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Faculty Meetings

Below are the scheduled dates for the 2016-17 faculty meetings. Meetings will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center.  Meetings are on Tuesdays except for the final meeting in June, which is on a Thursday.

Term I Term II Term III
September 27 January 17 April 4
October 25 February 7 May 9
November 15 March 7 June 8 (Thursday)


Faculty Achievements

Peter Neal Peregrine Professor of Anthropology

  • Books published

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    Type: Books published

    Anthropology, 14th Edition, with Carol R. Ember. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Eilene Hoft-March Milwaukee-Downer College and College Endowment Association Professor of Liberal Studies and Professor of French

  • Book reviews published

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    Type: Book reviews published

    Flore Vasseur’s En Bande organisée in The French Review in 88.3 (March, 2015).

    Julie Hétu’s Mot in The French Review in 88.2 (December, 2014).

    Lionel Duroy’s Vertiges in The French Review in 88.1 (October, 2014).

    Sylvie Germain’s Petites scènes capitales in The French Review in 88.1 (October, 2014).

Rosa Tapia Associate Professor of Spanish

Catherine C. Kautsky Professor of Music and Chair of Keyboard

  • Collaborative Faculty Recital

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Type: Performances
    Location: Lawrence Memorial Chapel
    Participants: Steven Paul Spears, Tenor

    Performance of Schubert's song cycle, Winterreise

Steven Spears Associate Professor of Music

Jake Frederick Associate Professor of History

  • Conferences/Meetings/Seminar

    Friday, January 15, 2016
    Type: Conferences/Meetings/Seminar

    Commentator for a panel "Where are the Indians?: The Hidden Ethnohistory of Nineteenth-Century Latin America" at the American Society for Ethnohistory conference.

Elizabeth Carlson Associate Professor of Art History

Phillip A. Swan Associate Professor of Music and Co-Director of Choral Studies

  • Other accomplishment

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Type: Other accomplishment

    May 5, 2016 - Phillip A. Swan earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami. His doctoral essay is entitled, “In His Own Words: The Choral Music of Eric Whitacre from 1991-2004.”

Gustavo C. Fares Professor of Spanish

  • Books published

    Friday, June 12, 2015
    Type: Books published

    The Immense Minority. Latin@s in the United States and their Positional Identities. (La inmensa minoría. Latino@s en Estados Unidos y las identidades posicionales). Buenos Aires: Dunken, September 2014.

    "The Immense Minority" examines the construction of Latino identities, their history, and cultural and political expressions—and proposes new ways to think about the social and individual identities of minority groups.

Sonja L. Downing Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

  • Editorial Board Member

    Wednesday, January 1, 2014
    Type: Offices (held/appointed to)
    Location: Ecomusicology Newsletter

Meeting Minutes

The minutes from faculty meetings through 2011-2012 are located here. To see the minutes from September 2012 to the present, click on "Resources for Faculty" in the menu to the left.

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