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  • Becky Boling Poetry Reading and Publication

    4 May 2022

    Becky Boling, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, read a selection of her poetry April 24 at the Red Wings Art Depot in one of several events associated with the 21st Annual Poet-Artist Collaboration. Her poem, “Infinitude of Regret,” appears in their published chapbook. The official presentation of poems and artwork was celebrated April 29th at the St. James Hotel. Two of her other poems, “Winter Guard” and “Last Dandelion in Town,” have just been published in Moss Puppy Magazine. Issue 2 (Spring 2022) pp 64, 65. Available in print: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09ZFBPY56.

  • Louis Newman Signs Book Contract

    28 April 2022

    Louis Newman, John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, has signed a contract with Radius Book Group to publish his book, How to Think Like a College Student: The Academic Skills You Need to Succeed. The idea for the book was prompted by a conversation with a student in one of his classes 10 years ago, before he departed Carleton for his current position as dean of academic advising at Stanford University.

  • Roger Jackson Interviewed and Conducted Workshop

    21 April 2022
    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, was recently interviewed by James Shaheen, the editor of Tricycle magazine regarding the recent release of his book, Rebirth: A Guide to Mind, Karma, and Cosmos in the Buddhist World (Shambhala, 2022). He also was a guest on the podcast The Mystical Positivist and conducted a one-day Zoom workshop on rebirth for Jewel Heart Buddhist Center in Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Roger Jackson Published Book

    7 April 2022
    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently published a book entitled, Rebirth: A Guide to Mind, Karma, and Cosmos in the Buddhist World (Boulder: Shambhala, 2022). Jackson was also recently featured in the Northfield News in a preview to a book reading he held at Content, Northfield’s local independent bookstore.
  • Becky Boling Poem Published

    18 March 2022

    Becky Boling, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College, Emerita, poem “Aslant,” included in 3rd Wednesday Magazine, the Quarterly Journal of Literary & Visual Arts vol. 15 no. 2, spring 2022. The poem was also published online by 3rd Wednesday Magazine on Facebook, on February 22, 2022.

  • Becky Boling Writes Prose

    11 March 2022

    Becky Boling, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College, Emerita, has written a prose piece, “Sprinkled with Glitter,” which is published in the Spring 2022 issue of Persimmon Tree, Short Takes.

  • Roger Jackson Delivers Virtual Lectures

    24 February 2022

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently delivered virtual lectures for three institutions: “A Brief History of Buddhist Tantra” for Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon; “The Appeal of the Great Seal: Mahāmudrā in India, Tibet and the West” for Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan; and “Indian Tantric Buddhist Poetry: Mahāsiddhas, Saraha and the Dohās” for McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

  • Roger Jackson Published Essay

    17 February 2022

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, published an essay in Oxford Bibliographies Online entitled, “Geluk (Dge lugs),” which organizes and comments upon sources for the study of tradition of Tibetan Buddhism that ruled Tibet from 1642 to 1959, and is the institutional home of the Dalai Lamas.

  • Mary Savina Elected AAAS Fellow

    10 February 2022

    Mary Savina, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology, Emerita, was elected a 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow in the Geology and Geography section. Election as a Fellow honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in service to society have distinguished them among their peers.

  • Laurel Bradley and Sam Demas Publish Book

    4 January 2022

    Laurel Bradley and Sam DemasLaurel Bradley, Senior Lecturer in Art and Art History Emerita, and Sam Demas, College Librarian Emeritus, published Hut to Hut USA: The Complete Guide for Hikers, Bikers and Skiers published by Mountaineers Books. It is the first comprehensive guide for this form of travel in the U.S., Hut to Hut USA introduces 16 hut systems that support at least three days and nights of immersive human-powered back-country travel.  In addition, the book explores the historical, cultural and international contexts of hut-to-hut trekking and also outlines how to plan a trip.

  • Roger Jackson Presents for Target Employees

    15 December 2021

    Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus, recently gave a Zoom presentation entitled “Buddhist Rebirth: The Who, Where, Why, How—and Whether,” for the Target Corporation’s Buddhist Network, headquartered in Minneapolis.

  • Becky Boling Poem Nominated for Pushcart Prize

    24 November 2021
    Becky Boling, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, has been informed that her poem, “Tonsillectomy,” is one of five that Troy Urquhart, Editor of Willows Wept Review has nominated for the 2021 Pushcart Prize. This poem appears, along with another poem, “Tornado,” and a short story, “Riverbed,” in the fall issue, No 22, 2021 of WWR.