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Get Last Minute Tickets to Lecture by Author of Hidden Figures

February 17, 2017
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Those wishing to attend the Distinguished Carlson Lecture featuring Margot Lee Shetterly, author Hidden Figures, may obtain cancelled tickets by contacting the Northrop Box Office in person on Tuesday, February 21. The event is sold out, however some tickets may be turned back, and will be distributed beginning at 10 a.m.

In addition, a cancellation line will form later in the day and ushers will fill all vacant seats in the auditorium beginning at 5:45 p.m. 

Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series
Margot Lee Shetterly
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
Northrop, University of Minnesota 

6 p.m. Lecture & Conversation with Michele Norris 
7 p.m. Book Signing (books available for purchase courtesy of University of Minnesota Bookstores)

More About the Lecture

To return tickets:

If you have tickets to the event that you no longer need, we ask that you turn them back so that we may offer seats to other patrons. 

Please contact the Northrop Box Office at 612-624-2345 or umntix@umn.eduMondayFriday10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Have your ticket information available. The Northrop Box Office will request your name and order number to cancel individual tickets or your entire order. 

Other event details:  

Doors open at 5 p.m. and seating is general admission. Patrons must be seated by 5:45 p.m. All tickets that have not been scanned by 5:45 p.m. will be released to those waiting in the cancellation line.

The book signing will begin immediately following the lecture and will end promptly at 9 p.m. University of Minnesota Bookstores will have a limited number of books for purchase on site, and selling them on its website prior to the lecture. 

To make disability-related accommodation requests, please contact Molly Buss, Humphrey School events coordinator, as soon as possible.

Parking and direction information is available on the Northrop website.

About the Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series

For 34 years, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, with support from Carlson and the Carlson Family Foundation, has presented the Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series, bringing to Minnesota world-renowned speakers to participate in a forum dedicated to the presentation and discussion of the most important policy issues of the day. The series began in 1980 with a gift from Curtis L. Carlson to honor his late friend, Hubert H. Humphrey, and to date, the Carlson Lecture has presented more than 50 speakers.

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