Posts tagged with “Lectures” (All posts)
16 January 2019
Penn State professor David Titley will discuss how the U.S. military might play a role in combating climate change
Casey will present, “Competing Conceptions of Religion in American Foreign Policy.”
11 January 2019
Sean Casey, former head of the Office of Religion and Global Affairs, will examine the question, “Can Government and Religion Build Peace Together?”
Northfield Reads: Veterans’ Voices18 May 2014
Northfield Reads: Veterans’ Voices took place on Sunday, May 18 at the Weitz Center. It was a community reading project featuring literature written by war veterans, about their war experiences. Many war veterans, Carleton students and faculty, and members of the Northfield community attended the event. Many said afterwards that they were very eager to participate in the future events that are already being planned to discuss veterans’ experiences and wider issues. Learn more about the event.
3 February 2014
Common Time, 12-1 p.m., Thurs., Feb 6, Weitz Center 236 (Larson Meeting Room).
Michael McNally (Religion), Andy Flory (Music), Adrienne Falcon (Academic Civic Engagement/Sociology), Eva Posfay (French and Francophone Studies). Sponsors: Humanities Center, LTC. Contact Susannah Ottaway. Sponsored by the Humanities Center and LTC, includes Common Time lunch.
Everyone welcome – open to the public!
Schuster Lecture by Professor Deborah Shuger14 January 2014
Deborah Shuger is Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Political Theologies in Shakespeare’s England. Professor Shuger will continue the campus wide conversation about censorship by speaking on material related to her book, Censorship & Cultural Sensibility: The Regulation of Language in Tudor-Stuart England.
Recent Public Talks by Laura McGrane25 April 2013
Laura McGrane, Associate Professor of English and the Koshland Director of the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College recently visited Carleton. She presented two public talks.
Her first talk, ‘a pumkin and a pine-apple’: The Transatlantic Incarnate in William Dunlap’s Comedy,” was hosted by the Carleton English Department, and took place on Wednesday, April 24th in Leighton 304.
Her second talk, “The User Paradox in the Classroom,” was hosted by the Humanities Center on Thursday, April 25th, in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Professor McGrane, a leader in the Tri-College Digital Humanities collaborative initiative, explored changes to ways of reading and absorbing text (among other things) in the digital age in her talk.
Humanities Center Faculty Seminar: JAMES C. SCOTT16 April 2013
James C. Scott, the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale and Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies, led a special Humanities Center Faculty Seminar on Tuesday, April 16th at 4:30 pm in Leighton 304.
He also presented a public talk, Two Cheers for Anarchism, in Sayles-Hill 251, on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. See also: Political Science. Professor Scott’s visit was arranged by Tun Myint and Tricia Peterson of the Political Science Department and is co-sponsored by Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science Department, Sociology Department, the History Lefler Fund, and the Humanities Center.
History Detectives – Boston Massacre Project!11 February 2013