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  • Adeeb Khalid
    April 15, 2005

    Professor Adeeb Khalid Named Carnegie Scholar

    The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced that Adeeb Khalid, associate professor history at Carleton College, is one of 16 Carnegie Scholars for 2005. Each scholar will receive up to $100,000 over a two-year period to pursue research focusing on Islam and the modern world. The title of Khalid’s research is “Understanding Soviet Islam: The Roots of Contemporary Central Asia.” Carnegie Scholars receive

  • April 12, 2005

    Local Children’s Author Perry to Read at River City Books

    Local author Marie Fritz Perry will give a presentation about her book “A Gift for Sadia,” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at River City Books in downtown Northfield. A reading and book signing will follow the presentation. Both events are free and open to the public.

  • Beth (Lavin) Kendrick '98
    April 10, 2005

    Carleton Alumna to Present First Novel at River City Books

    Author Beth (Lavin) Kendrick will read from and sign copies of her book, “My Favorite Mistake,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at River City Books, located at 306 Division Street in downtown Northfield. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 9, 2005

    Carleton’s Veblen Trio to Present Recital

    Carleton College’s faculty string ensemble, The Veblen Trio, will present a recital on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m. in Carleton’s Concert Hall. The program will include “Trio in G, K564” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Trio in B, Opus 8” by Johannes Brahms. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Kate Wenner
    April 9, 2005

    Novelist and Journalist Kate Wenner to Speak on Writing With Passion

    Kate Wenner, a novelist and former television producer, will discuss the differences between writing journalism and writing fiction, the challenge of finding and nurturing the writing voice, and the power of the writing process to transform the reader and the writer in a convocation titled “The Passion to Write” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 15 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 8, 2005

    St. Olaf Professor Joseph Mbele to Read Selected Works at River City Books

    Joseph Mbele, professor of English and folklore at St. Olaf College, will read from and sign copies of his new book titled “Africans and Americans: Embracing Cultural Differences” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11 at River City Books. Mbele also will read selections from his earlier work “Mantengo Folktales” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16. Both events are free and open to the public.

  • April 8, 2005

    Acclaimed Japanese Musicians to Perform

    Kyokuichi Kai, Yoko Hiraoka and David Wheeler, three of the most outstanding senior performers of Japanese music, will give a concert titled “Sankyoku–The Splendor of Traditional Japanese Ensemble Music” at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Michael Medved, film critic and conservative commentator
    April 8, 2005

    Author and Film Critic Michael Medved to Give Convocation Address

    Michael Medved, a conservative talk radio host and film critic whose daily show emphasizes the interaction between politics and pop culture, will give a convocation address titled "Hollywood's Three Biggest Lies" at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 8, in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • VocalEssence Ensemble Singers (2005)
    April 8, 2005

    Renowned VocalEssence Ensemble Singers to Perform

    The VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, a world-renowned choral group directed by Philip Brunelle and Sigrid Johnson, will give a concert titled “The Sounds of Spring” at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. They will be joined by the Carleton Choirs under the direction of Lawrence Burnett, professor of music, as well as special guest narrator President Robert A. Oden Jr. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 7, 2005

    Martha Jamsa to Present Flute Recital

    Martha Jamsa, adjunct instructor in flute at Carleton College, will present a flute recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Carleton College’s Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • River City Books Logo
    April 6, 2005

    River City Books to Celebrate Third Anniversary

    River City Books, located at 306 Division Street in downtown Northfield, will be celebrating its third anniversary with special events from April 10-17. All the events are free and open to the public.

  • April 6, 2005

    Lawrence Archbold to Give Organ Recital

    Lawrence Archbold, the Enid and Henry Woodward College Organist and professor of music, will present the 13th recital in his continuing series “Exploring Organ Music” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.