THE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES is pleased to announce Christine Hayes talk "We're no Angels: Perfectionism in Rabbinic Judaism". It will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry St. W, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. Click ChrisHayes_AJW.pdf for more information.
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THE ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIAL BROWN BAG SERIES is pleased to present Professor Ramah McKay (Department of Anthropology). Her talk, titled "Postsocial Prescriptions: The Multiplicity of Medicine will be held on Monday, September 22 from 12-1pm in Heller 445. Contact Beverly Fok (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a copy of the reading and click Ramah McKay Brown Bag flyer 22sept2014.pdf for more information.
THE DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY, at the University of St. Thomas, is pleased to announce its 5th annual speaker series, this year titled "War/Art/Peace". The series begins Friday, Sept. 19th with Dr. David Lubin giving a talk titled "Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery and the Modern Beauty Revolution". Click here for more information.
THE GWSS, COMMUNICATION STUDIES, and AMERICAN STUDIES DEPTS. are sponsoring a talk by Dr. Suzanna Walters about her new book The Tolerance Trap. The talk will be held on Oct. 22nd at 4:00pm in STSS 230. Click here for more information.
THE STATES of SOUTHEAST ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE will be held at the UofM this year on October 2nd & 3rd. The conference is entitled "Southeast Asians in the Diaspora". Click here for more information and to register.
THE ANNUAL AMERICAN STUDIES POTLUCK GATHERING of students, faculty, and staff to celebrate the beginning of the academic year will be on Wednesday, September 10th from 6:00 - 8:00pm, please bring a dish to share. Contact email@example.com for more details.
AMERICAN INDIAN and INDIGENOUS STUDIES WORKSHOP will be holding its organizational meeting this Friday from 3:30 - 5:30 in 1229 Heller Hall.
SAVE THE DATES: Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend for 2015 will be held Sunday, March 22nd - Tuesday, March 24th.
THE GOLDSTEIN MUSEUM of DESIGN is hosting an opening reception for their latest exhibit "A Right to Establish a Home." The exhibit examines the history behind protests against an African-American couple that moved into a "white neighborhood" in South Minneapolis in 1931. The reception is at the HGA Gallery in Rapson Hall from 6 - 8pm on Friday, August 22nd. Click here for more information.
THE CENTER for JEWISH STUDIES presents a lecture by Steven M. Cohen. His talk is titled "Reflections on the Most Important Study of American Jewry in the 1st Century: 'Portrait of Jewish Americans' by the Pew Center for Religion and American Life." The lecture will be held on Monday, June 16th at 7:30pm at Temple Israel. Click here for full event details.