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Graphic Novel and History Anthology Are Among Latest Faculty Works

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Faculty experts in humanities and social sciences, arts, communications and library are recent authors of a variety of books and journal articles. Their scholarly works, published during the fall semester, include:

Arthur Hansen, professor emeritus of history, authored the book “Barbed Voices: Oral History, Resistance and the World War II Japanese American Social Disaster.” The University Press of Colorado publication analyzes the evolving historical memory of the effects of wartime incarceration through first-person testimonies.

Kit Seaton, assistant professor of art and co-founder of Kit & Cat Comics, has illustrated a new graphic novel. “Norroway Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway” is the first in a series based on a Scottish fairy tale.

Stella Ting-Toomey and Tenzin Dorjee, both professors of human communication studies, co-authored the second edition of their book, “Communicating Across Cultures,” which was published in October by Guilford Press. 

Mark Bilby, senior assistant librarian, edited and contributed chapters to the book “Classical Greek Models of the Gospels and Acts: Studies in Mimesis Criticism,” a new methodology combining classics and New Testament studies. 

Lucia Alcalá, assistant professor of psychology, is lead co-author of “Sophisticated Collaboration Is Common Among Mexican-Heritage U.S. Children,”  a paper that examines the strengths in the processes of collaboration of Mexican immigrant children. The paper was published Nov. 6 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Adam Golub, professor of American studies, wrote the paper “Making Context Matter: American Studies and the Connecting Imagination” in the inaugural issue of The Society of Americanists Review. Golub also wrote the essay “Reading the Monster and the Moment” posted to the Oct. 22 Pedagogy and American Literary Studies blog.