Carthage Theatre presents ‘Fighting for Home’
Feb 21-29, 2020
The Carthage Theatre Department presents “Fighting for Home,” a verbatim theatre project by Professor Martin McClendon and directed by Instructor Marcella Kearns. Performances are held Feb. 21-29 in Wartburg Theatre.
Carthage Theatre’s latest verbatim play examines the issues of women in the armed forces. Based on interviews with women specifically about issues related to being a female in the military in the last 30 years, “Fighting For Home” will highlight women’s struggles to protect their country from all enemies while they deal with rapidly-changing policies and deeply-entrenched beliefs within the military.
Family Fun Night presents: Women of Science – Celebrate 150 Years of Carthage Women
Feb 28, 2020
In honor of Carthage’s 150 Years of Women celebration, several Carthage organizations will explore the impact of women in the different fields of science. This event is free and open to the public.
- Theta Chi Delta (Chemistry Club): Learn about Rosalind Franklin’s research in chemistry.
- Psi Chi Honors (Psychology Club): Find out how eye tracking works with research from Anne Treisman and Molly Potter.
- Gamma Nu Sigma (Neuroscience Academic Fraternity Club): Discover how the brain works and review notable women neuroscientists.
- Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honors Society): Examine biology as the study of all living things.
- Society of Physics Students: Understand how physics is the study of matter, energy, and force, and how each component interacts with one another.
Women Making History
March 1-31, 2020
Kenosha Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.
During the month of March, visit the Northside Library lobby to see a dynamic and informative exhibit on the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage. Learn about women who have changed history and celebrate their remarkable achievements.
Spotlight on Sports: Carthage Speaker Series with Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Daniel Orlando Diaz ’11
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Campbell Student Union Auditorium
Three-time Olympic gold medalist and international humanitarian, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Daniel Orlando Diaz ’11, director of World Cup, Olympic, and Cross-Platform Partnerships at NBCUniversal Media, visit Carthage for the third Spotlight on Sports Speaker Series.
One of the most decorated female athletes of all time, Mrs. Joyner-Kersee dominated the track and field circuit in the 1980s and ’90s. She won six medals spanning four Olympic Games and holds the world record time in the heptathlon. In 2004, she was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame.
Following her illustrious career, Mrs. Joyner-Kersee set her sights on aiding others. The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation strives to change the lives of at-risk and low-income children in East St. Louis and across the U.S. She also helped found Athletes for Hope and is an advocate for healthy lifestyles.
Join us and our esteemed guests to learn more about the Olympic Games and the world that loves to watch. This event is free and open to the public.
‘Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents’
April 22, 2020
Hedberg Library, Niemann Theater
Nancy Broermann, the author of “Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents” will present a talk on Maria Storer, who was an active businesswoman, advocate for women’s rights, and played various other prominent roles during the 19th century. This event is free and open to the public.
Celebration of Scholars
April 24-25, 2020
N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center
Come help us lift up the Carthage professors and students who are making strides in research, discovery, and innovation.
Other Featured Events
February 27th, 2020
Carthage Theatre Presents: ‘Fighting For Home’
7:30pmThe Carthage Theatre Department presents “Fighting for Home,” a verbatim theatre project by Professor Martin McClendon and directed by Instructor Marcella Kearns. Performances will be held Feb. 21-19 in Wartburg Theatre.
March 18th, 2020
H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art Presents: ‘The Archive and the Repertoire’
“The Archive and the Repertoire” brings together new work by Chicago artists Iris Bernblum and Karolina Gnatowski (kg) in a curatorial by Chicago Art Institute’s exhibition manager Lekha Waitoller. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
March 26th, 2020
Lakeside Piano Festival
Join us from March 26-29 in A. F. Siebert Chapel for the annual Lakeside Piano Festival.
March 27th, 2020
Carthage Theatre Presents: ‘The Baltimore Waltz’
The Carthage Theatre Department presents “The Baltimore Waltz” written by Paula Vogel and directed by Carthage’s Joshua Maloney ’20. Performances will take place March 27-29 in the Studio Theatre.
April 1st, 2020
Carthage Treble Choir Invitational
Join us at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, in A. F. Siebert Chapel for the Carthage Treble Choir Invitational, featuring singers from local schools. The Carthage Treble Choir invites local schools to rehearse and perform alongside them in a concert event.
April 18th, 2020
Performing Arts Series: ‘More Than Just A Voice’
As part of the campus-wide celebration of Carthage women, the performance is composed, performed, and produced by women.