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  • Ross Elfline
    February 23, 2015

    Elfline Presents a Paper at the College Art Association Meeting

    Ross Elfline, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper titled "Superstudio and the 'Refusal to Work'" at the Design StudiesForum devoted to "Rethinking Labor" at the 104th College Art Association Meeting in New York on February 13.

  • February 23, 2015

    Carleton Named Top Producer for U.S. Fulbright Award

    Carleton College has been named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Award winners for the 2014-15 school year. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Steven Schier
    February 16, 2015

    Schier Publishes an Article in the Swedish American Historical Review

    Steven Schier, Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, published a scholarly article entitled "Converging Policies and Politics in the United States and Sweden: How Durable a Trend?" in the latest issue of the Swedish American Historical Review, a peer reviewed journal.  The article resulted from interview and documentary research conducted in Sweden while the author served as Fulbright Professor of American Studies at Uppsala University in 2014.

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology Liz Raleigh
    February 16, 2015

    Raleigh Receives Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Mellon Foundation

    Liz Raleigh, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has been selected for a 2015 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty, a grant funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The fellowship provides Professor Raleigh with sabbatical support during 2015-2016 and a stipend for research, travel, or publication expenses. She will complete work on her book, Chosen Children: Race and the Adoption Marketplace, which argues that private transracial adoption serves as a lens into changing racial boundaries and conceptions of kinship in the modern United States. The award recognizes not only the quality of her scholarship, but—as the Foundation states—her "demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities, breaking down stereotypes, and promoting cross-racial understanding.

  • Justin London
    February 16, 2015

    London Gives Lectures at the Peabody Institute and at Rutgers

    Justin London, Professor of Music, recently gave lectures at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, "Speed on the Dance Floor: Multimodal Cues for Musical Tempo," and at Rutgers University, "A Quick and Dirty Introduction to the Psychology of Rhythm," as part of their graduate student colloquia.

  • Jay Levi, Professor of SoAn
    February 16, 2015

    Levi Publishes a Chapter on Indeigeneity and Global Citizenship

    Jerome Levi, Professor of Anthropology, along with his former student Elizabeth Durham '12, currently a graduate student in anthropology at Oxford, had their chapter "Indigeneity and Global Citizenship" recently published in the book Indigenous Education: Language, Culture and Identity edited by W. J. Jacob, S. Y, Cheng, and M. K. Porter, Dordrecht:Springer 2015.

  • Alison Kettering
    February 16, 2015

    Kettering Releases New Issue of Journal of Historians of the Netherlandish Art

    Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Art History, Emerita and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (JHNA), announces the publication of the Winter 2015 issue of the open-access, refereed e-journal. The issue includes articles on seventeenth-century Dutch artists and on Dutch Batavia (present-day Indonesia) as well as on dime-a-dozen pictures that have rarely received attention. Heidi Eyestone, Curator of the Visual Resources Collection, Megan Gleason ’16, and Florence Wong ’15 have all contributed to making this issue happen.

  • Sarah Jansen
    February 16, 2015

    Jansen Presents at the Annual Philosophy Mountain Workshop

    Sarah Jansen, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, recently presented her paper "More Regrets" at the annual Philosophy Mountain Workshop, held in Whistler, B.C., February 6 through 8.   

  • February 16, 2015

    Iseminger Elected to Board of Trustees of the American Society of Aesthetics

    Gary Iseminger, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Learning, Emeritus, was elected to a second term on the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Aesthetics, which met during the Annual Meeting of the Society in San Antonio in late October. He also spoke on the topic "What is an Aesthetician?" at a celebration of UNESCO World Philosophy Day in November at Hamline University.

  • Charity Navigator
    February 11, 2015

    Carleton Earns Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator For Fifth Straight Year

    Carleton College has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, one of only 27 national liberal arts colleges to earn the designation. This marks the fifth consecutive four-star rating for Carleton. Only four percent of the charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least five consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that Carleton outperforms most other charities in America.

  • Dan Bruggeman
    February 9, 2015

    Bruggeman Featured on MN Original

    Dan Bruggeman, Senior Lecturer in Art, was featured on MN Original on February 6, 2015. The 8-minute video focused on Bruggeman's interest in the intersection of man-made objects and nature, and showed several of his works from his series, Landmark.

  • February 6, 2015

    Carleton Mock Trial Team Third at Regionals

    Carleton College’s Mock Trial team has won a number of team and individual awards recently, capped off by their regional competition this past weekend.