Notable Faculty & Student Achievements

October 2019

  • Associate Professor of Chinese Carl Robertson  presented a paper exploring cultural comparison, titled “Lyric Voice in the Poetry of Tao Yuanming and Leslie Norris,” at the recent SouthWest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS), held in Austin, TX, October 19, 2019,  This paper builds on another paper Robertson presented at the conference of the Association of Welsh Writers of English (AWWE) held at Tregynog, Wales, U.K., in May 2019, titled “Personal States of Mind: The Lyric Voice of Leslie Norris,” which included a  reading of the original poem “True Lark.” Robertson was also elected as an assistant editor of the SWCAS Journal  during proceedings in Austin.