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Upcoming (virtual) classes and events

2021 Classes are now available for registration, with more to come!

See Below:

NOV 29 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Heid Erdrich
Sun, Nov 29
One Book, One ND with Heid Erdrich
Nov 29, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST
One Book, One ND with Heid Erdrich
Little Big Bully begins with a question asked of a collective and troubled we - how did we come to this?
DEC 2 - May Ling Halim
Wed, Dec 02
May Ling Halim
Dec 02, 12:00 PM
May Ling Halim
Her presentation - The Development of Prejudice and Stereotyping from a Psychological Perspective: Challenges and Potential Solutions – will begin the program, followed by moderated conversation and audience questions.
DEC 8 - One Book | One Minnesota: The Plague of Doves
Tue, Dec 08
Online Event
Dec 08, 7:00 PM CST
Online Event
This statewide virtual event will feature author Louise Erdrich in conversation with moderator Alayne Hopkins of the Minnesota Center for the Book.
DEC 11 - Kathrine Switzer
Fri, Dec 11
Online Event
Dec 11, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
Online Event
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon in 1967.
DEC 13 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Terry Shoptaugh
Sun, Dec 13
One Book, One ND with Terry Shoptaugh
Dec 13, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST
One Book, One ND with Terry Shoptaugh
How the Nonpartisan League (NPL) came into existence in North Dakota.
JAN 6 - Adult Civic Education - Constitution 101
Wed, Jan 06
Adult Civic Education - Constitution 101
Jan 06, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CST
Adult Civic Education - Constitution 101
An introduction to the US Constitution, its founding philosophies, institutions, and applications.
JAN 14 - GameChanger Ideas Festival Event with Yaël Eisenstat
Thu, Jan 14
GC Ideas Festival - Yael Eisenstat
Jan 14, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST
GC Ideas Festival - Yael Eisenstat
A conversation about the intersection of ethics, tech, democracy, and policy.
JAN. 14 - Lakota 101
Thu, Jan 14
Lakota 101
Jan 14, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Lakota 101
A Lakota language class where conversational language will be taught.
JAN. 19 - Discovering the Story
Tue, Jan 19
Discovering the Story
Jan 19, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Discovering the Story
This is a course for writers at all levels who are interested in approaching fiction as a process of discovery.
JAN 21 - GameChanger Ideas Festival Event with Katherine Gehl
Thu, Jan 21
GC Ideas Festival - Katherine Gehl
Jan 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST
GC Ideas Festival - Katherine Gehl
Can political innovation break partisan gridlock and save our democracy?
JAN 21 - Winter Writing Workshop
Thu, Jan 21
Winter Writing Workshop
Jan 21, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
Winter Writing Workshop
This workshop is for post-high school writers of any genre--poet, novelist, journalist, diarist, or songwriter.
JAN 21 - LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group Writing Workshop
Thu, Jan 21
LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group Writing Workshop
Jan 21, 2021, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM CST
LGBTQIA+ Affinity Group Writing Workshop
This writing workshop is for LGBTQIA+ high school/early college humans, ages 17-19.
JAN 31 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Mona (Susan) Power
Sun, Jan 31
One Book, One ND with Mona (Susan) Power
Jan 31, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST
One Book, One ND with Mona (Susan) Power
This critically-acclaimed novel from Mona (Susan) Power—an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe—weaves the stories of the old and the young, of broken families, romantic rivals, men and women in love and at war.
FEB 28 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Deb Marquart
Sun, Feb 28
One Book, One ND with Deb Marquart
Feb 28, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST
One Book, One ND with Deb Marquart
A wry memoir about a family farm, a father, and a daughter, and why it's so hard to go home again.
MARCH 28 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Brenda K. Marshall
Sun, Mar 28
One Book, One ND with Brenda K. Marshall
Mar 28, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
One Book, One ND with Brenda K. Marshall
A brave and moving epic set in late-nineteenth-century Dakota Territory, the lives and schemes of frontier politicians, Northern Pacific Railroad executives, bonanza farmers and homesteaders converge in the story of Frances Houghton Bingham.
APRIL 25 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Sierra Crane Murdoch
Sun, Apr 25
One Book, One ND with Sierra Crane Murdoch
Apr 25, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
One Book, One ND with Sierra Crane Murdoch
The true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it—an urgent, gripping work of literary journalism.
MAY 30 ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Tom Isern
Sun, May 30
One Book, One ND with Tom Isern
May 30, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
One Book, One ND with Tom Isern
A collection of sketches, drawing on radio scripts written and read weekly on statewide public radio (Prairie Public) under the title, Plains Folk.
Sold Out
NOV 22 - Brave Conversation on The Ethical Use of Position and Power
Sun, Nov 22
The Ethical Use of Position and Power
Nov 22, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST
The Ethical Use of Position and Power
Moorhead, Minnesota Mayor Jonathan Judd on the ethical use of position and power.
RSVP Closed
NOV 19 - UND Writers Conference Reading: Matt Young
Thu, Nov 19
Online Event
Nov 19, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
Online Event
Sold Out
NOV 19 - GameChanger Ideas Festival Event with James and Deb Fallows
Thu, Nov 19
GC Ideas Festival - James and Deb Fallows
Nov 19, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST
GC Ideas Festival - James and Deb Fallows
The Rural/Urban Divide in America
RSVP Closed
NOV 12 - Sarah Smarsh
Thu, Nov 12
Sarah Smarsh
Nov 12, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sarah Smarsh
Author of Heartland, A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Sold Out
Nov. 8 - PAGE TURNER
Sun, Nov 08
PAGE TURNER
Nov 08, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST
PAGE TURNER
An entertaining and inspiring hour with North Dakota authors reading excerpts from recently published or soon-to-be-released books.
RSVP Closed
Nov. 5 - UND Writers Conference Reading: Roy G. Guzmán
Thu, Nov 05
Online Event
Nov 05, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
Online Event
"One of America’s most inventive new poets" "Roy G. Guzmán’s debut is phenomenal, necessary. It has changed and recharged me.”Eduardo C. Corral Hear Roy G. Guzmán read from their much anticipated debut collection of poetry and ask them questions!
Sold Out
Nov. 5 - GC event with Retired Diplomat Jeff Rotering and Vice Admiral Phil Wisecup, USN (ret)
Thu, Nov 05
Foreign Policy & Our Democracy
Nov 05, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST
Foreign Policy & Our Democracy
Foreign Policy and Our Democracy - Understanding the Role of a Diplomat
RSVP Closed
Oct. 27 - Understanding Racism and "Racialisms" with Kwame Anthony Appiah
Tue, Oct 27
Online Event
Oct 27, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Online Event
NY Times’ “The Ethicist” to participate in NDSU diversity conversation. The Northern Plains Ethics Institute at NDSU and the YWCA Cass Clay have announced Kwame Anthony Appiah will be the Learning the Language of Diversity and Meaningful Inclusion program’s October speaker.
Sold Out
Oct. 25 - ONE BOOK, ONE ND with Patrice Tanaka
Sun, Oct 25
One Book, One ND with Patrice Tanaka
Oct 25, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
One Book, One ND with Patrice Tanaka
The story of one woman’s inspiring and uplifting journey to reclaim her life during the dispiriting days of New York City in the aftermath of 9/11.
RSVP Closed
Oct. 23 - Countering the Infodemic
Fri, Oct 23
Countering the Infodemic
Oct 23, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Countering the Infodemic
A discussion with people working on the front lines of the infodemic about what we can do to stop it.
RSVP Closed
Oct. 22 - UND Writers Conference Panel: Class & Society
Thu, Oct 22
Online Event
Oct 22, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Online Event
What does it mean to be working class in American society?
RSVP Closed
Oct. 22 - UND Writers Conference Reading: Reginald Dwayne Betts
Thu, Oct 22
Online Event
Oct 22, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
Online Event
**2020 NAACP Image Award Winner** **2018 Guggenheim Fellow** **Member of the Criminal Justice Commission-Connecticut** Don't miss this unique experience not only to hear Reginald Dwayne Betts read from his award-winning poetry and discuss work in the legal system, but also to answer your questions!
RSVP Closed
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World: The National Public Housing Museum and the Future of House Museums
Tue, Oct 20
Online Event
Oct 20, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Online Event
A look into the future of house museums during the time of the twin viruses of COVID-19 and racism.
RSVP Closed
Oct. 19 - Diplomacy and the National Parks
Mon, Oct 19
Online Event
Oct 19, 4:00 PM
Online Event
A conversation with U. S. Foreign Service Officer Christine Dal Bello covering the history of diplomacy and America's National Parks.

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