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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2, 2015

Monday, February 2 – METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Wynema Morris, Member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, and Independent Scholar and Associate Fellow at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln “Social and Political Structures of the Omaha Tribe” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, February 3 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Cartoons, Cleanups, and Close Calls” Stories by Matthew Diffee, Ijeoma Oluo, Tara Clancy and Nancy Finton; hosted by Jenifer Hixson

Wednesday, February 4 – RADIOLAB – “Talking to Machines”

Thursday, February 5 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Radio and Television host Tavis Smiley, chronicling the final 365 days of the life of Martin Luther King

Friday, February 6 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURE – Miranda July

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF JANUARY 26, 2015

Monday, January 26 – OMAHA TOWN HALL LECTURE – Timothy Egan, author of “The Worst Hard Times: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the American Dust Bowl” and “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” (tapes, transcripts and CDs NOT available)

Tuesday, January 27 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Doctors, Greencards, Prom, and Ellen” Stories by Hasan Minhaj, Catherine Smyka, Mel Dockery and Jeremy Orvik; hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness

Wednesday, January 28 – RADIOLAB – “Guts”

Thursday, January 29 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Actress Kathleen Turner, star of “Body Heat”, “Romancing the Stone” and “Peggy Sue Got Married”

Friday, January 30 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Frances McDormand

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1:27 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Omaha Town Hall Lecture, 1/26/15

OMAHA TOWN HALL LECTURE – Timothy Egan, author of “The Worst Hard Times: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the American Dust Bowl” and “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher”

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1:30 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Creighton University Lecture, 1/19/15

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach with Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries, and author of “King Rules: Ten Rules for You, Your Family, and Our Nation to Survive” “How Can the Dream Survive?”

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1:16 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 1/12/15

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Lillian Daniel, Senior Minister of the First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and author of “When Spiritual but Not Religious Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church” “When Spiritual but Not Religious Is Not Enough”

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2:03 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Creighton University Lecture, 1/5/15

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Deirdre Mullen, Director of the Mercy Global Concern, as well as the Executive Director of the Partnership for Global Justice, both at the United Nations “There’s a Girl Out There Who Needs You: Empowering Girls through Education One Girl at a Time”

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1:10 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, 12/29/14

GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCHEON – Bruce Katz, Vice-President, Brookings Institution and Founding Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program “Insights on The Metropolitan Revolution”

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1:23 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Durham Museum Lecture, 12/22/14

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Michael Neufeld, Senior Curator in the Space History Department of the National Air and Space Museum in the Smithsonian Institution “An Evening with the Smithsonian: The Apollo 8 Mission”

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1:15 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Film Streams Discussion, 12/15/14

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: Running from Crazy. Panel: Mindy Eggert, parent of a son who committed suicide; Howard Liu, Child Psychiatrist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center; Ciara Warden, Licensed Independent Social Worker in Iowa and a full-time member of the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Social Work; Erin Grace, moderator

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2:41 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Creighton University Lecture, 12/8/14

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – 24TH WOMEN AND HEALTH LECTURE – Monique Truong, author of “The Book of Salt” and “Bitter in the Mouth” “Writing with an Insulin Pen”

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1:50 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Metropolitan Community College Lecture, 12/1/14

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Moshe Gershovich, Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Director of the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at UNO “Israel and Palestine: Making Sense of a Never-Ending Conflict”

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3:39 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon, 11/24/14

PHOENIX ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON – Erin Grewell, founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation, and author of “Teach with Your Heart”

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