Hans Hassell, politics professor at Cornell, appeared on the KCRG-TV9 program “Ethical Perspectives on the News,” which addresses various topics that are relevant to recent news stories.
Medieval Literature students spent Block 2 in Italy studying Dante’s “Divine Comedy.” Their days were spent roaming the cathedrals that inspired Dante himself and viewing art that was inspired by Dante’s work.
Carol Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, won the 2013 Florence Denmark and Mary Reuder award for “outstanding international contributions to the psychology of women and gender” from the American Psychological Association.
Sue Lifson, Cornell College librarian and professor emerita, died Oct. 10. She was 76. A Celebration of Life is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church
A memorial service for Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business Don Cell is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in King Chapel.
He died on June 12 of an acute aortic dissection. He was 81 and taught at Cornell College for 38 years, from 1962 until his retirement in 2000.
Cornell College Middle Eastern history scholar Aaron Hagler will discuss “Crusaded: What the Crusades Mean to Muslims” at Coe College on Wednesday, Oct. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at Kesler Lecture Hall in Hickok Hall. The lecture is open to the public at no charge.
Cornell College has hired Kay Langseth to be its vice president for business affairs and treasurer, effective Oct. 1.
As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Cornell College and Coe College theatre departments, Cornell theatre professor Jim Van Valen is performing in Coe’s production of “Proof” in late September.
Christina Penn-Goetsch, professor of art history, will teach a Smithsonian journeys course in southern Italy. She has also worked as curator of “Fluidity of Gender,” which has been exhibited in more than 20 venues.
Catherine Stewart, professor of history, published an article entitled “‘Crazy for this Democracy’: Postwar Psychoanalysis, African American Blues Narratives, and the Lafargue Clinic,” in the June issue of American Quarterly, the official journal of the American Studies Association. The peer-reviewed journal receives more than 700 submissions each year but only publishes 16.