- January 19, 2016 at 1:55 pm
Cherlon Ussery, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, co-presented a poster at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America with students Lydia Ding '17 and Rebecca Liu '17. The presentation was entitled "The Typology of Mandarin Infinitives" and the research was funded by the Wu Family Fund Award.
- January 18, 2016 at 1:57 pm
Nancy Wilkie, William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, presented a paper on "The Role of the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield (USCBS) in the Protection of Cultural Property" at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in a session entitled New Developments in Cultural Property Protection in Conflict Zones, which she also chaired.
- January 18, 2016 at 1:53 pm
Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, published an article in the Journal of Memory & Language, "Many neighborhoods: Phonological and perceptual neighborhood density in lexical production and perception." This work, done with a collaborator at University of California Berkeley, examines common factors that influence both the perception and production of spoken language.
- January 18, 2016 at 1:51 pm
Arjendu Pattanyak, Professor of Physics, gave an invited talk at the University of Arizona's College of Optical Sciences Optics and Photonics Winter School and Workshop. He spoke on "Entanglement in a 2-qubit system is related to the classical dynamics" which is on work done in collaboration with Jie Lin '14 and Joshua Ruebeck '17. Zeenath Khan '17 and Walter Lynn '16 also attended the Winter School and Workshop. Walter presented a poster on "Simulating Anomalous Chaos in a Quantum Duffing Oscillator" on work done with Pattanayak and Moses Misplon '17 among others.
- January 18, 2016 at 1:48 pm
- January 18, 2016 at 1:46 pm
Cherif Keita, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, had the broadcast of "Remembering Nokutela" on SABC2 announced in an article published in several South African daily newspapers such as the Cape Times and The Star of Johannesburg. He was also interviewed by Classic FM radio of Johannesburg.
- January 18, 2016 at 1:44 pm
Stacy Beckwith, Professor of Hebrew, gave an invited talk on January 10 to a study group from Adath Jeshurun Synagogue in Minnetonka titled, "Palestinians in Israeli Literature and Palestinian Literature Written in Israel."
- January 18, 2016 at 1:42 pm
Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, recently presented a poster at the annual conference of the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP) titled "Sharpening Quantitative Reasoning Skills in a Summer Psychology Course for High School Students." The findings were from courses he taught at Carleton's Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute. He also led an Idea Exchange on "Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum."
- January 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm
David Musicant, Professor of Computer Science, was awarded an ACM-SIGCSE (Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Special Projects Grant to fund student research on his project "Git for People Who Actually Want to Learn Git."
- January 11, 2016 at 1:27 pm
Stephen Mohring, Professor of Art, designed the set for The Ten Thousand Things Theater production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown which was named one of The 10 Finest Theater Productions in The Twin Cities Last Year by City Pages Magazine.
- January 11, 2016 at 1:25 pm
Justin London, Professor of Music, recently published an article in Acta Psychologica, "Speed on the Dance Floor: Auditory and Visual Cues for Musical Tempo." This work, done in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, uses motion-capture technology combined with perceptual judgments to show that vigorous dancing makes the music seem to go faster.
- January 11, 2016 at 1:23 pm
Alex Knodell, Assistant Professor of Classics, presented a paper over the weekend at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. The paper was entitled "The 2015 Mazi Archaeological Project: A Report on the Second Field Season." Knodell also chaired the session on Aegean Survey in which this paper appeared. Four Carleton students participated in this archaeological fieldwork during the summer of 2015: Alex Claman '17, Liza Davis '16, Charlie Linneman '17, and Elaine Sundberg '17.