Archive for November, 2018

Kate Knutson, 2018 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson was selected as the 2018 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.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari contributed an article on the passage of the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act to History Now, a publication of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History for teachers and general readers. The latest issue focused on the history of U.S. Immigration Laws. Titled “‘In the Name of America’s Future’: The Fraught Passage of […]

Scott Ickes (History)

Scott Ickes published his co-edited interdisciplinary volume on northeast Brazil, titled Brazil’s Black Mecca: Bahia Reconsidered. It came out this month with Michigan State University Press. Ickes also contributed a chapter, “Behold Our City: Conflicting mid-century modernist visions of Afro-Bahia.”

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer gave a keynote address at the LeFrak Holocaust Education Conference in Pittsburgh on October 22. The theme of this year’s conference was “Women, the Holocaust, and Genocide.” Elizabeth presented new research, comparing sexual violence in Germany’s colony, German Southwest Africa, between 1885-1908, and in the Nazi Holocaust. Her talk was entitled “Gender under […]