Recordings of Convocations

  • Leading conservative intellectual, Yuval Levin.
    Created 19 January 2018; Published 19 January 2018
    Convocation: Yuval Levin

    Leading conservative intellectual Yuval Levin discusses how the politics of nostalgia.

  • Image of author and comedian Bob Harris.
    Created 12 January 2018; Published 12 January 2018
    Convocation: Bob Harris
    Comedian, TV writer, and travel writer Bob Harris tells how he became a micro financier.
  • Biologist and explorer Niall McCann.
    Created 5 January 2018; Published 8 January 2018
    Convocation: Niall McCann

    Biologist and adventurer Niall McCann works to research and protect endangered species in remote and challenging environments.  (Note: Because of a minor echo during the recording, be sure to click CC in the bottom right of the player for captioning.)

  • Native American environmentalist and activist, Winona LaDuke
    Created 3 November 2017; Published 6 November 2017
    Convocation: Winona LaDuke
    Native American environmentalist and rural development economist Winona LaDuke works on sustainable development and food systems.
  • Mary Kay Magistad
    Created 27 October 2017; Published 30 October 2017
    Convocation: Mary Kay Magistad

    Journalist and international correspondent Mary Kay Magistad explores the ideas, trends and twists shaping the 21st century.

  • Deborah Bial
    Created 20 October 2017; Published 23 October 2017
    Convocation: Deborah Bial
    Education strategist Deborah Bial discusses the complicated context of diversity in leadership positions.
  • Courtney Martin
    Created 13 October 2017; Published 17 October 2017
    Convocation: Courtney Martin

    Author and culture critic Courtney Martin explores how people are redefining the American Dream.

  • Diana Yanez
    Created 6 October 2017; Published 10 October 2017
    Convocation: Diana Yanez

    Actor and filmmaker Diana Yanez is known for her comedic performances about growing up as the daughter of Cuban immigrants in Miami.

  • David Fathi, director of the ACLU’s National Prison Project.
    Created 29 September 2017; Published 2 October 2017
    Convocation: David Fathi

    Director of the ACLU National Prison Project, David Fathi promotes a fair and effective criminal justice system.

  • Elizabeth McKinsey
    Created 22 September 2017; Published 25 September 2017
    Convocation: Elizabeth McKinsey
    Professor Elizabeth McKinsey presents the annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation.
  • Carleton College
    Created 11 September 2017; Published 12 September 2017
    Opening Convocation 2017

    Opening Convocation ceremony featuring remarks by President Steven G. Poskanzer and honorary degree recipient Harry B. Gray.

  • A placard image for media work Honors Convocation 2017
    Created 26 May 2017; Published 29 May 2017
    Honors Convocation 2017

    Annual celebration of the awards and academic accomplishments of Carleton students.

  • A placard image for media work Convocation: Eric Deggans
    Created 12 May 2017; Published 12 May 2017
    Convocation: Eric Deggans

    Journalist and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans explains how media outlets have fallen short in covering issues of race and politics.

  • A placard image for media work 2017_05_05_Convocation_Aparna Nancherla_Kerry Raadt
    Created 5 May 2017; Published 10 May 2017
    Convocation: Aparna Nancherla

    Comedian Aparna Nancherla tackles tough personal issues like anxiety and depression.

  • A placard image for media work Convocation: Amy Kaslow
    Created 28 April 2017; Published 3 May 2017
    Convocation: Amy Kaslow

    Photojournalist Amy Kaslow conveys the stories and portraits of lives disrupted by war.

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