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Upcoming Talks on Lincoln and Mexican Musical Theater

Ronald D. Rietveld, professor emeritus of history, will deliver the keynote address at the Oct. 5 Iowa Museum Association conference. The noted Lincoln scholar will share how he discovered a photo of President Abraham Lincoln lying in his coffin. The photo had been lost for 87 years until the then- 14-year-old Rietveld discovered it.

John Koegel, professor of music, will present his research on Mexican musical theater in Los Angeles at the Nov. 12-15 annual meeting of the American Musicological Society in Louisville, Ky. In July, he gave a keynote address on the current state of Mexican musicology, at the 2015 Colloquium of the Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación Musical Carlos Chávez — the Mexican national music research institute in Tlaxala.

In August, Yuying Tsong, assistant professor of human services, and undergraduate human services major Melissa Reese co-presented "Society's Thin Ideal and Eating Disordered Attitudes Among Asian American and White Women" at the Asian American Association 2015 convention in Toronto, Canada.

Tsong also took part in a roundtable discussion titled "Experiences of 'Isms' by AAPI Women in Leadership Roles" and was a co-presenter at the Aug. 6-9 annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, delivering:

  • "Healing Pathways: Religion and Social Support Among African American Sexual Assault Survivors" — during a symposium chaired by Mindy B. Mechanic, professor of psychology
  • "Mental Health Impacts on Individuals in Same-Sex Binational Relationships in the U.S." and
  • posters titled "Experiences, Risk and Protective Factors of Parachute Kids and Astronaut Families" and "Attitudes Toward Mental Health and Help-Seeking Attitudes of Older Chinese and Taiwanese Americans," co-authored by Jessica Liu '15 (M.S. counseling-marriage and family therapy).

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