College of Liberal Arts - Scholarship and Creativity Fair

cla_fair_web_headerThe College of Liberal Arts Scholarship and Creativity Fair showcases the scholarly insights and creative accomplishments of faculty across the college's six schools.  The College's deepest impact on human knowledge can be measured by the nationally and internationally prominent work of its faculty. This event brings influential research and creativity to the Club Level at Reser Stadium to celebrate the betterment of the community, the nation, and the world through the modes of inquiry available in the liberal arts.


Thursday, May 29, 2014
5-8 p.m.

Reser Stadium, Club Level
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Getting to the Club Level:  Parking is available in either the parking structure, or the lot surrounding Reser Stadium.  Enter through Gate C (VIP entrance) off of Parker Plaza.  Take the elevator (located to your left) to the third floor.  For directions to Reser Stadium visit the Campus Map.

If you have questions or need additional information please call University Events at 541-737-4717 or email events@oregonstate.edu



Featured sections, presented by School

Psychological Sciences

John Edwards – Psychological Effects of Meditation
Aurora Sherman - The Barbie Project: What are kids learning from toys?
David Kerr – Vitamin D for Winter Depression?

History, Philosophy and Religion

Gary Ferngren and Mike Osborne – History of Health, Disease, and Healing
Ben Mutschler and Bill Robbins – History of Oregon State University & Public History
Joseph Orosco and Tony Vogt – Anarres Project for Alternative Futures

Public Policy

Alison Johnson & Sarah Henderson – The European Debt Crisis & Crisis in Russia and the Ukraine
Ed Weber—Community Water Rights Mediation
Sally Duncan – OPAL—Community/ School Social Justice Research Partnerships
Amy Below—Internationalization of Undergraduate Education: The Case of Cuba as a Study Abroad Location

Writing, Litrature and Film

Richmond Barbour and Rebecca Olson – Manuscripts and the Early Modern World, 1500-1660
Jon Lewis – History of American Film
Writing Event:
Flash Publishing (or, the Six-Word Memoir)

Language, Culture and Society

Melissa Cheyney – Homebirth as Ritual Performance
Loren Davis – Makerbot and Geoprobe: New Technologies in Archaeology
Sebastian Heiduschke – East German film
Daniel Lopez-Cervallos – Latino Health Disparities

Arts and Communications

Erin Gallagher – Blogs in the Classroom
Colin Hess – The Impact of Affectionate Communication on Psychological and Physiological Stress
Todd Kesterson and Dan Faltesek – Depth: Vision, Code, and Big Data


Club Level Stage Schedule

5:10 - Bella Voce

5:30 - Queer & Trans People of Color - Arts & Activism

5:50 - 60-Second Lecture Slam I
          Do YOU have a minute? If so, stop by to learn something new. In this 60-second "lecture slam" some of the most dynamic professors in the College of Liberal Arts will race the clock to present some of their most important findings and insights.

6:20 - Voices from the Garden:  Music, Poetry, Painting

6:50 - Sharyn Clough - Phronesis

7:10 - 60-Second Lecture Slam II

7:40 - Short Scenes from Julius Caesar


Learn more about the six schools in the College of Liberal Arts.

View details about the 2013 Fair