Skidmore Home About Scope Editor's Mailbox Back Issues

Campus Scene
Who, What, When
Class Notes
Saratoga Sidebar
Picture This

campus scene

Commencement 2007
The usher's tale
Women's works
Steloff Lecture brings von Trotta and Atwood
Skidmore teams with Carnegie and Juilliard First residency in October
For the record Making, and mentoring, music
Faculty retirees Levith, Tacardon, Sweet, Zangrando
Professoriat What the faculty are up to
Thinking ahead Brooklyn teens get a taste of college life
Books Faculty and alumni authors
One foot out the door Periclean Scholar award winners
Business casual Quirky performance art
Creative kleptomania Top composer advocates artistic license
Sportswrap Spring sports highlights


Sarah Goodwin, English, gave a paper on Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey” as a “last will and testament,” for an interdisciplinary seminar on “Death Rites and Rights” in Cambridge, England.

Regina Janes, English, presented a paper on author Henry Fielding at a London conference marking the tercentenary of his birth.

Reg Lilly, philosophy, explored psychoanalytic theory and thought in four lectures he delivered at the Collège internationale de philosophie in Paris.

Quadracci Professor Roy Rotheim, economics, spoke on credit rationing and monetary policy at a conference at Roskilde University in Denmark. Next year he will be in England as a senoir visiting fellow at Clare Hall College of Cambridge University.

Jeffrey Segrave, exercise science, was the keynote speaker for a session of the International Olympic Academy; held in Singapore, the event drew 100 delegates from about a dozen countries.

After spending a semester last year on a Fulbright grant in Slovakia, Marc Woodworth ’84, English, returned to Bratislava, the country’s capital, to participate in the Ars Poetica International Poetry Festival. The weeklong event included thirty-one poets representing fifteen countries, including Belorusse, Northern Ireland, Croatia, France, Italy, Austria, and the Czech Republic. Woodworth (above) read new poems as well as work from his first book, Arcade, and participated in panel discussions on literary publishing. Each poet’s work was translated into Slovak and read by leading young actors from the national theater.

Look here for more professorial news.