University District

#NotYourMascot

11/02/2014 - 12:00pm

Rally! to the TCF Stadium on November 2, 2014! Join grassroots efforts to march against the use of the culturally offensive Washington mascot, and to end the use of a racial slur by the Washington Team. The Minnesota Vikings and The Washington Team will be playing at the U of M, Sunday, 12pm!

The Roots of Bluegrass: A Journey through America's Folk, Old-time, and Gospel Traditions

10/04/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join The Rose Ensemble for The Roots of Bluegrass: A Journey through America's Folk, Old-time, and Gospel Traditions.

Protest: No New Wars, Stop Bombing Iraq & Syria

09/27/2014 - 3:00pm

The Minneapolis September 27 protest will be part of a coordinated anti-war campaign in cities across the U.S. from September 23–29 to protest the U.S. bombing of Syria and Iraq.

John Berryman at 100 Conference

10/24/2014 - 1:00pm - 10/26/2014 - 1:00pm

A recipient of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the poet John Berryman taught at the University of Minnesota from 1955 until his death in 1972.

Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo Reads

10/14/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo is the author most recently of Wonderland, the tale of a fortysomething woman rock star on the comeback trail. She has published three other novels.

James McBride Discusses 'The Good Lord Bird'

10/08/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

James McBride is the author of the National Book Award-winning comic novel The Good Lord Bird and the classic memoir The Color of Water. He’s also published the bestsellers So

SHUT IT DOWN: A Night of Hip Hop, Poetry and Action to Disrupt Street Harassment

09/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Early show: 7-9pm. 18+. Featuring BdotCroc, Guante, Anna Binkovitz Poetry, Ollie Schminkey, and a special DJ set from MAMADU.

This show is a space to speak out against street harassment, while making the connections between catcalling, rape culture, and gender-based violence. Aside from the performances, we'll also have an interactive photobooth where anyone can express their experiences and/or opinions, while using a bank of hashtags to continue to cultivate the ongoing conversation online.

Erika Wurth and Bill Hillmann Discussion and Book Signing

10/08/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Authors Erika Wurth and Bill Hillmann will discuss their books Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend and The Old Neighborhood on Wednesday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m.

Chris Farrell Discussion and Book Signing

09/18/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Chris Farrell, local author and pubic radio contributor, will discuss his new book Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community and the Good Life on T

National Week of Actions Against Pushout

10/04/2014 (All day) - 10/11/2014 (All day)

This Year's Theme - Education is the Key! Don't Lock Us Out! Fits well with the Month of action to Stop Mass Incarceration and we look forward to working with the Adam's Project.

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