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  • Acclaimed chamber pianist, Lydia Artymiw
    February 6, 2014

    Concert Presented by Distinguished Pianist Lydia Artymiw

    On Sunday, Feb. 9 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to a piano performance by distinguished guest artist Lydia Artymiw, performing a diverse program of works by Mozart and Schumann, along with a selection of works by Ukranian composers. This performance, held in the Carleton College Concert Hall, is free and open to the public.

  • Psychologist and Author Dr. Joy DeGruy
    February 3, 2014

    Renowned Psychologist Joy DeGruy, Author of ‘Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome,’ to Present Black History Month Convocation

    Renowned educator, psychologist, and social worker Joy DeGruy, author of “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing,” will present the Carleton College weekly convocation on Friday, Feb. 7 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. DeGruy will discuss her book, which addresses the residual impact of trauma on African Descendants in the Americas. This event, commemorating Black History Month, is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed online at

  • Tournees Film Festival
    January 30, 2014

    Carleton Awarded Grant to Host Contemporary French Film Festival

    Carleton College is once again partnering with FACE, the French American Cultural Exchange, to present the Tournées Film Festival, bringing five acclaimed contemporary French films to the campus and the Northfield community. 

    The Tournées Festival offers a wide variety of films that represent the best of contemporary French cinema. The films span generational and geographic borders, offer a range of genres and subjects, and showcase innovations in both style and storytelling. There are films by first-time directors alongside those from respected and revered figures in French cinema. 

    The films will be shown in French with English subtitles. Carleton College faculty members will provide a brief introduction prior to each film. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema and are free and open to the public.

  • Never Let Me Go (2010, directed by Mark Romanek)
    January 29, 2014

    Carleton Invites Public to Screening and Discussion of the Critically Acclaimed Film, “Never Let Me Go”

    Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema, the public is invited to a special screening and discussion of the critically acclaimed film, “Never Let Me Go” (2010, rated ‘R’). Based on best-selling novel of the same name by Kazuo Ishiguro (“The Remains of the Day”), the film is a remarkable story of love, loss and hidden truths. Following the screening of the movie, Alan Rubenstein, senior consultant to the President’s Council on Bioethics and Hanson Scholar in Ethics, will lead a discussion. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Public radio host and producer, Marco Werman
    January 24, 2014

    Convocation Discusses the Significant Role of Public News Broadcasting

    Marco Werman, host and senior producer of Public Radio International’s “The World” will present Carleton’s weekly convocation on Friday, Jan. 31 from 10:50 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Stories, Not Punditry,” Werman’s presentation is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at

  • Professor of English Timothy Raylor
    January 24, 2014

    Carleton Celebrates 300 Years of Sterne’s Seminal Novel with a Marathon Reading of Tristram Shandy

    In commemoration of Anglo-Irish humorist and novelist Laurence Sterne’s 300th birthday, Carleton College will hold a 24-hour marathon reading of “The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy: Gentleman” on January 29 and 30. Faculty, students and staff, including President Steve Poskanzer, will gather on the north balcony of the Sayles Hill Campus Center and take turns reading from this classic book, beginning at 12:50 p.m. on January 29 non-stop until 11:50 a.m. on January 30. The marathon reading will conclude with a celebration featuring cake and conversation.

  • Professor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
    January 22, 2014

    Winter Herbert P. Lefler Lecture Discusses Asia’s Influence on Political Activism in the U.S.

    Author and historian Judy Tzu-Chun Wu will present Carleton College’s Winter 2013-14 Herbert P. Lefler Lecture on Monday, Jan. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall Room 305. Wu’s presentation, entitled “Eldridge Cleaver Goes to Pyongyang, Hanoi, and Peking: Afro-Asian Internationalism and Radical Orientalism,” is free and open to the public.

  • “Remembering Nokutela,” a film by Professor Chérif Keita
    January 22, 2014

    Carleton presents Area Premiere of “Remembering Nokutela,” Latest Film by Professor Chérif Keita

    Carleton College will present the area’s premiere screening of “Remembering Nokutela,” the latest documentary film by Professor of French and Francophone Studies Chérif Keita, on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. The film, screened as part of the College’s International Film Forum, and co-sponsored by the Carleton Humanities Center, chronicles Keita’s four-year-long journey to uncover the story of Nokutela Dube (1873-1917), the long-forgotten woman pioneer of the liberation movement in South Africa. A question and answer session with Keita will follow the screening. The film is suitable for all audiences and the screening is free and open to the public.

  • January 21, 2014

    Public Invited to Snowshoe Walk Under The Stars

    The public is invited to a winter field trip in the Carleton College Cowling Arboretum. Join Arboretum Director Nancy Braker and Astronomy Professor Joel Weisberg for a Snowshoe Walk Under The Stars on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and children are welcome. In the event of extreme weather conditions or heavy cloud coverage, the event will be rescheduled for Jan. 28 or 29.

  • January 21, 2014

    Faculty Recital Features ‘The Antique Trombone’

    Sunday, Jan. 26 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to a Carleton College faculty recital paying tribute to ‘The Antique Trombone.’ Featuring performances by Ron Rodman, professor of music and director of the Carleton Symphony Band, along with guests Stella Fritzell and Mikyla Carpenter, as well as the Carleton Trombones and the Northfield Trombones. This special tribute to ‘The Antique Trombone’ will take place in the Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.

  • January 21, 2014

    Carleton presents Weekly International Film Forum

    Carleton College is hosting a weekly International Film Forum, with screenings held every Thursday (while classes are in session) beginning at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Featuring films from all around the world, these screenings are free and open to the public.

  • Immigration 101: Panel Forum on Minnesota's New Immigration Laws
    January 19, 2014

    Immigration 101: Panel Forum CANCELLED Due to Severe Winter Weather

    Due to severe winter weather, tonight's panel discussion entitled “Immigration 101,” a look at Minnesota’s new immigration laws and what they mean for Northfield students, families and employers, HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Event organizers apologize for any inconvenience and ask your assistance in helping to spread the word about this cancellation. The event will be rescheduled at a future date.