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  • Writer and sociologist Azouz Begag
    May 20, 2004

    Algerian-French Author Azouz Begag to Give Lecture

    Writer and sociologist Azouz Begag will give a lecture titled “The French Model of Integration, Myth and Reality: Lessons from the American Experience” at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 in the Gould Library Athenaeum at Carleton College. A part of Carleton’s Christopher U. Light Lecture Series in the Arts and Literature, the event is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Carleton Orchestra to Perform Spring Concert

    The Carleton College Orchestra will perform its annual spring concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 28, in the Carleton Concert Hall. The concert program will feature the winner of the Concerto Competition, Carleton senior Hale Jacob, performing Mozart’s final piano concerto. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Professor Perry Mason to Present Carleton's Annual Honors Convocation

    Perry Mason, the John Sawyer Professor of Philosophy and Liberal Learning, will present a convocation address titled “In Praise of Honor” at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 28 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. This convocation will honor faculty and students for their personal and academic excellence over the past academic year. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 20, 2004

    Carleton Dance Companies To Perform

    The Carleton Semaphore Repertory Dance Company and the winter dance class will present their spring performances at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21 in Carleton's Arena Theater. The performances are free and open to the public.

  • David Wee, professor of English at St. Olaf College
    May 19, 2004

    David Wee to Speak at Carleton College

    David Wee, professor of English at St. Olaf College, will present a convocation address titled “Sport (Mostly Baseball) in Culture and the Curriculum: Seabiscuit and the Babe, Corked Bats and Teddy Ballgame, Dr. Strangelove and a Little Chin Music” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, May 21 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 19, 2004

    Choral Groups to Present Concert

    The Carleton Singers, Bella Cantemus and Cantatores Exquisiti choral groups, directed by Gerald Rubino, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 21 at the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 18, 2004

    Carleton Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

    Carleton has been named the recipient of an $800,000 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to fund student research, course development and laboratory equipment. HHMI press release

  • May 17, 2004

    Carleton Jazz Ensemble to Give Concert

    The Carleton Jazz Ensemble, directed by David Singley, lecturer in music, will give its spring concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 17, 2004

    African American Pastor, Choir and Dancers to Lead Service at Carleton

    Reverend William Watson III and the Celestial Choir and Praise Dancers will lead a service titled “African American Urban Church Experience,” at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 23 at Carleton’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 17, 2004

    Garden Designer David Slawson to Speak

    David Slawson, designer of Carleton’s Japanese garden, will present a lecture titled “Creating Artistic Gardens the Japanese Way” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 17 in the Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Thadious Davis, the Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University.
    May 16, 2004

    Southern Literature Scholar Thadious Davis to Speak

    Thadious Davis, the Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, will present a lecture titled “The Race for Memory: Raced Property as Monument in William Faulkner’s ‘Go Down, Moses’ ” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24 in the Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Marian Peterson Neutra '60
    May 13, 2004

    Carleton Announces Honorary Degree Recipients

    Carleton will honor artist Warren MacKenzie, Dr. Marian Neutra, a 1960 Carleton graduate, and Stanford professor Lyman Van Syke, a 1951 Carleton graduate, with honorary degrees during Commencement Exercises on Saturday, June 12.