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  • September 14, 2004

    Al Montero (political science) serves as program track chair at LASA Congress.

    Al Montero, associate professor of political science, was invited to act as Program Track Chair for the Track on Economies: Local, Regional, Global for the upcoming Latin American Studies Association Congress. As track chair, Montero will receive papers and shape all panels on the political economy of decentralization, regional and subnational development for the forthcoming meeting of Latin-Americanists, the largest of its kind in the world. Montero also has published an article titled "Competitive Federalism and Distributive Conflict in Democratic Brazil" in the volume "Reforming Brazil" edited by Mauricio Font and Anthony Spanakos.

  • September 13, 2004

    Colleen Strese (development) 12th highest fundraiser in Breast Cancert 3-Day walk.

    Colleen Strese, development assistant, completed the Breast Cancer 3-Day, a 60-mile walk over the weekend of September 10-12. Of more than 2,000 walkers, Strese was the 12th highest fundraiser.

  • September 1, 2004

    Michael Kidd (Spanish) publishes and receives prize.

    Michael Kidd, visiting assistant professor of Spanish, published his translation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca's La vida es sueno and received the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Publication Prize for his work.

  • September 1, 2004

    Silvia Lopez (Spanish) publishes and lectures on Latin America.

    Silvia L. López, assistant professor of Spanish, lectured this summer on her current research on critical theory at the Universities of São Paulo and Porto Alegre in Brazil, and at the Catholic University in El Salvador. Her essay titled "National Culture, Globalization and Post-War El Salvador," appeared in Comparative Literature Studies. A chapter titled "Peripheral Glances: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory in Brazil" will be published in Globalizing Critical Theory and an essay titled "Your Simone: eros, ethics and the other scene of writing in Simone de Beauvoir" will appear in Modern Language Notes.

  • September 1, 2004

    Eleanor Zelliiot (history) publishes worldwide.

    Three articles by Eleanor Zelliot, the Laird Bell Professor Emerita of History, appeared in encyclopedias this year. "Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar" was written for the new Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Untouchability" for the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas and "Untouchables (Dalits)" for the Encyclopedia of the Developing World. Zelliot also published a chapter titled "Caste in Contemporary India" in Contemporary Hinduism and a book she edited with Rohini Mokashi-Punekar, "Untouchable Saints: An Indian Phenomenon," will appear later in the year from Manohar Publishers in New Delhi.

  • August 25, 2004

    Mary Moore Easter (dance) honored at Black Arts Ball.

    Mary Moore Easter, the Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Dance and the Performing Arts, was one of the honorees at the 2004 Black Arts Ball. The event celebrates the history and vitality of the Twin Cities black arts community and honors African Americans who have made significant contributions.

  • August 24, 2004

    Michael David Cohen '02 publishes in Harvard Library Bulletin.

    Michael David Cohen '02 published an article titled "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: 'A Glancing Bird's Eye View' by a 'Morbid Scholiast,' " in the Harvard Library Bulletin Fall 2004 issue. The article began as an assignment for "Writing in the 1850s", a Carleton English course taught by Sarah Wadsworth. Cohen was a history/mathematics major at Carleton and is now a Ph.D. student in history at Harvard.

  • August 18, 2004

    Dan Rustad (development) publishes article.

    Dan Rustad, development officer, published an article titled "On the Cutting Edge: Researchers as Advisors to the Front-Line Fund Raiser" in the Summer 2004 issue of Connections, the quarterly journal of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.

  • August 18, 2004

    Mija Van Der Wege (psychology) chairs session on conversation.

    Mija Van Der Wege, assistant professor of psychology, chaired a session on conversation at the meeting of The Society for Text and Discourse and presented a poster titled "Learning to be fluently disfluent" at the Cognitive Science Society annual meeting.

  • August 16, 2004

    George Soule (English) publishes reviews.

    George Soule, professor emeritus of English, published reviews of "Making Things Better" by Anita Brookner and "Zelda Fitzgerald: Her Voice in Paradise" by Sally Cline in Magill's 2004 Literary Annual.

  • August 10, 2004

    Publications office receives awards.

    Carleton's Office of Publications received three awards in the University & College Designers Association annual design competition. They received awards in the admissions category for Carleton's admissions viewbook, in special events for a brochure for last year's film colloquium, and in internal publications for the office's style guide brochure.

  • August 5, 2004

    Nelson Christensen (physics) publishes in Physical Review.

    Nelson Christensen, associate professor of physics, is among the co-authors of a paper titled "Nuclear transparency in 90 c.m. degree quasielastic A(p,2p) reactions" in Physical Review C 70.