Special Issue July 2010 - College of Arts and Sciences - University ...


Special Issue July 2010 - College of Arts and Sciences - University ...

New Letters, edited by Robert Stewart (English),

won the trifecta—three national awards for literary

publishing in 2010. See: www.newletters.org/


New Letters on the Air won a NEA/NPS grant for

preserving recordings, awarded to Robert Stewart

and Angela Elam. See: http://cas.umkc.edu/english/


Tom Stroik’s (English) book, Locality

in Minimalist Syntax, was published by

MIT Press (2009) and a collection

of essays on his linguistic theory

also appeared, published by John

Benjamins Publishing (2009).





Craig Subler (Art and Art History) was selected as an

artist in residence at Scuola Internatinale DeGrafica in

Venice, Italy for six weeks during the summer of 2009.

See: www.scuolagrafica.it

Joy Swallow (Architecture, Urban Planning + Design)

was named 2009 Educator of the Year by The American

Institute of Architects / Kansas City Chapter.

Theodore Swetz (Theatre) played the role of Bengalsky

in the department’s world premiere of The Master and

Margarita written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by

Barry Kyle. This past summer he played Polonius in the

critically acclaimed production of Hamlet led by alum Todd

Carlton Lanker (who played Hamlet) and directed by Kyle

Hatley, Assistant Artistic Director of the Kansas City Rep.

Kati Toivanen (Art and Art History)

and Michelle Boisseau (English)

collaborated to do the book cover

artwork for Bousseau’s book A Sunday in


See: www.uapress.com/titles/sp09/


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Clancy Martin

(photo by David Fox)

Wayne Vaught and Clancy Martin

(Philosophy) had their reader on

professional ethics published by Oxford

University Press.

See: www.oup.com/us/catalog/general



Hristo Voulov (Mathematics and Statistics) published

“Asymptotic Behavior of the Solutions of a Nonlinear

Difference Equation,” in the Journal of Difference Equations

and Applications.

See: www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~


Jacob Wagner (Architecture, Urban Planning + Design)

was guest co-editor and co-author of the introductory

essay with Michael Frisch of the “Special Issue: New

Orleans and the Design Moment,” Journal of Urban


See: www.tandf.co.uk/journals/pdf/spissue/cjud-si.pdf

He also completed grant-funded research and presented

papers at national and regional conferences.

Randall Wray (Economics) along with his co-PI William

Mitchell of the University New Castle (Australia)

completed the first phase of a multi-year project funded

by the Asian Development Bank. They produced three

papers and organized a conference held in Almaty,

Kazakhstan to work with researchers from the Central

Asian Republic nations (CAREC) addressing the project’s

topic: “Developing a sustainable macroeconomic policy

response to the global financial, energy and food crises in

the CAREC countries.”

Xin Yan (Mathematics and Statistics)

published with his co-author Xiao Su

Linear Regression Analysis: Theory and


See: http://ebooks.worldscinet.com/



Yong Zeng continued to do his research with an active

NSF grant entitled “Statistical Analysis of the Filtering

Models with Marked Point Process Observations:

Applications to Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) Data” in


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