• Parker Wheatley, visiting assistant professor of economics, presented a paper titled “Analyzing the Economics of Ownership and Participant Affiliation in E-Markets for Agricultural Commodities” at the Symposium on the Digital Divide. The symposium was sponsored by the Management Information Systems Research Center (MISRC) of the University of Minnesota as well as the Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations of the University of California, Irvine. The paper was co-authored with Robert Kauffman, director of the MISRC.

  • Al Montero, associate professor of political science, was invited to act as Program Track Chair for the Track on Economies: Local, Regional, Global for the upcoming Latin American Studies Association Congress. As track chair, Montero will receive papers and shape all panels on the political economy of decentralization, regional and subnational development for the forthcoming meeting of Latin-Americanists, the largest of its kind in the world. Montero also has published an article titled "Competitive Federalism and Distributive Conflict in Democratic Brazil" in the volume "Reforming Brazil" edited by Mauricio Font and Anthony Spanakos.

  • Colleen Strese, development assistant, completed the Breast Cancer 3-Day, a 60-mile walk over the weekend of September 10-12. Of more than 2,000 walkers, Strese was the 12th highest fundraiser.

  • Michael Kidd, visiting assistant professor of Spanish, published his translation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca's La vida es sueno and received the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities Publication Prize for his work.

  • Silvia L. López, assistant professor of Spanish, lectured this summer on her current research on critical theory at the Universities of São Paulo and Porto Alegre in Brazil, and at the Catholic University in El Salvador. Her essay titled "National Culture, Globalization and Post-War El Salvador," appeared in Comparative Literature Studies. A chapter titled "Peripheral Glances: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory in Brazil" will be published in Globalizing Critical Theory and an essay titled "Your Simone: eros, ethics and the other scene of writing in Simone de Beauvoir" will appear in Modern Language Notes.

  • Three articles by Eleanor Zelliot, the Laird Bell Professor Emerita of History, appeared in encyclopedias this year. "Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar" was written for the new Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, "Untouchability" for the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas and "Untouchables (Dalits)" for the Encyclopedia of the Developing World. Zelliot also published a chapter titled "Caste in Contemporary India" in Contemporary Hinduism and a book she edited with Rohini Mokashi-Punekar, "Untouchable Saints: An Indian Phenomenon," will appear later in the year from Manohar Publishers in New Delhi.

  • Mary Moore Easter, the Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Dance and the Performing Arts, was one of the honorees at the 2004 Black Arts Ball. The event celebrates the history and vitality of the Twin Cities black arts community and honors African Americans who have made significant contributions.

  • Michael David Cohen '02 published an article titled "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: 'A Glancing Bird's Eye View' by a 'Morbid Scholiast,' " in the Harvard Library Bulletin Fall 2004 issue. The article began as an assignment for "Writing in the 1850s", a Carleton English course taught by Sarah Wadsworth. Cohen was a history/mathematics major at Carleton and is now a Ph.D. student in history at Harvard.

  • Dan Rustad, development officer, published an article titled "On the Cutting Edge: Researchers as Advisors to the Front-Line Fund Raiser" in the Summer 2004 issue of Connections, the quarterly journal of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement.

  • Mija Van Der Wege, assistant professor of psychology, chaired a session on conversation at the meeting of The Society for Text and Discourse and presented a poster titled "Learning to be fluently disfluent" at the Cognitive Science Society annual meeting.

  • George Soule (English) publishes reviews.

    August 16, 2004 at 11:30 am

    George Soule, professor emeritus of English, published reviews of "Making Things Better" by Anita Brookner and "Zelda Fitzgerald: Her Voice in Paradise" by Sally Cline in Magill's 2004 Literary Annual.

  • Publications office receives awards.

    August 10, 2004 at 11:41 am

    Carleton's Office of Publications received three awards in the University & College Designers Association annual design competition. They received awards in the admissions category for Carleton's admissions viewbook, in special events for a brochure for last year's film colloquium, and in internal publications for the office's style guide brochure.