- April 28, 2005
Muslim students at Carleton College and St. Olaf College will co-sponsor an conference titled “Our Faith As We See It” from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at St. Olaf’s Buntrock Commons. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 23, 2005
The Carleton College off-campus studies office will present a celebration of off-campus studies photos titled “Visions and Voices” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at the Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 19, 2005
George Soule, professor emeritus of English, will give a lecture titled “The Death of John Wordsworth and the end of ‘The Prelude’ ” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 25 at the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 18, 2005
Faisal Alam, founder and former director of Al-Fatiha and an activist of Pakistani descent, will give a presentation titled “Hidden Voices: The Lives of Queer Muslims” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 at Carleton College’s Great Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 17, 2005
Mary Garrard, professor of art history at American University and a leading expert on feminist art, will present a speech titled “Artemisia’s Hand: Does Gender Play a Role in Distinguishing the Art of Artemisia Gentileschi from that of Her Father Orazi?” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at Carleton College’s Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 16, 2005
Meg Lowman, a tropical rainforest canopy biologist and professor at New College of Florida, will present a convocation titled “Life in the Treetops: Challenges in Tropical Biology” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 22 at Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- April 15, 2005
The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) has named Tricia Ferrett, professor of chemistry at Carleton College, as a 2005-2006 Carnegie Scholar. The 21 Scholars will work together to craft and share new models for teaching, learning, and research.
- April 15, 2005
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 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.
- April 10, 2005
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 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.
- April 9, 2005
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.