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  • Meera Sehgal
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein '98
    December 8, 2014

    Sehgal Publishes an Article on Border Politics

    Meera Sehgal, Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology, recently published an article titled, "Defending the nation: Militarism, Women's Empowerment and the Hindu Right" in Nancy Naples and Jennifer Bickam Mendez (eds.), 2014, Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities and Globalization, New York University Press.

  • Al Montero
    December 8, 2014

    Montero Gives a Lecture at Tulane University

    Al Montero, Frank B. Kellogg Professor of Political Science, gave an invited lecture titled, "The Once and Future Brazilian Presidency," a comparative analysis of the 2014 Brazilian presidential election, at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University, on November 21.

  • Cathy Manduca
    December 8, 2014

    Manduca to Serve on the AGU Board of Directors

    Cathryn Manduca, Director of the Science Education Resource Center, was recently elected to the American Geophysical Union's Board of Directors. She was elected as a director along with Soroosh Sorooshian of UC Irvine and Kelly Klima of Carnegie Mellon University. Newly-elected leaders begin their term on January 1, 2015 and serve a two-year term.

  • Chérif Keita
    December 8, 2014

    Keïta's Film Screened at Gustavus Adolphus College

    Chérif Keïta, Professor of French, had his documentary film, Remembering Nokutela,(58 minutes, 2013) screened at Gustavus Adolphus College at the initiative of the African Studies Program, on October 29. An hour-long question and answer session followed.

  • Susan Jaret McKinstry
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    November 24, 2014

    McKinstry Selected as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Communication

    Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English, was selected as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Communication (Media Studies and Journalism). She taught courses on Visual Studies at the week-long Fulbright Summer School in the Humanities, co-sponsored by the Fulbright Program in Russia and Moscow Lomonosov University, and then conducted research in St. Petersburg, June 28 through July 10.

  • Scott Carpenter
    November 24, 2014

    Carpenter Publishes an Article, a Prose, and a Short Story

    Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, recently published a prose, "Out of Office" in Defenestration, and an article, "Entendre, S'entendre dans le Spleen de Paris" in the volume Lectures du Spleen de Paris, published by the Presses Universitaires de Rennes. Lectures du Spleen de Paris is one of those dedicated to the national Agrégation exam in France. Carpented also had "The Tender Knife," a short story from his book This Jealous Earth, featured as a reprint in Joyland Magazine.

  • Lydia Butt, Lecturer in German
    November 24, 2014

    Butt Presents at the Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association

    Lydia Butt, Lecturer in German, recently presented a paper entitled, "Broken Glass(es): Staging the Ruins of Filmmaking in Murderers Among Us," at the annual convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA).

  • Tim Raylor
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    November 24, 2014

    Raylor Chairs a Panel at the North American Conference on British Studies

    Timothy Raylor, Professor of English, chaired and delivered a comment at a panel on "The Eighteenth Century and 'The Rise of Fictionality'" at the North American Conference on British Studies, in Minneapolis, November 7 through 9.

  • November 24, 2014

    Ocampo-Raeder Gives Invited Lecture at SAIC

    Constanza Ocampo-Raeder, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, gave an invited guest lecture, "Forest Childhoods: The Role of Children in the Management of an Amazonian Forest," at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on October 17. Also, on October 25 she gave the keynote lecture, "Eating Our Way to a Just World: Challenges and Opportunities in Contemporary Food Initiatives," for Food Justice Summit, on the Carleton campus.

  • Al Montero
    November 24, 2014

    Montero Presents on Economic Policies in Brazil at a Conference

    Al Montero, Frank B. Kellogg Professor of Political Science, delivered a paper on the continuation of developmentalist economic policies in Brazil at the conference, "Catching Up to the Future? Advances and Challenges in the Politics, Society and Social Policies of Contemporary Brazil," held at the Watson Institute of Brown University, November 14 through 15. The video of the entire program is available here.

  • Justin London
    November 24, 2014

    London Gives Lectures and Presentation at Music Cognition Symposia and Society for Music Theory

    Justin London, Professor of Music, recently gave several lectures at the Eastman School of Music, on subjects ranging from "Really Bad Music: Musical and Moral Mistakes" to "Speed on the Dance Floor: Auditory and Visual Cues for Musical Tempo." He also presented some of his collaborative research with Rainer Polak (Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Köln), on "Dansa from Mali: Tempo-Metrical Types in Swing-Based Meters" at the annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory.

  • Jessica Leiman
    November 24, 2014

    Leiman Presents at the North American Conference on British Studies

    Jessica Leiman, Associate Professor of English, presented a paper titled "Church Bells and Caskets: Samuel Richardson's Quixotic Readers" at the North American Conference on British Studies in Minneapolis on November 9.