- October 10, 2013 at 3:37 pm
Anne E. Patrick, William H. Laird Professor of Religion and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, served as Sisters of the Holy Names Visiting Scholar at Holy Names University, Oakland, California, October 7 through 10. While there she gave a public lecture, "What in God's Eye [S]he Is': Prospects for Women in Tomorrow's Church" on October 8 and several other presentations for faculty, staff, and students.
- October 9, 2013 at 3:23 pm
Fred Hagstrom, Humphrey Doermann Professor of Liberal Learning and Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Art, has his work included in "Rethinking the Multiple: Matrix Alteration, Installation, Artist Books." The exhibition had its opening on October 9 at the Occidental College Weingart Galleries in Los Angeles and runs until November 15.
The installation prominently features the work of Paul Mullowney, visiting printmaker from San Francisco. Mullowney's work is inspired by Japanese woodcuts, contemporary pulp manga, and Catholic and Buddhist religious iconography.
- October 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm
Marty Baylor, Assistant Professor of Physics, attended the Fundamentals of Polymerization Conference where she presented a paper entitled, "Monolithic Integration of Optical Waveguide and Fluidic Channel Structures Using A Thiol-ene/Methacrylate-based Photopolymer" and a poster entitled "Formation and Modification of Polymer Lenses Using Liquid Interfacial Surface Forces." Student co-authors on these works include Ben Cerjan '12 (paper), Charlotte Pfeifer '13 (paper), and Charlotte Zimmerman '15 (poster).
- October 7, 2013 at 4:23 pm
David Lefkowitz, Associate Professor of Art, will speak about his work "NRTHFLD" at the sixty-third meeting of the New York Comics and Picture-Story Symposium on October 7. The symposium will be held at the Parsons The New School in New York City.
Lefkowitz’s work in painting, installation, and mixed media addresses everyday paradoxes of perception, and larger questions that arise from them. Much of the work explores the blurry boundary between the human-built environment and the natural world.
NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium is a weekly series for artist/writers working in various text-image forms: comics, picture-stories, animation, etc. at which to present and critique current work.
- October 7, 2013 at 3:57 pm
Andrea Nixon, Director of Curricular and Research Support and Lecturer in Educational Studies, has been appointed to the Higher Ed Advisory Board of the Horizon Project. The Horizon Project is a joint, annual effort between the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative that chronicles emerging technologies for teaching, learning, research, creative inquiry, and information management.
- October 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm
Greg Hewett, Professor of English, had several of his new poems published in various magazines. "The Metaphysics of Hitchhiking" was published in the Summer 2012 issue of Disquieting Muse Quarterly, "Goat in the Thicket" was published in the 101th issue of Hanging Loose, his long poem, "The Passion of Andrew Grande," was featured in the second print issue of Revolver, and "My Grandmother's House" in the Winter 2014 issue of The Cincinnati Review.
- October 7, 2013 at 3:35 pm
Rob Hardy, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Languages, has an essay, "Ancients and Moderns and the Public Use of Learning," in the Fall 2013 issue of the online journal Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries.
Digital Defoe is an online journal that "navigate[s] the potential and the limitations of digital culture for eighteenth-century studies."
- October 7, 2013 at 3:09 pm
Mark Heiman, Senior Web Application Developer, and Matt Ryan, Associate Director of Web Communications Development, gave a presentation at the 2013 Higher Education Web Professionals Conference (HighEdWeb) on October 7 in Buffalo, New York. HighEdWeb is the annual conference created by and for all higher education Web professionals — from programmers to marketers to designers to all team members in-between — who want to explore the unique Web issues facing colleges and universities. The presentation, "Let Me Introduce Myself: faculty, staff, and student profiles for community-building and careers," explored the process and principles by which Carleton's new profile system was designed and implemented.
- October 6, 2013 at 3:26 pm
Jessica Leiman, Associate Professor of English, presented a paper titled "Novel Re-enactments" at the Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference at Yale University, October 3 through 6. She also participated in a pedagogy roundtable, "Teaching Strategies for Diaries, Journals, and Letters: James Boswell and Frances Burney in the Classroom.
- October 3, 2013 at 9:31 pm
Kelly Connole, Associate Professor of Art, held a solo exhibition Flights of Fancy at the Gallery Saint Germain in Saint Cloud from September 5th to September 28th. Mainly through the means of ceramic sculptural installations, Connole "explore[d] themes of obsolescence, collecting, and multiples through her depictions of a variety of animal forms." The exhibition closed on October 1st with an artist demonstration of the coil/slab method she used to make her rabbits, crows, and other ceramic animals.
The exhibition, made possible by the McKnight Foundation, was reviewed by the Saint Cloud Times on September 20.
- October 1, 2013 at 5:19 pm
Susannah Ottaway, Professor of History and David and Marian Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, had a new article, entitled "Health, Hygiene and the Elderly in the Eighteenth-Century Workhouse," published in chapter 2 of Medicine and the Workhouse, J. Reinarz and L. Schwarz (editors), University of Rochester Press, Rochester, New York.
- October 1, 2013 at 3:18 pm
Alex Freeman, Assistant Professor of Music, was featured in The American Composers Forum newsletter in an extensive interview about his new work for string quartet, "En Echelon," which will be premiered by the Amernet String Quartet in Miami Beach on the New Music Miami Festival in April. The work is funded by a grant from the Jerome Fund for New Music.