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  • Rabbi Daniel Lapin
    April 23, 2004

    Noted Orthodox Rabbi Daniel Lapin to Speak at Carleton College

    Rabbi Daniel Lapin will present a convocation address titled “Restoring Respect for the Dignity and Morality of Business” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 30, in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 22, 2004

    Carleton Nationally Ranked in Merit Scholar Numbers

    Carleton was ranked 25th in the number of Merit Scholars who enrolled in 2003, according to the April 9 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. Carleton, the top liberal arts college on the list, enrolled 79 Merit Scholars in fall 2003. Overall, 8,254 freshman Merit Scholars enrolled in colleges and universities this year.

  • <p>The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra violinist Sarah Chang</p>
    April 22, 2004

    Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra to Give Concert at Carleton

    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, with guest conductor Joseph Silverstein and violinist Sarah Chang, will give a concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The program will include Mozart’s Symphony No. 33 in B-flat, K. 319, Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat for Strings, Op. 20, and Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53. The event is open to the public. Admission is free to all Carleton and St. Olaf College students, faculty, staff and alumni. A $10 admission fee ($7 for senior citizens and non-Carleton/St. Olaf students) will be charged for all other attendees

  • April 21, 2004

    Historian Christopher Schmidt To Speak

    Dartmouth College history instructor Christopher Schmidt will present a convocation address titled “The Making of Brown v. Board of Education” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 23 at Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Taiko (Japanese drum) performing artist Kenny Endo
    April 21, 2004

    Acclaimed Taiko Drummer Kenny Endo to Give Concert

    Internationally known taiko (Japanese drum) performing artist Kenny Endo will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23, at the Carleton College Concert Hall. Endo will be accompanied by Gao Hong, adjunct instructor in Chinese musical instruments on pipa (Chinese lute) and Dave Hagedorn, assistant professor of music at St. Olaf College, on percussion. The event, co-sponsored by Carleton’s Asian studies program and Committee for the Studies in the Arts, is free and open to the public.

  • Paulos Lin, author of the book “City of God” and professor at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
    April 21, 2004

    Foro Latinamericano Brings Author of 'City of God' to Carleton

    The first-ever Foro Latinamericano, presented by Carleton College’s Latin American studies program and focusing on Brazil, will take place on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24. Foro Latinoamericano provides the students, faculty and alumni of Carleton’s Latin American studies program, along with the community at large, the opportunity to participate in a major event involving contemporary Latin America.

  • April 20, 2004

    Carleton to Hold Seminar on Islam and Muslim Identity

    Carleton will hold a seminar on Islam on Saturday, April 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The event is titled “Islam and the Politics of Muslim Identity.” The speakers for the event are Shaykh Abdul Haqq Sazonoff and Paul Hardy. This event is about Muslim identity in America and the need for Muslims to tap into their rich tradition of spirituality so to answer controversial questions and polemics that have plagued them since September 11, 2001. There also will be a question and answer session at the end of the seminar. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Jason Matz
    April 20, 2004

    Jason Matz Appointed Endowment Manager

    Carleton College has announced that Jason B. Matz has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Investment Analyst, effective May 3. Matz comes to Carleton from Jeffrey Slocum & Associates in Minneapolis, where he served as Director of Global Equity Research.

  • Robert Bullard, an expert on environmental justice.
    April 19, 2004

    Environmental Justice Expert Robert Bullard to Speak

    Robert Bullard, an expert on environmental justice, will give a lecture titled “Confronting Environmental Racism” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 19, 2004

    David Biale to present Forkosh Lecture at Carleton

    David Biale, the Emanuel Ringelblum Professor of Jewish History at the University of California, Davis, will present the 2004 Forkosh Lecture in Judaic Studies at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, in Carleton College’s Severance Great Hall. The lecture is titled “Zealotry, Violence and the Zionist Quest for a Normal Jewish State.” This event is free and open to the public.

  • Jonathan Paradise, professor emeritus of Hebrew in the department of classical and Near Eastern studies at the University of Minnesota
    April 19, 2004

    Hebrew Poetry Expert Jonathan Paradise to Give Talk

    Jonathan Paradise, professor emeritus of Hebrew in the department of classical and Near Eastern studies at the University of Minnesota, will give a talk titled “Sacred Mirror: Reflections of the Bible in Modern Hebrew Poetry” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, in Carleton College’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The lecture marks the announcement of the winner of the first Paradise Israel Experience Scholarship, named for Paradise. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Barrie Osborne '66 with Teresa and President Robert Oden at special Carleton screening of "Lord of the Rings."
    April 16, 2004

    Oscar Winner Barrie Osborne to Speak at Carleton

    Barrie Osborne, producer of “The Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy and a 1966 Carleton graduate, will give a convocation address titled “Storytelling and Technology” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, April 16, at Carleton’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The address will discuss the role of special effects in advancing a narrative. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and priority will be given to Carleton students, faculty, staff and alumni.