Archive for May, 2019

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies)

Kjerstin Moody chaired the panel “Poetry and Language” at the SASS Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, held May 2-4, 2019.

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking presented “Proclaiming a ‘Swedish’ Identity Among Estonia’s Swedish Minority Population, 1920-1940” at the Association for the Study of Nationalities world convention at Columbia University.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer serves as a volunteer at the United Sates Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. In this capacity, she revises and originates articles for the Museum’s online encyclopedia. Recently, she completed revising 26 articles on Displaced Persons (DP) camps set up for refugees after WWII. She has also written the FIRST article for the […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Kathi Tunheim have co-written an article for a special edition of the journal Intersections. The edition focuses on a new ELCA document about Lutheran higher education entitled “Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities.” The special edition includes the document and several responses to it, […]

Jeff Jeremiason, 2019 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Jeff Jeremiason (Chemistry) was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College.

Sarah Wolter, 2019 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Sarah Wolter (Communication Studies) was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Florence Amamoto (English)

Florence Amamoto interviewed Eugene B. Redmond, Black Arts Movement pioneer and poet laureate of East Saint Louis for the Past Presidents Luncheon at the 2018 Western Literature Association conference in October. She lectured on Buddhism at Trinity Lutheran Church in December. Her chapter “Response-ability in Practice: Discerning Vocation through Campus Relationships” was published in David […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke has been appointed to the editorial board of the journal Politics & Gender. She will serve a three-year term.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson was an invited speaker for a “Symposium on Archives and Education” at Bethany Lutheran College and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod on 14 May 2019. He spoke on the topics of Collecting, Preserving, Analyzing, and Communicating our Heritage. Slides, providing an overview of his presentation, can be found in GustieScholar, the Gustavus institutional […]

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari received a DAAD teaching fellowship from the German government to teach at the University of Kassel over her sabbatical. She will be teaching an undergraduate and a graduate course in U.S. immigration history and digital history. She will also help organize a conference on migration and media in the twentieth century.