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The Institute for Advanced Study is a lively intellectual community that fosters faculty research and creative activity across academic disciplines. We offer independent research support to faculty members, structural and funding support for interdisciplinary collaboration, and a host of other programs and opportunities for faculty, students, and staff. In addition, we invite the public to join us for concerts, films, discussions of pressing contemporary questions, and presentations of cutting-edge academic research. 

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Thursday, Jan 30     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | "The Finest Men We Have Ever Seen”: Hemispheric Thoughts on Jefferson, Humboldt, and the Osages

Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop
Free and open to the public

Thursday, Feb 6     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | Biocolonialism: Historical Roots and Contemporary Threats to Indigenous Knowledge, Lands, and Self-Determination

Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop
Free and open to the public

Bulldozer among fallen trees.
Thursday, Feb 13     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | Philanthropy: Perspectives on Environmental Justice

Best Buy Theater, Northrop
Free and open to the public

View of the Minneapolis skyline from the Stone Arch Bridge.
Thursday, Feb 20     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became US Property


Free and open to the public

Thursday, Feb 27     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | How Science Can and Can't Inform Environmental Policy and Decision Making

Crosby Seminar Room, Northrop
Free and open to the public

Thursday, Mar 5     |     3:30pm        

IAS Thursdays | American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

Best Buy Theater, Northrop
Free and open to the public

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