Archive for April, 2019

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History) 

Betsy Byers and student Emily Dzieweczynski have a solo exhibition opening at the 410 project space in Mankato on April 26 from 7-9 p.m. The exhibition, 0°C -3C, encourages viewers to intimately experience the effects of climate change on the Rhone glacier through a mixed media installation that includes Virtual Reality animations, olfactory artwork, and sensory stimuli […]

Kathleen Keller (History) 

Kathleen Keller was interviewed on the podcast “New Books in French Studies” about her book, Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society, which was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2018. You can listen to the podcast here.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari gave two presentations over spring break. On March 31, she gave a public talk on immigration restriction then and now at the Center for Jewish History in New York City as part of a daylong symposium sponsored by Carnegie Hall. On April 4, she presented on her forthcoming monograph on immigration restriction at […]

Chris Gilbert (Political Science)

Chris Gilbert served as a discussant on the panel “Let’s Talk about Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy” at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting held in Chicago April 4-7, 2019.

Patricia Snapp (Music)

Patricia Snapp was invited to present a Voice Master Class at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota as part of The Wayne and Ruth Dalton Vocal Music Series on April 1. She was also invited to judge for the Voice Competition Finals of the Rochester Music Guild on March 10 and for the […]

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton was awarded an R21 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Special Emphasis Panel for Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards. The research, using neural network based algorithms to classify mouse behavior, will be conducted at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The title of the grant […]

Sharon Marquart (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies)

Sharon Marquart published “Shit Happens,” a memorial essay for the late scholar of irony Ross Chambers, in Romanic Review.

Marta Podemska-Mikluch (Economics and Management)

Marta Podemska-Mikluch published an article “Inequality, Entanglement, and Entrepreneurship—the Role of Voluntary and Forced Investors” in Cosmos + Taxis.

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist gave an invited talk, “Roy Andersson’s cinematic poetry and the complex image,” in a Nordic cinema course at the University of Minnesota on March 28