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Amato to discuss latest book, ‘Surfaces,’ on Sept. 16

September 16, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Surfaces: A HistoryWhat: Joseph Amato, Emeritus Professor of History at Southwest Minnesota State University, will discuss his latest book, “Surfaces: A History”

When: September 16, 4:30 p.m.

WhereElmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota.


Reservations requested

About Joseph Amato

Joe Amato

Joe Amato

Joseph Amato is the author of “Dust” (UC Press), “On Foot: A History of Walking,” “Victims and Values: A History and Philosophy of Suffering,” “Rethinking Home: A Case for Local History” (UC Press), and “Jacob’s Well: A Case for Family History.”

At Southwest Minnesota State University, Amato was a founder and chair of the History Department and Social Sciences. His archives are held at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

In his book, “Surfaces: A History,” Amato traces the human relationship with surfaces from the deep history of human evolution, which unfolded across millennia, up to the contemporary world.


September 16, 2013
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


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Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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