Faculty Highlights

Graceland University Associate Professor of Communication Raquel Moreira, PhD, wrote an article titled "Bicha travesti Worldmaking: Linn da Quebrada's Disidentificatory Performances of Intersectional Queerness," which was published in the peer-reviewed journal Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, Volume 4, Number 3.

Graceland University Adjunct Art Faculty Jacob Zimmerman’s new multimedia exhibit now on display at The Helene Center for the Visual Arts on Graceland’s Lamoni campus touches on diverse topics from his childhood, such as quilting lessons from his grandmother, analog photography and the Delaware River mud of major league baseball fame. The show is on exhibit now in the Constance Gallery through Feb. 14. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Graceland University Assistant Professor of English Tim Robbins, PhD,  presented "The Poetics of a New Science: 'Song of Myself' as Sociology" at the Modern Language Association National Convention in Seattle, Washington, Jan. 11-12. The panel, "Reading Walt Whitman Anew,"  was organized to mark the recently published collection, The New Walt Whitman Studies. Robbins also participated in the intensivedigital humanities training workshop hosted by Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI).

An article by Graceland University Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, and Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion Anthony J. Chvala-Smith, PhD, has been featured as the cover piece for the January/February 2020 edition of the Herald. Chvala-Smith's article, titled “All Messed Up,” reflects on the disruptive yet liberating nature of following one’s sense of vocation.

Graceland University Assistant Professor of Art Karen Gergely, MFA, presented an art exhibition “With These Hands” at the Farnham Galleries, Simpson College from Nov. 11 - Dec. 5. The show concluded with an artist talk offered by Gergely to the community about the work and her process.