The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities announces the first Arts and Humanities Research Summit at Iowa State University.

Iowa State faculty working in the arts and humanities disciplines will present their creative and research-based scholarship in a collegial setting over a single morning culminating in a light lunch reception for attendees and participants.

**9:05 Welcome and Introductory Remarks**

Christopher Hopkins, Director, CEAH

Wolfgang Kliemann, Associate Vice President for Research

**9:15 – Lightning-Round Research Presentations**

Amanda Petefish-Schrag (Theatre)
*First, do no harm: Sustaining Tradition, Aesthetics, and Ethics in Puppet Design and Construction*

Diane Al Shihabi (Interior Design)
*Beaux-Arts Design Theory and Historic Preservation Practice: Facilitating Civic Responsibility Through Engaged Scholarship*

John Cunnally (Art and Visual Culture)
*Art and Visual Culture The Amici Huberti Project*

Benjamin Shirtcliff (Landscape Architecture)
*Playing-in-place: appropriation and environmental justice in the Crescent City*

Chris Martin (Integrated Studio Arts)
*Chieftaincy Stool – Symbol, Metaphor, or Blank Canvas*

Brad Dell (Theatre)
*Directing the Great Plays*

Ross Exo Adams (Architecture)
*To Fill the Earth: Circulation and Urbanization*

**10:00 Panel Discussion “Connecting Arts and Humanities with the Sciences: creativity, communication, and culture”**

Seda Yilmaz (Industrial Design, Center for e-Design, HCI)
*”Innovative Ideation Behavior in Design and Engineering*

Jean Goodwin (English/Speech Communication, Science Communication Project @ISU)
*Communicating Science in Controversial Contexts*

Amy Bix (History, Center for Historical Studies of Technology and Science)
*Connecting History and Cultural Contexts With Engineering and Science*

**10:45 Lightning-Round Research Presentations**

Jane Cox (Theatre)
*Exploring the one-woman script*

Will Prindle (Industrial Design)
*Research, design and development of explosion resistant receptacles*

Paula J. Curran (Graphic Design)
*Artist’s Books: Convergence of book object and the written word*

Jan Lauren Boyles (Journalism and Mass Communication)
*Beyond Algorithms and Analytics: Examining the Data-Driven Newsroom*

**11:10 Panel Discussion “Advancing Arts and Humanities Research with Major Awards**

John Monroe (History, 2013 Howard Foundation Fellowship)
*African Sculpture and the French Invention of Primitive Art*

Thomas Leslie (Architecture, 2013 Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome)
*Roman Columns: Finding Nervi in Italy*

James T. Andrews (History, 2013 residency grant Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)
*Showcase Technology, Visual Culture and the Narrative Value of Soviet Public Space*

**Noon Light Lunch Reception and Conversations**


See the Fall 2014 Research Summit Program (PDF).