Upcoming Events

Board Meeting

Steve Miller
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Highland Park Library, 1974 Ford Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55116



MISF Members Welcome!




 

History Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Curran's Restaurant, 42nd and Nicollet in Minneapolis


The book we will start discussing next is 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West (2006) by Roger Crowley. This book can be had in paperback for less than $14 (Amazon is listing it for only $7) and as an ebook for $10.

F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota

Dave Page
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul on 24 September 1896. Although his family left for Buffalo, New York, before his second birthday, he returned to St. Paul in 1908 and lived there during his teen years, a very formative period for the young writer. Come hear how the wealth of the Midwest, the Catholic Church of St. Paul, and the romantic notions of the Civil War his Maryland father planted in his head while living in St. Paul influenced F. Scott Fitzgerald's life and writing. In addition, take a slide show tour of some of the sites associated with Fitzgerald in St.

Philosophy Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Curran's Restaurant, 42nd and Nicollet in Minneapolis



We will be starting a new book for this meeting: Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things that Matter (2016) by Peter Singer. This book can be purchased in paperback for around $15 and as an ebook for around $10.

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