Faculty Research Forum to be Held March 29

March 28, 2011

David ThieleHamako Furuhata-TurnerThe University of Mount Union will hold a Faculty Research Forum on Tuesday, March 29 at 6 p.m. in Room 206 of the Engineering and Business Building.
Presenting their research will be faculty members Dr. Hamako Furuhata-Turner and Dr. David Thiele.
Furuhata-Turner, professor of Japanese, will present “Japanese Comics Manga as a Learning Tool for Translating: A Case Study of ‘Fruit Baskets 22.’” A member of the Mount Union faculty since 2001, she earned a bachelor of arts degree in American studies from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, a master of arts degree in political science from Western Michigan University and a doctoral degree in education from the University of Idaho. 
Thiele, assistant professor of English, will present “Liberal Education and Democracy in the Victorian Age.”  He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Kenyon College and a master of arts in Irish studies and a doctoral degree in English, both from Boston College.
The Faculty Research Forum, held biannually, highlights the academic research that Mount Union faculty members across multiple disciplines are currently conducting. The Forum is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing at (330) 823-6063.
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