• Whited, student co-authors publish article

    January 24, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has published an article in IUCrData with student co-authors, Eli Ruffer '17 and Jim Zhang '18, and co-authors from St. Catherine University. The paper details the synthesis and crystallographic characterization of an organometallic molybdenum complex prepared as part of the Chem 352 lab at Carleton.

  • Mary Savina, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology; Nancy Wilkie, William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, Emerita; Jayne Pasternak '15 along with several additional students, presented a poster entitled "Adapting legacy magnetometry data for archaeological site analysis: An example from the Grevena Project, Survey, Greece" at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, Colorado on September 26, 2016. The same group also presented a poster entitled "Itea Panaghia/Profitis Ilias: An Important Multi-period Site from Grevena, Greece" at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Toronto, Canada on January 6, 2017.

  • Myint organizes workshop in Yangon

    January 24, 2017 at 1:12 pm

    Tun Myint, associate professor of political science, organized a workshop on the topic of Public Memory of Myanmar in Yangon. This writing workshop was for Burma/Myanmar scholars and Burmese authors to engage in writing about Public Memory (not history) of Myanmar for the second issue of the Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship. At the workshop, he also presented his paper titled, "The Last Enclosure and Market Colonialism: Land Reform Issues in Myanmar." The workshop was conducted at the Pansodan Gallery Art Space in Yangon on December 18, 2016. The initial announcement and the theme of Public Memory was made here. 

  • Keita featured in South African newspaper

    January 24, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, was featured in a January 16 article of The New Age daily newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, titled, "Prof Unearths SA Heroine."

  • Jackson gives talk on meditation in Oregon

    January 24, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently gave a talk on Tibetan Buddhist meditation entitled "Leaves from a Magic Book: Facets of Mahamudra," at Maitripa College, in Portland, Oregon.

  • Myint publishes in Burmese/English journal

    January 24, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    Tun Myint, Associate Professor of Political Science, a founding editorial member of the Independent Journal of Myanmar Scholarship (IJMS), and the editorial team published the first issue of IJMS on the "issue of poverty" in Myanmar.  The journal is published in both Burmese and English languages. The editorial board plans to publish the journal in multiple languages of Myanmar.

  • Alison M. Kettering, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Art History, Emerita, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art (JHNA), announces the publication of the Winter 2017 issue (vol. 9:1). This special issue honors the memory of Walter Liedtke, former Curator of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who unexpectedly died in 2015. One of the seventeen essays was written by Paul Crenshaw '90. Heidi Eyestone, Curator of the Visual Resources Collection in the Art and Art History Department, served as Managing Editor, working with two students, Sarah McAuliffe '17 and Qimeng Wu '18.

  • Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, published an article titled, "Nelson Mandela et John Dube: une mémorable généalogie politique," in Etudes littéraires africaines (France), Numéro 41 (2016), pp. 149-52. He also produced with Medialab Africa a 21-minute video of his interview/recital with the international Malian recording singer Kassé Mady Diabaté, with Lansiné Kouyaté (on balafon) and Badjè Tounkara (on nkoni), about the antique tradition of musical epic Praise-Singing and Identity articulation (artistic and communal) in the Mande cultures of West Africa. This recording took place at Carleton in September of 2015.

  • Gao Hong honored in Beijing

    January 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Gao Hong, Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, had the highest honor for a traditional Chinese musician. She was invited to perform a world premiere pipa concerto on December 23, 2016 with the China National Orchestra for its "2017 New Year Concert" at the China National Center for the Performing Arts (The China National Opera Theater) in Beijing. She was also invited to give a lecture and a concert at the University of Shanghai Science and Technology on December 16, 2016. Both concerts received rave reviews in China.

  • Appleman publishes research handbook

    January 24, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    Deborah Appleman, Hollis L. Caswell Professor of Educational Studies, recently published a research handbook on adolescent literacy, Adolescent Literacies A Handbook of Practice-Based Research, co-edited with Kathleen Hinchman of Syracuse University. In addition, she presented papers at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference in Atlanta for a featured session on mass incarceration, as well as at the Literacy Research Association Annual Meeting in Nashville on practitioner-based research methods. Also, she was the keynote speaker for the Annual Writing Project Conference at UC-Irvine in December. Finally, she gave invited talks about literary theory and adolescents to English Education methods classes at the following institutions in December: University of Minnesota, Hamline University, and Augsburg College.

  • Yang co-authors paper in mathematical journal

    January 19, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Jed Yang, Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, co-authored a paper entitled "Geodesics on the regular tetrahedron and the cube" published in Discrete Mathematics.

  • Shuffelton publishes article on Chaucer

    January 19, 2017 at 11:58 am

    George Shuffelton, Associate Dean of the College and Professor of English, published "Sorry, Chaucer: Mixed Feelings and Hyapatia Lee's Ribald Tales of Canterbury," in a collection published by The Ohio State University Press titled Chaucer on Screen: Absence, Presence, and Adapting the Canterbury Tales.