Brunette Named CAS Scholar

Posted: February 15, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The fourth annual College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Celebration of Scholarship takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and Wednesday, Feb. 23, during Homecoming Week. This year, the college honors Peter Brunette, English, for his scholarly accomplishments. Brunette presents the annual scholarly lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema; his topic is “Michelangelo Antonioni: Beyond Angst and Alienation.” A reception precedes the lecture at 6 p.m. and cake and coffee follow the lecture at 8:45 p.m. R.S.V.P. to x38721 by Friday, Feb. 18, to attend this event.

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room, the celebration begins with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Celebration of Scholarship display, an exhibit of the recent scholarship of CAS faculty, which will remain open throughout the two-day celebration. This is followed by a roundtable discussion, “Teaching, Scholarship, and General Education,” on the role of scholarship in teaching. Mack Holt, director of the Honors Program in General Education, moderates the discussion. Participating faculty members include Ellen Todd, History and Art History; Greg Guagnano, Sociology and Anthropology; David Kaufmann, English and chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies; and Peter Boettke, Economics. Refreshments will be served.

On Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 8 to 9 a.m., CAS dean Daniele Struppa hosts a coffee for faculty and staff in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room.

The Celebration of Scholarship was created in 1997 to recognize the talent of CAS faculty members and to unite them in celebration of their significant achievements. The Award for Scholarship is given to a scholar whose recent work has played a significant role in the advancement of his or her discipline. Through this honor, CAS recognizes one of its outstanding scholars. For more information, visit the celebration website.

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