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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2014

Monday, October 20 – E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – GOVERNOR’S LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES – Chris Abani, author of “The Secret History of Las Vegas”, “Song for Night”, and “the Virgin of Flames” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, October 21 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Live in Iowa City” Stories by Jim Bennett, Stephanie Summerville and Janice Josephine Carney; hosted by Peter Aguero and Jay Allison

Wednesday, October 22 – RADIOLAB – “Parasites”

Thursday, October 23 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Joe Zee, Editor-in-Chief and Executive Creative Officer of Yahoo Style, and former Creative Director of Elle Magazine “What’s In, What’s Out, What’s You?”

Friday, October 24 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Jad Abumrad

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF OCTOBER 13, 2014

Monday, October 13 – METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Maisha Godare, President of the Heartland Muslim Women’s Network, co-author of “The Muslim Family Reader”, and member of the Advisory Board for Project Interfaith “Women and Islam” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, October 14 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Snowsuits, Swordfights, and Swindles” Stories by Jonathan Ames, Audrey Pleasant, David Carr, Christine Blackburn and James Foster; hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness

Wednesday, October 15 – RADIOLAB – “Special Fundraising Edition”

Thursday, October 16 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Retired Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni, former Commander-in-Chief of the United States Central Command, and former envoy for the United States to Israel and the Palestinian Authority

Friday, October 17 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

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1:30 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, 10/20/14

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – GOVERNOR’S LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES – Chris Abani, author of “The Secret History of Las Vegas”, “Song for Night”, and “the Virgin of Flames”

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1:38 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Metropolitan Community College Lecture, 10/13/14

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Maisha Godare, President of the Heartland Muslim Women’s Network, co-author of “The Muslim Family Reader”, and member of the Advisory Board for Project Interfaith “Women and Islam”

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1:07 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 10/6/14

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – FIFTEENTH ANNUAL SHIRLEY AND LEONARD GOLDSTEIN LECTURE ON HUMAN RIGHTS – Winona LaDuke, Founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, and Founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project “Human Rights and the Rights of Nature in an Era of Climate, Energy, Food and Water Crises”

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1:24 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Creighton University Lecture, 9/29/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Colonel James Bitzes, Judge Advocate for United States Cyber Command at Fort Meade, Maryland “Cyberspace Operations: Some Legal and Practical Considerations from a Military Perspective”

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1:34 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 9/22/14

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Sarah Ruden, Visiting Scholar at Brown University, and author of the forthcoming book, “The Music Inside the Whale, and Other Marvels: A Translator on the Beauty of the Bible” “Paul Among the People: The Apostle Reinterpreted and Reimagined in His Own Time”

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1:13 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Institute for Holocaust Education Lecture, 9/15/14

INSTITUTE FOR HOLOCAUST EDUCATION LECTURE – Lou Leviticus, Holocaust survivor, former Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and author of “Tales from the Milestone”

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3:35 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Creighton University Lecture, 9/8/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Marcia Anderson, Major General in the United States Army Reserve, and Clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin “Leading with Integrity in a Diverse World”

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2:03 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Film Streams Discussion, 9/1/14

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: Best Kept Secret. Panel: Shana Frodyma, Transitions Coordinator with the Omaha Public Schools; Kathy Kovalskas, parent of an autistic child; Kim Hall, Employment Services Manager at the Ollie Webb Center. Moderator: Mary McHale, President of the Meyer Foundation

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2:30 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Omaha Press Club, 8/25/14

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Cliff Robertson, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Health Initiative’s Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Network

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2:17 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, 8/18/4

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Yong Zhao, Presidential Chairman and Associate Dean for Global Education, Weinman Professor of Technology, and a Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement at the University of Oregon “Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization”

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