After winning her category, Oral Presentation in the Arts/Humanities, at the Norfolk State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, interdisciplinary studies major Maiya Taylor went on to present a different topic at the Southern Regional Honors Council Conference (SRHC) in Orlando, Florida, March 31-April 2. She was joined by fellow Honors College students Armonee Avent and Tyla Morris. The SRHC does not award competitive prizes, but all three NSU students spoke to considerable audience acclaim. On April 15-16, Taylor attended the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council Conference at Lynchburg College, again winning first prize for Oral Presentations.
Dr. Page Laws has been invited to deliver a Fulbright Lecture at the Ludwig Maximilians Universität in Munich, Germany on June 29. Additionally, she will also present a paper in late June in Warsaw at the Multi Ethnic Society: Europe and the Americas (MESEA)conference. After the Munich lecture, Dr. Laws will travel to the University of Siegen, Germany, where she has been named the Georg Bollenbeck Gastprofessorin (Guest Professor). At the University of Siegen, Laws will be teaching a graduate intensive course (similar to a mini-term course) on “Shakespeare and Race.”
Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander and Dr. William Alexander will also present papers at the MESEA (Multi Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas) Conference in Warsaw, Poland June 21-25.