Faculty Notes

Abbey L. Berg, PhD, Communication Sciences and Disorders, with co-authors S.C Ip, A. Herb, and M. Hurst, had the article “Cochlear Implants in Young Children: Informed Consent as a Process and Current Practices” published in the American Journal of Audiology, (16(1):13-28, 2007). [Co-author Suzie Catherine Ip graduated from Pace in December 2005 and was the recipient of the 2004 Students Preparing for Research and Academic Careers Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.]

Martha Driver, PhD, English and Women’s and Gender Studies, co-authored with Michael Orr the book An Index of Images in English Manuscripts from the Time of Chaucer to Henry VIII, published by Harvey Miller and Brepols Publishers in spring 2007.

Also published this summer by Brepols Publishers is The Making of Poetry: Late-Medieval French Poetic Anthologies by Jane H. M. Taylor, the first in the new series Texts and Transitions, which Driver co-edited for the Early Book Society at Pace University.

Driver also had her article, “Teaching the Middle Ages on Film: Visual Narrative and the Historical Record,” published in History Compass, an online journal published by Blackwell, which was subsequently republished in World Compass and other related issues.

She ran six sessions at the International Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University for the Early Book Society in May. With a British colleague, she organized and chaired the Tenth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society, “Codices and Community: Networks of Reading and Production, 1350-1550,” at the University of Salford and Chetham’s Library, Manchester. In addition to opening the conference, Driver chaired three of the conference sessions.

In July, Driver chaired and was respondent in a panel at a conference sponsored by the British Printed Images to 1700 Project at the University of London. Driver presented the keynote plenary lecture “Me fault faire: French Makers of Manuscripts for English Patrons in the Fifteenth Century” in July at the 11th York Manuscripts Conference 2007, held at the Centre for Medieval Studies, King’s Manor, in York, U.K. She also presented the keynote plenary lecture, an illustrated 60-minute talk about a French scribe and a French manuscript illuminator who worked for English patrons during the Hundred Years War.

Driver’s essay “‘In her owne persone semly and bewteus’: Representing Women in Stories of Guy of Warwick,” was published in Icon and Ancestor: The Medieval and Renaissance Guy of Warwick, edited by Alison Wiggins and Rosalind Field (Boydell & Brewer, 2007), pp. 133-153.

Dr. Driver edited volume 10 of the Journal of the Early Book Society for Pace University Press. In spring 2007, she spoke at the meeting of the Medieval Academy in Toronto and lectured at the biennial Congress of Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (in addition to running six sessions at this conference which were sponsored by the Early Book Society).

Lee Evans, EdD, Performing Arts, had his original musical composition, “ Half-A-Minute Waltz,” from his most recent book Three 12-Tone Waltzes Plus Student 12-Tone Composing Outlines(Hal Leonard Corp.), featured in the summer 2007 issue of Piano Guild Notes, the official publication of the American College of Musicians and its teacher division, the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Linda Gottesfeld and Jillian Mcdonald, Fine Arts, with Jonathan Ehrenberg, curated “Drawn, Hanged, and Quartered,” at Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York City campus, September 17 - October 19 and at Choate House Gallery, Pace University, Pleasantville campus, October 22 - December 3.

Joseph Lee, PhD, History, had two articles and a book chapter published: “Christianity in Contemporary China: An Update,” Journal of Church and State, vol. 49, no.2 (Spring 2007); (Co-authored with Amy Lee) “The Korean Military Brides in New York,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies , vol. 8, no.3 (January 2007); and “Christianity and Chinese Diaspora in the Nineteenth Century,” Chinese Diaspora Since Admiral Zheng He (Singapore: Chinese Heritage Centre, 2007). He also had two book reviews published: “Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion,” by Eric Reinders, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 34, no. 3 (September 2007); and “Religion and Politics: Cultural Perspectives,” edited by Bernhard Giesen and Daniel Šuber, Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 21, no.1 (2007).

Burton M. Leiser, PhD, Emeritus, Philosophy, chaired a plenary section on genocide and delivered a paper entitled “Why No One Should Ever Win the Nobel Prize: Neurolaw, Reward, and Punishment” at this summer’s World Congress of the International Society (known as IVR) in Krakow, Poland.

Christopher Malone, PhD, Political Science, had his book, Between Freedom and Bondage: Race, Party, and Voting Rights in the Antebellum North, published by Routledge this September.

Jillian Mcdonald, Fine Arts, had her work exhibited as part of three group shows: “Digital Political Time Laps” at Long Island University Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 3-29; “Objects of Affection ” at Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Brock University, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada, October 5 - December 2; and “Facades” at Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, October 19 - December 30.

She also has a solo show at the Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY, October 11 – November 10.

Roger Sayre, Fine Arts, gave a Visiting Artist Program Lecture at SUNY Fredonia, where he discussed his work with 250 art majors on September 6.

His work was exhibited as part of the following shows:

  • Prepackaged Perspectives,” an exhibition of architecture, installation and photographs at A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York, September 6-October 14.
  • “Lines Not Drawn,” contemporary photographic depictions, descriptions, fictions and contradictions, at Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, September 7-30.
  • Noah’s Ark: Last Exit, East of Eden,” which presents art inspired by the story of Noah’s Ark, at The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ, September 7- October 5.
  • “THIS IS THAT,” a traveling group exhibition featuring work that examines the conceptual process as a vehicle for speeding past conventional boundaries of medium, theme and subject, at Choate House Gallery, Pace University, Pleasantville campus, September 18 - October 19, and at Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York City campus, October 23rd - December 3.
  • “6x9x6: A Dynamic Audio+Visual Experience,” at Canco Lofts, Jersey City, NJ, September 28 - October 20.

Sayre also curated “The Brunswick Window Presents: Lynn Mullins,” Jersey City, NJ, on view 24 hours a day from October 1- November 15.