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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF APRIL 23, 2018

Monday, April 23 – TED RADIO HOUR – “The Meaning of Work”

Tuesday, April 24 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – "Surviving Being Human"  Stories by Cynthia Shelby Lane, Lemn Sissay, Natasha Guynes, Matt Brown, and Daniel Turpin; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, April 25 – RADIOLAB – "Stress"

Thursday, April 26 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Betty Reid Soskin

Friday, April 27 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – George Saunders

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF APRIL 16, 2018

Monday, April 16 – TED RADIO HOUR – “Everything Is Connected”

Tuesday, April 17 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – "The Kindness of Strangers"  Stories by Laura Zimmerman, David Cole, Niccolo Aeed, Denise Scheuermann, Caroline Abilat, and Ed Gavagan; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, April 18 – RADIOLAB – "Afterlife"

Thursday, April 19 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Amy Chua

Friday, April 20 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Bob Roth and David Lynch

 

 

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

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 9/28/92

Sep 28, 1992

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Poet, essayist and writer Carol Bly, author of “The Tom Cat’s Wife, and Other Stories” and “The Passionate Accurate Story”  “How Do We Even Get a Short Story Out of Real Life?”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 3/23/92

Mar 23, 1992

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – William Pfeffer, Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at Nebraska Wesleyan University “Ethics in Medicine: Compatibility or Conflict?”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 11/18/91

Nov 18, 1991

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Grace Flores Hughes, former Director of the Community Relations Service for the United States Department of Justice “The Power of Diversity in American Society”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/21/91

Oct 21, 1991

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Linda Hasselstrom, Hermosa, South Dakota rancher, and author of “Windbreak: A Woman Rancher on the Northern Plains” and “Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land” “Reaping Literature from the Western Plains”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/7/91

Oct 7, 1991

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Bass-Baritone Freeman Davis, Director of the Minority and Women’s Small Business Assistance Center in Lincoln, Nebraska; Actress, Olga Davis, Visiting Instructor in Speech Communication and Theatre Arts at Nebraska Wesleyan University; Pianist Ryan Wells ”From Bondage to Freedom”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/28/90

May 28, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Dave Fowler, violinist; Steve Hanson and Caroline Johnson, accompanists “The Evolution of the Plains Fiddle Style”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/21/90

May 21, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Benny Hochman, Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camp survivor, former President of the Sidney, Nebraska Junior Chamber of Commerce, and author of “From Hell to Here: A World War II Autobiography” “From Hell to Here”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/14/90

May 14, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – William Kloefkorn, Nebraska State Poet, Professor of English at Nebraska Wesleyan University, and author of “Drinking the Tin Cup Dry” and “Where the Visible Sun Is” “Drinking the Tin Cup Dry”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/7/90

May 7, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – William Penn Mott, Special Assistant to the United States National Park Service, and President Emeritus for the California State Park Association “The Challenge of the Twenty-First Century: Preserving Our Natural and Cultural Values”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 4/23/90

Apr 23, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Robert McAfee Brown, Professor Emeritus in Theology and Ethics at the Pacific School of Religion, and author of “Spirituality and Liberation: Overcoming the Great Fallacy” “Central American Report: What Hope for Democracy?”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 4/16/90

Apr 16, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Richard Taylor, Resident Distinguished Philosopher at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, and author of “Reflective Wisdom: Richard Taylor on Issues that Matter” “The Ethics of Duty, the Ethics of Virtue”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 3/9/90

Mar 9, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Richard Morin, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine the University of Nebraska College of Medicine “The Many Facets of AIDS”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 2/26/90

Feb 26, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Ken Takeda, former President of Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya, Japan “The Japanese: Who They Are, What They Are”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 1/8/90

Jan 8, 1990

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Norris Alfred, Editor and Publisher of The Polk Progress in Polk, Nebraska “Progress Polk Style”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 11/27/89

Nov 27, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Tatiana Yankelevich, Step-Daughter of Novel Peace Laureate Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner of the Soviet Union “Glasnost, Perestroika, and Human Rights”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 11/20/89

Nov 20, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Eleanor Maccoby, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University, and author of “Sex Differentiation during Childhood Development” “Co-Parenting Before and After Divorce”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/23/89

Oct 23, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – John Walker, Professor of Philosophy at Nebraska Wesleyan University “The Aesthetics of Country Music”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/16/89

Oct 16, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Paul Loeb, author of “Hope in Hard Times” and “Nuclear Culture” “Hope in Hard Times”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/9/89

Oct 9, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Mary Gray, Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at American University in Washington, D.C., and Founding President of the Association for Women in Mathematics “Sex and Mathematics”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 9/25/89

Sep 25, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Dale Van Atta, co-writer of “The Washington Merry-Go-Round” for The Washington Post “Scandals, Scoundrels, and Saints”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/22/89

May 22, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Said Arikat, Executive Director of The Palestine Congress of North America “Palestine: An Update”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/8/89

May 8, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Elizabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, Krister Stendahl Professor of Divinity at the Harvard University School of Divinity, and author of “In Memory of Her: A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins” and “Bread Not Stone: The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation” “Feminist Interpretation of the Gospels”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 5/1/89

May 1, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Joel Gajardo, former Director of the South American Department of the National Council of Churches, and Chairman of the Committee on United States/Latin America Policy Study at Cornell University “The Search for Peace under United States Policy in Central America”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 3/27/89

Mar 27, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Vard Johnson, Omaha attorney, and former Nebraska State Senator “Ethics and the Legislative Process”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 3/13/89

Mar 13, 1989

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Duke Engel, Assistant Director of the Independence Center at Lincoln General Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska “A Look at Attitudes toward Alcohol”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 11/28/88

Nov 28, 1988

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Rose Hayden, Vice-President of Educational Products and Services for Gem Communications in New York “International Studies: Where in the World Are We?”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 11/21/88

Nov 21, 1988

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Sarah Weddington, former member of the Texas House of Representatives from Austin, Texas, and former Assistant on Women and Minority Affairs in the Carter Administration “You Can Make a Difference”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/24/88

Oct 24, 1988

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Stanley Hauerwas, Professor of Theological Ethics at the Duke University School of Divinity, and author of “The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics” “How to Live When Peace and Justice Do Not Embrace”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/17/88

Oct 17, 1988

NEBRASKA WESLAYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Warren Urbom, District Judge for the District of Nebraska “The Unfolding Constitution”

Nebraska Wesleyan University Forum, 10/10/88

Oct 10, 1988

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Myra and David Sadker, Professors of Education at American University in Washington, D.C., and authors of “Sexism in School and Society” “Sex Bias: From Classroom to Boardroom”

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