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.
Retired Supreme Court Justices to Offer Perspectives on Local Court’s History Feb. 25 at School of Law
Current Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will give the opening remarks.
Smithsonian Expert on Looted Art to Discuss ‘Protecting Heritage in Armed Conflicts and Natural Disasters’ Here Feb. 21
When Cori Wegener worked at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, she was called “the Clark Kent of museum work.” Her talk follows the Feb. 7 release of “The Monuments Men.”
The film on Pentecostalism in Rio prisons and panel discussion are sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Professor emerita at the School of Divinity, she recently published In Quest of "the Jewish Mary."
The 27th annual vigil will be held in the quadrangle. It will conclude at 5 p.m. Monday, Veterans Day, with a ceremony and talk by an Air Commando pilot.
All are welcome to attend this lecture sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Center for Catholic Studies and the archdiocese.
White Collar Crime Prosecutors to Debate Wall Street, the Financial Crisis and Prosecutorial Underreach
The Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
Shapiro is the second of four speakers in this season’s Minnesota Public Radio News Broadcast Journalist Series.
Dr. Scott Alexander will examine issues raised in Atlantic Monthly’s much-discussed “Which Religion Will Win?” issue.
A Victorian journalism scholar and her former graduate student published their anthology last year. The Halloween eve program is free and open to all.
The fourth annual induction ceremony is sponsored by St. Thomas' Shenehon Center for Real Estate.
The talk was given in Stillwater last week by Dr. Annette Atkins as part of a history tour sponsored by the Selim Center for Learning in Later years.
The speaker, Imani Jafaar Mohammad, is an attorney who practices in the areas of business law and estate planning, including a specialty practice in Islamic estate planning. She has spoken nationwide on issues related to American Muslims.
Noted Sports Writer John Rosengren to Discuss His New Book on Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg Oct. 8
Rabbi David Wirtschafter will interview Rosengren during this Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning program.