Archive for Shanon Nowell

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.

Mary Westby and Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Mary Westby and Hayley Russell had a Model Practice session accepted at the 2019 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Training Educators Conference. The session was presented by Westby on February 17, 2019, in Dallas. The session on “Teaching Psychology of Injury without a Stand-alone Class” was a presentation of a three-part workshop that Westby and […]

Betsy Ruth Byers (Art and Art History) 

Betsy Ruth Byers will present a solo exhibition, “Deferred Grievance” at Rosalux Gallery in Minneapolis. In Deferred Grievance, Byers’ mixed media works meditate on sensory experiences of climate change and seek to cultivate empathy between humans and the natural world. There will be an artist reception from 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The exhibition will […]

Julie Gilbert (Library) 

Julie Gilbert (Library) wrote a short story, “Colorblind,” that appears in Potluck: Creative Works by Minnesota Library Workers, an open access publication highlighting the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project. The story considers questions of identity, race, and adoption and can be read here.

Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Byers (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs and Betsy Byers have work in a group exhibition at ICOSA Collective in Austin, Texas from March 1-30, 2019. The exhibition, “Driving South in a Mostly Straight Line,” was juried by Andrea Mellard, Director of Public Programs and Community Engagement for The Contemporary Austin and founder of Crit Group.

Mary R. McHugh (Classics)

Mary R. McHugh published an essay, “Plato’s Timaeus and Time,” delivered at the first Fonte Aretusa Conference in Siracusa, Sicily in 2015. The essay was published by Parnassos Press in a volume entitled Plato at Syracuse: Essays on Plato in Western Greece with a new translation of the Seventh Letter by Jonah Radding, edited by Heather L. Reid and Mark […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke (Political Science) will present “The Politics of Shame and the Stories We Tell: Narratives of Loss and Hope from Sophocles and Plato to Slut Walks and #MeToo,” as part of the Philosophy Department Lecture Series at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The lecture is an adaptation of the keynote Locke gave at the Diversity in Nordic […]

2018-19 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the fifth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Debra Pitton, Professor of Education, will present her talk entitled “The embedded skills within a liberal arts education–the key to future success.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Pitton, and refreshments will be provided for […]

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong was the panel respondent and keynote speaker for Carleton’s Undergraduate Classics Research Symposium on the topic of Ancient Identities. Her talk focused on the construction of identity in ancient literature and the importance of the humanities in the development of students intellectual, personal, and civic identities today.

J-Term Course: Egypt and the Near East

This J-Term I offered a new course: Egypt and the Near East. The idea for this course came out of discussions we had in the Department of Classics about expanding our definition of ‘Classics’ chronologically and geographically to situate the Greeks and Romans in a broader historical context. The outdated notion that the Greeks were […]