Canisius College will welcome Colombian novelist, poet, essayist and translator, Jaime Manrique, to campus on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Old Main 314. The event is free and open to the public.
Manrique will discuss his latest novel, entitled Like This Afternoon Forever, a parable influenced by Colombian drug cartel motives, which takes readers through their battle for control and its lasting impacts.
Manrique is the author of several novels including Our Lives are the Rivers, Cervantes Street and My Night with Federico Garcia Lorca. He has received accolades such as Colombia’s National Poetry Award, the 2007 International Latino Book Award, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship.
For more information, contact Richard Reitsma, PhD, chair and associate professor of modern languages, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Submitted by: College Communications
One of the jobs of the Center for Online Learning & Innovation (COLI) is to support faculty teaching online and hybrid courses. COLI has recently created and updated resources for faculty teaching (or considering teaching) online:
COLI does much more than support online and hybrid courses! Visit canisius.edu/coli for help with pedagogy and technology in face-to-face courses, and other projects involving web-based tools and resources!
Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, Center for Online Learning & Innovation
for Autism Research and Department of Psychology recently
received a $379,731 federal grant from the National Institutes of
Health’s National Institute on Aging to examine the relationship between
aging and aspects of ASD in older adults.
are asking for your help in this new program of research. Please reach out to
older friends and family members who might be willing to participate in this
study. You can also participate yourself.
focus of this grant is on individuals age 65 and older. However, participants
are not required to be 65 and older and they do not need a diagnosis of ASD to
participate in this study. An important component of this research project is
the assessment of adults of all ages with varying degrees of ASD
characteristics from none – high.
To participate, simply go to:canisius.edu/iar_aging.
participants will complete approximately 30-90 minutes of internet based
questionnaires and tasks. The timing will depend on your preferred pacing.
Participants will be characterized on multiple domains of aging including
physical health, cognitive performance, characteristics of ASD and psychological
be aware that you are under no obligation to participate. Your participation in
this research will in no way impact your relationship with Canisius or the
services you could receive in the future from the IAR or community-based ASD
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Lodi-Smith,
associate professor of psychology, at email@example.com or (716) 888-2513.
by: Jennifer Lodi-Smith, associate professor, Psychology/IAR
Check out what’s happening in the Griff Center this week.
Submitted by: Dominique Gagnier, graduate
assistant, Griff Center