Archive for Shanon Nowell

Rose Jost (Nursing)

Rose Jost was just awarded the State Community Health Services Advisory Committee (SCHSAC) Award for Ourstanding Dedication to Local Public Health, awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the promotion and implementation of local public health in Minnesota.

Seán Easton (Classics)

Seán Easton presented a paper entitled “The Pedagogical Value of Combining Conflict Resolution Models and Premodern History” at the annual meeting of the Peace and Justice Studies Association at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Priscilla Briggs (Art)

Priscilla Briggs had works from her photographic series, “Fortune,” included in a major international exhibition, “Civilization: The Collective Life,” which will open this month at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea. The exhibit will subsequently travel to the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, the National Gallery of […]

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson participated in the 53rd Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference, where he chaired a session on “Midwestern Political History.”

Carlos Mejía Suárez (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Carlos Mejía Suárez published an article,”La écfrasis del archivo visual del dolor como estrategia narrativa en la novelística de Pablo Montoya” [“The Ekphrasis of Visual Archives of Pain as a Narrative Strategy in Pablo Montoya’s novels”], that appeared in the most recent Revista de Estudios Colombianos (#51). The article studies ekphrasis as a way to […]

Alberto Urquidez (Philosophy)

Alberto Urquidez has been selected as one of this year’s “Young Philosophers” by the Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University. He will be sharing his research on racism at the Institute in November.

Glenn Kranking (History)

Glenn Kranking was a discussant on a panel of Scandinavian History at the Northern Great Plains History Conference.

Greg Kaster (History)

Greg Kaster, Department of History and Hanson-Peterson Chair of Liberal Studies, participated in two sessions of the 53rd Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference in Mankato, MN, September 20-22, 2018. He chaired a session on “Monuments and Memory” and was commentator for a session on “Civil War and Reconstruction.” The former panel focused on issues […]

John Cha (Religion)

John Cha will be presenting at this year’s Association of Lutheran College Faculties conference, September 21-22. His presentation, “Our Multi-Religious Context: A Case for Comparative Theology,” offers an argument for the centrality of comparative theology in Lutheran higher education, and provides an example of how comparative theology can be actualized in a Buddhist/Christian context.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer recently returned from two weeks in Namibia. In November 2017, she published a book on the Herero and Nama genocide entitled The Genocidal Gaze: From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich. The University of Namibia Press issued an African edition of the book in August 2018 and Baer was invited to give […]