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Spring Family Weekend

Time: April 19 - April 22

Location: Carthage College 2001 Alford Park Drive, Kenosha, WI 53140

Carthage invites families to campus April 19-22 for a special Spring Family Weekend that will include the Inauguration of Dr. John R. Swallow as the 23rd President of Carthage College. Please join us in celebrating!

Carthage has planned a full weekend of special events and activities including theatre productions, art exhibits, lectures, athletics, and more.

Weekend Highlights:

Presentation: ‘Mime-matics’ with Tim and Tanya Chartier
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 — TARC Field House
Davidson College mathematics and computer science professor Tim Chartier regularly gives talks on relevant topics and fields math questions for the “Sport Science” program on ESPN. He and his wife teach mathematics through mime in special presentations that have been featured in the New York Times.

Book Discussion: ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ with President Swallow, Special Guest Adam Ross, and Students
1:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 — Campbell Student Union Auditorium
Adam Ross is an author whose debut novel, “Mr. Peanut,” earned recognition as a top book of the year from the New York Times and several other publications. He will join President Swallow and students from the English Department for a discussion of George Saunders’ new (and debut) novel.

Celebration of Scholars Poster Exhibition
4-5:45 p.m. Friday, April 20 — TARC Field House
This special exhibition of research and scholarship features work by Carthage students and faculty. Students will present their senior theses, SURE projects, and exemplary scholarly and creative works completed in a course or through independent research with a faculty mentor.

Mentalist Eric Dittelman
8 p.m. Friday, April 20 — Campbell Student Union Auditorium
Ever wonder what it would be like to know what someone else was thinking? What if you knew exactly what people were going to do before they did it? Eric Dittelman knows what that’s like and has been reading minds across the country.

Pre-Inauguration Reception
2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 —Hedberg Library

Inauguration of President John R. Swallow
4 p.m. Saturday, April 21 — A. F. Siebert Chapel.

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Location: Carthage College 2001 Alford Park Drive, Kenosha, WI 53140