Courtney and Steven Ross Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
and chair, Department of English, attended the sixth conference
of the International Association for Word and Image Studies July
21-27 at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He organized and chaired
a panel titled Moving Images and Traveling Texts I Contemporary
Art, in which he responded to presentations by German metalsmith
Wolfgang Kaiser and New Zealand filmmaker Bridget Sutherland.
Linda Simon, professor
of English, gave a paper titled The Empowered Physician: William
Wilberforce Baldwin and 19th-Century Medical Therapeutics
at the International Henry James Conference July 9 in Paris. Baldwin
was Jamess physician.
Joel Smith, associate
professor of philosophy, completed a three-year term on the board
of ASIANetwork by chairing the board this past year. ASIANetwork
is a national consortium that promotes the study of Asia in small
liberal arts colleges. His duties included organizing ASIANetworks
10th anniversary conference near Chicago April 19-21, which included
two keynote speakers, two plenary sessions, 16 breakout sessions,
and a musical performance. He also organized and participated in
a conference panel titled Orienting Students for Study Abroad.
Jennifer Delton, assistant professor
of history, is the author of Making Minnesota Liberal: Civil
Rights and the Transformation of the Democratic Party (University
of Minnesota Press, 2002). Read
more about it.
Chinese gouache paintings by Doretta
Miller, professor of art, are featured
in an article (The Chinese Gouaches of Doretta Miller)
by John A. Parks published in Watercolor: An American Artist
Publication, Summer 2002. Parks called Millers work a
reward of visual treats and delights.
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