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Announcing the Fall 2022 IAS Thursdays Schedule

September 14, 2022
by altravis

Registration is now open for the Fall 2022 semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full season of eclectic, wide-ranging, discussions designed for scholars from all walks of life. Featured guests include Margaret Pearce, the cartographer behind the Land-Grab Universities project; Steven Thrasher on how social structures drive epidemics; Deva R. Woodly on the politics of care; and both Jennifer Gunn and Bianet Castellanos (incoming and outgoing IAS directors together) on the future of interdisciplinary collaboration.

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The 2022–2023 Spotlight Series: Human in the Data

September 06, 2022
by altravis

We are pleased to announce the 2022–23 Spotlight Series: Human in the Data. The University of Minnesota Spotlight Series is a collaborative partnership between the Institute for Advanced Study, Northrop, and University Honors Program to present events throughout the academic year around timely topics of interest.

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Announcing the Spring 2022 IAS Thursdays Schedule

January 24, 2022
by altravis

Registration is now open for our spring semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full season of eclectic, wide-ranging, discussions designed for scholars from all walks of life. Featured guests include Dr. Andrea Roberts, Director of the Texas Freedom Colonies Project; Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera of Common Cause Minnesota; former IAS Residential Fellow Ann DuHamel livestreaming music on the climate crisis from the Morris campus—and many others!

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Announcing the Fall 2021 IAS Thursdays Schedule

August 25, 2021
by altravis

Registration is now open for our full semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full season of eclectic, wide-ranging, discussions designed for scholars from all walks of life. Featured guests include Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, independent journalist Georgia Fort, NASA scientist Kate Marvel, Pulitzer Prize-finalist composer Lei Liang, and many others!

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The 2021–2022 Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement

August 24, 2021
by altravis

We are pleased to announce the 2021–2022 Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement. The series is FREE and open to the public (registration requested), and will be held online via Zoom and in person at Northrop. Learn more about the year’s six events here, and register now!

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Announcing the Spring 2021 IAS Thursdays Schedule

January 21, 2021
by altravis

Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life. 

Due to COVID-19, this season’s events will be held virtually, via Zoom. All events will take place at 3:30 p.m. CT.

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Announcing the Spring 2021 Spotlight Series

December 02, 2020
by altravis

Register now for the Spring 2021 season of the Spotlight Series: Polarization and Identities, events inspired by both the 2020 Presidential Election and the polarization that has appeared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All events will be FREE and open to the public via Zoom and moderated by John Rash, an editorial writer for the Star Tribune.

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Join the IAS for a November Series on Environmental Stewardship!

November 04, 2020
by altravis

Join the IAS for four conversations on environmental stewardship, culminating in our final IAS Thursday event of the semester!

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Announcing the 2020–2021 Spotlight Series: Polarization and Identities

August 31, 2020
by altravis

Register now for the 2020–2021 season of the Spotlight Series: Polarization and Identities, events inspired by both the 2020 Presidential Election and the polarization that has appeared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All events will be FREE and open to the public via Zoom and moderated by John Rash, an editorial writer for the Star Tribune.

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Announcing the Fall 2020 IAS Thursdays Schedule

August 18, 2020
by altravis

Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life. Click through to access registration links for each event!

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