- December 8, 2014 at 5:16 pm
Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, has published a travel essay, "Danish as She is Spoke," in Lowestoft Chronicle. The magazine has also nominated this piece for Pushcart Prize XL, a prize for for poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot published by little magazines and small presses in 2014.
- December 8, 2014 at 11:14 am
Marty Baylor, Assistant Professor of Physics, has co-authored a paper with researchers at the University of Minnesota entitled "Polymer Waveguide Fabry-Perot Resonator For High Frequency Ultrasound Detection." This paper has been published in the recent IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control.
- December 8, 2014 at 11:05 am
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, gave an invited talk at the "Roma in Europe: Toward Representation and Recognition" conference at the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. The title of his talk was "Countering Prejudice: Findings from Research in Social Psychology."
- December 8, 2014 at 12:45 am
Serena Zabin, Associate Professor of History, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship for 2015-2016 to finish her book on the Boston Massacre, Occupying Boston: An Intimate History of the Boston Massacre. Professor Zabin's book uncovers the extensive personal interactions between troops and their families and townspeople, and challenges the political spin put on the "massacre" that created its iconic place on the road to the American Revolution. NEH fellowships support scholars pursuing advanced research. In this cycle, the Endowment funded only 7.5% of the fellowship proposals received.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:43 am
Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, gave a talk titled, "Validating the Use of an Online Platform for Collecting Spoken Word Recognition Data," with co-author Joseph Slote '16 at the 2014 Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting. She also presented a poster, "Grammatical Context Restricts Which Lexical Candidates are Activated During Spoken Word Recognition," with co-authors Andrea Simenstad '13, Jeffrey Berg '14, and Joseph Slote '16 at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Long Beach, California.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:37 am
Dana Strand, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of French and the Humanities, will receive funding from the The Tournées Festival program of French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) to show six French films in April 2015 as a part of a larger international film festival at Carleton during winter and spring terms 2015. The screenings in Carleton’s Weitz Center cinema will be woven into language, literature, and cinema and media studies courses; and will be open to the larger community.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:34 am
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.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:25 am
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.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:20 am
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.
- December 8, 2014 at 12:18 am
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.
- November 24, 2014 at 12:12 pm
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.
- November 24, 2014 at 11:18 am
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.