German Conversation Table
The German Conversation table is an informal opportunity to converse in Deutsch. People with all levels of proficiency are welcome! It is held every Monday at 6 p.m. in the Student Center’s Turtle Mountain Cafe.
Experiences from the Midwest Women in Physics Conference
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Physics Discipline will lead a presentation and discussion on the Midwest Women of Physics Conference at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, which was attended by Emma Molden ’14. The event will begin at 6 p.m in Science and Math 2200.
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, and Wednesday, Feb. 6, there will be a Blood Drive from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center’s Oyate Hall.
French Conversation Table
The French Conversation table is an informal opportunity to converse in French. People with all levels of proficiency are welcome! It is held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Student Center’s Turtle Mountain Cafe.
Jane Addams Project
The Jane Addams Project is a cross-cultural discussion circle for Spanish- and English-speaking Morris residents and students. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 111.
Raw and Unedited Open Mic Reading
On Tuesday, February 5, there will be an open mic reading, showcasing new work by Within the World, Morris's literary community. All are welcome to attend. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Briggs Library McGinnis Room.
Faculty Recital—James Flegel
On Tuesday, February 5, there will a faculty music recital performed by James Flegel, instructor of guitar, in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Spanish Conversation Table
Please join us at La Mesa de Conversación en la Universidad de Minnesota, Morris—otherwise known as the Spanish Conversation Table at UMM—on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center’s Turtle Mountain Cafe. All are welcome! Students, faculty, staff, and community members have casual conversations in Spanish about a variety of topics. Meet new people and improve your Spanish!
Germanic Philology: What It Is and Why It Matters.
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, there will be a lecture presented by the German Discipline entitled, “Germanic Philology: What It Is and Why It Matters.” The event will begin at 7 p.m in Imholte Hall 112.
Thursday Afternoon Faculty Seminar (TAFS)
Jennifer Deane, associate professor of history, will present a Thursday Afternoon Faculty Seminar (TAFS) entitled, "Thinking with Beguines: Why Medieval Lay Religious Women Matter to History." Refreshments will be served at 4:30 p.m. outside of Imholte Hall 109.
God of Carnage—Winter Theatre Production
The Morris Theatre Discipline will present the critically acclaimed Tony Award winner God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza (adapted by Christopher Hampton). Siobhan Bremer, associate professor of theatre arts, directs this amusingly outrageous dark comedy. God of Carnage will be performed nightly from Thursday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Raymond J. Lammers Proscenium Theatre, with an additional matinee at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Russian Conversation Table
The Russian Conversation table is an informal opportunity to converse in Russian. People with all levels of proficiency are welcome! It is held every Friday at 4 p.m. in the Student Center’s Turtle Mountain Cafe.
4th Annual Josef A. Mestenhauser Lecture Series
Professor Betty Leask from the University of South Australia will present a lecture and workshops on "internationalizing the curriculum and student learning." Leask is an internationally recognized expert on the subject, and her work is informed by the diverse student populations in Australian universities. The lecture will take place on the UMTC campus on Friday, Feb. 8, from 2-4 p.m. It will also be streamed on the Morris campus in the Student Center’s Prairie Lounge. There will be snacks!