New Narratives <br />Carry Us Forward

Community Conversations

New Narratives
Carry Us Forward

Community Conversations are your opportunity to join us for fun, challenging, fascinating events that help build thoughtful, literate, and engaged Minnesotans. How do we amplify and recognize authentic narratives of traditionally under-represented people? How do we engage in civil discourse about what unites us, not divides us? How do we feel inspired and energized by our shared humanity? We feel that Community Conversations and the humanities are a place to start.

Upcoming Programs and Events

Online
August 27, October 1, November 5, 2020 and January 7, 2021

The Minnesota Humanities Center and Sweet Potato Comfort Pie present How Can We Breathe, a four-part community engagement initiative to amplify the voices of African Americans and make meaning of the Minnesota we’re living in right now.

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Minnesota Humanities Event Center and Online
November 6 & 7, 2020

Stand Out And Roar (SOAR) is an immersive two-day self-reflection and writing retreat that seeks to harness the power of storytelling to help participants face disruptive narratives in their life in order to find their voice and SOAR.

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Angry Black Woman & Well-Intentioned White Girl

Past Programs and Events

Angry Black Woman & Well-Intentioned White Girl

Join the artists behind “Angry Black Woman & Well-Intentioned White Girl” at the Minnesota Humanities Center as they perform an excerpt and share experiences from their recent tour. After, participate in a mediated conversation which will strengthen your intercultural understanding and communications.

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Join the Minnesota Humanities Center in celebrating “Crossroads: An Anthology of Resilience and Hope by Young Somali Writers.”

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True Crime: Why We Are So Obsessed

True Crime: Why We Are So Obsessed

The Minnesota Humanities Center presents a thrilling conversation about what drives the popularity of the true crime genre. Explore this intriguing phenomenon and what it says about society with a panelist of experts.

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Human-Powered Humanities Takes All Of Us