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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Classes & Events

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/lifelonglearners/calendar.html

JULY 2016

July 7, 6-8 p.m.—Seeing More Than 50 Countries--on a Budget

Presenter: Chris Christie—Retired Teacher of Young Children, World Traveler
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad) Ample parking off Broad St.

July 7 — Minnesota History Center

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July 14, 6-8 p.m.—The Vatican Prophecies: How the Catholic Church Investigates the Supernatural

Presenter: John Thavis—Journalist, covering the Vatican for 30 years
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad) Ample parking off Broad St.

July 21, 6-8 p.m.—Suicide: Prevention and Family/Friend After Care

Presenters: Robin Tietz, Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention program director
Marlene Buker, coordinator of care and support for family/friends
Sponsor: Carlienne Frisch
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Warren (Corner of Warren & Broad) Ample parking off Broad St.

AUGUST 2016

August 2, 2-04 p.m.—Pre-Nobel Conference Presentation: In Search of Economic Balance

Presenter: Dr. Larry Wohl—Prof. Econ. and Mgmt, GAC, Nobel 52 Chair
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

August 8, 2-4 p.m.—Invitation to World Literature: The Bacchae; The Bhagavad Gita; The Tale of Genji

DVD Instructor: Prof. David Damrosch—Comparative Lit., Harvard Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

August 16, 2-4 p.m.— History of Dogs with Humans

Presenter: Lynn Davey—Dir. of Training, Key City Kennel Club, AKC affiliate
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

August 22, 2-4 p.m.—Invitation to World Literature: Epic of Gilgamesh; My Name is Red; The Odyssey

DVD Instructor: Prof. David Damrosch—Comparative Lit., Harvard Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

August 27, 2-4 p.m.—Animal Awareness: The Human Animal Bond

Presenter: : Dr. Lois Anderson—Animal Therapist
Sponsor: Al Berner
Location: : Snell Motor’s Community Rm, 1900 Madison Ave., Mankato (NE corner Madison and MN 22)

SEPTEMBER

September 8, 2-4 p.m.—Betsy Tacy-Maud Hart Lovelace and Her Illustrators

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September 12, 2-4 p.m.—Invitation to World Literature:  Popul Vuh; Candide; Things Fall Apart

DVD Instructor: Prof. David Damrosch—Comparative Lit., Harvard Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

September 20, 6-7:30 p.m.—Come for the Samples, Stay for the Story

Presenter: Kristi Shuck—Owner
Sponsor: Tricia Nienow
Location: WYSIWYG, 527 S. Front St., Mankato

September 26, 2-4 p.m.—Invitation to World Literature:  One Hundred Years of Solitude; The God of Small Things; The 1001 Nights

DVD Instructor: Prof. David Damrosch—Comparative Lit., Harvard Univ.
Sponsor: Catherine McCartney
Location: Primrose Retirement Community, 2nd Floor Community Room, 1360 Adams Street

September 27 & 28 — Nobel Conference 52: In Search of Economic Balance

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