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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. CU in the Great War

    Sep 24, 2016

    CU in the Great War

    Polly McLean explores the effects of the Great War on the University of Colorado and the one Black woman trailblazer who came to CU to chart a new course.

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  2. The Undertold Story Of How Latinos Shaped Boulder County

    Oct 22, 2016

    The Undertold Story Of How Latinos Shaped Boulder County

    Marjorie McIntosh, Kent Willmann and Esther Blazon talk about the Boulder County Latino History Project, a local initiative started in 2013 to gather and share the county’s Latino history.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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 one-day community programs that are free and open to the public. Advanced registration is not required. Lecture locations vary and seating is limited depending on location. Refer to individual event listings for details.

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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