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  • Sustainable Spring Break travelers.
    March 24, 2005

    Sustainable Spring Break Journal

    From March 13-27, a small group of Carleton students will experience firsthand some of the problems facing the White Earth and Pine Ridge Indian reservations in Minnesota and South Dakota. The group will volunteer for their hosts and build links between communities struggling to keep their traditions alive as they shape them to function sustainably in the future. Along the way, they'll share their experiences and observations here. Sustainable Spring Break Journal

  • Catherine Manegold '77, English major
    March 24, 2005

    Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Catherine Manegold to Speak

    Catherine Manegold, award-winning former reporter for The New York Times and a 1977 Carleton graduate, will present convocation at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 1 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. Her presentation will address the reasons an effective, aggressive, independent and responsible press is crucial to the healthy functioning of a democracy in her presentation titled, “War on Words: Why an Ethical Press is NOT an Oxymoron.” The event is free and open to the public.

  • Jack El-Hai '79, English major
    March 23, 2005

    Alumnus and author Jack El-Hai '79 to Discuss 'The Lobotomist'

    Jack El-Hai, executive vice president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and a 1979 Carleton graduate, will read from his book titled “The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and his Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4, in the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • March 14, 2005

    Mock Trial Team Places Third at Nationals

    The Carleton Mock Trial team placed third overall in the Judge Parker division of the 2005 National Tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla. In addition, junior Wells Harrell was one of only five attorneys at the entire competition to receive recognition for a perfect score.

  • March 3, 2005

    Photographer Lois Conner to Speak on Three Gorges Dam

    Photographer Lois Conner will lecture at Carleton College in conjunction with the Art Gallery exhibition, “Rising Waters: Edward Burtynsky and Lois Conner. Photographing China’s Three Gorges Dam Region.” Titled “Travels with Camera along the Yangtze River,” Conner's slide presentation will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • March 2, 2005

    Choral Groups to Give Concert

    The Carleton Choirs will give a concert titled “Choral Kaleidoscope” at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 4 at Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • March 1, 2005

    Chinese Researcher Shaocong Zeng to Lecture

    Shaocong Zeng, associate professor and senior research fellow at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in Beijing, China, will give a lecture titled “Overseas Chinese Studies: From China’s Perspective” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 in the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum. Zeng will give his talk in Mandarin Chinese, and Naran Bilik, the Bernstein Visiting Professor of Anthropology at Carleton, will translate. The event is free and open to the public.

  • 2005 DVDfest Logo
    March 1, 2005

    Students Hold Annual DVD Fest

    Carleton students will hold the College's fourth annual DVD Fest at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, in Carleton’s Concert Hall.

  • Dan O’Brien, author and the 2004-05 Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor of Environmental and Technology Studies
    March 1, 2005

    Writer and Rancher Dan O’Brien to Speak

    Dan O'Brien, the Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor of Environmental and Technology Studies at Carleton College, will present a speech titled "A Template for Great Plains Restoration" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 28, 2005

    Carleton Orchestra and Pianist Nicola Melville to Give Concert

    Nicola Melville, an internationally known pianist and assistant professor of music at Carleton College and the Carleton College Orchestra, directed by Hector Valdivia, associate professor of music and the S. Eugene Bailey Director of the Orchestra, will give a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, at Carleton College’s Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 28, 2005

    Sri Lankan Scholar K. Tudor Silva to Speak

    K. Tudor Silva, professor of sociology at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka, will give a lecture titled “Globalization and Tsunami: Opportunities and Challenges for Shaping the Future of Sri Lanka” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2 in Carleton College’s Leighton Hall, Room 304. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Joseph C. Miller, the T. Cary Johnson Jr. Professor of History at the University of Virginia
    February 26, 2005

    Historian Joseph Miller to Speak

    Joseph C. Miller, the T. Cary Johnson Jr. Professor of History at the University of Virginia, will present a lecture titled “Beyond Blacks, Bondage and Blame: Africa’s Place in a Multi-Centric World History” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, in Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.