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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF MAY 2, 2016

Monday, May 2 – CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Hawkins, Associate Professor of Asian History, Associate Chairman of the Creighton University Department of History, and author of “Making Moros: Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippines Muslim South” “American Colonization of Muslims in the Southern Philippines” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, May 3 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Eaten: Adventures in Food” Stories by Adam Gopnik, David Chang and Lisa Lampanelli; hosted by Jay Allison

Wednesday, May 4 – RADIOLAB – “Falling”

Thursday, May 5 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, and author of “Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America”

Friday, May 6 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Joyce Carol Oates

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF APRIL 25, 2016

Monday, April 25 – DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Elaine Nelson, Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, specializing in the North American West “Buffalo Bill, Performance and Selling the American West” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, April 26 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, and a Spy” Stories by Tim FitzHigham, Catherine Cross and Noreen Riols; hosted by Meg Bowles

Wednesday, April 27 – RADIOLAB – “I Hart K-Pop”

Thursday, April 28 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Michael Hayden, former Director of the National Security Agency, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and author of “Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror”

Friday, April 29 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Pat Conroy
 

Archived editions of past Monday Noon Forums can be found below...

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Hawkins, Associate Professor of Asian History, Associate Chairman of the Creighton University Department of History, and author of “Making Moros: Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippines Muslim South” “American Colonization of Muslims in the Southern Philippines”

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Elaine Nelson, Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, specializing in the North American West “Buffalo Bill, Performance and Selling the American West”

Omaha Press Club, 4/18/16

Apr 18, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Ann Marie Kudlacz, Executive Director of the Refugee Empowerment Center “The Refugee Process, Legal Status, Agency Programs, and Local Community Impact”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Wayne Wiegand, American Library Historian, and author of “Main Street Public Library: Community Places and Reading Spaces in the Rural Heartland, 1876-1956” “Part of Our Lives: a People’s History of the American Public Library”

GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS – Keynote Guest: Chuck Hagel, Former United States Republican Senator from Nebraska, and former United States Secretary of Defense

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Greg Zacharias, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University, and Executive Director of the Henry James Society; Katie Sommer, Associate Editor in the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University “Henry James and the Great War” (Zacharias) and “Henry James and Soldiers during World War I” (Sommer)

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – MIDDLE EAST FORUM – Panel: Moshe Gershovich, Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ramazan Kilinc, Assistant Professor Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Kristian Petersen, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Moderator: Curtis Hutt, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha Press Club, 3/14/16

Mar 14, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Daniel Hendrickson, Twenty-Fifth President of Creighton University, and former Association Vice-President in the Office of the Executive Vice-President at Marquette University

CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE LECTURE – JEWISH BOOK MONTH – Dan Ephron, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for Newsweek, and author of “Killing a King”

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Wes Moore, Rhodes Scholar, founder of BridgeEDU, and author of “The Other Wes Moore” and “The Work” “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates”

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