Monthly Archives: March 2014

March 18, 2014

Special Screening of Alumni Film

“You Are Your Body/You Are Not Your Body”
6:30 p.m.
March 26
Ophelia Parrish 2210

Truman alum Nick Toti graduated with Master of Arts degree in English and left to make horror films in Austin. He is returning as part of the “For Words” series for a special screening of a film he produced and co-wrote.

From IMDB: “A family with a history of violence and a lonely comedienne become entangled with the possible second coming of Christ.”

This screening is co-sponsored by the Department of English and Linguistic’s along with the Kirksville Film Circle. It is free and open to the public, and there will be a question and answer session with Toti after the screening. The trailer for the movie can be seen here.

March 2, 2014

Deadline extended for Student Research Conference abstracts

Call for Abstracts
2014 Student Research Conference
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Abstracts NOW due: Fri, March 7, 2014, 11:59 PM

On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, Truman State University will hold its 27th annual Student Research Conference. The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts.

Abstracts should be submitted online at All abstracts need to be sponsored by a Truman faculty or staff member. A copy of the information submitted will be sent electronically to the student presenter’s mentor for approval. Students should work with the faculty mentor before submitting the abstract to be minimize multiple drafts in the system.

The submission site is now open and the deadline for receiving abstracts is Friday, 28 February 2014, 11:59 pm.

In addition to the many student presentations, the day will feature a conference-wide plenary address delivered by Jeffrey McClurken, Chair and Professor of History and American Studies, University of Mary Washington. Please see the SRC website for more information.