Branch, who wrote about the life and death of hockey player Derek Boogaard, is the first of three speakers this fall in the Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Nine presenters in the field of education, including one fifth grader, will deliver their six-minute talks at St. Thomas’ first TEDx event. Registration starts Thursday.
Dr. David Lubin's lecture about efforts to repair World War I facial wounds is the first in a series of four on how war and peace have influenced society’s art and architecture.
The workshop will feature interfaith expert Mary Boys and is co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ and St. John’s Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
The center has been offering its popular short courses, luncheons and other programs since 1973.
Haynes, a 1970 St. Thomas graduate, will discuss “Social Mobility for Diverse Communities” at the 17th annual Julian Parker Lecture and receive an honorary degree.
The book-signing is at noon on Wednesday, May 7. Author Patricia Hampl says “Rogers gives us a tour not of death in his visits to graveyards, but of living history.”
Block is the last of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Timoner is associate rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, where her focus is on social justice, spiritual life and lifelong learning.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Guest Lecturer Pete Feigal Refuses to Let Bipolar Disorder, MS Get Him Down; Will Speak Here April 16
Pete Feigal "sees his hardships as teachers and meditations in his life ‘wanted or not!’"
Her widely acclaimed memoir of growing up dirt-poor in a West Virginia mining town spent 100 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.
Saberi, an American freelance journalist, has written about her imprisonment and experiences in Iran.
Reporter and ‘Vatican Diaries’ Author John Thavis to Discuss ‘The Francis Revolution’ in Talk Here April 10
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.
Public events are planned April 8 at the Merriam Park Library and April 11 here on campus.
Dr. Jack Shaheen, a Noted Author, Media Critic and Expert on Arab Stereotyping, to Speak Here April 22
Shaheen, recent winner of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, will discuss his book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
African-Art Professor From Georgia State to Discuss the AfroBrazil Museum in São Paulo Here April 11
Dr. Kimberly Cleveland’s lecture is the fourth in a series on “Protecting the Past: Looting, Identity and the Preservation Crisis.”
Garfield is the third of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Chicago’s Greylord remains one of the FBI’s most successful undercover operations.
Member of Sisters of Life to Speak About Her Religious Order and the Pro-Life Movement in Talk Here March 19
She will talk about the history of the Sisters of Life, their work with women who are pregnant, the dignity of each person, and the pro-life movement.
This year’s festival opens with reading by internationally acclaimed author Anthony Doerr on Wednesday evening.
The Selim Center is hosting the March 11 talk by Dr. Tom Misa, who wrote the book on Minnesota’s computer industry. The talk is free if you are from St. Thomas.
Mitte has cerebral palsy and will talk about overcoming adversity. His talk, sponsored by the University Lectures Committee, is open to members of the St. Thomas community.
The speaker is former St. Thomas theology professor William Cavanaugh, now of DePaul University.
Environmental History Professor to Discuss Society’s Dependence on Automobiles in Lecture Here March 4
Macalester’s Christopher Wells is author of “Car Country: An Environmental History.” The talk is free and open to all.