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  • Mark Juergensmeyer, director of global and international studies and professor of sociology and religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB),
    February 12, 2005

    Global Religions Expert Mark Juergensmeyer to Speak

    Mark Juergensmeyer, director of global and international studies and professor of sociology and religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), will present a speech titled “From Bhindranwale to Bin Ladin—The Global Rise of Religious Violence” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 at Carleton College’s Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Stanley Engerman, the John Munro Professor of Economics and professor of history at the University of Rochester
    February 12, 2005

    Renowned Scholar Engerman to Speak on American Slavery

    Stanley Engerman, the John Munro Professor of Economics and professor of history at the University of Rochester in New York, will give Carleton College’s 2004-05 Phi Beta Kappa lecture titled “Slavery and its Aftermath in the United States” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • David Welna '80, congressional correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR)
    February 11, 2005

    NPR Washington Correspondent David Welna to Speak

    David Welna, congressional correspondent for National Public Radio and a 1980 Carleton graduate, will present a convocation titled “Covering the 21st Century Congress: Terror, War and One-Party Rule” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Book Cover of "Light: Stories of Urban Resurrection" by R. Kayeen Thomas '06
    February 11, 2005

    Student Author to Give Reading from First Book

    R. Kayeen Thomas, a Carleton College junior, will read from his book titled “Light: Stories of Urban Resurrection” at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. A book signing and refreshments will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Book cover of "The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar" by Robert Alexander
    February 11, 2005

    Bestselling Author Alexander to be Featured at Signing and Discussion

    Robert Alexander, the author of the national bestseller “The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar,” will host a discussion and book signing at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the First United Church of Christ in Northfield. The event is a part of the Northfield Reads! Series, sponsored by the Carleton College Bookstore, St. Olaf College Bookstore, River City Books and the Northfield Public Library. It is free and open to the public.

  • Frances Moore Lappé , author of “Diet for a Small Planet"
    February 11, 2005

    Author Frances Moore Lappé to Speak

    Frances Moore Lappé, author of "Diet for a Small Planet," will present a convocation titled "Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet" at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Yangtze River. Used by permission.
    Photo: Lois Connor
    February 11, 2005

    Art Gallery to Present Photography Exhibition

    Carleton College will present a photography exhibition of China’s Three Gorges Dam Region titled “Rising Waters: Ed Burtynsky and Lois Conner, Photographing China’s Three Gorges Dam Region” from Friday, Feb. 11 to Thursday, Mar. 10 at the Carleton College Art Gallery. In conjunction with the opening of the exhibition, Carleton students will present “Tales from Recent China Trips” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Gould Library Athenaeum and a Carleton student Chinese music ensemble will present “Silk and Bamboo Music” at 8:30 p.m. on the same evening at the Art Gallery. The events are free and open to the public.

  • February 10, 2005

    Carleton College Presents Benefit Performances of ‘The Vagina Monologues’

    Carleton College's Collective for Women's Issues will sponsor and present its sixth annual V-Day benefit production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 13 at Carleton's Concert Hall. The event is open to the public, with a suggested entrance donation of $5.

  • February 10, 2005

    Carleton to Present Martial Arts Exposition

    Students, staff and faculty of Carleton College will present an exposition of martial arts from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12 at Carleton College’s West Gym. An open house will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Jacob Needleman, professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University
    February 8, 2005

    Acclaimed Philosopher Jacob Needleman to Speak

    Jacob Needleman, professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University, will present convocation at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 at Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Linda Thornton
    February 7, 2005

    Carleton Appoints Linda Thornton Comptroller

    Linda Thornton, controller of the YMCA of Greater Saint Paul, has been appointed comptroller at Carleton College, effective February 28. She succeeds Beverlee DeCoux, who will retire after working at the College since 1973.

  • Don Feder
    February 4, 2005

    Conservative Columnist Don Feder to Speak

    Don Feder, longtime conservative columnist for The Boston Herald, will present a convocation titled “Does Our Security Require An International Crusade for Democracy?” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 4 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.