Audio/Video Archives

Beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year, convocation audio files are archived separately from video files. View the audio archives.

Convocation: Jesse Ventura

Created 13 September 1999; Published 3 March 2003

Highlight from Govenor Ventura's speech: "Life Advice." See also: Campus Speakers: Jesse Ventura, 9/13/99
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Other Items

  • Created 10 May 2002; Published 27 February 2003
    Convocation: Mary-Claire King '67
    In the jigsaw world of human genetics, Mary-Claire King '67 found a crucial piece that helps solve the mystery of breast cancer. A pioneer in the field of genetics, she is an activist for the use of biology as a means of helping those who have been oppressed. Sponsored by the Frank and Jean Chesley Lectureship Fund.
  • Created 3 May 2002; Published 28 February 2003
    Convocation: Chiqui Cartagna
    Since the mid 1980s, Chiqui Cartagna has gained a prominent role in the creation of Spanish television and journalism. In addition to being producer of a variety of television news and talk shows, she has been a reporter for the Spanish-language version of the Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald. She has held positions as the senior editor for People En Espanol and has developed a series of TV Guide products in Spanish. Sponsored by the Carleton Latino American Students Organization (LASO).
  • Created 26 April 2002; Published 27 February 2003
    Convocation: Jamie Monson
    Carleton Associate Professor of History Jamie Monson discusses her current project, funded by the Carnegie Foundation. The project's focus is the history of a railway built by the Chinese in Tanzania in the 1970s. The project has a number of rich dimensions including environmental history, rural development, African-Chinese relations, and cultural change.
  • Created 12 April 2002; Published 28 February 2003
    Convocation: Winona LaDuke
    Internationally renowned Native American Indian activist Winona LaDuke spoke at Convocation. She founded and serves as campaign director for the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental advocacy and cultural organization. Sponsored by the Carleton American Native Peoples Organization (ANPO).
  • Created 19 October 2001; Published 27 February 2003
    Convocation: Bill Richardson
    Bill Richardson, former secretary of energy and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, gave a convocation address titled "New Challenges."
  • Created 29 October 1999; Published 28 February 2003
    Convocation: George Will on American Creed and Government
  • Created 29 October 1999; Published 28 February 2003
    Convocation: George Will on Expansion of the Federal Government
  • Created 29 October 1999; Published 28 February 2003
    Convocation: George Will on Prosperity and Volatility
  • Created 13 September 1999; Published 3 March 2003
    Convocation: Jesse Ventura
    Highlight from Govenor Ventura's speech: "Earning It"
  • Created 13 September 1999; Published 3 March 2003
    Convocation: Jesse Ventura
    Highlight from Govenor Ventura's speech: "Education." See also: Campus Speakers: Jesse Ventura, 9/13/99
  • Created 13 September 1999; Published 3 March 2003
    Convocation: Jesse Ventura
    Highlight from Govenor Ventura's speech: "Having Fun." See also: Campus Speakers: Jesse Ventura, 9/13/99
  • Created 13 September 1999; Published 3 March 2003
    Convocation: Jesse Ventura
    Highlight from Govenor Ventura's speech: "Life Advice." See also: Campus Speakers: Jesse Ventura, 9/13/99
  • Created 5 February 1999; Published 6 November 2008
    Convocation: Barack Obama: Politics, Race and the Common Good

    Barack Obama is a civil rights attorney, author, lecturer, community development specialist, the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review, and an Illinois state senator. He was the Convocation Speaker for Black History Month at Carleton College's Skinner Memorial Chapel on February 5, 1999.

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