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- Created 28 April 1962; Published 23 January 2009John Nason Convocation Prior to Inauguration
Upon President Gould's retirement, John W. Nason is introduced to the students of Carleton during a convocation prior to his inauguration as the new president of the college. He gives a short speech.
- Created 25 April 1962; Published 23 January 2009Dr. Kenneth Boulding: "Warlessness"
Dr. Kenneth Boulding gives a speech at Carleton about the disruptive forces of missile technology and the current efforts to achieve "warlessness".
- Created 13 January 1961; Published 21 June 2006Convocation: Albert Camus - The Exile and The Kingdom
- Created 19 May 1954; Published 25 February 2008Speech: Donald J. Cowling
This audio file contains an 8-minute excerpt from a speech made by Donald J. Cowling on May 20, 1954 to commemorate the founding of Spiritual Mobilization, an independent Christian-libertarian movement started by Reverend James W. Fifield against the Christian-liberal “Social Gospel” movement of the 1930s.
- Published 28 February 2008The Strike at Carleton
"The Strike at Carleton" Radio Broadcast. 1970
- Published 21 March 2008Final Speech from President John Nason
In address to the Alumni Association, President Nason discusses the tumultuous years of his presidency in his final formal speech on campus. As his last talk, this speech ends his career as an educator. 05/1970
- Published 5 June 2008Herbert Aptheker - "The Civil War - A Marxist Interpretation"
Herbert Aptheker gives a talk called "The Civil War - A Marxist Interpretation," which is about the origins and nature of the U.S. Civil War. 1963
- Published 22 October 2008Alumni Admissions Representatives Training Conference
Alumni are trained at Carleton during a weekend-long convention to be admissions representatives and interviewers in their communities.
- Published 7 March 2008Convocation: John Nason - Some Reflections on the Carleton Scene
President John Nason (1962 to 1970) addesess at the convocation; the speech is entitled “Some Reflections on the Carleton Scene.” 01/1963
- Published 24 March 2008Senior Convocation: John Nason Baccalaureate Address
President John Nason inspires graduating seniors to gain some perspective on their entry into the world. He tells the class that their college experience should not only be about grades and appropriate coursework as steps toward a career. It is meant to produce well-rounded individuals and to protect students from becoming too specialized too early. Carleton is an encouraging environment to help a student to find and express his or her convictions. Graduates should use their well-rounded education as a way to better understand their fellow man or woman. 1963 Spring.
- Published 25 March 2008Convocation: Owen Jenkins - In Defense of the Student
Owen Jenkins, Carleton English professor, outlines his speech into four parts as an appropriate exercise in rhetoric. Taking on the rhetoric techniques of Socrates, Jenkins performs a humorous dialogue with Geo and ‘Faculty Member’ to define what a Carleton education is. 1963 Spring.
- Published 23 May 2008Convocation: Thomas Banyacya - Hopi Ways of LIving at Peace with Nature
Thomas Banyacya, a Native American of the Hopi tribe, talks about the Hopi worldview, with spirituality and nature at the center of their traditions and ritual practices. 1974
- Published 7 January 2009Commencement 1970
The beginning of Commencement for Carleton Class of 1970. Incomplete recording.
- Published 9 January 2009Alumni Reunion, The War Years
Introduction and speeches from an alumni reunion from the classes who attended Carleton during World War II
- Published 14 January 2009Science and Man's Culture Symposium
Two speakers, Harvey Brooks and John Platt, at give lectures at Carleton about modern society in conjunction with technology for the Science and Men's Culture Symposium