What happens when sustainability issues are cross-pollinated with classes and research in the humanities and social sciences? How has the current sustainability movement changed education on college campuses? What do the humanities and social sciences have to offer sustainability?
I am interesting in extending research that I have been involved in during the last ten years on visual rhetoric and memorialization to the case of Kyron Horman, age 8, missing for over a year.
In summer 2012, I will be conducting research in the burgeoning field of early modern disability studies. While contemporary disability studies has thrived over the past twenty years, disability as a conceptual category of difference in pre-modern contexts has gone relatively unexplored.
My artwork of the last several years has been influenced by my research into the landscape of Great Britain where I have investigated prehistoric sites of the ancient peoples of Britain. This included the carved stone symbols of the Picts and ancient dwellings in Scotland and the Orkney Islands.
2012 Faculty Projects
Liberal Arts Research Collaborative
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