Schedule of Lectures & Conversations
Carleton Connects: The Weitz Center for Creativity
Director of the Arts Steve Richardson, Professor Greg Marfleet, and Professor Ruth Weiner will discuss their plans and reactions to the newly opened Weitz Center for Creativity.
- Carleton Connects: The Weitz Center for Creativity
About the Speakers
Steve Richardson '86, Director of the Arts, promotes the College's arts initiative by building collaboration and discipline-based arts exploration, and by increasing the visibility of the arts as a vital part of the Carleton education experience.
Greg Marfleet is part of the Faculty in Residence program at the Weitz Center. An Associate Professor of Political Science, he will be working on politics in the media and visualizations of computational models. His courses include International Relations & World Politics, Methods of Political Research, Complexity in Politics, and American Foreign Policy. Prof. Marfleet is the coordinator of the international relations track and the director of Carleton's Political Economy concentration.
Ruth Weiner is the Class of 1944 Professor of Theater and the Liberal Arts. She earned her B.S. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin. Ruth teaches acting, directing and contemporary theater, and is also a faculty director of Players productions. This spring 2012, Ruth Weiner will collaborate with the Judith Howard, professor of dance, to present The Oresteia, a trilogy of Greek tragedies.
View the Presentations
- Steve Richardson’s Presentation: Weitz Center for Creativity (803 KB PDF Document)
- Greg Marfleet Presentation: Complexity in the 'Sandbox' Classroom (2.9 MB PDF Document)
- Ruth Weiner’s Presentation: The Tempest (853 KB PDF Document)
Sponsored by Carleton Connects. Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690