Event Calendar

October 29, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Intimacy

Danae Verba, REACH Coordinator for Lutheran Social Services, Independent Living Services, joins Lawrence Diggs for a conversation about handling this delicate subject matter within the family dynamic. Conversation points include how to make it easier for kids to discuss sex with parents and how to navigate cultural barriers regarding the topic of sex.

LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82992132991

 

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Scholar: Megan Phelps-Roper

Venue Address: Madison

Sponsored By: DSU, Karl E Mundt Library

For more information, contact: Jan Brue Enright <jan.enright@dsu.edu>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Zoom link - https://dsu.zoom.us/j/91082383752

Scholar: Lee Ann Roripaugh

Venue Address: Madison, SD

Sponsored By: Dakota State University, English Department

For more information, contact: Justin Blessinger  <justin.blessinger@dsu.edu>

Roripaugh is the author of five volumes of poetry, the most recent of which, tsunami vs. the fukushima 50 (Milkweed Editions, 2019) was listed as a finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Awards, and named a best volume of poetry in 2019 by the New York Public Library. Her short stories have been shortlisted as stories of note in the Pushcart Prize anthologies, and five of her essays have been shortlisted as essays of note for the Best American Essays anthology. Her poetry, essays, and short stories have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. The South Dakota State Poet Laureate from 2015-2019, Roripaugh is a Professor of English at the University of South Dakota, where she serves as Director of Creative Writing and Editor-in-Chief of South Dakota Review.

November 2, 2020

Edgemont Public Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Scholar: Molly Barari

Venue Address: 412 2nd Ave, Edgemont

Sponsored By: Edgemont Public Library

For more information, contact: Olivia Lakatosh <olakatosh26@gmail.com>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Scholar: Colin Mustful

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: Brookings Public Library

For more information, contact: Mikaela Neubauer <mneubauer@cityofbrookings.org>

November 4, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Internal audience only

Scholar: Dyanis Conrad-Popova

Venue Address: Mitchell

Sponsored By: DWU, Education Dept

For more information, contact: Melissa A. Weber <melissa.weber@dwu.edu>

November 5, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Freedom 

What is the definition of freedom? Must one person’s freedom come at the expense of others' freedom? How can freedom be negotiated?

LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82992132991

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

November 8, 2020

Knights of Columbus Hall
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scholar: Marilyn Carlson Aronson

Venue Address: 113 E Main St, Parkston

Sponsored By: Hutchinson County VFW Post 3298

For more information, contact: William Hoffman <hoffmanfamily@santel.net>

November 9, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Scholar: Jace DeCory

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: Brookings Public Library

For more information, contact: Mikaela Neubauer <mneubauer@cityofbrookings.org>

November 10, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online Event
https://dsu.zoom.us/j/94843516767

The South Dakota Writers Series continues with an online Zoom conversation with South Dakota Poet Laureate Christine Stewart-Nuñez

Christine Stewart-Nuñez, a Professor of English at South Dakota State University, is the South Dakota Poet Laureate (2019-2023). She's the author of four poetry books: Untrussed (University of New Mexico Press 2016), Bluewords Greening (Terrapin Books 2016), Keeping Them Alive (WordTech 2010), and Postcard on Parchment (ABZ Press 2008). Her work has appeared in Arts & Letters, North American Review, Prairie Schooner and Shenandoah among other magazines.

Hosted by: Madison Area Arts Council, Dakota State University and the ongoing support of the South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Justin Blessinger <justin.blessinger@dsu.edu>




November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Topic: The Place of Poetry in Changing Society
What effect can poetry have - what is its role in creating community? Featuring South Dakota Poet Laureate Christine Stewart-Nunez.

LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82992132991

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the third and final virtual unveiling of "South Dakota in Poems: An Anthology," compiled by South Dakota Poet Laureate Christine Stewart, to hear some of the 90 featured poets read their work!

Hosted by: South Dakota Humanities Council

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November 16, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Scholar: V.R. (Valerie) Janis

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: Brookings Public Library

For more information, contact: Mikaela Neubauer <mneubauer@cityofbrookings.org>

November 19, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Topic: Courage
What is it? What is it useful for? How do we get and keep it?

LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82992132991

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>