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  • Sarah Jansen
    January 5, 2015

    Jansen Comments at the APA Meeting

    Sarah Jansen, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, recently gave comments on Brian Collins' "A Political Interpretation of Aristotle's Ethics" at the 2014 meeting of the Eastern American Philosophical Association (APA).

  • Greg Hewett
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    January 5, 2015

    Hewett to Publish Eight New Poems in Litscapes

    Greg Hewett, Professor of English, will have eight new poems appearing in the forthcoming anthology, Litscapes: Collected US Writings 2015, Steerage Press/Illinois State University. Litscapes is scheduled to be published in the spring of 2015.

  • Andrew Flory
    January 5, 2015

    Flory Co-Authors a Textbook on the History of Rock

    Andrew Flory, Assistant Professor of Music, recently co-authored a new edition of the history of rock textbook What's that Sound (W.W. Norton, 4th ed., 2015).

  • January 5, 2015

    Bruckner Presents Two Papers at the AGU

    Monica Bruckner, Science Education Resource Center's Geoscience Assistant, presented two papers titled: “Infusing Sustainability Across Disciplines to Build Student Engagement” and "The Integrate Student Portal: Online Resources to Prepare Students for the Workforce of a Sustainable Future" and was the primary convener for the "Climate Literacy: Supporting a Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Teaching About Climate for a Sustainable Future" session at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco. 

  • Sarah Meerts
    December 22, 2014

    Meerts Presents Three Posters at the SfN Annual Meeting

    Sarah Meerts, Assistant Professor of Psychology, presented three posters at the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C. with Carleton student co-authors. Helen Strnad '14, Tanner McNamara '15, and Alyssa Puritz '15, presented "Mating-related reward and motivation in Wistar and Long-Evans female rats." Leigh Dairaghi '15 and Noah Mason '15 presented "The effects of pubertal hormones on sensory discrimination and neural response to vaginocervical stimulation in adult female rats." Tanner McNamara '15, Sophie Guterl '15, and Gracie Klumpp '15, presented "Conditioned scented object preference as a task to measure reward in adult female rats."

  • Roger Jackson
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    December 22, 2014

    Jackson Serves as a Respondent at the AAR Annual Meeting

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, served as respondent to a set of papers on Tibetan epistolary literature at the recent American Academy Religion annual meeting in San Diego.

  • Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg
    December 22, 2014

    Feldman-Savelsberg Presents a Paper on Subsidized Childcare at the AAA

    Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, presented a paper, “On the Non-Circulation of Children: Migrants’ Infrequent Fostering Arrangements between Germany and Cameroon,” and co-organized a session, “Governance, Transnational Migration, and Affective Circuits of Care,” at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on December 3. The paper addressed the effects of high-quality publicly subsidized childcare.

  • December 22, 2014

    Bourne Presents a Paper at the National Tax Association

    Jenny Bourne, Professor of Economics, presented a paper entitled "More Than They Realize:  The Income of the Wealthy and the Piketty Thesis" at the annual meeting of the National Tax Association in Santa Fe, New Mexico in November.  The paper investigates the connections between realized income and estate wealth for the very rich, using a data set constructed from estate tax return data linked to multiple years of income tax return data.

  • Sarah Jansen
    December 8, 2014

    Jansen Presents at LPS Annual Meeting and at MNSU Colloquium

    Sarah Jansen, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, recently presented her paper "Plato on Good and Bad Laughter" at the annual Lighthearted Philosopher's Society Conference, in Galveston, Texas and at Minnesota State University Mankato's philosophy colloquium.

  • December 8, 2014

    Guo Presents at the ACTFL and Hosts a Workshop at UT Austin

    Shaohua Guo, Assistant Professor of Chinese, presented a paper entitled “Capturing Cultural Implications: Using Authentic Materials to teach Advanced CFL Learners,” at the 2014 Annual Convention of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), in San Antonio, Texas, November 21 through 23. She also was invited to host a workshop entitled “Liberalization of Cultural Space: Progressive Trends, Popular Media, and Micropolitics in China’s Digital Public” at the University of Texas at Austin on November 19.

  • Mike Flynn
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    December 8, 2014

    Flynn Gives the Pedagogy Lecture at OSU

    Michael Flynn, Professor of Linguistics and the John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning, gave The Pedagogy Lecture (an annual event) at the Linguistics Department of The Ohio State University. The lecture was on "Undergraduate Linguistics and the Field."

  • Scott Carpenter
    December 8, 2014

    Carpenter Publishes a Travel Essay in Lowestoft Chronicle

    Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, has published a travel essay, "Danish as She is Spoke," in Lowestoft Chronicle. The magazine has also nominated this piece for Pushcart Prize XL, a prize for for poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot published by little magazines and small presses in 2014.