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Buntrock Commons Viking Theater

January 2019

Lecture by Jason Hill

January 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A lecture by Jason Hill on his book We Have Overcome: An Immigrant's Letter to the American People.

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Sexual Paranoia, Gender Strife, Cultural Revolution

January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Lecture on Sexual Paranoia, Gender Strife, Cultural Revolution. Laura Kipnis is a cultural theorist, critic, and former video artist.  Her most recent book, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus (2017), draws on investigative reporting, cultural analysis, and her own experiences with Title IX investigations in higher education.  Without minimizing the seriousness of campus assault, Kipnis advocates for more honesty about the sexual realities and ambivalences hidden behind the notion of “rape culture.” Instead, she argues, regulation is replacing education, and women’s…

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February 2019

Arnold Flaten Memorial Lecture Series with Roberto Lugo

February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Roberto Lugo is a American potter, social activist, spoken word poet, and educator. Lugo’s work draws together hip-hop, history, and politics into formal ceramics and 2D works. Born in Kensington, Philadelphia to Puerto Rican parents, Lugo began his career as a graffiti artist before discovering ceramics. Lugo holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Penn State. He has exhibited internationally and has work in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and…

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March 2019

When Research Meets Policy

March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this lecture, a public historian and a city planner discuss how their respective projects — each of which attempts to address the effects of racial discrimination in Minneapolis — have influenced each other.

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April 2019

James M. May Endowed Lecture in Classics

April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

John Carroll University Professor of Classics Gwendolyn Compton-Engle '92  will deliver the 3rd Annual James M. May Endowed Lecture in Classics.

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