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Eva Hudecova, Co-translator of “Danube in America”, May 2015

Download: audio, small video, or original. Eva Hudecova is a Lecturer in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, and a co-translator of Slovak author Michal Hvorecký’s novel “Danube in America”. She also spoke about the collaborative translation project in a discussion in April 2015.

The Future of History: Would You Like Fries with That? A talk by Steve Elliott, MNHS. May 7, 2015.

The Future of History: Would You Like Fries with That? Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:00pm Northrop — Best Buy Theater Free and open to the public Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. Steve Elliott is Director of the Minnesota Historical Society. Prior to his Minnesota appointment, Elliott […]

Spirituality After Darwin. Bron Taylor, Religion, University of Florida, April 30, 2015.

Spirituality After Darwin: ‘Dark Green’ Nature Religion and the Future of Religion and Nature Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 4:00pm Northrop — Best Buy Theater The Roetzel Family Lecture in Religious Studies. Free and open to the public. Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. New religions come and […]

Warrior Mothers and Immunity Moms: Motherhood, Neoliberalism, and Autism. Jigna Desai, April 27, 2015

Warrior Mothers and Immunity Moms: Motherhood, Neoliberalism, and Autism Monday, April 27, 2015, at Noon Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240) A talk by Jigna Desai, Professor of Gender, Women, & Sexuality and Asian American Studies Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. When the measles outbreak in Disneyland […]

Image as Levee: the Mississippi River before Mark Twain. Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, April 23, 2015.

Image as Levee: the Mississippi River before Mark Twain Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 4:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240) A presentation by Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellow Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. In the first half of the nineteenth century—decades before Mark Twain’s first […]

Disruption and Containment: Thinking about Tanyangzi in Comparative Perspective. Ann Waltner, History

Disruption and Containment: Thinking about Tanyangzi in Comparative Perspective Tuesday, April 21, 2015, from 4:30-5:45pm 140 Nolte Center The Religious Studies Program Annual Faculty Lecture, by Professor Ann Waltner, History Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. Religious women are often disruptive: They may violate gender norms by refusing […]