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In 2006, Kresge Library and the Senate Library Committee inaugurated the annual Authors at Oakland University event devoted to the theme of A Celebration of the Book. Of course, in many fields of knowledge, the journal article is the lifeblood of scholarship; thus the second Authors at OU event became A Celebration of the Journal. From that point on the event has rotated between celebrations of the book and the journal article. At each event, faculty publications in the year’s celebrated format from the previous two years are honored and displayed. Also, two representative authors are selected by the Senate Library Committee to present brief presentations on their highlighted work.

2012 Invitation

March 21, 2012 - Celebration of the Book

Kathleen Battles
Calling all cars: Radio dragnets and the technology of policing.

Barbara Oakley
Cold-blooded kindness: Neuroquirks of a codependent killer, or just give me a shot at loving you, dear, and other reflections on helping that hurts.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Articles

Authors @ Oakland

March 23, 2011 - Celebration of the Journal

Jeffrey Insko
The Logic of Left Alone: The Pioneers and the Conditions of U.S. Privacy. American Literature 81(4), 659-685.

Laura Pittiglio
Coping with HIV: Perspectives of Mothers. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 20(3), 184-192.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Articles

Authors @ OU - 2008

March 24, 2010 - Celebration of the Book

Linda K. Benson
Across China's Gobi: The Lives of Evangeline French, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French of the China Inland Mission.

Valerie Palmer-Mehta
"Flavor of Love and the Rise of Neo-Mistrelsy on Reality Television" in Pimps, Wimps, Studs, Thugs and Gentlemen: Essays on Media Images of Masculinity.
"Reality Television: The Business of Mediating (Extra)Ordinary Life" in The Business of Entertainment: Television.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Books

Authors @ OU - 2009

March 4, 2009 - Celebration of the Journal

Natalie B. Cole
Dickens and gender: Recent studies, 1992-2007. Dickens Studies Annual, 39, 305-396.

Elizabeth Kraemer & Shawn Lombardo
The librarian, the machine, or a little of both: A comparative study of three information literacy pedagogies at Oakland University (with Frank Lepkowski). College & Research Libraries, 68(4), 330-342.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Articles | Event Photos

Authors @ OU - 2008

March 19, 2008 - Celebration of the Book

Thomas C. Pedroni
Market Movements: African American Involvement in School Voucher Reform. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Annette Gilson
New Light [a novel]. Seattle, WA: Black Heron Press, 2006.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Books | Event Photos | Article in The Fountain


Authors @ OU - 2007

March 22, 2007 - Celebration of the Journal

Cheryl Riley-Doucet
"Beliefs about the Controllability of Pain," Journal of Family Nursing, 2005, 11(3): 225-241.

Donald O. Mayer
"Public Interest and Private Rights in Eminent Domain," Business Law Review, 2006, 39: 57-75.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Articles


Authors @ OU - 2006

March 29, 2006 - Celebration of the Book 

David A. Dulio
Vital Signs: Perspectives on the Health of American Campaigning [co-author: Candice J. Nelson]. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, c2005.

Jo Reger (editor)
Different Wavelengths: Studies of the Contemporary Women's Movement. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Invitation | Celebrated Authors & Books | Event Photos

Created by M. Merz and M. Hristova / Updated on 03/03/2012 by D. Daniel

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