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  • January 14, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Christine Lac to be President-Elect of AATF-Minnesota

    Christine Lac, Senior Lecturer in French, was elected Second Vice-President (President-elect) of the American Association of Teachers of French-Minnesota at the annual meeting on April 17. The association serves educators in French in grades K through 16.

  • Faust by Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov
    January 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Carleton presents the Midwest premiere of new film by acclaimed Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov

    As part of its ongoing International Film Forum, Carleton College is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of a new film by acclaimed Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov. Faust (2011, 140 minutes) will be screened on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. This event is free and open to the public.

  • January 10, 2014 at 12:48 am

    Home Sweet Home

    My first several days back at Carleton.

     

  • Scott Carpenter
    January 2, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Carpenter's Acclaimed Novel Selected for Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2013 List

    "Theory of Remainders," the acclaimed novel by professor of French Scott Dominic Carpenter, has been selected for the esteemed Kirkus Reviews' "Best Books of 2013" List. Applauding the work for its “fully realized characters” and “remarkable fluency of language,” the national trade reviewer asserts that Carpenter’s “extensive comprehension of French culture and history make this literary novel a stellar achievement.” The book is one of a small number to receive the distinction.

  • Fred Hagstrom
    January 2, 2014 at 9:10 am

    Hagstrom Named 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award Winner

    Fred Hagstrom, Humphrey Doermann Professor of Liberal Learning and Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Art, has been named the 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award Winner for his new piece entitled "Passage." This annual award, presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) and the Minnesota Book Awards, recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work, demonstrated proficiency and quality in the book arts through three pieces of supporting previous work, as well as an ongoing commitment and significant contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community.

  • November 26, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Mix Master

    Carleton professor and musicologist Andy Flory discovered his passion for Motown as a grad student. Recently, he produced a 40th anniversary reissue of Marvin Gaye’s 1972 soundtrack album, Trouble Man.

  • November 26, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Art Stories

    Imagine being turned loose in a museum’s art collection and allowed to select your favorite pieces.

  • November 23, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Adventures in Academia

    The six faculty members who received tenure in 2013 tell us about new developments in their fields.

  • November 14, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Arb Revoir

    In recent visits to our beautiful, crisp, November Arboretum, I find myself doing quite a bit of reflection.  As a senior whose next two terms are pulling me away from the Arboretum towards other work-related pursuits, this is the last time I will be writing Arb notes.

  • Semaphore Fall Performance
    November 12, 2013 at 12:17 am

    Photo Feature: Semaphore Fall Performance

    This weekend, Semaphore, Carleton's Repertory Dance Company, presented their annual concert. Semaphore provides advanced dance students with the opportunity to hone their skills, develop as performers, and participate in professional-level dances. This concert featured student-choreographed work along with other pieces. Student photographer, Nina Shapiro, was on hand to capture the event.

  • November 9, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Donna Ricks Voted MIAC Women’s Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year

    Following her squad’s victorious performance at last weekend’s MIAC Championships, Donna Ricks was selected by her peers as the 2013 MIAC Women's Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year. This is her seventh conference coaching award, having won for cross country on five previous occasions and indoor track and field once.