Stillwater – Why Treaties Matter

Trinity Lutheran Church 115 4th Street North, Stillwater, MN

"Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” explores relationships between Dakota and Ojibwe Indian Nations and the U.S. government in this place we now call Minnesota.

Free

St. Paul – MN Writers Series: After Effects: A Memoir of Complicated Grief

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Andrea Gilats, the next author in our Minnesota Writers Series, will read from her book, "After Effects: A Memoir of Complicated Grief." The author will be joined by Dr. Ben Trappey, co-director of the University of Minnesota's Center for the Art of Medicine, for a discussion on complicated grief and the healing benefits of writing, both physical and emotional.

Free

POSTPONED – Mankato – Poetry in the Parks

Blue Earth County Library 100 East Main Street, Mankato, MN

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

Online – Truth, Equity, & Justice: How We Make Our Way Forward (Again) Together Conference

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Truth, Justice, and Equity conference will be held virtually. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we hope that you will be able to join us virtually for these important conversations. Generations of scholars have argued that America will never be whole until reparations are provided for the moral debt created […]

Free

Minneapolis – Learning in Community: LGBTQ+ History in Downtown Minneapolis

Minneapolis Community and Technical College 1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Grow your understanding of this history with an interactive, in-person walking tour of downtown/central Minneapolis, an area deeply entangled with LGBTQ+ people’s stories, movements, and place in the world.

$20

POSTPONED – Austin – Poetry in the Parks

Austin Public Library 323 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin, MN

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

St. Paul – Armed With Language: Film Talk

Plank Museum and Visitors Center at Historic Fort Snelling 200 Tower Avenue, St. Paul, MN

In the height of WWII, Historic Ft. Snelling was home to a little-known Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS). Thousands of Nisei men and women (second generation Japanese Americans) were trained as linguists and translators and played a crucial role in helping the U.S. to end the war. Join producer Katie O’Rourke as she engages the film’s writer David Mura in a reflective conversation, a year on from the debut of the film.

Free

POSTPONED – Worthington – Poetry in the Parks

Nobles County Library 407 12th Street, Worthington, MN

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Free

St. Paul – Event Center Annual Open House

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

You and a guest are invited to join us for our Event Center’s annual open house! Bring your colleagues and friends and stop in anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to see our beautiful space and have lunch on us!

Free

Online – Teaching Bdote

Online

Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content is designed for educators who have attended, or are planning to attend, Learning from Place: Bdote. This workshop is especially useful for developing unique classroom content to align with Minnesota State Social Studies Standards.

$20

St. Paul – Objects of War: A Storytelling Circle

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Join the Minnesota Humanities Center on Saturday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. for a storytelling circle centered around "Objects of War." Participants are invited to bring their own object to share that helps them tell the story of their own connection to war, whether direct or indirect.

Free

Learning in Community: Hmong St. Paul

Minnesota Humanities Event Center 987 Ivy Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN

Build your cultural understanding and awareness as you immerse yourself within St. Paul's vibrant Hmong community through an interactive, in-person experience.

$30