Intersections: Number 53 (Spring 2021)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Kranking

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies) was thanked in the credits of the recent Finding Your Roots (PBS) episode profiling Gretchen Carlson, whose grandparents attended Gustavus and whose ancestors emigrated from Sweden. Glenn provided supplemental research assistance and attempted to track down additional documentation for the research production team.

Faculty Spotlight: Denis Crnković

Denis Crnković (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Emeritus) has had a collection of verses, “Northern Poems,” published by The Loedengreg Press.

Faculty Spotlight: Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait

Anna Hulseberg (Library) and Michelle Twait (Library) co-presented a session, “The Library as a Growing Organism: Developing Collaborative E-Resources Management During a Pandemic,” at the virtual Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference on March 10, 2021.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Bartley

Julie Bartley (Geology), with co-author Patrick Gilliland, published a paper in The Depositional Record, titled “Experimental rain prints and gas escape structures as a framework for interpreting circular imprints in shales of the Pottsville Formation.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) co-edited the 2021 Annual Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English, a publication of The National Council of Teachers of English.

Faculty Spotlight: María Isabel Kalbermatten

María Isabel Kalbermatten (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) was invited to give a presentation about her current scholarship and research by the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistic Association of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies at the University of Minnesota. The title of her presentation was “From Monologuist Theories to a Dialogical Analysis of Verbal […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dave Stamps

Dave Stamps (Music) produced Un[chart]ed Territory, March 18-20 for the International Society of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC), of which he is a co-founder. The virtual conference featured performances, panel discussions, masterclasses, and poster sessions and was attended by nearly 1,000 registrants spanning 28 countries.

Faculty Spotlight: Ursula Lindqvist

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies) published an article, “Die unerschöpfliche Menschlichkeit des Kinos von Roy Andersson” (The Inexhaustible Humanity of Roy Andersson’s Cinema), pages 66-75 in a special issue of the German journal FILM-KONZEPTE 60(10): 2020 devoted to the work of Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson.

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) was interviewed for a KEYC News story about the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Violence Against Women Act.