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Coloradan Conversations Sept. 7: Climate change, impact on human rights

Aug. 12, 2022

Climate change is increasing the frequency of natural disasters—and those disasters have enormous impacts on human life. Held in person and streamed live, Coloradan Conversations is an opportunity to gain insights and think differently about this important issue that impacts us all.

Lionel Shriver

Abominations: Why hasn’t Lionel Shriver been canceled already?

Aug. 4, 2022

Join Aug. 31 as controversial novelist and commentator Lionel Shriver, in conversation with Benjamin Teitelbaum, discusses her first nonfiction book “Abominations: Selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction.”

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US Supreme Court review—a panel discussion Aug. 4

July 21, 2022

Join Colorado Law as a distinguished panel of former U.S. Supreme Court clerks and legal scholars discuss the notable cases the U.S. Supreme Court decided during the 2021–22 term and the impact of those decisions on practitioners.

Tina McDaniel

Understanding the historical context and significance of Juneteenth

June 9, 2022

Tina McDaniel, a retired human resource professional, passionate social justice advocate and diversity, equity and inclusion leader will lead an honest conversation about the remembrance and celebration of Juneteenth during a virtual event June 16.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Rebuilding Ukraine's higher education with President Zelenskyy May 16

May 15, 2022

The campus community is invited to attend a virtual address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 16. The event, discussing how America's leading research universities and Ukrainian officials can work together to help rebuild and transform Ukraine's decimated higher education sector, will be hosted by the AAU, of which CU Boulder is a member.

Professor Celeste Montoya

May 14: Presente! Latina legislative leadership in the Colorado General Assembly

May 4, 2022

During this CU on the Weekend lecture, Professor Celeste Montoya will discuss her research on increasing Latina legislative leadership in the Colorado General Assembly from 1970 to 2020.

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Finding joy in mixed company: A discussion April 26

April 21, 2022

Join Patty Limerick, of the Center of the American West and past Thompson Prize winner, and local author Jenny Shank for a lively discussion about how Shank’s writing career harmonizes with the mission of the center. “Mixed Company” has been named a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards.

View of a Superior, Colorado, neighborhood burned in the Marshall Fire

Guest speaker to address entrepreneurship and natural disaster response April 22

April 21, 2022

In the wake of the Marshall Fire, the Leeds School of Business is sponsoring a public seminar with dynamic scholar Trent Williams on entrepreneurial responses to natural disasters. Get free parking via the QR code.

Mary Robinson

Climate justice advocate Mary Robinson tapped for keynote at inaugural climate summit

April 21, 2022

Mary Robinson, one of the world’s most respected advocates for climate justice and the former president of Ireland, will visit campus in December to present a keynote speech at the inaugural Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit.

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CU on the Weekend April 23: Tales from under the Mediterranean

April 18, 2022

The chance recovery of objects from the sea began in antiquity and continues today. Professor Emeritus Robert Hohlfelder will discuss episodes from his 50-plus underwater explorations. The event is virtual, free and open to the public.