Woman, Life, Freedom: The Iranian Women's Revolution in Transnational Context, with Dr. Yalda Hamidi from Minnesota State University-Mankato, is a three-part online series. Participants will learn more about Iranian history and culture, women's rights in Iran, and the current women's revolution, using pre-assigned readings and primary resources to guide their discussions. Participants must attend all three sessions.
Learning from Place: Bdote - visit sites of great significance to Dakota people. Participants will learn from Dakota community members through stories and histories that have often been left out of our state’s history. This event is offered in partnership with The Great Northern as part of its 2022 festival.
Join us on Wednesday, February 8, to celebrate the release of David Mura's new book, "The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself: Racial Myths and Our American Narratives", released in January of 2023 by University of Minnesota Press. Following a reading of selections from the new book, Mura will be joined by his friend and fellow writer Alexs Pate for a discussion on dismantling the myth of whiteness.
Recent events and protests in Iran have catapulted human rights and feminist issues onto the world stage, and yet these movements in Iran are not new. Join Dr. Yalda Hamidi (Minnesota State University, Mankato) and a special guest panel as they reflect on the Iranian feminist revolution of 2022 and the politics of solidarity, care, and transnational feminism.