Professional Notes

Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of "Europe and the Modern World in the Catholic Narrative During the 1960s: Migration, Decolonization and De-Europeanization," which was published in The Heart of Europe. The Power of Faith, Vision and Belonging in European Unification, ed. Katharina Kunter (Hannover: Wehrhahn Verlag, 2011), pp. 127-139.

Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is co-editor, with Sarah Coakley of Cambridge University, of The Spiritual Senses: Perceiving God in Western Christianity, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2012).

Dr. John D. Holst, Department of Leadership, Policy and Administration, College of Applied Professional Studies, is the author of the article "Frameworks for Understanding the Politics of Social Movement," published in the peer-reviewed journal Studies in the Education of Adults, 43(2), 117-127.

Father Jan Michael Joncas, Catholic Studies Department, College of Arts and Sciences, has written an appreciation of Charlotte Kroeker's The Sounds of our Offerings: Achieving Excellence in Church Music, (Herndon, VA: The Albon Institute, 2011). He also has released a five-CD recording titled "Learning the Chants of the Missal, Part II; Essential Presidential Prayers and Texts," (Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 2011) ISBN 978-1-56854-995-8.

Donna Nix, Marianne Hageman and Talia Nadir, UST Libraries, presented “Information Literacy: Turning the Page From High School to College,” Oct. 28, at the American Association of School Librarians conference in Minneapolis. Their session was based on surveys of parochial school librarians and St. Thomas faculty, in which they gathered data on the information literacy skills of high school seniors and also faculty perceptions of the information literacy skills of undergraduate students enrolled in their introductory research classes.

James Rogers, Center for Irish Studies, had a poem, “Rutabagas: A Love Poem,” read by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac on Nov, 22. The poem, which appeared in Rogers’s chapbook Sundogs (Parallel Press, 2006), is archived here.