News Around Webster: Carter’s Anthems, Weeks’ Book, Oberlechner’s Audio Book, Shekar & Hannsen in Berlin; Dreyfus’ Photo Exhibit

| July 26, 2012

Recent accomplishments by Webster faculty, staff and students include:

Carter

Carter

Chair of the Department of Music Jeffrey Carter is among the composers included in the new catalog of Kansas City Music Publishing Co. The Oxen, and anthem for Christmas Eve commissioned a decade ago by a Kansas City choir, is among the company’s new offerings. Another anthem, Where Angels Sing, is also in the summer catalog. These anthems — Carter’s first to be published — are among the two dozen Carter has composed for various choral ensembles. He also has written arrangements over the past decade for chorus and instrumental ensembles for the Gateway Men’s Chorus and for Ball State University Singers.

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Edythe Weeks, adjunct professor in the Department of History, Politics, & International Relations, is the author of a new book, Outer Space Development: International Relations and Space Law: A Method for Elucidating Seeds (Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Read more in Global Thinking.

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Oberlechner

Oberlechner

Head of Vienna’s Psychology Department Thomas Oberlechner’s award-winning book, The Psychology of Ethics in the Finance and Investment Industry, is now available as an audio book. Published in 2007, the book examines the psychological processes that lead to unethical behavior among investment professionals and discusses why some blatantly violate ethical standards and even break the law while others behave ethically. Read more in Global Thinking.

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Webster graduate student Amelia Shekar, who received a BA in German and International Relations in 2009 and is currently pursuing an MA in International Relations degree, is interning this summer in Germany with the U.S. State Department. Her assignment is with the Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin.

Shekar recently spent time with her former professor, associate professor of German and chair of the Department of International Languages & Cultures Paula Hanssen, who was in Berlin conducting research on playwright Bertolt Brecht and Brecht collaborator Elisabeth Hauptmann. Read more in Global Thinking.

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Image by Dan Dreyfus

Electronic & Photographic Media adjunct professor Dan Dreyfus is exhibiting images from his series Vineyards and Light at Garland Wines, 11 South Old Orchard, Webster Groves, Mo. The exhibit opening and wine tasting event is Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 – 8 p.m.

All images in the exhibit were created in early morning light at Missouri wineries. Click here to go to Dreyfus’ website www.dreyfusphoto.com.

 

 

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