Upcoming Academic Events

Coming Soon August 16, 2020 — 8 p.m. (CT)

A St. Olaf Welcome

From the Faculty & Staff of St. Olaf College

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Coming Soon August 20, 2020 — 11:10 a.m. (CT)

2020-21 Academic Year Opening Convocation

Darshan: The Challenges of Seeing the Divine in All

Anantanand Rambachan, Professor of Religion

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Coming Soon September 1, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

The Presidential Election and a Nation in Crisis: Polarization, Pandemic, Prejudice

Andrew Yang, American political commentator, entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist

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Coming Soon September 17, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Debate

Braver Angels Debate - Constitution Day

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Coming Soon September 24, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Shakespeare in a Divided America

James Shapiro, Professor of English, Columbia University

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Coming Soon October 5, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Capitalism, Race and Class: The Case of McDonald’s

Marcia Chatelain, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University

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Coming Soon October 13, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

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Race, Civility and Political Debate

Andrew Sullivan, British-born American author, editor, blogger and political commentator

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Coming Soon October 26, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

The State of the Presidential Election

Amy Walter, National Editor of the Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays heard on NPR News Stations

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Coming Soon November 10, 2020 — 7 p.m. (CT)

Institute for Freedom and Community Conversation

Public Policy and Covid-19

Mike Osterholm, Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota

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Coming Soon March 16, 2021 — 7:30 p.m. (CT)

Spring Mellby Lecture

Charles Umbanhowar, Jr., Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

Viking Theater

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