University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

All events will take place in 125 Nolte unless otherwise noted

September 13
Dancer as Driver:  SOLO and the 2010 and 2011 McKnight Artist Dance Fellows
Emilie Plauché Flink
Nic Lincoln
Leslie O’Neill
Amy Behm Thomson
Mary Ellen Childs (moderator)
Cosponsored by Concerts & Lectures
Room 140 Nolte

September 20
The Uses of History in the Biographical Novel
A roundtable conversation with 3 authors:
Bruce Duffy
Jay Parini
Lance Olsen
Cosponsored by the Departments of English; French & Italian; History; and German Scandinavian & Dutch at the U of MN – Twin Cities, and English, Philosophy, and French Disciplines at the U of MN – Morris
Room 140 Nolte

September 27
Roundtable on Redlining

Ann Juergens, William Mitchell College of Law
Jeff Crump, Housing Studies, U of MN
Katherine Solomonson, Architecture, U of MN
Greg Donofrio, Architecture, U of MN
University Symposium on Site and Incitement

October 4
Composting Past Infrastructure for Today’s Future: Reclaiming the Northeast Experimental Station for Regional Food and Agricultural Systems Development
Randel Hanson, Geography, UM-Duluth
University Symposium on Site and Incitement

October 11
The Art and Ambivalence of Afropolitan Patriotism:  Making Malian Music in Times of Celebration and Crisis
Ryan Skinner, Music and African American Studies,Ohio State University
Organized by the Global Cultures group of Quadrant

October 18
The IKEA Project: Coloring in the Rooms
Chalef-IKEATalya Chalef, Indpendent Theatre-maker & Director
Organized by the Mapping Spectral Traces collaborative
InFlux Space, Regis Center for Art

October 25
Made to Hear:  The Medicalization of Deafness in the Age of the Cochlear Implant
Laura Mauldin, Science, Technology & Society/Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology
Organized by the Health and Society group of Quadrant. Cosponsored by the Music and Sound Studies collaborative

November 1
Improper Names:  Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Marco Deseriis, Program in Media and Screen Studies, Northeastern University
Organized by the Global Cultures group of Quadrant


November 8
From Physical to Digital – What Do Artists Do With Books?
Sarah Bodman, Senior Research Fellow,
Artists’ Books, Centre for Fine Print Research
University Symposium on Site and Incitement

November 15
Translating Poetry, Or, Versifying With an Accent
Anatoly Liberman,Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch, U of MN

November 29
Performing Enlightenment
Organized by Michal Kobialka (Theatre Arts and Dance) and the Performing the Enlightenment collaborative

December 6
The Invention of Stress? The Fight over the Concept of Stress in Postwar America
Tulley Long,
Graduate Program in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, U of MN
Organized by the Health & Society group of Quadrant