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  • Matt Ginsberg
    October 25, 2013

    Convocation to Focus on the Impact of Technology in Daily Life

    Innovative computer programmer and technology company founder Matt Ginsberg will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, Nov. 1 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. In his presentation, Ginsberg will examine the role technology plays in our daily lives, the future potential for technology, and how we all can and should adapt to this ever-changing world. This event is free and open to the public; convocations are also streamed online at go.carleton.edu/convo.

  • "The Dinner Party," an art installation by Judy Chicago
    October 23, 2013

    Art History Lecture Examines Iconic 1970s Feminist Artwork, ‘The Dinner Party’

    Acclaimed author Jane F. Gerhard will present a lecture entitled “From Controversy to Canonization: A Cultural History of Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party” on Wednesday, October 30 at 5 p.m. in Carleton College’s Boliou Hall, Room 104. Gerhard will discuss The Dinner Party's roots in early 1970s feminism, its reception among the art world establishment and general public, and its continuing ability to generate enthusiasm, life-changing perspectives, irritation and debate. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Happy Halloween
    October 22, 2013

    Community children (and their parents!) invited to the 15th annual "Halloween Knight"

    The Carleton College athletic department, coaches, and varsity student-athletes are pleased to announce the 15th Annual "Halloween 'KNIGHT'" Carnival to be held Sunday, Oct. 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. This year’s event will once again be held at Carleton’s Recreation Center.

  • Angela "Bay" Buchanan
    October 19, 2013

    Carleton Convocation Provides a Conservative Perspective on Immigration

    Political commentator Angela “Bay” Buchanan will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, Oct. 25 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “U.S. Immigration: The History and the Consequences," Buchanan’s presentation will provide a conservative perspective on the debate surrounding immigration policy in the United States. This event is free and open to the public; convocations are also streamed online and can be viewed at go.carleton.edu/convo.

  • Historian and author, Kate Brown
    October 19, 2013

    Carleton‘s Annual Herbert P. Lefler Lecture to Discuss the Impact of Plutonium Production

    Renowned historian Kate Brown will present the Carleton College Herbert P. Lefler Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall room 305.  Her presentation, entitled “Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters,” is free and open to the public.

  • Mary Savina
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    October 16, 2013

    Savina Honored With Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

    Mary Savina, the Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology at Carleton College, has been awarded the Undergraduate Research Mentor Award from the Geosciences division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). The awardee is an individual who serves as a role model for productive and transformative student-faculty mentoring relationships and for maintaining a sustained and innovative approach to the enterprise of undergraduate research. The award will be formally presented at the Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver, Colo., in October.

  • Ele Hansen
    October 14, 2013

    Public Invited to ‘A Celebration of Ele Hansen’s Life and Legacy’

    Carleton College invites all members of the Northfield community to join Ele Hansen’s family and friends—along with former students, athletes, and colleagues—at ‘A Celebration of Ele Hansen’s Life and Legacy’ on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Following a special service of remembrance, participants are invited to the Great Hall for a Memorial Reception.

  • Bob Daily, Carleton Class of 1982
    October 14, 2013

    Carleton Convocation Chronicles Journey from Northfield to Hollywood

    Award-winning television writer and producer Bob Daily, Carleton College Class of 1982, will present the College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, Oct. 18 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Adventures in Television: My Journey From Carleton to Hollywood (with Cameo Appearances by Elvis and Schiller),” Daily’s presentation will highlight his unique professional path, taking him from the Nourse Little Theater to the stages of "Frasier" and "Desperate Housewives," with stops along the way at a Texas comedy club, Spy magazine, the Nickelodeon cartoon show "Rugrats," and an Elvis impersonator convention.  This event is free and open to the public. Carleton’s convocations are also streamed online and can be viewed at go.carleton.edu/convo.

  • Award-winning Israeli filmmaker, Noemi Schory
    Photo: Courtesy of The Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist Program
    October 13, 2013

    Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Noemi Schory to present Carleton College Forkosh Family Lecture in Judaic Studies

    Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Noemi Schory will present the Carleton College Forkosh Family Lecture in Judaic Studies on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Her presentation, entitled “Historic Memory or Memory of History,” is free and open to the public.

  • Jeff Appelquist, Carleton Class of 1980
    October 13, 2013

    Award-winning author and historian Jeff Appelquist ’80 to present compelling lecture on the Battle of Gettysburg

    The Carleton College Department of History, along with the Northfield Historical Society, will present “Moment of Truth: The Battle of Gettysburg” on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Room 230. This compelling lecture will be presented by Jeff Appelquist, Carleton Class of 1980, author of three award-winning books including Sacred Ground: Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg & the Little Bighorn. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Leo Chavez
    October 9, 2013

    Latinos and Immigration Reform Topic of Weekly Convocation Series

    Leo Chavez, professor of anthropology at the University of California-Irvine, will offer an anthropological view of immigration at Carleton College’s weekly convocation series on Friday, October 11 at 10:50 a.m. in Skinner Memorial Chapel. Chavez’s presentation, entitled “Latinos and Immigration Reform,” will analyze the myths and facts of immigration, in addition to representations and misrepresentations of Latinos in the media. The talk is streamed live and available for on-demand viewing.

  • Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler
    Photo: Jay Blakesberg
    October 5, 2013

    Carleton College to Present Renowned Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler

    Carleton College is pleased to present world-renowned cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, along with pianist Nicola Melville, in a multi-media performance of music, electronics and video on Friday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall.