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February 2017
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DataRescue

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 25, 2017

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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As part of our commitment to keeping data open, accessible, and available, the University of Minnesota Libraries is hosting a DataRescue Event in the Twin Cities on February 24 and 25. Join us in our efforts to capture and archive federally produced datasets to ensure they remain available.

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Nurturing Justice: Raising Inclusive Children in an Unjust World

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Nurturing Justice: Raising Inclusive Children in an Unjust World. Join this discussion with parents, educators, and others working with children and youth as they share personal experiences with challenging bias and creating open and equitable child-focused spaces.

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DataRescue

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 25, 2017

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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As part of our commitment to keeping data open, accessible, and available, the University of Minnesota Libraries is hosting a DataRescue Event in the Twin Cities on February 24 and 25. Join us in our efforts to capture and archive federally produced datasets to ensure they remain available.

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FOL Members Exclusive – Paleofantasy: What Evolution Tells us About Modern Life by Marlene Zuk

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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What: FOL Members Exclusive – Paleofantasy: What Evolution Tells us About Modern Life by Marlene Zuk When: February 26, 2017, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Where: McNamara Alumni Center, A.I. Johnson Great Room Parking/Directions 2:00 p.m. – Doors open 2:30 p.m. – Program 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Reception Reservations Closed Are our bodies and brains at odds with contemporary life? Would we be better off if we went back to the way things used to be, before the rapid changes of…

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March 2017
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First Fridays: March 2017

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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March SWHA

Discovering Diebold and The S-Files are the topics of the March 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Copper Plate of Map of Minnesota

Please join us for an exhibit celebration, March 8, 7:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library. View the exhibit “Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota” and hear from speakers Edie Overturf, U of M Department of Art, and Ron Wencl, United States Geological Survey.

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Unmasking ‘Choice’: Moving from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice

March 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Unmasking ‘Choice’: Moving from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice. Join a conversation that offers an intersectional and human rights lens regarding important aspects of the ongoing struggle for reproductive freedom.

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April 2017
Free

First Fridays: April 2017

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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April CLRC

Beyond Golden Books and Letters to Bill Holm are the topics for the April 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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Naomi C. Chase Lecture 2017 with Melissa Sweet

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us April 12 for the annual Chase Lecture featuring Melissa Sweet, who has illustrated many award-winning books, including two Caldecott Honor books: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The Right Word: Peter Mark Roget and His Thesaurus, both by Jen Bryant.

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Elizabeth Kolbert

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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In her fascinating, Pulitzer Prize-winning work The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert draws on extraordinary field work and both intellectual and natural history, revealing just how destructively we humans have affected our planet.

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Pankake Poetry Reading featuring Bao Phi

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Bao Phi will read from "Thousand Star Hotel" at the annual Pankake Poetry Reading on April 18, 4:00 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium. The Saigon-born, Minnesota-raised Bao Phi is a spoken word artist, writer, and visionary activist who seeks to build community through the arts.

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Pride not Pity: Disability as Culture

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Pride not Pity: Disability as Culture. Engage in a conversation with diverse panelists from the disability community to gain greater understanding of the implications of disability culture within disabled communities and for American culture at large.

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John Coy to accept Kerlan Award April 29

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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John Coy by Anna Min

ohn Coy whose most recent books are Their Great Gift, a story about immigration with striking photographs by Wing Young Huie, and Gap Life, a Young Adult novel about a boy whose parents will pay for college as long as he studies what they want, is the winner of the 2017 Kerlan Award. The award will be presented April 29, 12:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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May 2017
Free

First Fridays: May 2017

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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May NAA

Sympathy for Sullivan is the topic of the May 2017 First Fridays event. In the 2016-2017 First Fridays season, archivists and curators will guide you along some of the most fascinating paths and introduce you to unexpected characters and stories from the collections. Join us, it will only get curiouser and curiouser!

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Alan Page, in conversation with Gary Eichten

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Alan Page

Alan Page has had an extraordinary career trajectory. Discover his motivations and passions in this conversation with Gary Eichten, known and revered for his many years as an MPR host and news editor.

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