Each term African and African American Studies sponsors the Angelina Weld Grimké lecture series and at least one additional event or lecture.

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Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was the first African American female student to attend the Carleton Academy, a preparatory school that was a part of the college campus from 1866 to 1906.  She went on to be an American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play publicly performed.  A list of previous Grimke Lectures can be found here.


Mar 5

Voice Studios Showcase Recital

From site: Music

The recital will feature applied voice students from all class years performing a variety of repertoire from classical art songs and arias to songs from Broadway musicals.

Saturday, March 5th, 2011
4:00 – 5:30 pm / Carleton College, Concert Hall

Sponsored by Music. Contact: Lawrence Burnett, x4351