• Abrams gives talk at recognition conference

    November 10, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, gave an invited talk at the fourth annual Roma in Europe: Toward Representation and Recognition conference at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. The title of his talk was "Reducing Prejudice Toward the European Roma: Lessons from US History."


  • Keita gives screening of his film

    October 31, 2016 at 10:41 am

    Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, was invited to give a screening of his film, uKukhumbula uNokutela/Remembering Nokutela, and a talk at the Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary and to present a paper at the CIHA Blog Conference on Religion, Governance and Humanitarianism in Africa, October 19 through 21, in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Recently, Remembering Nokutela had its second broadcast this year on national South African television SABC3, at the opening of the 2016 Women's Month in the country. The Witness newspaper featured Keïta research in an article titled, "A Forgotten Heroine Has Been Returned to her Rightful Place."

  • Kathy Evertz, Director of the Academic Support Center; Renata Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director of the Writing Center and Coordinator of Second Language Writing; and Zara Pylvainen '17, presented at the International Writing Centers Association conference in Denver, Colorado, October 15-16.

  • Connole's art chosen as cover for new book

    October 31, 2016 at 10:26 am

    Kelly Connole, Associate Professor of Art, recently learned an image of her installation "From Here To There" was chosen as the cover art for Su Smallen's new book of poetry titled Kinds of Snow (Green Writers Press). Also, the February 26, MN Original segment featuring Connole has been nominated for a 2016 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Award.

  • Wietzke gives invited talk in San Antonio

    October 27, 2016 at 10:32 am

    Hans Wietzke Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, recently gave an invited talk, "Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny: Thucydides and the Literary Tradition," at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. 

  • Tun Myint Associate Professor of Political Science, was invited to give an inaugural lecture for the 2016 Tocqueville Lecture Series at the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. His lecture, titled "Citizen Science in a Democracy: A Case of Thai Baan Research," was delivered on September 9.  Click here to see the abstract and the paper.

  • Khalid wins Reginald Zelnik Prize

    October 27, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Adeeb Khalid, Jane and Raphael Bernstein Professor of Asian Studies and History, has won the Reginald Zelnik Prize from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for his book Making Uzbekistan (Cornell University Press, 2015). The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia in the field of history in the previous calendar year. In April, the book also received honorable mention for the Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies awarded by the Association for the Study of Nationalities.

  • Gao Hong, Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, has her CD, "Pipa Potluck: Lutes Around the World," nominated as one of five albums in the World Beat Category of The 15th Annual Independent Music Awards. The competition includes artists from 94 counties and six continents. Winners will be announced at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on November 12. 

  • Stacy Beckwith, Professor of Hebrew, gave an invited talk on October 9 titled, "Jews in Contemporary Spain," for the Adath Jeshurun Synagogue study group in Minneapolis.

  • McKone authors paper on grassland birds

    October 20, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Mark McKone, Towsley Professor of Biology, co-authored a recent paper in the Natural Areas Journal titled "Edge effects and avian community structure in a restored tallgrass prairie." The paper documents the grassland bird species that have colonized restored prairies in the Cowling Arboretum, and demonstrates how these species avoid forest edges. Carleton alums Jared Beck '14 and Owen McMurtrey '12 carried out the field surveys and are co-authors on the paper. 

  • Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, presented her talk, "Konzerthäuser und die Gesellschaft - Können Sinfonieorchester sich sozial engagieren?," at the quarterly "Lunch auf Deutsch" Series at the Germanic American Institute on October 7.

  • Janet Scannell, Chief Technology Officer, recently co-presented "Cybersecurity Fraud" on the latest risks impacting higher education institutions at the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) in San Francisco, California.