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  • February 25, 2005

    Symphony Band to Celebrate African American Composers

    The Carleton College Symphony Band, directed by Ronald Rodman, professor of music, will give a concert titled “The Black Band: Music by African American and African European Composers” at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25 at Carleton’s Concert Hall. The band will celebrate Black History Month by performing band compositions and transcriptions by African American and African European composers. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 22, 2005

    Glenn Davis to Speak on Medieval Culture

    Glenn Davis, professor of medieval literature and history of the English language at St. Cloud State University, will present a speech on medieval culture titled “Protective Measures in Anglo-Saxon England: An Introduction to the Sources” at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 18, 2005

    Mock Trial Team Earns Bid to Nationals

    The Carleton mock trial team has earned a bid to the 2005 National Mock Trial Tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla.

  • February 18, 2005

    Celebrated Author Chávez-Silverman to Give Reading

    Susana Chávez-Silverman, associate professor of romance languages and literatures at Pomona College in California, will give a reading from her book “Killer Crónicas: Bilingual Memories” at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 in Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 18, 2005

    Carleton Students Seek Understanding Through Joint Muslim and Jewish Services

    Carleton sophomore John Morse and juniors Sead Puskar and Jon Sulman, assistants in the Office of the Chaplain at Carleton College, will lead a joint Jewish Shabbat and Islamic Dhikr service at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.

  • February 18, 2005

    Carleton Players to Present ‘The Shape of Things’

    The Carleton Players will present Neil LaBute’s “The Shape of Things” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11 and 12, and Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18 and 19 at the Carleton College Arena Theater. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are highly recommended.

  • February 14, 2005

    Professor Nicholas Brown to Speak on Brazilian Music

    Nicholas Brown, assistant professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will present a speech titled “The Politics of Musical Form: Brazilian Popular Music and the Coup of 1964” at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.

  • 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.