• Walker gives talk at Jane Austen Society

    September 26, 2016 at 10:31 am


    Constance Walker, Class of 1944 Professor of English and the Liberal Arts, gave a talk entitled, "Austen Books and Covers" to the Minnesota chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America on September 10 in Minneapolis.



    Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, published a paper in the recently released Proceedings of the 2015 Symposium on Field Studies. The article was titled "Inducing 'Disorienting Dilemmas' through Visits to Psychiatric Institutions in Prague." The ACM sponsored symposium was held last July in Colorado Springs.


  • Vrtis publishes paper in new journal

    September 22, 2016 at 10:28 am

    George Vrtis, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and History, published a paper in the recently released Proceedings of the 2015 Symposium on Field Studies. The article was titled "Environmental History in the Field: Reflections on Teaching Wilderness at Grand Canyon National Park." The ACM sponsored symposium was held last July in Colorado Springs.


  • Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, and Kathleen Casson, German teacher at Northfield High School, presented their joint paper "D-A-CH in Kollaboration. High School SchülerInnen und Collegestudierende entdecken die Schweiz, Österreich und Berlin" (D-A-CH in Collaboration. High School Students and College Students explore Switzerland, Austria, and Berlin together) at the German Teacher Virtual Conference (GETVICO). The conference was hosted by the Goethe Institute and the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) on September 17. They will give a shorter version at the fall meeting of the AATG on September 24 at St. Thomas University in St. Paul, MN.

  • Naus present "The Math and Art of Folded Books"

    September 22, 2016 at 10:19 am


    Richard Nau, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emeritus; and Sharol Nau '83, presented a paper titled "The Math and Art of Folded Books" and associated artworks at Bridges 2016  in Jyväskylä, Finland in August. The paper has been published in the proceedings and the art has been selected for a show that will be touring in Finland and Hungary.


  • Tun Myint, Associate Professor of Political Science, presented a paper titled, "Rationality beyond one life," at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 1 through 4, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.




  • McKinstry presents paper and short film

    September 22, 2016 at 10:10 am


    Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English, presented her paper on Dante Rossetti, William Morris, and Victorian Labor at the ESSE conference in Galway, Ireland, August 22 through 26. She also exhibited her short film, Life's Work, at the ACM Digital Storytelling Workshop at St. Olaf on September 17.



    Mark McKone, Towsley Professor of Biology, co-authored a paper in the New Zealand Journal of Ecology titled, "Fine-scale association between parasites and sex in Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand mud snail) within a New Zealand lake." The research for the paper was undertaken during the Biology Off-Campus Program to Australia and New Zealand in 2014. Co-authors include six Carleton alums: Maurine Neiman '99, Dan Cook '15, Laura Freymiller '15, Darcy Mishkind '16, Anna Quinlan '14, and Jocelyn York '15.


  • William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts Chérif Keïta participated in the induction of the late Nokutela Mdima Dube into the Hall of Heroes and Heroines of the South African Liberation(Pretoria, South Africa). The event was widely covered by official government press releases and independent newspapers and radio stations. Click here and here to read some samples.


  • Laurence Cooper publishes article on New Age

    September 19, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Laurence Cooper, Professor of Political Science, published an article, "The New Spirituality, or The Democratization of Divinity and Vice Versa (Has the New Age Come of Age?)," in Perspectives on Political Science, Fall 2016 (Vol. 45: 4).