Upcoming Academic Events

Coming Soon March 5, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

The (R)evolution of Indigenous Foodways

Sean Sherman, Oglala Lakota Chef Sean Sherman, founder of The Sioux Chef and NATIFS

Tomson Hall 280

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Coming Soon March 12, 2024 — 5:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Annual Academic Freedom Workshop

Fearless Conversations in Divided Times

Mónica Guzmán, Senior Fellow for Public Practice, Braver Angels

Tomson Hall 280

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Coming Soon March 19, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little, Professor of Journalism and Science Writing, Vanderbilt University

Viking Theater

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Coming Soon April 4, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Still Biting the Hands that Feed Us

Baylen Linnekin, Author, Still Biting the Hands That Feed Us: How Fewer, Smarter Laws Would Make Our Food System More Sustainable (Island Press, 2016)

Viking Theater

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Coming Soon April 5, 2024 — 9 a.m. (CT)

Admitted Students Welcome

Michael Kyle '85, Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations

Boe Memorial Chapel

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Coming Soon April 9, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Animal Source Foods: Global Perspectives on the Ideal Diet

Sarah L. McKune, Research Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Global Health and the Center for African Studies, University of Florida

Viking Theater

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Coming Soon April 16, 2024 — 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Social Justice Award Public Address

TBD

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Coming Soon April 17, 2024 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Seventh Annual James M. May Lecture in Classics

"Not in that Imaginary Republic of Plato’s": Rhetoric, Lies, and Morality in Cicero (and why he is not Donald Trump)

Jakob Wisse, Professor of Latin Language and Literature, Newcastle University, U.K.

Viking Theater

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Coming Soon April 18, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

“A Guide to Modern Cooking”: Tracing the History of Sudanese Women through an Arabic Home Economics Textbook

Heather Sharkey, University of Pennsylvania

Viking Theater

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Coming Soon May 2, 2024 — 4:30 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Asian American Foodways: Culture, Identity, and Rhetoric

Jennifer Lin LeMesurier, Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Colgate University
Ann Kim, James Beard Award-Winning Chef and Restaurateur

Viking Theater

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