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  • Cornelia Chesley Lang, professor of physics & astronomy
    October 2, 2014

    2014 Chesley Lecture Journeys to the Center of the Milky Way

    Carleton College’s 2014 Chesley Lecture in Physics and Astronomy will “Journey to the Center of the Milky Way.” Presented by University of Iowa professor Cornelia Chesley Lang, the annual lecture will be held Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Olin Hall Room 149. Following her presentation, if skies are clear, attendees are invited to a telescopic observation of the Milky Way in the Goodsell Observatory. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Author and columnist, Daisy Hernández
    September 29, 2014

    Carleton’s Latino American Heritage Convocation reflects on Colombian and Cuban influences in an exploration of family, language and identity

    Author and columnist Daisy Hernández will present Carleton College’s Latino American Heritage Convocation on Friday, Oct. 3 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled "Feminism, Sofia Vergara, and Writing about Familia: A Talk on Media Representations,” Hernández will reflect on her Colombian and Cuban heritage in an exploration of family, language and identity. Carleton Convocations are free and open to the public; they are also recorded and archived online.

  • Author and environmentalist Barry Lopez
    September 29, 2014

    Carleton presents renowned author and environmentalist Barry Lopez

    Carleton College is pleased to present renowned author and environmentalist Barry Lopez on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Boliou Hall Auditorium. Lopez will give a talk entitled “The Writer and Social Responsibility,” followed by a short Q & A session and a book signing

  • September 29, 2014

    Music Lecture Highlights 70 Years of Aaron Copland’s ‘Appalachian Spring’

    Guest lecturer Annegret Fauser of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will present “Americana, War & Globalization: Seventy Years of Aaron Copland’s ‘Appalachian Spring’” on Thursday, Oct. 2 from Noon to 1 p.m. in the Music Hall Room 103. Fauser, a renowned musicologist, is the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Adjunct Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at UNC. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Professor Stephen M. Walt
    September 24, 2014

    Lecture by Harvard Professor Uncovers Failures in U.S. Foreign Policies

    Harvard Kennedy School professor of political science Stephen Walt will present a public lecture entitled “Follies & Fiascos: Why Does U.S. Foreign Policy Keep Failing?” on Monday, Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 236, on the Carleton College campus. A reception with light refreshments will follow Walt’s lecture.

  • National Theatre Live's production of "MEDEA"
    September 24, 2014

    Weitz Center for Creativity hosts National Theatre Live Screening of “MEDEA”

    Carleton College is pleased to present a public screening of the National Theatre Live’s production of MEDEA on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. This event is free and open to the public; no reservations are necessary.

  • September 24, 2014

    Bookstore’s October Madness Inventory Reduction Sale Slashes Prices on All In-Stock General Reading Books

    Readers Rejoice! As the Carleton College Bookstore prepares to transfer its operations management to Barnes & Noble College Stores, it will hold a massive inventory reduction sale offering half-off all in-stock general reading books. The “October Madness! Inventory Reduction Sale!” will take place daily Monday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 4. All sales are final and 50% off discounts are offered in-store only (orders, online sales, and additional discounts are excluded).

  • Passenger Pigeon Portrait by L. A. Fuertes
    September 24, 2014

    Cowling Arboretum Hosts Passenger Pigeon Commemoration

    Carleton’s Cowling Arboretum invites the public to a Passenger Pigeon Commemoration on Sunday, Sept. 28 beginning at 4 p.m. The event, taking place on the north lawn of Olin Hall on the Carleton campus, will feature history, readings, and treats.

  • Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa '05
    September 16, 2014

    Award-winning Poet and Musician Stephen Kampa ’05 to Appear

    Award-winning poet and musician Stephen Kampa, a member of the Carleton Class of 2005, will appear at the College on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Kampa will read from and sign copies of his poetry collections, which will be available for purchase at the event.

  • Professor of Economics, Stephen Strand
    September 16, 2014

    Economics Professor Stephen Strand to Present Annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation

    Designed to stimulate student reflection on the nature of liberal arts and a liberal arts approach to learning, this year’s annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation will be presented by Carleton College professor of economics, Stephen Strand. Entitled “Either Appear As You Are, Or Be As You Appear,” Strand’s presentation will highlight the ways which scholars ask questions, discover and evaluation information, and effectively and ethically construct arguments.

    This event takes places Friday, Sept. 26 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel and is free and open to the public. His presentation will also be recorded and archived for listening online atgo.carleton.edu/convo/.

  • Carleton College Dean of Students, Hudlin Wagner
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    September 15, 2014

    Carleton Dean of Students Wagner Announces Retirement

    Hudlin Wagner, vice president for student development and dean of students at Carleton College, has announced her retirement, effective at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

    Wagner, who arrived at Carleton as associate dean of students in 1990, has served in her current role since 2005.

  • September 12, 2014

    Carleton presents Weekly International Film Forum

    Area film aficionados mark your calendars: Carleton College is pleased to host a weekly International Film Forum, with screenings held Monday evenings at 7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema. Featuring films from all around the world, the series premieres September 22 and screenings are free and open to the public.