• Whited presents invited lectures

    November 9, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    Matt Whited, Associate Professor of Chemistry, presented invited lectures at the University of Richmond and Virginia Tech. The lectures, entitled "Transforming Carbon Dioxide with Metal/Silicon Cooperation" and "Cooperative Approaches to Modulating Transition Metal Reactivity: New Routes to CO2 Transformation," presented work with Carleton students demonstrating new avenues for utilization of carbon dioxide with applications in energy science and organic synthesis.

  • Walker gives invited talk

    November 9, 2017 at 1:23 pm
    • Constance Walker, Class of 1944 Professor of English and the Liberal Arts, gave an invited talk, "Jeeves among the Hipsters," at the biennial convention of The Wodehouse Society in Washington, D.C., October 19 through 22.

  • Adam Loy, Assistant Professor of Statistics, recently published a paper in the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. The paper, "Model Choice and Diagnostics for Linear Mixed-Effects Models Using Statistics on Street Corners," illustrates how to visually diagnose deficiencies in linear mixed-effects models.

  • Keita invited to screen documentary film

    November 9, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, was invited by the Five College African Studies Council to screen his documentary film, "Remembering Nokutela," at the Augusta Savage Gallery of the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), on November 1. 

  • Huergo publishes essay on dissemblance

    November 9, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    Humberto Huergo, Professor of Spanish, recently published an essay on dissemblance in Gómez de la Serna’s photographic writings. The essay was featured in the exhibition catalogue for the show Madrid, musa de las artes, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid, which will run from April through October 2018.

  • Hong awarded Artist Initiative grant

    November 9, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    Gao Hong, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments and Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble, was awarded an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. She will compose new works for solo pipa altered by a looper and sound effects machine.

  • Hardy invited to give poetry reading

    November 9, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    Rob Hardy, Research Associate in Classics, was invited to give a poetry reading in Middlebury, Vermont, on October 16 as part of the New England Review (NER) Vermont Reading Series. The series features contributors to the NER and Middlebury College students. Hardy shared the stage with poet April Ossmann and essayists Lizzie Apple (student) and Jericho Parms.

  • Nathan Grawe, Professor of Economics and Ada M. Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Social Sciences, presented "An Introduction to the Higher Education Demand Index" at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' (AACRAO) 2017 Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) conference in Phoenix, Arizona. At the conference, his work was selected to receive the 2017 National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Award for Outstanding AACRAO SEM Research Presentation.

  • Feldman-Savelsberg awarded STIAS Fellowship

    November 9, 2017 at 1:07 pm
    • Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, has been awarded a Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) Fellowship for her project "Rethinking Immigrant Integration in a Mass-Migration Era: Migrant Families in Comparative Perspective." As a visiting scholar in residence in Stellenbosch, South Africa, Professor Feldman-Savelsberg will study transnational family obligations and belonging.

  • Becky Boling, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts, chaired the session, Storytellers and Shapeshifters, and presented her paper, "Labyrinths and Topographies of the Body: Ana Clavel’s Cuerpo náufrago," at the Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literatures, October 26 through 28.

  • Whited publishes paper in Dalton Transactions

    November 2, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Matt Whited, Associate Professor of Chemistry, published a paper in Dalton Transactions with Jim Zhang '18, Senjie Ma '18, and Binh Nguyen '16. The article, "Silylene-assisted hydride transfer to CO2 and CS2 at a [P2Si]Ru pincer-type complex," demonstrates a new cooperative approach to carbon dioxide transformation with possible applications in organic synthesis and sustainable fuels.

  • Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, participated in a three-day advisory and evaluative visit, October 16 through 18, to the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany, as part of the Max Planck Society's Scientific Advisory Board for social anthropology. The "SAB" is composed of eleven scholars from around the world.