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(Oct. 31, 2002, Gazette)

DR. TOM G. DANIELS, Grenfell College, Thirty-Five Years of Microcounseling Research, published in A. Ivey & M. Bradford-Ivey Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: An Interactive CD-ROM. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

DR. IVAN EMKE and BARB HUNT, Grenfell College, presented an illustrated talk titled Attention Must be Paid: An Artist and a Sociologist Consider Rituals of Remembrance" at the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal conference in York, England, in September 2002. Dr. Emke also published Why the Sad Face? Professionalization, Secularization and the Changing Function of Funerals in Newfoundland, in Mortality, Volume 7, No. 3.

BARB HUNT, Visual Arts, Grenfell College, gave a presentation Sept. 8 at The Social Context of Death Dying and Disposal, sixth International Conference, York University, England, titled Roadside Memorials in Newfoundland: maintaining living links with the dead.

PIERRE N. LEBLANC, Visual Arts, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, attended via Web cam The Atlantic Cultural Space: A Conference on New Directions in Heritage and the Arts ( based at the Université de Moncton in May 2002. Dealing with an idea of a space that has no boundaries, no fixed physical presence and in constant flux, M. LeBlanc presented a piece titled “Smallwood” and gave a talk on the role of the Internet in the diffusion of cultural productions. “Smallwood" can be seen at

ELIZABETH MILLER, English, has been invited to the University of Victoria under their Lansdowne Visiting Lecturer program. While in Victoria in late October, she delivered two major lectures on Dracula and visited one class in the host department, Department of Germanic Studies. While in B.C., Dr. Miller was also been invited to give guest lectures at UBC and Simon Fraser.

DR. RONALD ROMPKEY, English, delivered a paper at a meeting of the Société Française d'Histoire Maritime in Fécamp, Normandy, on Oct. 11, entitled Sans moyen visible: les gardiens terreneuviens et la pêche française.