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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF APRIL 27, 2015

Monday, April 27 – METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Sybil Rosado, Professor of Social Science and Coordinator of Sociology at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina “Nappy Hair in the Diaspora: Exploring the Meaning of Hair Among Women of African Descent” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, April 28 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Parties, Plans, and Police” Stories by Kevin McGeehan, Bruce Feillor, and Steve Osborne; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, April 29 – RADIOLAB – “Placebo”

Thursday, April 30 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Jane Harman, former United States Representative, and Head of Washington’s Wilson Center “Obama’s Lack of Clear Strategies”

Friday, May 1 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Slavoj Zizek

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF APRIL 20, 2015

Monday, April 20 – GIRLS INCORPORATED OF OMAHA LUNCH FOR THE GIRLS LUNCHEON – Twin daughters of President George W. Bush – Barbara Bush, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Global Health Corps; and Jenna Bush Hager, Editor-at Large for Southern Living Magazine, and author of “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope” “In Conversation” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, April 21 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof” Stories by Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, James Kassaga Arinaitwe, Sisonke Msimang and Jensi Sartin; hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness

Wednesday, April 22 – RADIOLAB – “Colors”

Thursday, April 23 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Talib Kweli, founder of “Hip Hop for Respect”

Friday, April 24 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Virginia Morell

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1:31 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Girls Incorporated of Omaha Lunch for the Girls Luncheon, 4/20/15

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF OMAHA LUNCH FOR THE GIRLS LUNCHEON – Twin daughters of President George W. Bush – Barbara Bush, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Global Health Corps; and Jenna Bush Hager, Editor-at Large for Southern Living Magazine, and author of “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope” “In Conversation”

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1:52 pm
Mon April 13, 2015

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 4/13/15

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – 2014 RICHARD DEAN WINCHELL HISTORY LECTURE – Christopher Browning, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and author of “Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave Labor Camp” “Survivor Testimony and Holocaust History: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps”

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4:55 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, 4/6/15

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Members of the British National Debate Team – Kate Brooks and Alice Coombes Huntley vs. Members of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln Speech and Debate Team – Adam Blood and Jonathan Carter “Are Social Media a Threat to Human Creativity?”

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1:05 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Creighton University Lecture, 3/30/15

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – HENRY W. CASPER, S.J. HISTORY LECTURE – Karen Lystra, Professor of American Studies at California State University at Fullerton, and author of “Searching the Heart: Women, Men and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America” and “Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years” “Love Letters: Revealing the Intimate Past”

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1:34 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Omaha Press Club, 3/23/15

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – John Crook, retired principal of Westside High School; Cherie Larson, Director of Instructional Service at the Plattsmouth Community School District “Common Core – The Pros and Cons”

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1:04 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

University of Nebraska at Omaha Lecture, 3/16/15

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Assaf Gavron, American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise Visiting Scholar “How Do You Say ‘Bananafish’ in Hebrew?”

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1:22 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Center for Faith Studies Lecture, 3/9/15

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE– Christian Piatt, Director of Premium Content for the Interfaith Website, Patheos, and the Director of Growth and Development for First Christian Church in Portland, Oregon “Post Christian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?”

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1:15 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Durham Museum Lecture, 3/2/15

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein, identical twins, and authors of “Identical Strangers”

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1:36 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Creighton University Lecture, 2/23/15

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Mark Braverman, Co-Founder of Friends of Tent of Nations North America, and Program Director for Kairos USA “Interfaith Politics and the Failure of Global Diplomacy: The Israeli-Palestine Conflict”

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1:30 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Omaha Press Club, 2/16/15

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Charles Ellison and Virginia Maynes from Justice for Our Neighbors “Implications of Obama’s Executive Orders Dealing with Immigration”

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