Rosalind Remer, associate professor
of history, has been elected president of the Pennsylvania
Historical Association for a two-year term. At the 71st annual
meeting of the association, October 17-19 at Millersville
University, she was on a panel that assessed the impact of
James T. Lemon’s The Best Poor Man’s Country (1972), a path-breaking
community study of 18th-century southeastern Pennsylvania.
Lemon, a historical geographer at the University of Toronto,
offered a response to the panel. The PHA annual meeting will
be held at Moravian in 2004.
James West, professor of economics
and business, spoke on the international economy at Fleet
Bank’s breakfast seminar, October 25 at the bank’s Bethlehem
office. “Jim’s presentation was a perfect intro to the topics
covered by the three Fleet presenters. As Jim was the only
‘non-Fleet’ presenter (without any goods or services to sell!),
it was great to hear his name, his credentials, ‘Moravian
College,’ and most important, his material,” reports Mark
Reed, our director of financial and business operations,who
Ann Stehney has been promoted from
director to vice president of planning and research.
Joseph Glowa, assistant professor of
German, went to the 16th-Century Studies conference, October
24-27 in San Antonio, Texas, where he delivered a paper on
“The Impact of the Little Ice Age on the Literature and Culture
of the 16th Century.” Joe also contributed five entries to
the just-published Absolutism and the Scientific Revolution:
1600-1720, one of the series of Interdisciplinary Biographical
Dictionaries of the Western World’s Greatest Cultural Eras,
published by Greenwood Press. His articles were on Johann
Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, the greatest German
novelist of the 17th century; the poets Christian Weise, Paul
Fleming, and Christian Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau; and Paul
Gerhardt, a writer of Lutheran hymn texts.
Katherine Restuccia, assistant director
of counseling services, has hung out her shingle on a private
practice in Bethlehem.
Dana Dunn, professor of psychology,
was interviewed by Perilou Goddard of Northern Kentucky University
for Promoting Writing Among Psychology Students and
Faculty, which appears in the current issue of the journal
Teaching of Psychology. An excerpt is at left.
should read more high-quality writing, and such writing need
not be in psychology. I find that my students don’t read enough
serious novels, plays, short stories, or essays unless they
are assigned in class. Writers always read, and I fear reading
is a lost art to many students, so I plug reading whenever
I can.’ -- Dana Dunn
G. Clarke Chapman, professor of religion,
just received copies of the (somewhat delayed) publication
that resulted from his sabbatical last fall. Lincoln,
Bonhoeffer, and Providence: A Quest for Meaning in Wartime,
published in the Union Seminary Quarterly Review (2001), compares
the religious evolution of Abraham Lincoln and the German
theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was hanged by the Nazis.
Anne Dutlinger, assistant professor
of art and chair of the department, spoke on “Artists, Activists,
and Victims: Is Culture Resistance?” at the National Conference
of the Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, organized
by the School of Visual Arts in New York City and held October
24. The theme this year was “Art Remembers.”
Wendy Juniper joins the staff of Reeves
Library as reference and public services librarian. She has
a B.A. in geography from Colorado College and just received
a master’s degree in library science from Syracuse University.
She worked at a virtual reference desk for the National Science
Foundation and interned with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
providing computer training to public librarians.
Coach of the Week program bridges athletics and
academics in Moravian football.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Anna Quindlen is Cohen
Arts & Lectures speaker at Moravian.
Up & Away!
A student gets a ride in a hot-air balloon
for "Morning Star" at Christmas Vespers
of faculty, staff, students.