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Difficult Dialogues: Abortion

March 22, 2023

We invite you to join the conversation on the topic of Abortion at our semi-annual Difficult Dialogue series on March 22, 2023. Register Here What to Expect The Center for the Humanities and the Arts and the University Libraries continue to host Difficult Dialogues — a series of panel conversations...

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Difficult Dialogues: Being Black in Boulder & "This is [Not] Who We Are" Film Screening

Oct. 27, 2022

A free film screening of the " This is (Not) Who We Are " documentary and a conversation on "Being Black in Boulder" hosted on Thursday, October 27, 2022. Event Information: Registration: cuboulder.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8BLxLFqBewYXa4K Date : Thursday, October 27 , 2022 Time : 6:45pm - 9:00pm MT (film screening begins at...

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Difficult Dialogues: Making Mistakes, Making Amends

Jan. 25, 2022

The Spring 2022 installment of the Difficult Dialogues series between the Center for Humanities & the Arts and University Libraries was on Tuesday, January 25th at 12:30pm.

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Difficult Dialogues: Fall 2021

The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) & CU Libraries DIFFICULT DIALOGUES collaboration for Fall 2021 was on the theme of “Saying No, Slowing Down.” To that end, we are holding space for saying no to holding a formal event and practicing the theme of slowing down by simply...

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Difficult Dialogues: Power

Feb. 10, 2021

The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) and the CU Boulder Libraries offered the next installment in the Difficult Dialogues panel series on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 12pm virtually via Zoom. This event was meant to examine the different ways that power impacts the lives of people at...

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Cultural PostMortem 2020

Jan. 27, 2021

How can artists and scholars help the nation contend with the peril in which we find ourselves? The 2020 US presidential race was one of the most politically and ideologically divisive and contentious races that we’ve ever seen. And as the events of January 6, 2021 have illustrated, the nation...


Citizenship: Past and Present

Jan. 20, 2021

Citizenship, its definitions, and its obligations has been very much in the news lately. After watching the Inauguration, please join us for a panel discussion on citizenship on Wednesday, January 20th at 12pm noon MT . The panel features experts on the history, law, and ongoing meaning of citizenship in...

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What It Means to Disagree, Admit a Degree of Uncertainty, and Maintain a Robust Friendship: A Dialogue

Nov. 20, 2020

What It Means to Disagree, Admit a Degree of Uncertainty, and Maintain a Robust Friendship: A Dialogue Date: November 20, 2020 Time: 12:00pm MT Where: Virtual Recording : https://youtu.be/wEhD1yQC8WA Patty Limerick, director of the Center of the American West, and Jennifer Ho , director of the Center for Humanities &...

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CHA First Vote Panel Discussion

Oct. 22, 2020

First Vote Documentary Panel Discussion On October 22, 2020 at 6pm MT, the Center for Humanities & the Arts hosted a panel discussion on FIRST VOTE, a character-driven documentary film with unparalleled access to a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese Americans. Director Yi Chen and the four subjects...

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Difficult Dialogues: Unpacking Whiteness (what it means to say that CU Boulder is "so white")

Sept. 9, 2020

What is “whiteness,” and how do concepts like “white privilege” and “white supremacy” contribute to anti-Black racism and systemic racism? Where do we see whiteness on campus (what does it mean to say that CU Boulder is “so white”)? How can we engage the CU Boulder community about these issues,...