Around Webster: Green at 1939 Sharecropper Event; Eliceiri’s ‘Invisible Wall;’ Woodman’s ‘Pruitt-Igoe Myth’ to air; Huang ‘Behind the Badge’

| January 24, 2014

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include:

Eliceiri on ‘Invisible Wall’ among Theological Libraries

Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri, access services clerk in the Emerson Library, had her essay, ”An Invisible Wall: The Relationship Between Congregational and Seminary Libraries in the United States,” published in the latest issue of Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association.

H. Huang ‘Behind the Badge’

Hsin-Hsin Huang, professor in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Professional Counseling Department, was featured on the “Behind the Badge” section of counseling.org, ahead of the upcoming American Counseling Association conference. The profile reads in part:

“During her work as an activist and organizer in her native Taiwan, Hsin-Hsin saw firsthand how oppression and discrimination impact the human psyche and make it difficult for people to fight for their own rights.”

Woodman’s ‘The Pruitt-Igoe Myth’ to Air on PBS World

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth will air on the PBS World Channel Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Central, as part of the “America ReFramed” series. School of Communications adjunct faculty member Brian Woodman is a producer on the The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, which “tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.”

Green Guests at 1939 Sharecropper Re-enactment, Commemoration

The School of Education’s Ted D. R. Green was the featured guest speaker at the 1939 Sharecropper Re-enactment in Charleston, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Protesters stood outside on Highway 61 all day to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1939 Missouri Sharecropper Protest. Members of the Owen Whitfield and Thad Snow families as well as guests were present to draw attention to this national Civil Rights protest that reverberated all the way to Washington, D.C..

The Emmy Award-winning documentary about the protests, Oh Freedom After While, was created by contributors from the University of Memphis and Webster University, including Professor Emeritus and former Distinguished Alumna Award recipient Lynn Rubright.

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