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Here are some of Seattle Times most anticipated books of 2019 | Seattle Times | January 10, 2019
Number one on the list is English Professor Marlon James's new book, “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” out Feb. 5.
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10 days ago by macalestercollege
Monsoon-driven Saharan dust variability over the past 240,000 years | Science Advances | January 2, 2019
A recent paper co-authored by Environmental Studies Professor Louisa Bradtmiller shows that changes in the African monsoon over the past 240,000 years were primarily influenced by small variations in Earth's orbit, calling into question earlier ideas about the links between African climate and hominid evolution.
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13 days ago by macalestercollege
10 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2019 | New York Times | January 1, 2019
As a new year begins, Times' critics highlight the movies, music, TV, comedy and other art they anticipate this winter, including English Professor Marlon James's "Black Leopard, Red Wolf."
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16 days ago by macalestercollege
61 Books We’re Looking Forward To Reading In 2019 | Huffington Post | December 31, 2018
One of the most anticipated is "Black Leopard, Red Wolf" by (English Professor) Marlon James.
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19 days ago by macalestercollege
Black Feminist Politics | Conversations with Jeff Schechtman - NAPAbroadcasting | December 26, 2018
American Studies Professor Duchess Harris, the author of "Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Trump," was interviewed.
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24 days ago by macalestercollege
The 10 Most Anticipated Books Of 2019, According To Independent Bookstores | Forbes | December 18, 2018
"Black Leopard, Red Wolf," by English Professor Marlon James, "holds the promise of being an archetypal epic for the 21st century."
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4 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Professor Lisa Mueller talks protests on With a Side of Knowledge podcast | With a Side of Knowledge | December 13, 2018
Political Science Professor Mueller was interviewed several months after Cambridge University Press published her book, "Political Protest in Contemporary Africa."
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5 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Introducing an urban geography field guide for St. Paul | Star Tribune | December 11, 2018
This commentary was presented by Prof. Dan Trudeau of Macalester College and members of his class: Julia Bayer, David Black, Ceren Julia Bayer, David Black, Ceren Dolma, Ellie Hohulin, Henry Nieberg, Luke Sageser and Michael Wood.hulin, Henry Nieberg, Luke Sageser and Michael Wood.
Geography  macstudents  macfaculty  UrbanStudies  piper 
5 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Roger Mosvick, Macalester professor and champion debate coach, dies | Star Tribune | December 11, 2018
Obituary article about Roger Mosvick '52 with quotes from Professors Leola Johnson, Media and Cultural Studies, and David Lanegran, Geography.
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5 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Macalester professor's new book puts #MeToo into context for kids | Star Tribune | November 28, 2018
American Studies Professor Duchess Harris' work brings complicated and sometimes hidden history into focus. She's profiled in this article which also quotes President Brian Rosenberg.
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7 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Woman Thought Leader: Duchess Harris | PBS's To the Contrary | November 23, 2018
In "Black Feminist Politics: From Kennedy to Trump," American Studies Professor Duchess Harris explores how black feminism is influencing politics and social media under the Trump administration.
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8 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Women will change the Range | MinnPost | November 14, 2018
This opinion was written by Environmental Studies Professor Roopali Phadke and Shanai Matteson, a writer and public artist based in Minneapolis.
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9 weeks ago by macalestercollege
A referendum on Trump’s policies and leadership | História, Ciências, Saúde– Manguinhos | November 2018
Eric Carter, Edens Associate Professor of Geography and Global Health, was interviewed by the Brazilian journal, "História, Ciências, Saúde– Manguinhos" (History, Science, Health -- Manguinhos) to explain the results of the 2018 U.S. Midterm elections.
macfaculty  Geography  piper 
9 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Zenon Dance Company moves in many genres for 36th Fall Season | Star Tribune | November 7, 2018
One of the dances performed, "Just Her Time" by Macalester Theater and Dance faculty member Wynn Fricke, is an aching meditation on healing, birth, death and communal connection.
macfaculty  piper  TheaterandDance 
10 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Trump demonized Somali refugees in Minnesota. One of them just won a seat in Congress | Washington Post | November 7, 2018
American Studies Professor Duchess Harris was interviewed about Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar who took home 78 percent of the vote in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
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10 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Minnesota Historically Known for Strong Voter Turnout, Expert Says | KSTP-TV | November 5, 2018
Political Science Professor Julie Dolan says Minnesota has always been near or on top of the nation in voter turnout.
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10 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Inside Her Story: Every Vote Matters | Tom Joyner Morning Show | November 6, 2018
Jacque Reid goes "Inside Her Story" with American Studies Professor Duchess Harris, author of "Black Feminist Politics From Kennedy To Trump," to talk about the women who ran in the 2018 midterm elections.
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10 weeks ago by macalestercollege
Conversations with Al McFarlane | KFAI-FM | October 30, 2018
American Studies Professor Duchess Harris spoke on a wide range of topics. Her interview begins at the 8:40 mark.
macfaculty  AmericanStudies  DuchessHarris  piper 
11 weeks ago by macalestercollege
St. Paul interfaith community fills synagogue in a show of unity and mourning | Pioneer Press | October 30, 2018
Nearly 2,000 people packed Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul to mourn the 11 people shot to death at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, including more than 100 students, faculty and staff members from Macalester. David Wheaton, Vice President of Administration and Finance, was quoted.
macstudents  macstaff  macfaculty  piper 
11 weeks ago by macalestercollege

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