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October 2018

Furious Beautiful Zines

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Drop in, hands-on workshop to make your own zine. Questions? Contact furiousbeautiful@gmail.com (Jimmy Cooper). The Breakerspace is happy to welcome guest speakers on all kinds of topics. If you’re interested in hosting a workshop, contact breakerspace@umn.edu.

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Introduction to Zotero

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Zotero is a research tool that collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and more. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes. You can also use Zotero to easily create citations and bibliographies in a variety of different styles. Free: Register Now!

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Introduction to Mendeley

October 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Mendeley can automatically locate, rename, and organize your citations and PDFs then automatically create in-text citations and the bibliography. This hands-on class will cover how to use Mendeley to organize papers, read PDFs, and more. Free: Register Now!

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2018 Book Week features Nnedi Okorafor

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
Free
Nnedi-Okorafor

Please join us on Thursday, October 25, at the McNamara Alumni Center to hear Nnedi Okorafor talk about "Many Faces of Fiction" as part of Book Week 2018. Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning author of Africa-based science fiction and fantasy. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, she is known for weaving African culture into evocative settings, memorable characters, and wonder-filled plots.

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Exhibit reception: ‘Such a Big Dream’: Edward S. Curtis at 150

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Reservations required. Please join us October 25, 5:30 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library for a reception recognizing the exhibit, Such a Big Dream: Edward S. Curtis at 150.

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Lecture focuses on the magical world of Opera dei Pupi and puppet theater

October 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Heller Hall, 271 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free
Michael Wyatt

Join us October 26 for the Festivals Lecture: "I Figli d'Arte Cuticchio, Traditon and Innovation in Contemporary Sicilian Puppet Theater," presented by Michael Wyatt, Stanford University.

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Puppet Theater: Free performance on October 27

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Illusion Theater, 528 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
Free

Join us October 27, 7:30 p.m. at Illusion Theater for a free performance of The Great Duel Between Orlando and Rinaldo for the Beautiful Angelica’s Sake.

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Introduction to EndNote and EndNote Web

October 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Walter Library Room 310, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Free

Learn to import citations, customize your account, and format your bibliographies and in-text citations. We'll also discuss using EndNote in conjunction with EndNoteWeb, a Web-based version of EndNote available for free to current University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff. Free: Register Now!

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November 2018

The Cunningham Lecture featuring Scott M. Kenworthy

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Scott M. Kenworthy will deliver the 23rd annual James W. Cunningham Lecture on Eastern Orthodox History and Culture on Friday, November 2, 7:30 p.m., in Elmer L. Andersen Library's Givens Conference Room.

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‘Tribal Justice’ film screening

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States

Join us November 5 at 6:00 p.m. for a film screening of 'Tribal Justice' — the award winning documentary about tribal judges who create compassionate and effective justice systems from their traditions and model restorative justice in action. A panel discussion with Justice Anne McKeig (of Ojibwe descent), Judge Laurie Vilas (White Earth Nation), and Anne Makepeace, writer, producer, and director of Tribal Justice will follow the film.

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The 55th James Ford Bell Lecture

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Ann Waltner will deliver the 55th James Ford Bell Library Lecture on November 7, 7:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library. Waltner is a professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of History. 

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Picturing the Venetian State: Celebrations of Dogaressa Morosini and Doge Grimani

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Kristin Huffman

Kristin Huffman will deliver the 2018 Festivals Lecture: "Picturing the Venetian State: Celebrations of Dogaressa Morosini and Doge Grimani" on November 29 at 7:00 p.m. in room 120, Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Programming & Pizza — November 2018

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us Friday, November 30, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., for our monthly Programming & Pizza. Expert staff from the Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing will connect with you for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Advanced registration required.

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Digital workshop featuring Kristin Huffman, Duke University

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wallin Center, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

Digital Workshop What: "Jacopo de’ Barbari’s Marvelous View of Venice 1500" When: November 30, 2018   2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where: 15K Wallin Center, Elmer L. Andersen Library Who: Kristin Huffman, Duke University Co-sponsored by the CSPW Digital Research Workshop and the James Ford Bell Library

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December 2018

Programming & Pizza — December 2018

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join us Friday, December 14, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., for our monthly Programming & Pizza. Expert staff from the Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing will connect with you for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Advanced registration required.

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