August 12, 2016

Free CU on the Weekend Fall Lectures Begin on Sept. 24

Programs: CU Boulder Online Office for Public and Community-Engaged Scholarship

CU on the Weekend invites the public to learn from and interact with some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most dynamic faculty members as they share their expertise on topics ranging from Latino history to environmental justice to a musical exploration of grief beyond words.

Join us beginning Sept. 24 for these free public lectures. Doors open 30 minutes before each event and seating is limited. Advanced registration is not necessary, although tickets are required for the Nov. 12 musical conversation lecture. See below for more details.

Get more information about CU on the Weekend presentations, faculty, and parking. For questions or to receive an email reminder, email or call 303-492-4561.

Fall 2016 Presentations

CU in the Great War
September 24, 1-3 p.m.
Polly McLean, Associate Professor, Media Studies
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

The Undertold Story of How Latinos Shaped Boulder County
October 22, 9-11 a.m.
Marjorie McIntosh, Professor Emerita, History
Kent Willmann, Instructor, Education
Esther Blazon, Advisory Committee Chair, Boulder County Latino History Project
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

Justice in a Warming World
November 5, 9-11 a.m.
David Ciplet, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

A Musical Exploration of Grief Beyond Words
This program is part of the series “Music Conversations: Lecture and Performance,” a project of the Music Theory Department in the College of Music in coordination with CU on the Weekend.
November 12, 1-3 p.m.
Steven Bruns, Associate Professor, Music
Alexandra Nguyen, Assistant Professor, Music
Abigail Nims, Assistant Professor, Music
Chamber Hall C-199, Imig Music Building.
Note that seating is limited to 115 people. Free tickets will only be distributed November 12, starting at noon. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and tickets are required.

Shattered and Steaming Mars a Recipe for Life?
December 3, 1-4 p.m.
Stephen Mojzsis, Professor, Geology
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium

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