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CU on the Weekend

If you love to learn, you’ll love CU on the Weekend. Join some of CU Boulder’s most fascinating faculty for free, public lectures.

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CU on the Weekend

  1. Justice in a Warming World

    Nov 5, 2016

    Justice in a Warming World

    Join David Ciplet for an exploration of how systems of inequality are at the root of inaction on climate change and how we may conceive of a more just path forward.

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  2. A Musical Exploration of Grief Beyond Words

    Nov 12, 2016

    A Musical Exploration of Grief Beyond Words

    Steven Bruns, Alexandra Nguyen and Abigail Nims demonstrate and discuss key passages from George Crumb’s 1979 song cycle Apparition, which uses fragments from Walt Whitman’s profound 1865 elegy, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. The session concludes with a complete performance of Apparition.

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  3. Shattered and Steaming Mars a Recipe for Life?

    Dec 3, 2016

    Shattered and Steaming Mars a Recipe for Life?

    Stephen Mojzsis will discuss his new research on whether life on Mars is possible.

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CU on the Weekend

CU on the Weekend is a series of community lectures that are free and open to the public. The lectures are in English, and advanced registration is not required. Lecture locations vary and seating is limited depending on location. Refer to individual event listings for details. If you are unable to attend, live stream the lecture or watch after the event (not available for the Nov. 12 program).

CU on the Weekend Event Reminders

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CU on the Weekend Cancellation Policy

All programs are subject to change. If you signed up for emailed event reminders, 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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