USCA professors present research in Birmingham

November 12, 2018 GMT

In October, several USC Aiken professors participated in the Southeastern College Art Association Conference, in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Jeremy Culler, an assistant professor of art history, presented “Rendering Orvieto: The Spatial and Cultural Heritage of Livio Orazio Valentini” as part of the Rendering Italy session.

Culler also chaired and organized the panel for the “Public Projects, Community Collaborations” session during SECAC.

Dr. Michael Fowler, who teaches graphic design, presented his research, “Writing Intensive Approaches in a Typographic Design Studio Class: Using Writing as a Tool Toward More Intentional Design,” during the annual event.


Professor Joseph Kameen, of the USCA art department, presented his paper, “Like Fish in Water: The Impacts of Image-Fluency on Pedagogy in Painting.”

USCA professors featured in NOLA

A couple of USC Aiken professors participated in the Popular Culture Association of the South Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Jeremy Culler, an assistant professor of art history, and Dr. Drew Geyer, chairman of the English department and a professor of English, participated in the session titled “Locked Enigma: A Multigenre Exploration of the Chastity Belt.”

Culler presented his research, “Unlocked: Cultural Mythology of the Chastity Belt,” as part of the session.

Geyer read an original short story entitled “Dog, Tombstone, Chastity Belt: A Tale of Guilt and Penitence, and (Maybe) Miraculous Rebirth.”