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  • February 3, 2015

    Faculty & guest musicians present "eclectic music for unique sonorities"

    On Sunday, Feb. 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall, faculty and guest artists Gwen Anderson (horn), Connie Martin (double bass), and David Hagedorn (Xylosynth) will present a program of "eclectic music for unique sonorities."

  • February 3, 2015

    Former U.S. Foreign Service Officer to Speak on the Legacy of WWI

    Former U.S. Foreign Service Officer Tom Hanson will present "The Legacy of World War I" on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall Room 304 on the Carleton College campus. In light of the recent centennial of the war, Hanson's presentation is especially interesting and relevant.

  • World-renowned pianist Miki Aoki and violinist Rolf Haas
    February 2, 2015

    Carleton presents world-renowned musicians Rolf Haas and Miki Aoki in concert

    On Friday, Feb. 6 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall, Carleton College is pleased to present a special appearance by world-renowned musicians Rolf Haas on violin and Miki Aoki on piano. This rare appearance is free and open to the public.

  • February 2, 2015

    Danish architecture and design residency culminates with N55 project launch and reception

    The public is invited to celebrate the launch of a new collaborative project by Carleton art students along with members of the Danish architecture and design collective, N55, on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Perlman Teaching Museum of the Weitz Center for Creativity. This exhibit opening and reception with the artists is free and open to the public.

  • Professor and spoken word poet Javon Johnson
    February 2, 2015

    Spoken word poet Javon Johnson presents convocation merging race and gender theory with comedy and lyricism

    Spoken word poet Javon Johnson will present the weekly Carleton College Convocation address on Friday, Feb. 6 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled, "And, Your Kids Will Be Painted Black!,” Johnson’s presentation merges race and gender theory with comedy and lyricism. This event is free and open to the public. Convocations are also recorded and archived online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Gao Hong, adjunct instructor in Chinese musical instruments and one of the world’s foremost performers on the Chinese pipa (lute).
    January 28, 2015

    Faculty Recital Features Renowned Pipa Master, Gao Hong

    Renowned composer and pipa master Gao Hong invites the public to an evening of music and storytelling on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 8 to 9 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. Using the pipa, a pear-shaped traditional Chinese lute, Gao Hong will share her own personal adventures, using the versatile instrument to take the audience along a three-part journey beginning in old China and continuing to the musician’s life today. Entitled “Gao Hong on the Highway,” this fun and experimental concert is free and open to the public.

  • 2014-15 Carleton College Chess Team
    January 28, 2015

    Carleton Chess Club sweeps national championships

    At the annual Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships of 2014, the Carleton Chess Club came away with a flourish of three awards, having competed against the top schools in the nation. The tournament was held December 27-30, at the Hilton Garden Inn in South Padre Island, Texas.

  • Professor Peter Lawler
    January 23, 2015

    Lecture by noted professor asks, “Is Earth Our True Home?”

    On Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Carleton College Gould Library Athenaeum, noted professor Peter Lawler will present a lecture entitled, “Is Earth Our True Home? On Walker Percy, Carl Sagan, & ‘Interstellar.’” This event is free and open to the public.

  • Adam Falkner, founder and executive director of the Dialogue Arts Project
    January 23, 2015

    Convocation profiles the Dialogue Arts Project, using creative writing and art to generate dialogue about social identity and difference

    Adam Falkner, founder and executive director of the Dialogue Arts Project (DAP), will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, Jan. 30 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “How Can Writing Change the World,” Falkner’s presentation profiles the mission of DAP, an organization dedicated to using creative writing and the arts as tools for generating difficult dialogue across lines of social identity, conflict and difference. 

    This event is free and open to the public. Carleton convocations are also recorded and archived online at go.carleton.edu/convo.

  • January 20, 2015

    Carleton hosts public lecture on identifying—and battling—emerging infectious diseases

    On Monday, Jan. 26, Carleton College will present Dr. Christine Petersen, Director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases and associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, in a lecture focused on zoonotic and vector borne diseases and how they make a difference in human health. Petersen’s presentation, entitled “Bats, Bugs & Brucella: Why Someone in Emerging Infectious Diseases Pays Attention,” will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Olin Hall Room 141. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Dr. Lindsey Thomas, Hennepin County Medical Examiner
    January 19, 2015

    Carleton convocation goes behind the scenes with a Minnesota medical examiner in “CSI Minnesota”

    As part of its ongoing public convocation series, Carleton College is pleased to present Dr. Lindsey Thomas, assistant Hennepin County Medical Examiner, on Friday, Jan. 23. Entitled “CSI Minnesota: The True Story of Death Investigation,” Thomas’ presentation will take listeners behind the scenes in her work as a forensic pathologist for Minnesota’s largest and most populated county.

    Convocations held from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. They are  also recorded and archived online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Qiguang Zhao, Burton and Lily Levin Professor of Chines
    January 19, 2015

    Carleton professor shadows Marco Polo’s famous 13th-century journey from Venice to Beijing (and beyond) in the acclaimed mini-series, “Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey

    Carleton College is pleased to present a special screening of the acclaimed mini-series, “Marco Polo: A Very Modern Journey,” in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema January 25 and 29. Shot in epic cinematic style, the three-part series explores the philosophical and historical questions about East and West, then and now, as it contemplates the meaning and implications of Marco Polo’s infamous 13th-century journey from Venice to Beijing. The series follows Carleton professor Qiguang Zhao, Burton and Lily Levin Professor of Chinese, as he travels to Venice to chase the shadow of Marco Polo.