Archive for Shanon Nowell

Lisa Heldke Delivers Keynote at Italian Food Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Lisa Heldke delivers a keynote address on the ethics of eating at a conference on food at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. PERUGIA, Italy—Professor Lisa Heldke of Gustavus Adolphus College presented a keynote speech at the bi-annual Food Conference: Perugia, an international scholarly meeting hosted by the Umbra Institute’s Center […]

Greg Kaster, 2018 Carlson Award Winner, History Department

Greg Kaster First, congratulations to our graduates, the wonderful class of 2018. Second, a word of explanation. This award is usually presented by the previous year’s recipient. It is given at graduation and the recipient does not know before hand. Unfortunately, Pam Kittelson had a family commitment she made before she won the award, which […]

Patricia Reeder, 2018 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner, Psychological Science Department

Patricia Reeder was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only award […]

Laura Burrack, 2018 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner, Biology Department

Laura Burrack was selected as the 2018 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. Neocentromeres Provide Chromosome Segregation Accuracy and […]

Marian Broida, 2018 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Religion Department

Marian Broida was selected as the 2018 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 was one of 12 scholars invited to participate in a year-long project for NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education). Her chapter for that project “Response-ability in Practice: Discerning Vocation through Campus Relationships” will appear in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-faith Academy, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari recently published an article co-authored with Erika Lee (University of Minnesota) and Evan Taparata (University of Minnesota), titled “#ImmigrationSyllabus: The Necessity of Teaching Immigration History Today,” in the Journal of American Ethnic History. The piece reflects on the genesis and development of the #ImmigrationSyllabus, an online resource for anyone interested in learning more […]

Glenn Kranking (Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking was a discussant for a panel on Population Transfers Before and After World War II at the annual Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention in New York City.

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist participated in annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS), the umbrella organization for the Scandinavian Studies field, at UCLA from May 2-6, 2018. She currently serves on the Executive Council for the organization and chairs the Bridget Baldwin Endowed Fellowship selection committee.

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies)

Kjerstin Moody published a book review of Agneta Rahikainen’s Kampen om Edith: Biografi och myt om Edith Södergran in Edda: The Scandinavian Journal of Literary Research. Her article “By Land, by Sea, by Air, by Mind: Traversing Externally Internally via the Trope of the Bird in Finnish and Swedish Poetry” was recently published in the […]