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"A Good Time For The Truth: Race In Minnesota"

What is it like to live as a person of color in Minnesota? In the anthology, “A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota,” editor Sun Yung Shin collects 16 literary essays that seek to answer that question. In our winter… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 3 available sections - Similar
Russia, artistic traditions, art, culture art, travel, russian art

Art at War: Russian Artists and World War II

The Great Patriotic War reached deep into the Soviet landscape both physically and culturally. As a symbol of heroism, both individual and collective, the struggle against Nazism became a matter of national pride. What artists… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Carol Veldman Rudie - Similar
french, language and culture

Beginner 2 French

This class is for students having completed Beginner 1 French or an equivalent level. It includes grammar, vocabulary, and lots of practice! We meet once a week for 3 hours over the course of 10 weeks and use the Alter Ego… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Alliance Francaise - Similar
French, alliance francaise, beginner french

Beginner French 1

This class is for students with no prior French experience. It includes grammar, vocabulary, and lots of practice! We meet once a week for 3 hours over the course of 10 weeks and use the Alter Ego method. Textbook and workbook… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Alliance Francaise - Similar
Italy  Traveling to Italy, Florence Rome Milan, Italy, Art history, Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice

Easy Italian for Travelers

Are you planning a trip to Italy? Learn simple rules of Italian pronunciation, introductions, greetings, how to order food/drinks, pay in local currency, ask for directions, make reservations, shop, and much more. You will… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Cinzia M Schlicksup - Similar
French, french conversation, alliance francaise

French for Travelers

Need a crash course in survival French? This class is reserved for students with no prior French experience. We will meet once a week for 2 hours over the course of 5 weeks. No textbook necessary (booklet provided) learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Alliance Francaise - Similar

Islam and Christianity

Join us to explore the similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity, including basic beliefs and practices in the context of both belief systems. The class will discuss how Muslims view God, Mary, and Jesus as… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Islamic Resource Group - Similar
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Italian Regional Cuisine: Northern Italy

Italian cuisine varies dramatically from region to region, encompassing a wide variety of ingredients, recipes, and cooking styles. In this fun and interesting class we explore many of the differences of North Italian cuisine.… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Cinzia M Schlicksup - Similar
conversation, community, judaism, jewish, conversation 2017

Judaism on One Foot

When Yiddish words are part of American speech, and bagels and lox are standard breakfast fare, Jewish culture has truly gone mainstream. But what are the beliefs, values, and religious traditions upon which the Jewish faith… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Jewish Community Relations Council - Similar
chocolate

Les secrets du chocolat

Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly and chocolate is ubiquitous this time of year! Deborah Lee-Ferrand will share some of the secrets of its history and importance in Francophone culture in this conversation-based French… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Alliance Francaise - Similar
islam, Minnesota Muslims, Islamic teachings, language and culture, collaborative teaching, Muslim presence

Minnesota Muslims Up Close

Historical records show a Muslim presence in Minnesota that goes as far back as 1880. Current estimates put the Muslim population in Minnesota at about 140,000. This class is based on the exhibit Tracks in the Snow – The… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Islamic Resource Group - Similar
Italy  Traveling to Italy, Florence Rome Milan, Italy, art history, Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice

On the Footprints of Ancient Merchants: Hiking the Apennine Mountains in Italy

We will explore ancient trading routes, part of a network of trails in the Italian Apennine Mountains, walked for thousands of years. Mule herders carrying precious salt from the ports of the coast would make the arduous… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Cinzia M Schlicksup - Similar
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"The Dakota 38": Documentary Screening and Conversation

Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary "Dakota 38."  In the spring of 2005, Jim Miller, a Native spiritual leader and Vietnam veteran, found himself in a dream riding on horseback across the great plains of… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Stephen Keeler - Similar

"They Played for the Love of the Game: Untold Stories of Black Baseball in…

What can we do to ensure a welcoming environment for everyone? A century before Kirby Puckett led the Minnesota Twins to World Series championships, Minnesota was home to countless talented African American baseball players,… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Similar
Women and Islam, Muslim women, role of women in society, Islamic teachings

What You always Wanted to Know about Islam and Muslims

Always wanted to learn more about Islam and Muslims? Register for this class and you will have a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics… learn more
Adult / Global - Adult Winter 2017 - 1 available section - Islamic Resource Group - Similar