- Photographing the Social Body: Malian Portraiture from the Studio to the Street (through May 18)
- Mali in West Africa is home to many talented photographers and to a rich photographic culture. This exhibition explores photographic portraiture, considering both renowned studio photographers and work by generations of photographers who have come of age artistically since the Bamako Biennial, a recurring pan-African photography exhibition established in 1994.
- Perlman Teaching Museum, Kaemmer Family Gallery
- Josip Novakovich, public talk & Common Time lunch
- "Anatomy of a Story Composition"
- 12:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Hula: Free Master dance class
- A dance class taught by Dietrix Jon Duhaylonsod, Kumu Hula offered - all are welcome! No age or dance experience required!
- 10:00 am, Weitz Center, Large Dance Studio #165
- Hula: Performance of Halau Kiawekupono O Ka Ua
- Hula?? In Northfield?? Yes, and aloha! Come see this "halau" of 8 Hawaiian men dance traditional hula on the Weitz Center stage.
- 7:30 pm, Weitz Center Theater
- Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
- "Truth Values" is a one-woman show about being a professional woman in a male-dominated field. Performed and written by Gioia De Cari.
- 7:00 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Theater
- Eyes in Gaza: Mads Gilbert Lecture, St. Olaf
- 7:00 pm, Tomson Hall Room 280 - St Olaf College
- Celebrating the Shahnameh
- Panel discussion: Professor Adeeb Khalid, Professor Yaron Klein, and Dr. William N. Buffet '55
- 5:15 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Foro Latinoamericano - Prof. Greg Grandin
- "American Exceptionalism is Dead, Long Live American Exceptionalism" Keynote Address: Professor Greg Grandin, NYU
- 5:00 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Foro Latinoamericano
- Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City
- 9:30 am, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Wilfred McClay: "David Riesman and the Misreading of the Fifties"
- Wilfred M. McClay, Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center
- 7:30 pm, Gould Library Athenaeum
- Wilfred McClay: "Tocqueville's Moment...and Ours"
- Wilfred McClay, Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, widely acclaimed expert on American intellectual and cultural history.
- 5:30 pm, Leighton 305
- "What is African Philosophy? The Discussion of Orality & Islamic Thought in Francophone Africa"
- Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor of French, Columbia University will be giving a talk.
- 7:00 pm, Great Hall
- Barbour lecture: Larry L. Rasmussen
- "The Denial of a Diminished Planet: The Challenge to Science and to Religion" is the title of Professor Rasmussen's talk.
- 7:00 pm, Great Hall
- Two Tehreema Mitha Dance Documentaries' Screenings
- Intros to two short films and Q and A by director Tehreema Mitha
- 7:00 pm, Weitz Cinema
- Lila Abu Lughod '74, Ira Wender Visitor in Cultural Understanding
- “Authorizing Moral Crusades to Save Muslim Women: Literary Trafficking and Rights-Talk in the Public Sphere."
- 8:00 pm, Great Hall
- Special Humanities Center Reception for Lila Abu-Lughod, '74
- Special Humanities Center Reception for Lila Abu-Lughod, '74, MELA speaker. Hosted by Adeeb Khalid.
- 5:00 pm, Weitz Center LOME Commons (Lounges 215, 216) and Larsen Room
- Tehreema Mitha Dance Company Full Ensemble Performance
- 7:30 pm, Weitz Cinema