- January 10, 2017 at 11:27 am
Krista Herbstrith, Science Education Resource Center's Marketing and Communications Coordinator, presented a poster titled "Partnering to Expand and Improve the Teaching of Earth Sciences at all Levels of Instruction while Increasing Earth Literacy to the General Public" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:25 am
Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, presented a paper, "Forging Belonging Through Children in the Berlin Cameroonian Diaspora," at the African Studies Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 1 through 3.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:21 am
Monica Bruckner, Science Education Resource Center's Geoscience Assistant, presented a poster titled: "Supporting the Creation and Publication of Reviewed and Tested Teaching Modules through the InTeGrate Project" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:19 am
Timothy Raylor, Professor of English, published a chapter entitled "William Cavendish, Galileo, Hobbes and the Mechanical Philosophy," in Authority, Authorship and Aristocratic Identity in Seventeenth-Century England: William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, and his Political, Social and Cultural Connections, ed. Peter Edwards and Elspeth Graham. Rulers & Elites: Comparative Studies in Governance. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016, pp. 173-95.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:17 am
Anna Rafferty, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, gave a talk at the Machine Learning for Education workshop, part of the annual Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference that was recently held in Barcelona, Spain. Her talk was entitled "Using Computational Methods to Improve Feedback for Learners."
- January 10, 2017 at 11:15 am
Annette Nierobisz, Professor of Sociology and Broom Fellow of Public Scholarship, and her husband Robert Morrow are the grateful recipients of the 2016 Robert Bonner Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented December 3 by Laura Baker Services Association at their annual gala.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:13 am
Alex Knodell, Assistant Professor of Classics, recently delivered two invited lectures, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and at Stanford University. The Nebraska talk was for the Omaha–Lincoln Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, entitled "Survey Archaeology and Long-Term History: Crossroads and Boundaries in an Ancient Greek Borderland." The Stanford talk was part of a Stanford Humanities Center series on Data Scarcity in Ancient History: "Data Scarcity, Disparity, and Difference: Challenges for Regional Survey Archaeology."
- January 10, 2017 at 11:12 am
Gao Hong, Director of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, won a 2016 Global Music Award Silver Medal—Outstanding Achievement for Instrumental Music for original composition "Green Willow Tree."
- January 10, 2017 at 11:10 am
Jim Fisher, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Anthropology, Emeritus, recently had a prize, The James Fisher Prize for First Books on the Himalayan Region, created in honor of his scholarly contributions by the Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:08 am
Shane Auerbach '10, Visiting Instructor in Economics, and Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, attended the launch by Michigan State University Press of a new book titled, The Lieutenant of Kouta, by the late Malian writer Massa Makan Diabaté, translated from the French original into English by Shane Auerbach and David Yost, with an introduction by Chérif Keïta and Shane Auerbach. The event was held at the 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association in Washington, D.C. Auerbach also participated in a panel on "Massa Makan Diabaté: A Voice for Modernity in Mande Verbal Art", chaired by Keïta. Finally, Keïta participated in a roundtable on "Public Scholarship, Media and Policy," with a paper tiltled, "Searching for the Forgotten Heroes of the South African Liberation."
- January 9, 2017 at 4:20 pm
Cecilia Cornejo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, showed her film encuentro: now that "whole" is always "in between," at the 18th Festival of Social and Antisocial Cinema (FECISO) in Santiago, Chile. The film will also show as part of a group exhibit—Latino, Art Migration—at the Concordia Gallery of Concordia University St. Paul in February 2017. This timely show features the work of 15 Minnesota artists as they explore the unsettled emotions and mindsets of the immigrant experience.
- January 9, 2017 at 4:12 pm
Juliane Schicker, Assistant Professor of German, and Briannon Carlsen '17, are among the top five translators of the Children's Books on Tour Translation Competition, hosted by the German Book Office. The success of their joint submission will be officially mentioned in the December 1 issue of Publishing Perspectives. They entered the competition with a short translated passage of the children's book Wenn mein Mond deine Sonne wäre.