Archive for March, 2019

Denis Crnkovic (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Denis Crnkovic’s article, “On the Contexts of Edith Sodergran’s Russian Poem, ‘Tikho, tikho, tikho'” appeared in the Fall, 2018 issue of Scandinavian Philology (vol. 16, issue 2), published by the Scandinavian and Dutch Studies Department of the St. Petersburg (Russia) State University.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke delivered an invited paper at the “Doing Democracy Differently” conference hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (March 22-23, 2019). Many of the sources in Locke’s paper, “Fighting with the Children: Toward a Political Theory of Youth Activism,” are on the syllabus of the Political Science seminar she is currently teaching, titled “Revolting […]

Yurie Hong (Classics)

Yurie Hong delivered three talks at Concordia Moorhead as the Grose Memorial Lecturer: “Suffering and Status in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Reflections on Family History and Arranged Marriage in Greece and Korea,” “Trojan Horse/Trojan Women: Cause, Complicity, and Consequence in Virgil and Euripides,” and “Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World: A […]

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer presented a paper at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Washington, DC on March 8. Entitled “Colonial Practice, Nazi Policy: Sexual Violence in German Southwest Africa and the Third Reich,” the paper represents new research built on her recent book, The Genocidal Gaze, which was published in the US in 2017 and in Africa in 2018.

Mary Westby and Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Mary Westby and Hayley Russell had a Model Practice session accepted at the 2019 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Training Educators Conference. The session was presented by Westby on February 17, 2019, in Dallas. The session on “Teaching Psychology of Injury without a Stand-alone Class” was a presentation of a three-part workshop that Westby and […]

Betsy Ruth Byers (Art and Art History) 

Betsy Ruth Byers will present a solo exhibition, “Deferred Grievance” at Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis. In Deferred Grievance, Byers’ mixed media works meditate on sensory experiences of climate change and seek to cultivate empathy between humans and the natural world. There will be an artist reception from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The exhibition will […]

Julie Gilbert (Library) 

Julie Gilbert (Library) wrote a short story, “Colorblind,” that appears in Potluck: Creative Works by Minnesota Library Workers, an open access publication highlighting the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project. The story considers questions of identity, race, and adoption and can be read here.

Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Byers (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Byers have work in a group exhibition at ICOSA Collective in Austin, Texas from March 1-30, 2019. The exhibition, “Driving South in a Mostly Straight Line,” was juried by Andrea Mellard, Director of Public Programs and Community Engagement for The Contemporary Austin and founder of Crit Group.

Mary R. McHugh (Classics)

Mary R. McHugh published an essay, “Plato’s Timaeus and Time,” delivered at the first Fonte Aretusa Conference in Siracusa, Sicily in 2015. The essay was published by Parnassos Press in a volume entitled Plato at Syracuse: Essays on Plato in Western Greece with a new translation of the Seventh Letter by Jonah Radding, edited by Heather L. Reid and Mark […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke (Political Science) will present “The Politics of Shame and the Stories We Tell: Narratives of Loss and Hope from Sophocles and Plato to Slut Walks and #MeToo,” as part of the Philosophy Department Lecture Series at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The lecture is an adaptation of the keynote Locke gave at the Diversity in Nordic […]