Dr. Zibluk, Byars, have paper accepted at
Dr. Jack Zibluk and Holly Hall Byars, Journalism, are
co-authors of the paper "The Orphan Copyright Act: An Open Door or a
Deluge?" This paper has been accepted for presentation at the
Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
Midwinter Conference at the University of Oklahoma in March. The
paper, an analysis of a proposed overhaul in the U.S. copyright law,
examines the implications of the proposal and suggests guidelines
for copyright holders and copyright users under the act, which is
expected to be considered in the next session of the U.S. Congress.
Fine Arts Center Gallery presents work by
Arts Center Gallery at ASU presents “Ancestry, Culture and Other
Influences,” an exhibition of recent work by Memphis
printmaker Maritza Davila. An opening reception honoring the artist
will be held Tuesday, January 20 from 5-6:30 p.m. “Ancestry,
Culture, and Other Influences," will be on view through Thursday,
Davila is a professor of Fine Arts at the Memphis College of Art,
where she has taught printmaking and foundations since 1982. She is
also owner of the printmaking studio Atabeira Press. Born in
Santurce, Puerto Rico, she received a BA in Art Education at the
University of Puerto Rico in 1974 and an MFA in painting and
printmaking at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, in 1977. The
Fine Arts Center Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For details, contact the Department of Art at ext. 3050, or see the
NewsPage release for images of
Davila's work emphasizing identity.
2008-2009 ASU Factbook now available
The Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment
announces that the 2008-2009 Arkansas State University Factbook is
now available. Download the Factbook from this link--
http://irp.astate.edu/-- or request a
hard copy of the Factbook by contacting the office at ext. 3027.
2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
ASU’s Office of
Multicultural Affairs announces this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebration, “A Legacy of Hope.” Various events will take place
throughout Jonesboro and on the campus of ASU-Jonesboro.
On Monday, Jan. 19, the northeast Arkansas and citywide observance of
Martin Luther King Day will begin with a parade starting at Fisher
Street Church of God in Christ, 125 N. Fisher Street. The parade route
will follow Johnson Avenue to ASU’s Centennial
Hall. The post-parade program in Centennial Hall will begin at
11 a.m. and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Lonnie R. Williams,
associate vice chancellor, Student Affairs.
On Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m., in the Student
Union Auditorium, a presidential inauguration reception in honor of
President-elect Barak Obama will be held. Light refreshments will be
offered in Heritage Lounge. Also on Tuesday, Jan. 20, Alpha Phi Alpha
fraternity presents an art exhibition, “A Night with Martin and
Friends,” at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall.
On Wednesday, Jan. 21, ASU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
concludes with speaker Dr. Samuel Billy Kyles, who will discuss the
legacy of Dr. King. Dr. Kyles, the last living eyewitness to the
assassination of Dr. King, will speak at 6 p.m. in the Student Union.
For details, see the NewsPage release.
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