Entries tagged with ‘English’

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.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer gave a keynote address at the LeFrak Holocaust Education Conference in Pittsburgh on October 22. The theme of this year’s conference was “Women, the Holocaust, and Genocide.” Elizabeth presented new research, comparing sexual violence in Germany’s colony, German Southwest Africa, between 1885-1908, and in the Nazi Holocaust. Her talk was entitled “Gender under […]

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 […]

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.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer published her fifth book in November. Entitled The Genocidal Gaze: From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich (Wayne State UP), the book delineates a genocide the Germans committed in their colony in Africa between 1904-1907, and demonstrates how that genocide served as a precursor to the Nazi Holocaust through the ideology and […]

Matt Rasmussen (English)

Matt Rasmussen was featured in the Voice of Alexandria tour of Minnesota Book Award winners.

Rebecca Fremo (English)

Rebecca Fremo published an essay, “Bring Out Your Dead,” in the Mud Season Review (Issue #25).

Joyce Sutphen (English)

Joyce Sutphen was interviewed on WCCO Radio after Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Rebecca Fremo, 2013 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Rebecca Fremo Each year at commencement a faculty member is honored with the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching in recognition of his or her exceptional skill and effectiveness as an instructor. The 2013 recipient is Rebecca Taylor Fremo, associate professor and chair of the English Department at Gustavus. Fremo received her bachelor’s and […]

Claude Brew, 2007 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Claude Brew Over the years, Carlson Award winners have been introduced using a variety of laudatory language. But how many of them have been compared by a colleague to “an aikido master?” This year’s winner can claim such a distinction. So, is the Carlson Award a Gustavus martial arts prize? Well, no, [but like a […]