caputi
Center For Women, Gender And Sexuality Studies

Jane Caputi, Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, was recently selected by the Popular Culture/American Culture Association as their Eminent Scholar for 2016.  This award recognizes significant contributions by a scholar working in a field under the umbrella of Popular or American culture. She will be the featured speaker at the Association's upcoming Awards ceremony.

Brian McConnell
Visual Arts And Art History

Brian McConnell's (Visual Arts and Art History) book "Wall Illustrations from the 'Grotte' di Caratabia (Mineo, Sicily)" was recently published.

Jennifer Low
Associate Professor Of English

Associate professor Jennifer Low (English) just published her latest book, Dramatic Spaces: Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions, with Routledge Press.  Low's work is concerned with stage design and its effect on playwrights and audiences.  In the parlance of literary scholarship, plays are texts; for theater professionals, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance.