Archive for October, 2017

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke co-teaches the UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute with Cynthia Belliveau every June. In the program, they emphasize the pedagogical power of the kitchen and how to use cooking to teach any topic within a frame of collaboration and cooperation. Read more on the University of Vermont website.

Sheng Yang (Economics and Management)

Sheng Yang published an article “Exchange Rate Dynamics and Stock Prices in Small Open Economies: Evidence from Asia-Pacific Countries,” in The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. The study investigates the short-run and long-run dynamics between exchange rates and stock prices and the path through which monetary policy shocks impact on these markets in four small open economies […]

Pamela Conners (Communication Studies)

Pamela Conners published an article, “Constructing Economic and Civic Values through Public Policy Debate: The Case of the National Housing Act of 1934” in the fall 2017 issue of Rhetoric and Public Affairs.

Paschal Kyoore (Modern Language, Literature, and Cultures), Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies), and Kathleen Keller (History)

Paschal Kyoore, Ursula Lindqvist, and Kathleen Keller represented Gustavus at an African studies conference hosted by Saint Olaf College titled “Africa in the 20th century classroom.” Keller also presented a paper titled “Myths, Misconceptions, History, and Stereotypes: Teaching about African ‘tribes’.”

Chris Gilbert, 2017 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Chris Gilbert was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Chad Winterfeldt (Chaplains’ Office and Music)

Chad Winterfeldt recently lead a recital and hymn festival at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Falls Church, Virginia. The program featured music of the Lutheran chorale tradition to celebrate the observance of Reformation 500.

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist presented a paper, “Teaching Africa in Scandinavian Studies Courses,” on a panel titled “Using the Liberal Arts to Teach about Africa” at the 2017 Africa Network conference, Africa in the 21st Century Classroom, at Saint Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The presentation drew examples from two courses Lindqvist teaches […]

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari wrote a short article and gave an interview to Public Radio International’s The World about the latest travel ban. She provided a historical perspective on the bans. The article and the interview can be found on PRI’s website.

Yurie Hong (Classics)

Yurie Hong delivered a presentation entitled “Teaching Foundation Myths and the Musical ‘Hamilton’ in a Mythology Class” at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Sverker Oredsson Lecture

The Office of the Provost invites you to join us for a lecture by renowned Swedish scholar, Sverker Oredsson. Oredsson is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of History at Lund University and is considered a leading scholar in Sweden on Gustav II Adolph and the Swedish Great Power Period. In addition to work around the […]