‘faculty activities’ Category

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller presented a paper titled “Mamadou Alioune Kane: A perspective on work, family, and crime among Senegalese in 1930s Paris” at the Western Society for French History Annual meeting in Portland, Maine on November 2, 2018.

Misti Nicole Harper (History)

Misti Nicole Harper presented her work “‘She Was Haughty’: The Failure of Respectability Politics for Middle-Class Black Womanhood at Little Rock Central High School” at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association in Birmingham, Alabama, on November 9, 2018. Harper’s panel, “Little Rock Central High: The Hidden Costs,” centered black womanhood in the […]

Jill Patterson (Theatre and Dance)

Jill Patterson performed “The solo, Legacy 2: It takes the dark a long time” in the Anderson Theatre at Gustavus in May 2018 and at the Art Box Theatre in Minneapolis in June 2018.

Anna Versluis (Geography)

Anna Versluis presented on “An Empirical Study of Haitian Land Institution Responses to Global ‘Plantation’ Forces” at the 30th Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 8-10, 2018.

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Maria Isabel Kalbermatten published an article, “The Role of Verbal Irony in Conflict Talk Among Relatives and Friends in an Argentinian Community” in Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict (John Benjamins). This article describes specific roles of verbal irony in conflict talk among close relatives and intimate friends.

Seán Easton (Classics)

Seán Easton published a chapter entitled “The Dueling Greek Golden Ages of 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)” in the edited volume Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition, published by the Edinburgh Press.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer gave a lecture at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, on November 8, 2018. The topic of her talk was “Two German Genocides: the Herero and the Holocaust.” The talk attracted faculty, students, and community members and was followed by a lively Q & A.

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley attended the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Indianapolis and co-authored abstracts with Madison Adams ’19 (Geology) and Sarah Bruihler ’18 (Geology), who each gave oral presentations at the conference. Madison Adams presented in a topical session focused on Mars and Sarah Bruihler presented in a topical session highlighting new approaches in […]

Kate Knutson, 2018 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Scott Ickes (History)

Scott Ickes published his co-edited interdisciplinary volume on northeast Brazil, titled Brazil’s Black Mecca: Bahia Reconsidered. It came out this month with Michigan State University Press. Ickes also contributed a chapter, “Behold Our City: Conflicting mid-century modernist visions of Afro-Bahia.”