System Staff Council is presenting a series of brown bag lunches featuring presentations from members of the University of Colorado community.
The series begins Oct. 18 with “When the Veil is Thin: The History of Halloween.” Rebecca Hunt, Ph.D., a senior instructor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, will talk about Celtic and neo-pagan traditions, Dia de los Muertos and other modern Halloween celebrations.
The sessions will run from noon to 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month through June 2012 at 1800 Grant St. in the first floor conference room. Attendance is free; bring your own lunch.
The rest of the schedule:
|Nov. 15||Preparing for the Upcoming Legislative Session and CU Advocacy
Presented by Tanya Kelly-Bowry, vice president, Office of Government Relations, and Michele McKinney, director, external affairs and advocacy
|Dec. 20||History of Juggling
Presented by Ken McConnellogue, vice president of communication
|Jan. 17, 2012||No-Sweat Yoga: Techniques to use at your desk to de-stress
Presented by Beth Mullin Rotach, instructor at Anschutz Medical Campus
|Feb. 21, 2012||The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Presented by Richelle Munkhoff, Ph.D., assistant professor at CU-Boulder
|March 20, 2012||A Ditch in Time: Denver, the West and Water
Presented by Patricia Limerick, Ph.D., professor at CU-Boulder
|April 17, 2012||Identity Theft
Presented by Debbie Chapman and Karen O’Dell, internal audit department
|May 15, 2012||Shakespeare Presentation
|June 19, 2012||Unusual Identifications
Presented by John McDowell, D.D.S., associate professor at Anschutz Medical Campus