Center for University Scholars

Previous Talks

2013-2014

Dr. Okechukwu Anyamele

“Trends and Disparities in Infant and Child Mortality in Nigeria: Evidence from 2003 and 2008 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) Data”

Drs. Tabitha Otieno and Benjamin Ngwudike

“Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness: What Do the Data Tell Us?”

Dr. Rashell Smith-Spears

“The Black Vampire in African-American Literature and Popular Culture”

Dr. Byron D. Orey

“Hair Texture, Complexion and Candidate Evaluation”

Dr. Robert Luckett

“Massive Resistance: The Evolution of Racist Politics in Mississippi”

Dr. Rico Chapman

“Black Studies at Jackson State College: The Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People, 1968-1979″

Dr. Deborah Barnes

“Carnivals of Blood: The Business of Spectacle Lynching”

Dr. Yumi Park and Prof. Charles Carraway

“Hidden Jewels of the Permanent Collection of the Art Department at Jackson State University”

Dr. Gloria Billingsley

“Redistributing Power: The Reversal of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act”

2012-2013

Li-Jing Chang

“The Effects of Demographics and Job Related Stressors on Newspaper Journalists’ Job Satisfaction, Turnover Intention and Job Performance”

James Eijwale

“Facilitating Teaching and Learning Across STEM Fields”

Candis Pizzetta

“Collaborative Learning in the Online Literature Classroom”

Ivan Elezovic

“A Structure in ‘C’”

David Akomobo

“A Multicultural Music Appreciation in a Familiar Key”

Chung-Fan Chang

“Kite”

Gina Scutelnicu

“Public Health and Access to Healthy Eating and Active Living: Lessons to Be Learned from the State of Mississippi”

Yumi Park

“Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics: Emblems of Identity in Early Andean Art”

M. Yvette Turner

“Forty Years Later: Is the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 Making a Difference in ‘Preventing’ Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”

Thomas Kersen

“Exploring the Mystical Side of Running”

Brown Bag Research Talks

This discussion series features recent recipients of travel grants presenting their research to colleagues.  The Center provides light refreshments and beverages and welcomes participants and attendees to bring their lunches.  All discussions convene at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library.

September 23: Jaegoo Lee

Cultural and Racial Socialization in International Transracial Adoption 

October 21: Nadia Bodie

Redirecting Gender: Working with the Effeminate Actor 

November 18: Ivan Elezovic, Chung-Fan Chang and Mark Geil
February 10: Monica Flippin-Wynn
February 24: Miguel Centellas
March 17: Brian Phillips
March 31: Taunjah P. Bell

Are you interested in presenting a Brown Bag Research Talk during the 2014-2015 Academic Year?  E-mail us.