- February 11, 2004
The Collective for Women's Issues will sponsor and present its fifth annual benefit production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Concert Hall. The event is open to the public, with a suggested entrance donation of $5.
- February 10, 2004
In celebration of African-American history month, Carleton College will hold its annual African American History Month Chapel service at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15 in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- February 9, 2004
Meredith Williams, professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University, will give the 2003-2004 Cowling Lecture at Carleton College on Monday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in Leighton Hall, Room 304. The lecture, titled "The Limits of Cognitivism," is free and open to the public.
- February 9, 2004
Poet, biographer, and memoirist Lisa Jarnot will read from her latest works, "Black Dog Song and Ring of Fire," at Carleton College at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16 in the Lawrence McKinley Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- February 2, 2004
Carleton's faculty string ensemble, The Veblen Trio, presents a recital on Friday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. in the Carleton Concert Hall. The program will include "Piano Trio in E flat, Op. 1, No. 1" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "String Trio" by Phillip Rhodes, Carleton's composer-in-residence, and "Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60" by Johannes Brahms. The event is free and open to the public.
- February 2, 2004David Horowitz, editor-in-chief of FrontPageMagazine.com and president of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, will speak at Carleton at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Boliou Hall, Room 104. His talk, titled "Academic Freedom in America," is sponsored by the Carleton Conservative Union and the Young America's Foundation.
- February 1, 2004
Ellis Cose, a columnist, author and Newsweek contributing editor, will give a convocation titled 'Beyond Expectations: Black Men and American Society' at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 in Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.
- January 31, 2004Poet Mark Bibbins will read from his most recent work, "Sky Lounge," on Tuesday, February 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the Laurence McKinley Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 26, 2004
Richard Bresnahan, a potter and artist in residence at St. John’s University, will give a talk titled “The Tea Ceremony: Foundation for a 21st Century Environmental Movement” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 in Carleton’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public. Bresnahan’s work will be on display in Gould Library Athenaeum through Wednesday, March 10.
- January 23, 2004
Chris Kratt, co-creator, writer and star of acclaimed educational PBS children’s television shows and a 1992 Carleton graduate, will present a convocation address at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 in Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 21, 2004
Bob Daily, Carleton class of 1982, will speak on his experiences as a writer and co-executive producer on the NBC sitcom “Frasier.” Daily’s talk, titled “Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs: Writing and Producing the TV Sitcom,” will take place on Monday, Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 20, 2004
Carleton ranked tenth among small colleges in the number of alumni serving in the Peace Corps. Twenty-three alumni currently serve.
The Peace Corps currently has 7,533 volunteers serving in the field, the highest number since 1974. For more information, visit the Peace Corps Web site.