In the Thursdays at Four series we feature an eclectic mix of scholars, artists, and practitioners from diverse disciplines who present in a variety of forms, including lecture, discussion, and performance.
We put ideas in unexpected juxtaposition with one another
We aim to put ideas in unexpected juxtaposition with one another to lure you to come hear talks or performances which might lie just a bit out of your ordinary range of interests and expertise, to be stimulated and challenged to think about new topics or to think about old topics in new ways. Join us Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Nolte Center 125
The Spring 2013 Thursdays at Four schedule includes panel discussions, explorations, journeys and scholarly talks on a wide range of topics.
Coffee and Parking
Beverages are served. Public parking is available in the Fourth Street Ramp; reciprocal parking is available there for people who hold West Bank or St. Paul campus keycard parking contracts.
Faculty, staff, and students from University of Minnesota coordinate campuses can have their mileage reimbursed for travel to the Twin Cities campus for IAS events. For more information, contact us.
Seminars and Archives
Each year, an Honors Seminar is organized around our presentations and introduces new members of the University community to fresh areas of research.
You can now look for events in the Video and Audio section of our website to catch up on any talks that you’ve missed or subscribe to our Thursdays at Four podcast to receive automatic updates as the talks become available.
The Fall 2012 Thursdays at Four schedule included panel discussions on redlining and artistic process between dancers and choreographers, an exploration of the use of novels as intellectual biographies, a journey into the art of poetry translation, and presentations on stress in military personnel, the medical and ethical implications of cochlear implants, and building a public field site for local food and agriculture education & demonstration on the ruins of an abandoned experimental station.