Papers & Presentations
Dr. Richard Ilgner, Department of German and Russian, presented a paper on a panel of the KCTOS Conference in Vienna, Austria, under the joint sponsorship of UNESCO and the European Union on Wissen, Kreativitaet und Transformationen von Gesellschaften (Knowledge, Creativity and Transformations of Societies).
Dr. Amin A. Muhammad, professor of psychiatry, is the author of the paper titled Battling Mental Illness Within our Own Ranks, published in the January 2008 issue of Clinical Psychiatry News. This paper deals with the mental illnesses among psychiatrists, the causes, management issues and implications on the practice. It gives suggestions regarding the preventable and remedial issues while highlighting the fact that no one is immune to mental disorders ay it be the physicians or a psychiatrist.
Dr. Frederick H. White, German and Russian, gave a paper titled Asylums for Undesirables, Degenerates and Madmen: A Russian Institution of Social Control on Dec. 29 in Chicago, Ill., at the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European (AATSEEL) annual conference.