Together, the faculties produce a weekly electronic newsletter launched in January 2011. This is Your BA covers the stories, news, events and accomplishments of our students and professors.
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If you’re a graduating BA student and wondering how your degree will fit in the real world, Campus2Career is here to help! Meet Carleton alumni at one of two panel discussions: Using Your BA in Business on Mar.1 and What Can I Do With My BA on Mar.27. Find out how these BA grads found ... more
By Nicole Findlay Bradley Armishaw received an unusual award last Friday afternoon. The Beechwood Cemetery and Foundation presented Armishaw, BA/09, with its first Beechwood Cemetery Prize in recognition of a paper he had written as a fourth-year student in the Department of History. Armishaw researched and wrote the essay for Department of History professor Bruce ... more
Matt Prowse has spent his undergrad years working to improve his fellow students’ experience at Carleton. This year, he’s decided to put his money where his mouth is – literally. Prowse has donated $1000 of his hard earned cash to be awarded to another undergraduate student as part of theInnovative Idea Essay Competition. “At its ... more
College of the Humanities Topic: Spartacus: Myth and History Speaker: Barry Strauss, Professor of History and Classics at Cornell University Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm Paterson Hall 303 For more information: http://www2.carleton.ca/chum/2011/spartacus-myth-and-history Department of Psychology – Get Psyched to Run Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 at 9 am Start Location: Athletics building, Carleton ... more
Kiara Graham spent her undergraduate studies immersed in the sensations of fear, shock, arousal and horror. When she begins her graduate studies this fall, she witness subversion and censorship – between the covers. Graham, BA/11, is continuing her examination of genres in English literature. While working toward her BA, Graham studied “sensation fiction” a subgenre ... more
College of the Humanities Rose Maguire Lecure: Adam Smith’s Legacy – A Biographer’s Reflections Dr. Nicholas Phillipson, University of Edinburgh Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm Kailash Mital Theatre URL for more information: http://www2.carleton.ca/chum/2011/rose-maguire-lecture-2011 Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies Book Launch: The Bible Now – Professor Shawna Dolansky Introduction by Dr. Aviva Freedman Sunday, ... more
Only the most intrepid explorer would be galvanized by an adventure which boasted harsh conditions, hard physical labour, cold weather, a remote location and the risk of polar bear attacks. Shelley Hartman, entering her fourth year in Greek and Roman Studies was not to be deterred from participating on an archeological dig in the Arctic. ... more
Department of English (and Octopus Books) Book Launch: You are not a country, Africa! Pius Adesanmi, professor, English and African Studies Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 4:40 pm Raw Sugar Café, 692 Somerset St. W. Carleton University Art Gallery Join us for a reception celebrating the opening of two new exhibitions: “Leslie Reid: A Darkening ... more
Department of English – CORAL Title: “What is an Explorer?” Speaker: Dr. Adriana Craciun, University of California (Riverside) Friday, May 6, 2011 at 1:30 pm Gordon Wood Lounge, DT 1811 SSAC (Music) Music for Two Pianos Steve Boudreau and Brian Friedland Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Studio A (A900), Loeb Building ... more
By Nicole Findlay Imagine combining the musical stylings of Wilco, Radiohead, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen, and you have just imagined the sound of Kalle Mattson. Out of Sault Ste. Marie, Kalle Mattson is the musical embodiment of Kalle Wainio and three band mates who released their first record Whisper Bee in 2009. ... more