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  • Ian Barbour
    May 9, 2014

    Carleton Event Honors Late Professor and Scholar, Ian Barbour

    On Wednesday, May 14, the public is invited to a special event honoring late professor and renowned scholar, Ian Barbour. Entitled “Ian Barbour and the Future of Religion and Science,” the event celebrates the intellectual legacy of long-time Northfield resident and internationally respected theologian Ian Barbour, the Carleton College Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Emeritus, who passed away in December 2013. This event will take place in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 

  • Violinist and oud player, Yair Dalal
    May 5, 2014

    Carleton Presents an Evening of Traditional and Contemporary Arab and Iraqi Music

    Acclaimed musician Yair Dalal, violinist and oud player, will present an evening of traditional and contemporary Arab and Iraqi Jewish music on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. in the Carleton College Great Hall. This performance of unique world music is free and open to the public. 

  • May 5, 2014

    Symphony Band presents its Spring Concert

    The Carleton Symphony Band presents its spring concert on Sunday, May 11 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The program will feature music by Michael Markowski, James Gillette, John Adams, and the famous Symphony in B-flat, composed in 1933 by French composer Paul Fauchet. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Argentine novelist, screenwriter and film critic Alan Pauls
    May 5, 2014

    Christopher U. Light Lectureship Presents Argentine Novelist, Screenwriter and Critic, Alan Pauls

    Carleton College is pleased to present Argentine novelist, screenwriter and critic Alan Pauls on Monday, May 12 at 6 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Pauls’ appearance is part of the College’s Christopher U. Light Lectureship series, designed to bring renowned artists from all genres to campus. His talk, entitled “The Depth of my Depths,” is free and open to the public.

  • North Indian musical virtuoso Shujaat Husain Khan
    May 5, 2014

    World-Class Indian Musicians to Perform in Concert

    Shujaat Husain Khan and Samir Chatterjee, world-class virtuosos of the sitar and tabla, will perform together in concert on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. This not-to-be-missed musical performance is free and open to the public.

  • Activist and entrepreneur Sean Carasso
    May 5, 2014

    Convocation Underscores the Power of Social Activism

    Falling Whistles co-founder Sean Carasso, a young and influential social entrepreneur and activist, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, May 9 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “The Power of the Individual: Youth Movements and Social Change," Carasso’s presentation will focus on the growing success of Falling Whistles, a global peace campaign designed to help the victims of the Congo war.  This event is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Scholar and professor, Wendy Doniger
    Photo: University of Chicago
    May 2, 2014

    Esteemed Scholar Wendy Doniger to present Carleton’s 2014 Lindesmith Lecture

    Esteemed scholar Wendy Doniger will present the 2014 Lindesmith Lecture at Carleton College on Thursday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Entitled “Freedom of Speech in India, from the Vedas to the Present,” Doniger’s lecture will address issues of censorship in India. Considered one of the world’s leading scholars in Hinduism, Sanskrit, and Indian textual traditions, The Washington Post calls Doniger “a feisty and exhilarating teacher.” This event is free and open to the public.

  • 5K for HOPE
    May 1, 2014

    3rd Annual 5K for HOPE to Support Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

    The public is invited to participate in the third annual 5K for HOPE, a run/walk to benefit the HOPE Center, on Saturday, May 10 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Carleton College Recreation Center. Proceeds from this event will support the HOPE Center, whose mission is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. The HOPE Center is located in Faribault and serves all of Rice County. The 5K for HOPE is open to all!

    Participants can register online at: https://apps.carleton/edu/campus/gsc/5kforhope/.

  • April 28, 2014

    International Festival Celebrates Carleton's Global Diversity

    Carleton College’s International Festival, a yearly event showcasing the diversity of the student body and featuring food, workshops and events from around the globe, will take place Saturday, May 3 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Commons. This popular event is free and open to the public.

  • Race by David Mamet
    April 26, 2014

    Carleton Players present acclaimed playwright David Mamet’s explosive drama, Race

    The Carleton Players will present acclaimed American playwright David Mamet's explosive drama, Race, with performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2-3 and 9-10 in the Weitz Center for Creativity Theater. Directed by David Wiles, Race forces audiences to consider their own beliefs regarding race, sex and guilt. The thought-provoking play questions numerous assumptions and stereotypes of American society and race relations. Performances are free and open to the public but reservations are recommended and can be made online.

  • Kao Kalia Yang, Carleton Class of 2003
    April 26, 2014

    Award-Winning Minnesota Writer Kao Kalia Yang to present Carleton Convocation

    Acclaimed Minnesota writer and community activist Kao Kalia Yang, member of the Carleton Class of 2003, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, May 2 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Yang's appearance is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • April 26, 2014

    Carleton Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Carleton College will observe Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 27, at 5 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky and will include a vigil and reading of names. Louis Newman, Professor of Religious Studies, will present "Moral and Theological Reflections on the Holocaust" as a part of the commemoration. This event is free and open to the public.