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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF AUGUST 14, 2017

Monday, August 14 – CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – ASIAN CULTURE WEEK – Maorong Jiang, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations, and the Director of the Asian World Center at Creighton; Audel Salazar, East-West Graduate Student “Official Religious Policy in China” and “Eye-Witness Reality of the Chinese Muslims: Practicing Islam in Communist China” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, August 15 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Beauty Queens, the LBJ Library, and Holdups” Stories by Tricia Coburn, Sara Bird and John Lincoln; hosted by Ophira Eisenberg and Jay Allison

Wednesday, August 16 – RADIOLAB – “Time”

Thursday, August 17 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Al Franken, former comedian on Saturday Night Live, and currently Democrat Senator from Minnesota

Friday, August 18 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Arundhati Roy

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF AUGUST 7, 2017

Monday, August 7 – UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Kate Russo, Eclipse Chaser, Clinical Psychologist, and author of “Total Addiction: the Life of an Eclipse Chaser”, “Totality: the Total Solar Eclipse of 2012 in Far North Queensland” and “Being in the Shadow: Stories of the First-Time Total Eclipse Experience” “Total Solar Eclipse: Not Just for Geeks and Bearded Men with Telescopes” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, August 8 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Where We Belong” Stories by Vin Shambry, Lauren Weedman, Michelle Oberholtzer, Flora Diaz and Jon Jay Read; hosted by Jenifer Hixson

Wednesday, August 9 – RADIOLAB – “Lucy”

Thursday, August 10 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Susan Wojcicki, Chief Executive Officer of YouTube

Friday, August 11 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Jennifer Doudna

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

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Harold Andersen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the World-Herald Company “The Role of a Local Newspaper: Community Standards and Freedom of the Press”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – John R. Turk, Associate Professor of Music at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University “Self-Expression: The Tuba – A Museum Piece Comes to Live Just in Time”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Panel: William Moffett, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow; Michael Harry, Senior Vice President of Crete Carrier Corporation in Lincoln; Roger Beverage, former Nebraska State Director of Banking; LaVerne Rudell, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics at Nebraska Wesleyan University; Charles Schoeder, former Nebraska State Director of Agriculture; Moderator: Loretta Fairchild, Professor of Economics at Nebraska Wesleyan University. “The Future of Small Business Ownership and the Corporate Farm”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh, National Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, and author of “The Target is Destroyed” “The Khadafy Connection: International Terrorism”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Eleanor Smeal, President of the National Organization for Women, as well as Founder and President of the Feminist Majority Foundation “The Status of the Women’s Movement Today”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Norman Krivosha, Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court “Education: For the Sake of Living as Well as Making a Living”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Frank Forrester Church IV, Senior Minister at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City, and author of “Father and Son”  “Angels and Strangers”

Curt Donaldson, columnist with the Lincoln Star, former Lincoln City Councilman, and author of “Stumping the District” “Raising False Hopes in a Responsible Manner: The Challenge of Politics in Nebraska”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Robert Poole, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Reason Foundation, and author of “Cutting Back City Hall”  “Privatization: National Garage Sale or Golden Opportunity?”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Vera Kistiakovsky, Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Past-President of the American Association of Women in Science “S.D.I. and the Scientist”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORJM – Mitch Snyder, Founder of The Community for Creative Non-Violence, and co-author of “Homeless in America: A Forced March to Nowhere” “The Homeless in America”

NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY FORUM – Michael Wood, Professor of Comparative Literature at Exeter University, and author of “America and the Movies” “Making Sense of the Movies” (incomplete)

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