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Laura Krueger

Laura Krueger is the associate editor for continuum at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

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First Fridays – Objects of Desire – May 2014

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First Fridays – Objects of Desire – May 2014

Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations.

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Naomi C. Chase Lecture on Children’s Literature, featuring Jane Yolen

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Naomi C. Chase Lecture on Children’s Literature, featuring Jane Yolen

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Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes and In-Betweens

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Labor in the Eyes of Artists: Zines, Scenes and In-Betweens

On view April 1 – July 11, 2014 at the T.R. Anderson Gallery, Wilson Library. This exhibition includes artist zines, posters, and other forms of aesthetically derived text/image formats that explore issues of social justice and promote social change. The materials on exhibition are from the Francis V. Gorman Collection of Rare Art Books, the Social Welfare History Archives, and the University Libraries’ Special Collections.

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May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture, featuring Andrea Davis Pinkney

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May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture, featuring Andrea Davis Pinkney

The Children’s Literature Research Collection of the University of Minnesota Libraries will host the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture, featuring Andrea Davis Pinkney, on Saturday, May 3, 7:00 p.m., Willey Hall, University of Minnesota.

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Joyce Sutphen featured at 5th Pankake Poetry event

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Joyce Sutphen featured at 5th Pankake Poetry event

A poetry reading by Minnesota’s poet laureate, Joyce Sutphen, highlights the 5th annual Pankake Poetry Series. A reception will follow the reading in the Andersen atrium.

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Celebrating Equity and Diversity in Faculty Publications

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Celebrating Equity and Diversity in Faculty Publications

Brenda Child will read from her recent book “Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of the Community.” Zenzele Isoke will read from her book “Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance.”

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University of Minnesota Library School Alumni Tea

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University of Minnesota Library School Alumni Tea

Reconnect and celebrate at the University of Minnesota Library School Reunion on April 27! The Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries will host an afternoon tea for all University of Minnesota Library School alumni in the Arthur Upson Room of Walter Library. 

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Friends Member Exclusive Workshop: Online Identity and Privacy with Social Media

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Friends Member Exclusive Workshop: Online Identity and Privacy with Social Media

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DiCamillo, Von Drasek host storytelling event

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DiCamillo, Von Drasek host storytelling event

On March 5, writer Kate DiCamillo and Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries, hosted a storytelling event with eight schools. Di Camillo is the current Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and the winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal for her book “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures.”

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200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner

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200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner

Exhibit: “200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner: Celebrating Patriotism and Service in American Life” on view February 1 – March 31, 2014 at Wilson Library, Basement Level, Gov Pubs and the Music Library.

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