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  • Public radio host and producer, Marco Werman
    January 24, 2014

    Convocation Discusses the Significant Role of Public News Broadcasting

    Marco Werman, host and senior producer of Public Radio International’s “The World” will present Carleton’s weekly convocation on Friday, Jan. 31 from 10:50 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Stories, Not Punditry,” Werman’s presentation is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Professor of English Timothy Raylor
    January 24, 2014

    Carleton Celebrates 300 Years of Sterne’s Seminal Novel with a Marathon Reading of Tristram Shandy

    In commemoration of Anglo-Irish humorist and novelist Laurence Sterne’s 300th birthday, Carleton College will hold a 24-hour marathon reading of “The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy: Gentleman” on January 29 and 30. Faculty, students and staff, including President Steve Poskanzer, will gather on the north balcony of the Sayles Hill Campus Center and take turns reading from this classic book, beginning at 12:50 p.m. on January 29 non-stop until 11:50 a.m. on January 30. The marathon reading will conclude with a celebration featuring cake and conversation.

  • Professor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
    January 22, 2014

    Winter Herbert P. Lefler Lecture Discusses Asia’s Influence on Political Activism in the U.S.

    Author and historian Judy Tzu-Chun Wu will present Carleton College’s Winter 2013-14 Herbert P. Lefler Lecture on Monday, Jan. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall Room 305. Wu’s presentation, entitled “Eldridge Cleaver Goes to Pyongyang, Hanoi, and Peking: Afro-Asian Internationalism and Radical Orientalism,” is free and open to the public.

  • “Remembering Nokutela,” a film by Professor Chérif Keita
    January 22, 2014

    Carleton presents Area Premiere of “Remembering Nokutela,” Latest Film by Professor Chérif Keita

    Carleton College will present the area’s premiere screening of “Remembering Nokutela,” the latest documentary film by Professor of French and Francophone Studies Chérif Keita, on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. The film, screened as part of the College’s International Film Forum, and co-sponsored by the Carleton Humanities Center, chronicles Keita’s four-year-long journey to uncover the story of Nokutela Dube (1873-1917), the long-forgotten woman pioneer of the liberation movement in South Africa. A question and answer session with Keita will follow the screening. The film is suitable for all audiences and the screening is free and open to the public.

  • January 21, 2014

    Public Invited to Snowshoe Walk Under The Stars

    The public is invited to a winter field trip in the Carleton College Cowling Arboretum. Join Arboretum Director Nancy Braker and Astronomy Professor Joel Weisberg for a Snowshoe Walk Under The Stars on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public and children are welcome. In the event of extreme weather conditions or heavy cloud coverage, the event will be rescheduled for Jan. 28 or 29.

  • January 21, 2014

    Faculty Recital Features ‘The Antique Trombone’

    Sunday, Jan. 26 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to a Carleton College faculty recital paying tribute to ‘The Antique Trombone.’ Featuring performances by Ron Rodman, professor of music and director of the Carleton Symphony Band, along with guests Stella Fritzell and Mikyla Carpenter, as well as the Carleton Trombones and the Northfield Trombones. This special tribute to ‘The Antique Trombone’ will take place in the Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.

  • January 21, 2014

    Carleton presents Weekly International Film Forum

    Carleton College is hosting a weekly International Film Forum, with screenings held every Thursday (while classes are in session) beginning at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Featuring films from all around the world, these screenings are free and open to the public.

  • Immigration 101: Panel Forum on Minnesota's New Immigration Laws
    January 19, 2014

    Immigration 101: Panel Forum CANCELLED Due to Severe Winter Weather

    Due to severe winter weather, tonight's panel discussion entitled “Immigration 101,” a look at Minnesota’s new immigration laws and what they mean for Northfield students, families and employers, HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Event organizers apologize for any inconvenience and ask your assistance in helping to spread the word about this cancellation. The event will be rescheduled at a future date.

  • The '53 Swingbillies
    January 19, 2014

    Carleton presents an Evening with The ’53 Swingbillies

    Carleton College is pleased to present a not-to-be-missed performance by The ’53 Swingbillies, taking place Friday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

  • January 19, 2014

    Public Invited to Screenings Hosted by Carleton Film Society

    The Carleton Film Society, a student-run organization that promotes arthouse films, presents weekly public screenings on Saturday evenings at 4:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Each film is preceded by an introduction from a Carleton professor or other guest speaker, and student-led discussions follow the screenings. Screenings are free and open to the public.

  • Dr. Sidney Wolff, Carleton Class of 1962
    January 19, 2014

    Carleton Convocation Explores The Universe

    Renowned astronomer Dr. Sidney Wolff, a member of the Carleton Class of 1962, will present the College’s weekly convocation on Friday, Jan. 24 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Exploring New Worlds,” Wolff’s presentation is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Faust by Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov
    January 14, 2014

    Carleton presents the Midwest premiere of new film by acclaimed Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov

    As part of its ongoing International Film Forum, Carleton College is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of a new film by acclaimed Russian director Aleksandr Sokurov. Faust (2011, 140 minutes) will be screened on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. This event is free and open to the public.