The Center for Jewish Studies presents "Writing Jewish Women's Lives in Central Europe: Theoretical and Methodological Challenge" by Andrea Petö. This colloquium will be held Thursday, May 16th at 12:00pm in 135 Nicholson Hall.
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The Department of African American & African Studies is co-sponsoring Question Bridge: Black Males Exhibition and The Question Bridge: Black Males Blueprint Roundtable at Juxtaposition Arts. The Exhibition runs from May 15th - June 10th on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10am-5pm. The Blueprint Roundtable will be May 17th from 6pm - 8pm.
This year's final meeting of the Graduate Workshop in Modern History will be held Friday May 10th, 2013 at 11:30am in 1229 Heller Hall. Adam Hjorthén of the IHRC will present his chapter draft "Traveling" from his dissertation, "Commemorating Movements: Sweden, the United States, and Entanglements of Mutual Pasts, ca. 1930-1950." Professor David Chang of the Departments of History, American Indian Studies, and American Studies will offer faculty comment.
The Department of American Indian Studies along with the Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy are co-sponsoring an event titled "The Rights of Mother Earth". This talk will be given by the Honorable Justice Yazzie on Thursday, May 9th at 7:00pm in Wellstone Center Room 212.
The University Libraries teamed up with Prof. George Barany to create crossword puzzles for students to keep their minds clear and take a break from their studies during Finals week. Puzzles are being places in the Wilson, Walter, and Music Libraries. Other activities are planned across the Libraries as well.
Lary May Retirement Events, please RSVP: Join us May 9th & 10th for events honoring Prof. Lary May on the occasion of his retirement. The celebration will begin with a public lecture "Unraveling the Culture of War: Global Hollywood and American Politics in the Age of 9/11" presented by Prof. May on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00pm at the Weisman Art Museum. A symposium will be held on Friday, May 10th beginning at 9am in 1210 Heller Hall.
The department of Psychology invites students, faculty, and staff to its upcoming lecture: "Stress and Drug Use Vulnerability in the African American Community" presented by Ezemenari Obasi from the University of Houston. This lecture will take place on Friday, May 3rd from 11:00-12:00 in N639 Elliot Hall.
The Graduate Workshop in Modern History (GWHM) will be held Heller Hall 1229 on Friday, May 3rd at 11:30am. Maarja Merivoo-Parro of the IHRC will present her paper: "'Pronunciations of Ethnicity Among Descendants of Estonian refugees in Post-War United States." Professor Elaine Tyler May of the Departments of American Studies and History will offer faculty comment.
The Minnesota Political Theory Colloquium is proud to present Professor Charles Mills from the Depertment of Philosophy at Northwestern University. He will present his paper "Decolonizing Western Political Philosophy," and a discussion is to follow. The Colloquium will meet from 1:30-3:00pm in Social Science Tower room 1314 on Friday April 26th.
ICGC is hosting a Distinquished Public Lecture titled "The absent centre: human capital, nationalism and the desire for a postcolonial episteme" that will be presented by Premesh Lalu. This lecture will be held on Monday, April 29th from 3:30-5:00pm in 170 Humphrey School.