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  1. CU on the Weekend: Pioneers: Women Artists in Boulder, 1890-1950
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    Sep 19, 2015

    Join Kirk Ambrose, professor and chair of art and art history, for an introduction to Boulder women artists and how they used art to improve the lives of others.

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  2. CU on the Weekend: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio and the Birth of Humanism
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    Oct 10, 2015

    Join Valerio Ferme, professor of Italian, for a talk exploring the humanities through the work of Italy’s “three crowns,” Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, and demonstrating how their writings continue to engage us today.

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  3. CU on the Weekend: Gershwin Meets Schubert: Words, Music, and Song
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    Oct 24, 2015

    Join Music Theory Professors Keith Waters and Yonatan Malin for a discussion and performances that look at a powerful musical medium — songs.

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  4. CU on the Weekend: Pestilence: Past and Present
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    Oct 31, 2015

    Join Elizabeth Fenn, professor and chair of history, for a discussion about the great smallpox epidemic and the impact of infectious disease, past and present.

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  5. CU on the Weekend: Two Centuries of the Grimms’ Fairy Tales
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    Nov 14, 2015

    Join Ann Schmiesing, professor of Germanic and Nordic studies, for an exploration of the Grimms’ fascinating lives and their famed fairy tales.

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  6. CU on the Weekend: Why Watching Modern Dance Is so Hard: 10 Hot Tips for Finding Pleasure in the Form
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    Dec 5, 2015

    Join Erika Randall, associate professor of dance, for a show-n-tell that will help participants find a new lexicon for watching — and enjoying — modern dance.

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CU on the Weekend

CU on the Weekend is a series of one-day community programs that are free and open to the public. Classrooms open 30 minutes before start time and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CU on the Weekend Fall 2015 Programs

Pioneers: Women Artists in Boulder, 1890-1950
Kirk Ambrose, Professor and Chair of Art and Art History
Sept. 19, 1-3 pm
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio and the Birth of Humanism: Why Public Engagement and Personal Growth Never Go Out of Style
Valerio Ferme, Associate Professor of Italian
Oct. 10, 1-3 pm
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

Musical Conversations Series: Lecture and Performance
Gershwin Meets Schubert: Words, Music, and Song
Keith Waters and Yonatan Malin, Professors of Music Theory
Performances by CU-Boulder Music Students
Oct. 24, 10:30 am-12 pm
Imig Music Building, Room C199

Pestilence: Past and Present
Elizabeth Fenn, Associate Professor and Chair of History
Oct. 31, 1-3 pm
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

Two Centuries of the Grimms’ Fairy Tales
Ann Schmiesing, Professor of Germanic and Nordic Studies
Nov. 14, 1-3 pm
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

Why Watching Modern Dance Is so Hard: 10 Hot Tips for Finding Pleasure in the Form
Erika Randall, Associate Professor of Dance
Dec. 5, 1-2:30 pm
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

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CU on the Weekend Event Reminders

Never miss another CU on the Weekend program. Sign up for emailed event reminders for one or more CU on the Weekend programs. We will send you an emailed event reminder about one week before the event. Learn about CU on the Weekend and other community outreach events by following CU Outreach on twitter and facebook.

CU on the Weekend Parking and Maps

CU on the Weekend class locations are noted in class descriptions. Locations include, Imig Music Building (map) and the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building Butcher Auditorium (map) which provides free parking on weekends. Campus parking lot fees may apply during CU on the Weekend programs. Pay close attention to parking lot signage and rates. For maps of weekend parking lots, visit the Parking and Transportation Services website.

CU on the Weekend Cancellation Policy

All programs are subject to change. If you sign up for an emailed reminder, you will receive email notification if a program is cancelled or rescheduled. This web page is the primary source for most up-to-date class information. Please check the website the day of your event.

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