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  • May 13, 2004

    Neil Lutsky (psychology) presents on teaching.

    Neil Lutsky, professor of psychology, gave an invited address titled "On Spinning Webs: Developing Local Web-Based Modules for Introductory Psychology" at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA) annual meeting as part of the RMPA President's Symposium. Lutsky also led a workshop on using PowerPoint in the classroom and served on a panel discussion on teaching.

  • May 13, 2004

    Chiara Briganti (English) publishes article.

    Chiara Briganti, professor of English, published a co-authored article titled "Hanté par les maisons: L'espace domestique et le roman domestique anglais" in a volume of essays titled Espaces Domestiques: Construire, habiter, représenter.

  • May 13, 2004

    Cathy Yandell (French) presents at Sorbonne.

    Cathy Yandell, the W.I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language and Culture, presented a lecture titled "Les roses de Ronsard: humanisme et subjectivité," at the Ecole des Chartes, Sorbonne, in Paris, as part of a colloquium with seven scholars from France, Italy and Spain. Their lectures will be published in a volume titled Eléments naturels et paysages: quelques conditions de l'émergence du sujet, auteur et acteur, dans la littérature de la Renaissance.

  • May 13, 2004

    Daniel Bruggeman (art) exhibits at Groveland Gallery.

    Daniel Bruggeman, visiting assistant professor of art, has a show titled "New Paintings" at the Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis. The show will be on exhibition until June 12.

  • May 13, 2004

    Michael McNally (religion) receives Harvard research grant.

    Michael McNally, assistant professor of religion, was awarded a research affiliate grant from Harvard University's Pluralism Project for a Native American Religious and Cultural Freedom initiative. The grant supports the editing, design and Web publishing of case studies where Native communities are seeking protection of sacred lands, religious free exercise and cultural patrimony. Many were initially generated by Carleton students in McNally's religion course titled "Native American Religious Freedom."

  • May 13, 2004

    Thomas Rosenberg (music) receives McKnight Fellowship.

    Thomas Rosenberg, adjunct instructor in cello, is a member of the Artaria String Quartet and was chosen as a recipient of a McKnight Performing Artist Fellowship. Rosenberg also gave two lectures for the Saint Cloud Chamber Music Society.

  • May 11, 2004

    Baird Jarman (art history) presents at conference.

    Baird Jarman, instructor in art history, presented a paper titled "Feudalism and the White City: Tyrannical Aesthetics at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair" at the 19th Century Studies Association conference.

  • May 6, 2004

    Julie Neiworth (psychology) receives MPA Distinguished Scholar Award.

    Julie Neiworth, professor of psychology, was awarded the Minnesota Psychological Association's Distinguished Scholar Award. Neiworth is the first liberal arts college faculty member to receive the award in more than 10 years. Neiworth presented her research on tamarins at the evening's address.

  • May 5, 2004

    Gregory Hewett (English) publishes in The Butcher Shop.

    Gregory Hewett, assistant professor of English, will have two sections of his forthcoming book of poetry, "The Eros Conspiracy," appear in this summer's issue of The Butcher Shop literary journal.

  • May 5, 2004

    Nelson Christensen (physics) and Carl Ebeling '03 publish in Physical Review.

    Nelson Christensen, associate professor of physics, and Carl Ebeling '03 are among the co-authors of two LIGO Scientific Collaboration papers titled "Setting upper limits on the strength of periodic gravitational waves from PSR J1939 + 2134 using the first science data from the GEO 600 and LIGO detectors" and "First upper limits from LIGO on gravitational wave bursts," both published in Physical Review.

  • May 4, 2004

    David Musicant (computer science) and Alex Feinberg '02 publish.

    Davld Musicant, assistant professor of computer science, and Alex Feinberg '02 published a paper titled "Active Set Support Vector Regression" in the journal IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks.

  • May 4, 2004

    Chérif Keïta completes film, speaks at Harvard.

    Chérif Keïta, professor of French, recently completed a documentary film titled “Oberlin-Inanda: The Life and Times of John L. Dube” (54 minutes). The film is about the life of John Langalibalele Dube, a pioneer South African educator, journalist and politician who founded the Ohlange Institute in 1903 (based on the model of Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute in Alabama) and the African National Congress in 1912, serving as its first President until 1917. This film premiered in Bamako, Mali, under the joint auspices of the embassies of the United States and South Africa. Keita also was invited by the Harvard Committee on African Studies and the Committee on International Development to present a paper titled “Donso(Hunters) Music: Exploring Salif Keita’s Artistic Identity.” The paper will be published in the Harvard University Working Papers Series.