LifeTech conference, Saturday, 16 September 2017, Cedarville University

Interested in how IT and technology can help the pro-life movement?  Students and faculty in all fields are welcome to attend LifeTech’s annual conference on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Cedarville University in Ohio.  This is the fourteenth annual conference conducted by LifeTech, an organization of engineers and software developers seeking to expand the use of technology in the pro-life movement.  More information about the conference can be found at: http://www.lifetechconference.org/.  Directions to Cedarville can be obtained using this destination address: 251 North Main St., Cedarville, OH 45314-8501.  For more information, contact John O’Neill, LifeTech president, at 937-280-5696 or e-mail info@LifeTechConference.org.

Dr. Jeff Koloze

Dr. Jeff Koloze (English, Kent State University) is president and founder of Koloze Consultants, whose objective is "...to conduct research on the life issues for presentation and publication." Before his retirement under STRS (Ohio) in 2014, Dr. Koloze was Associate Professor of English at the Cleveland, Ohio Campus of South University. His most recent administrative position was Campus College Chair for the College of Humanities, the College of Natural Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences from 2005-2011 at the Columbus, Ohio Campus of the University of Phoenix; in 2009 he was appointed one of twelve senior research fellows for that institution. Dr. Koloze has taught communications, undergraduate and graduate English, and humanities courses since 1989 at several colleges and universities in the Cleveland, Columbus, and Springfield, Ohio metropolitan areas. His primary research interest is the presentation of the right-to-life issues of abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia in literature; most of his publications are available in conference proceedings and on the web. He has presented over eighty papers before academic and professional organizations on these topics, most recently at conferences at the American University of Rome (2015), Fordham University (2014), Harvard University (2010 and 2012), Ryerson University (Toronto, 2009), the University of Notre Dame (2011), and the University of San Francisco (2013). He is the author of An Ethical Analysis of the Portrayal of Abortion in American Fiction: Dreiser, Hemingway, Faulkner, Dos Passos, Brautigan, and Irving (Edwin Mellen, 2005) and Testament to a Niagara Obsession (Spare Change Press; Ten Leaves Poetry Series, 2014). Dr. Koloze invites colleagues and students to join him on Facebook, Gab, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social networking services. He can be emailed at DrJeffKoloze@att.net.