Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Ditsky Award Winner Conducts Research in the Ball State University Libraries
Dr. Luchen Li, Associate Professor of Humanities and Communication and Director of the Office of International Programs at Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, recently conducted a week-long research visit in the Ball State University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections as this year’s recipient of the Steinbeck Research Award established by Mrs. C. Suzette Ditsky in honor of her late husband, noted Steinbeck scholar Dr. John M. Ditsky. Dr. Li’s research topic was the ethical dimensions of John Steinbeck’s world. He plans to publish the results of his research in The Steinbeck Review.