• Lori Pearson, assistant professor of religion, presented a paper titled "Troeltsch's Soziallehren as a Theory of Religion in Process" at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) meeting. She also was elected to the steering committees of the AAR's Nineteenth Century Theology Group and Schleiermacher Group.

  • Kathleen Ryor (art) presents paper.

    January 18, 2005 at 11:22 am

    Kathleen Ryor, associate professor of art history, presented a paper titled "The Flavors of Zhejiang: Painting, Poetry and a 'Yue' Identity in the Late Ming," at the annual Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. She also published a paper titled "Regional Cultural Identity and Local Products in Sixteenth Century China" at the International Association of Historians of Asia conference.

  • Nathan Grawe (economics) publishes paper.

    January 18, 2005 at 11:17 am

    Nathan Grawe, assistant professor of economics, published a paper titled "Intergenerational Mobility for Whom? The Experience of High- and Low-Earning Sons in International Perspective" in Generational Income Mobility in North America and Europe (Cambridge University Press).

  • Cathy Yandell, the W.I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French Literature, Language & Culture, presented a paper titled "The Mentor's Subversion: Catullus, Muret and Ronsard" at the Sixteenth Century Society conference. As Chair of the Division on Sixteenth Century French Literature of the Modern Language Association (MLA), she organized and presided over the sessions in French Renaissance Studies at the MLA annual meeting. Yandell also has been awarded a Mellon New Directions Fellowship for the 2005-06 academic year. During her term of leave, Yandell will launch the first stages of a Center for the Humanities at Carleton.

  • Qiguang Zhao (Chinese) to publish book.

    January 17, 2005 at 8:31 am

    Qiguang Zhao, the Burton and Lily Levin Professor of Chinese, will publish a book with Zuojia Publishing House, one of the most prestigious publishers in China, titled "Many Roads, Heart's Journey." The book is a collection of Zhao's poems and essays, mostly in Chinese and some in English. The Tianjin Daily (Tianjin, China) recently published a long interview with Zhao about his career, ideas and Carleton's off-campus program in Tianjin.

  • The American Phytopatholocal Society (APS) has selected Mark L. Gleason '72 as the 2005 recipient of the Society's Lee M. Hutchins Award. The award is given to the author or authors of published research on basic or applied aspects of diseases of perennial fruit plants (tree fruits, tree nuts, small fruits and grapes, including tropical fruits, but excluding vegetables). Gleason majored in biology at Carleton.

  • Clifford Clark, professor of history and the M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies, participated in the November National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) planning session at the Landmark Center in Saint Paul to prepare an NEH grant titled "Uncle Sam Lived Here."

  • Serena Zabin, assistant professor of history, presented a paper titled "Women's Trading Networks and Dangerous Economies" at the Women's Economies in Colonial British America Conference sponsored by the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia. Zabin also presented a paper titled " 'Cheats and Rogueries' in Eighteenth-Century New York City" at the Newberry Library Seminar in Early American History and Culture.

  • Neil Lutsky, professor of psychology, published a lead essay titled "The Shifting Currents of Scholarship and Teaching in the Ecologies of Academic Careers" in the e-book "Preparing the New Psychology Professoriate." Lutsky also participated in the American Psychological Association's Task Force on "Internationalizing the Discipline," part of a multi-discipline initiative organized by the American Council on Education (ACE) and funded by the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Arjendu Pattanayak, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has spent part of his 2004-05 sabbatical year as an invited guest of the Quantum Gases program at the Kavli Insitute for Theoretical Physics and at The Center for Advanced Studies/Quantum Information Group at the University of New Mexico. He presented a seminar titled "Nonlinear Dynamics: Coherence and Decoherence in Ensembles" at the Center for Advanced Studies and a colloquium of the same name at the Rice University physics department.

  • Amy Csizmar Dalal, assistant professor of computer science, published an article titled "Optimal Scheduling in a Queue with Differentiated Impatient Users" in the January 2005 Performance Evaluation journal.

  • Book Cover of "Building on a Borrowed Past: Place and Identity in Pipestone, Minnesota" by Sally Southwick

    Sally Southwick, assistant director of corporate and foundation relations and coordinator of faculty support, has published a book titled "Building on a Borrowed Past: Place and Identity in Pipestone, Minnesota" that demonstrates how average, small-town citizens contributed to the generic image of “the Indian” in American culture. The book has won the Great Lakes American Studies Association/Ohio University Press Book Award.