Sabbatical Winner Project Descriptions 2018

Presentation of Sabbatical/Leave Recipients 2018

Burns, Dan
To complete a book manuscript titled Augustine’s Introduction to Political Philosophy: De libero arbitrio, Book I and to complete most of the work on a second book titled “Healthy Secularity”: Religion and politics in the thought of Joseph Ratzinger.
Gibson, Kelly
To complete a book manuscript tentatively titled Rewriting and Reform in Carolingian Hagiography.
Glicksman, Andrew
To continue research on personified wisdom and the role of Lady Wisdom in late Jewish thought its relation to early Christian thought on the Holy Spirit.
Kenney, Theresa
To complete work on a monograph proposing new interpretations of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility entitled “A More Fascinating Name”: the world of Sense and Sensibility.
May, Ruth
To pursue further research and publication on institutional disruption in Russia under the regime of Vladimir Putin.
Owens, Kim
To create a body of work tentatively entitled “Forced Perspective,” a combination of creative processes involving conventional analogue painting and drawing with emerging digital technologies.
Ramos, Aida
To complete a manuscript titled Shifting Capital: Mercantilism and the economics of the Act of Union of 1707 and to research and draft a book project tentatively titled Immodest Proposals: Jonathan Swift’s economics for Irish growth and development.
Rhame, Susan
A project titled “Infusion of Technology Across the Accounting Curriculum,” focusing on the current state of technology use in the accounting curriculum and examining what additional technologies should be added.


2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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