Entries tagged with ‘English’

Faculty Spotlight: Elizabeth Baer

Elizabeth Baer (English, retired) was invited to present a talk at the Pacific Lutheran University Powell-Heller Conference in October. The theme of the conference was “Africa and the Holocaust,” and Baer presented new research on the links between sexual violence in the Herero genocide and in the Nazi Holocaust.

Faculty Spotlight: Elizabeth Baer

Elizabeth Baer (English, retired) gave the Lazaroff Lecture in Jewish History at Ohio University on April 13. Her Talk was entitled “Sex, Racial Purity, and Imperialism: German Genocide in Africa and the Third Reich.” Earlier in the month, on April 4, Dr. Baer gave a talk for the Richmond, VA Jewish Community Council entitled “The […]

Faculty Spotlight: Florence Amamoto

Florence Amamoto (English) was an invited speaker on a featured panel “Vocation and the Religiously (In)Different Student” at the 2022 NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education) conference in Dallas, Texas, March 24-26. She was also a facilitator at the “Orientation Session for Those New to NetVUE” and the plenary session “Interreligious Scriptural Reasoning as […]

Philip Bryant, 2021 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Phil Bryant Thank you, students, for masking up so that I could be here to present the 2021 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. You made it possible for all of us to be here, and I am sincerely grateful. This is the highest honor a Gustavus faculty member can receive. Nominations come from […]

Becky Fremo, 2020 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Becky Fremo (English) was selected as the 2020 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 […]

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer has been selected as Volunteer of the Month at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Baer volunteers in the Office of the Senior Historian at the museum, where she vets new books on the Holocaust for historical accuracy, responds to queries from students, faculty, scholars, and journalists around the world, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer presented a paper at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Washington, DC on March 8. Entitled “Colonial Practice, Nazi Policy: Sexual Violence in German Southwest Africa and the Third Reich,” the paper represents new research built on her recent book, The Genocidal Gaze, which was published in the US in 2017 and in Africa in 2018.

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.