• Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, and Kathleen Casson, German teacher at Northfield High School, presented their joint paper "D-A-CH in Kollaboration. High School SchülerInnen und Collegestudierende entdecken die Schweiz, Österreich und Berlin" (D-A-CH in Collaboration. High School Students and College Students explore Switzerland, Austria, and Berlin together) at the German Teacher Virtual Conference (GETVICO). The conference was hosted by the Goethe Institute and the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) on September 17. They will give a shorter version at the fall meeting of the AATG on September 24 at St. Thomas University in St. Paul, MN.

  • Naus present "The Math and Art of Folded Books"

    September 22, 2016 at 10:19 am


    Richard Nau, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emeritus; and Sharol Nau '83, presented a paper titled "The Math and Art of Folded Books" and associated artworks at Bridges 2016  in Jyväskylä, Finland in August. The paper has been published in the proceedings and the art has been selected for a show that will be touring in Finland and Hungary.


  • Tun Myint, Associate Professor of Political Science, presented a paper titled, "Rationality beyond one life," at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 1 through 4, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.




  • McKinstry presents paper and short film

    September 22, 2016 at 10:10 am


    Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English, presented her paper on Dante Rossetti, William Morris, and Victorian Labor at the ESSE conference in Galway, Ireland, August 22 through 26. She also exhibited her short film, Life's Work, at the ACM Digital Storytelling Workshop at St. Olaf on September 17.



    Mark McKone, Towsley Professor of Biology, co-authored a paper in the New Zealand Journal of Ecology titled, "Fine-scale association between parasites and sex in Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand mud snail) within a New Zealand lake." The research for the paper was undertaken during the Biology Off-Campus Program to Australia and New Zealand in 2014. Co-authors include six Carleton alums: Maurine Neiman '99, Dan Cook '15, Laura Freymiller '15, Darcy Mishkind '16, Anna Quinlan '14, and Jocelyn York '15.


  • William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts Chérif Keïta participated in the induction of the late Nokutela Mdima Dube into the Hall of Heroes and Heroines of the South African Liberation(Pretoria, South Africa). The event was widely covered by official government press releases and independent newspapers and radio stations. Click here and here to read some samples.


  • Laurence Cooper publishes article on New Age

    September 19, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Laurence Cooper, Professor of Political Science, published an article, "The New Spirituality, or The Democratization of Divinity and Vice Versa (Has the New Age Come of Age?)," in Perspectives on Political Science, Fall 2016 (Vol. 45: 4).



    Frank McNally, visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, recently co-authored an article in The Astrophysical Journal titled "Anisotropy in Cosmic-Ray Arrival Directions in the Southern Hemisphere Based on Six Years of Data from the IceCube Detector." This work was done in collaboration with researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a member of the IceCube Collaboration.


  • Cathy Yandell, W.I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language, and Culture, has published an article in the online journal Arts and Savoirs, "The Dialogic Body and the Humanist Woman in the Self-Portraiture of Catherine des Roches." This volume of the journal is the English translation of a collection to be published in Paris by Éditions Garnier in 2017, Savoirs, identités et représentations des femmes à l’époque moderne, edited by Caroline Trotot.  


  • Raleigh presents paper at ASA conference

    September 15, 2016 at 11:18 am

    Liz Raleigh, Assistant Professor of Sociology, presented her paper, "A Nationally Representative Comparison of Black and White Adoptive Parents of Black Children," that was co-authored with Rose Kreider at the U.S. Census Bureau at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle, Washington.