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Hot Reads for Cold Nights returns to the Northfield Public Library this winter.  During the cold, snowy months of January and February, curl up and read some books and win prizes at the library!  Join the library Hot Reads program starting Monday, January 7,  and read for prizes until Friday, March 1.

Countering Conflict with Your Heart: Creating peace in Relationshipsis program being offered for Northfield area residents by John Owens, Certified Life Coach. The program will be eight sessions held every other Thursday from 7 to 9 PM (venue in Northfield TBD) beginning January 17 from 7 to 9 PM, and running alternate weeks through April 25. Cost is a voluntary donation; the benefits are priceless.

This course is for anyone wanting to improve relations with family members, coworkers or others in their lives. More information and can be obtained on the website WWW.MooseHeartCoaching.com/events where you can also register for the program or direct questions to John.

Health and Inequality: Social Determinants of Health is the topic for the St. Olaf Social Science Conference for 2013. The conference will present keynote speakers, Linda Olson-Keller, ANCC Certified Clinical Specialist in Community Health Nursing, Michael Oakes, Co-Director of the US Census Data Research Center Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, Timothy Holtz '86, MD, MPH; Director, HIV/STD Research Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health - US CDC Collaboration, Thailand, and Anna Odegaard, MPP, Health Policy Analyst, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota. Other events include an Information and Poster Session and Breakout Sessions. Please visit our website for detailed information about events.

Start: Feb 22 2013 10:50 am

Siri Hustvedt, an acclaimed author whose work has been read worldwide and translated into over thirty languages, will deliver Carleton College’s convocation address on Friday, Feb. 22 at 10:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Hustvedt’s talk, entitled “Reflections on Creativity: Memory, Imagination, Narrative and the Self,” will draw upon her study of psychoanalysis, philosophy and neuroscience in looking at how personal experience and memory become transformed into narrative. Convocation is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at http://apps.carleton.edu/events/convocations/.

 

Start: Feb 22 2013 3:30 pm

Society and Health: How Inequality and Social Conditions Effect Your Health is the topic for the St. Olaf Social Science Conference for 2013. The conference will present keynote speakers, Linda Olson-Keller, ANCC Certified Clinical Specialist in Community Health Nursing, and Michael Oakes, Co-Director of the US Census Data Research Center Division of Epidemiology & Community Health.    

Start: Feb 22 2013 4:30 pm

The Carleton College Department of Political Science presents the 2013 Wynia Memorial Lecture by Luigi Manzetti, Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University.  This event is free and open to the public.

Start: Feb 22 2013 7:00 pm

Carleton College will present a special screening of the one-hour documentary film, “Souls of Zen: Buddhism, Ancestors, and the 2011 Tsunami in Japan,” on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Boliou Hall auditorium. Following the screening, filmmaker Tim Graf will lead a Q & A session. Nearly two years after the disaster, Graf is showing the film at colleges around the country in order to spark a dialogue with religion scholars and students. The public is invited to this free screening, with a goal of raising awareness of Japan’s ongoing recovery process, along with supporting area fund-raising activities for disaster victims.

Start: Feb 22 2013 7:15 pm

A lecture by Linda Olson Keller '74, FAAN Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota. This session will present a national and international overview of health inequities and address the tension that exists between social justice and the market justice perspective that dominates American society. This event is part of the 2013 Social Science Conference, "Health and Inequality: Social Determinants of Health."

Start: Feb 22 2013 8:00 pm

Pianist Nicola Melville will join the Carleton College Symphony Band in a special performance honoring the works of renowned American composers on Friday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. Entitled “An American Miscellany,” the program is free and open to the public.

 

“An American Miscellany” will feature the talents of pianist Melville, an associate professor of music at Carleton and an accomplished live performer who has premiered the work of many composers in the United States and her native New Zealand. Melville and the Symphony Band will present such works as George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” one of the most popular pieces of American concert music. Other works to be featured in the concert include Charles Ives’s “Variations on America”, William Schuman’s “Chester: Variations for Piano” and Aaron Copland’s “El Salón México.”

 

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