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November 2019

IonE Second Monday: On the Front Lines: Environmental Justice in the Classroom

November 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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How we're defining — and teaching — the issues at the U and beyond

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[DEI Brown Bag Series] Tribes, Sustainable Forestry and Land Use

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
R350 – Learning & Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
Free

How can the University of Minnesota support tribal sovereignty and foster collaborative and respectful research relationships with American Indian nations and community members?

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[Seminar] Hunger as a Weapon of War: Hitler’s Hunger Plan, Native American Resettlement and Yemen

November 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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This presentation will consider the Nazi Hunger Plan as an instrument of annihilation and tool of war, its retrospective reliance on the American example of resettlement of indigenous peoples, and how these policies prefigured the use of starvation against the people of Yemen by Saudi Arabia, aided and abetted by US and British foreign policy. It is part of a growing literature on state-induced famines. This seminar will include a presentation followed by a Q & A session. When: Wednesday,…

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December 2019

Reception: Sketching the Invisible: Student Views from a Power Systems Journey

December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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An energy revolution is underway, and needs to accelerate to support climate and economic goals. But the general citizenry does not understand our current energy systems, particularly the seemingly invisible phenomena of electricity, and its generation, distribution, and use. Addressing this challenge is the purpose of a grand challenge course called "Power Systems Journey: Making the Invisible, Visible and Actionable." Co-instructors, Jonee Kulman Brigham and Paul Imbertson have curated an exhibit focused on sketches made by their students in the…

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5th Annual Sustunes

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Learning and Environmental Sciences Building, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Dancing, music, art, and more...

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January 2020

Speaking Science 2020

January 16 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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$45 – $80

Want to develop stronger storytelling skills that will make your work understandable and compelling to the media, thought leaders, potential funders and general audiences?

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February 2020

Inside the Climate Talks With UMN Delegation to COP25

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hear the inside scoop on the international climate talks from University of Minnesota faculty, staff and graduate students who attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's 25th annual Conference of the Parties.

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Climate-Induced Natural Disasters: Lessons for universities from the Global Convergence Lab

February 10 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join us for this IonE Second Mondays conversation!

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Sharing the Benefits of a Greening City: A showcase of community-engaged scholarship in pursuit of social justice and environmental sustainability

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us for an evening celebration hosted by the CREATE Initiative!

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IAS Thursdays | The Relentless Business of Treaties: How Indigenous Land Became US Property

February 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Northrop, Crosby Seminar Room Thursday, February 20, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.   The Relentless Business of Treaties is a book that explores the economic and political motivations of those who, on behalf of the United States, negotiated and signed treaties with Indigenous nations. A public panel discussion among Indigenous scholars and the author will offer perspectives on the historical experience of Native American nations to frame the book and raise questions for exploration in this…

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