Emeriti in the News

  • Richard Nau

    Richard Nau, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emeritus, recently published a paper titled "Jim Dine and the Arc Detector" in the Proceedings of the IADIS Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing in Porto, Portugal.  An enhanced version of the paper was selected to be a chapter in a forthcoming book whereas a similar, condensed version was presented at Bridges 2019 in Linz, Austria, along with a short paper accompanying the rust print "How Many Triangles Do You See?" by Sharol Nau ’83.

  • Alison Kettering

    Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Art History, Emerita and Heidi Eyestone, Curator of the Visual Resources Collection in the Art and Art History Department (respectively Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor), announce the publication of the first Digital Art History issue of the refereed online Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (JHNA). The issue features E. Melanie Gifford’s "Rubens’s Invention and Evolution: Material Evidence in The Fall of Phaeton," which employs highly innovative digital enhancements. Additionally, the section "Exploration and Resources" will support classroom use as an example of art historical research on artists’ techniques.

  • Roger Paas

    Roger Paas, William H. Laird Professor of German and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus, recently delivered a paper at the 17th International Conference on Publishing Studies in Granada, Spain, entitled "The Altzenbachs: Print Publishing in 17th-century Cologne."

  • Carol Rutz [ex officio]

    Carol Rutz, Senior Lecturer in English, Emerita and former Director of the College Writing Program, presented a talk at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Convention in Baltimore in July 2019. She connected the professional tenet of lifelong learning among writing program administrators to her current part-time job as executive director of the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium in Northfield. The CVEC, founded in 1997, offers liberal arts courses to seniors 50 and over; courses are taught by Carleton and St. Olaf emeriti, among others.

  • Joel Weisberg

    Joel Weisberg, Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, Emeritus, recently presented a colloquium at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. His talk is entitled, "Binary Pulsar B1913+16: An outstanding probe of general relativity, gravitational waves, and stellar evolution."

  • Alison Kettering

    Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Art History Emerita, publishes "After Life: Rembrandt’s Slaughtered Ox in the Louvre," in Artibus et Historiae, no. 79 (2019).

  • John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently presented a paper entitled "Tsongkhapa as Dzokchenpa" at the fifteenth triennial conference of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, in Paris. The paper was part of a day-long panel on the Geluk tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, which Jackson co-organized with Professor José Cabezón of UCSB (visiting assistant professr of Religion at Carleton, 1985–86, and currently president-elect of the American Academy of Religion).

  • Tim Lloyd

    Timothy Lloyd, Class of 1941 Professor of Art and the Liberal Arts Emeritus, is currently exhibiting work, In The Vanguard: Metalwork At Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969, at The Portland Museum of Art in Portland Maine. A photograph of a silver casserole from 1965 is featured in the exhibition catalogue and in the review of the current issue of Metalsmith magazine. Also, Tim’s new work of 20 silver teapots and metal vessels is in an exhibit at Raymond Avenue Gallery in St. Paul. The exhibit, The Mighty Elements: CLAY PAPER METAL, featuring artists Tim Lloyd, metalsmith; Jody Williams ’78, printmaker; and Bill Grossman, potter; runs May 31 through July 19.

  • Harrison

    Keith Harrison, Professor of English & Writer in Residence Emeritus, read his new poems on May 12 at Poetry at the House, Australian National University, Canberra. The poems read on that occasion will be included in a forthcoming collection to be called "Cadences for Ms. Weznecki." He is also working on two other manuscripts one of which is what he calls "An Arrangement for Voices," and is a partly fictional narrative based in the age of Elizabeth I, and designed for the theatre. The piece was given its first performance at a Carleton convocation and, shortly after, at the Coffmann Union in the University of Minnesota with assistance from faculty and students from Carleton and St Olaf—Ruth Weiner, Jim McDonnell, Jackson Bryce, Gary Iseminger and Steve Kelly. The forthcoming book, which is a slightly revised script of that original stage-piece, will appear later this year. In the fall of 2018, at the invitation of the University of the Third Age in Canberra he taught a class called Performing Poetry in Public.

  • Alison Kettering

    Alison Kettering, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Art History, Emerita, and Editor-in-Chief of the refereed, open-access Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (JHNA), announces the publication of the Winter 2019 issue (vol. 11:1). Heidi Eyestone, Curator of the Visual Resources Collection in the Art and Art History Department, served as Managing Editor of the journal. This issue includes an essay on the genesis of scenes of everyday life in the art of Bosch and Bruegel.

  • John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently spoke at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon, on "Why Tsongkha Matters." The lecture explored the life and thought of the founder of the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism (the tradition of the Dalai Lamas), whose 600th "final nirvana" anniversary is being commemorated this year.

  • John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, published a newly revised version of his entry on "Mahāmudrā in Tibet" in Oxford Bibliographies Online.