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The Center for Ethics and Public Engagement facilitates conversations beyond the classroom to examine assumptions, exchange ideas, and encourage responsible action in our world. Sign-up below to read and discuss the following books (books are provided and are yours to keep).

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Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House

Facilitator: Prof. Maren Johnson, Nordic Studies
Zoom Meeting time: Wednesday, February 16th, 7:00-8:15 p.m.
Vesterheim Museum personnel will send Zoom information to you before the discussion.

Ibsen's play is a revolutionary classic that centers on Nora, a middle-class wife and mother, who challenges gender roles and traditional expectations for women living in the nineteenth century.

A Civic Sustainability Event, in collaboration with Center for Ethics and Public Engagement, Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies, and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.

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Wendy Swallow, Search for Nora: After the Doll's House

Facilitator: Prof. Maren Johnson, Nordic Studies
Zoom Meeting time: Wednesday, March 16th, 7:00-8:15 p.m.
Vesterheim Museum personnel will send Zoom information to you before the discussion.

'Following February's discussion of Ibsen's A Doll's House, join us in March as we explore Wendy Swallow's Searching for Nora: After the Doll's House. This inventive work of historical fiction asks the question, "What happened to Nora Helmer?".'

A Civic Sustainability Event, in collaboration with Center for Ethics and Public Engagement, Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies, and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.


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