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February 2018

PAWS at Wilson Library

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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PAWS at Wilson Library

PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions feature registered therapy animal teams—including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community. PAWS will visit Wilson Library once a month, 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. through April. 

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No Private Matter

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us for an exhibit reception celebrating the art installation No Private Matter, co-sponsored by the Minnesota State Arts Board and the University Libraries. Meet the artist and attend the discussion on art as advocacy, education, and community. The event takes place Thursday, February 22, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Wilson Library.

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Programming & Pizza February

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join experienced staff from Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing at our monthly Programming & Pizza on February 23. We’ll connect you with an expert for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Must sign-up in advance.

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Friends Member Appreciation Event

February 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Weisman Art Museum, 333 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Digging through attics and archives, Minnesota filmmaker Mick Caouette taps the power of archival documents to illuminate history. Through the lens of his current APT/PBS project Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare and others, he explores the importance of research to create accurate public history. Hear him speak February 25 at the Friends of the Libraries Member Appreciation Event.

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March 2018

Building a Community Archives: Thinking Ahead

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Building a Community Archives: Thinking Ahead: Please join us to celebrate the yearlong residency of Community Archivist, Bush Fellow, and Documentary Photographer Abdi Roble with the Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA), University of Minnesota Libraries.

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First Fridays: March 2018

March 2 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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The Archives and Special Collections at the University of Minnesota contains more stories of nice and not-so-nice Minnesotans than you can shake a Pronto Pup at. From the selfless and heroic local innovators and activists to the insular recidivists throughout its history, Minnesota’s historical extremes will be highlighted in the 2017-2018 First Fridays season.

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Writing the Plains, Conserving the Future

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Magrath Library, 1984 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Join Joseph and Anthony Amato and William Hoffman on March 5, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., for a discussion of the book Conservation on the Northern Plains: New Perspectives.

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Exhibit Celebration | ‘Digging up the Past’

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us March 19, 5:00 p.m., to celebrate an important exhibition of materials documenting African American history across University of Minnesota Libraries collections: "Digging up the Past — Hidden African American Histories Across Collections."

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2018 Kerlan Award Ceremony

March 27 @ 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 for the award ceremony honoring Matthew and Jennifer L. Holm, winners of the 43rd Annual Kerlan Award in children's literature. The award is given in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation of the generous donation of resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature.

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PAWS at Wilson Library

March 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until April 26, 2018

Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free
PAWS at Wilson Library

PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions feature registered therapy animal teams—including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community. PAWS will visit Wilson Library once a month, 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. through April. 

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Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture

March 29 @ 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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Alexandra Gillespie

Alexandra Gillespie presents this year’s Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture in Medieval Communication Technologies. The lecture will be held March 29, 2018 in Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120. Gillespie is Professor of English and Medieval Studies and Director of the Old Books New Science Lab at the University of Toronto. 

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Programming & Pizza March

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to set up your computer with a development environment so you can experiment with scripting or web apps? Have a large or high-dimensional data set you’d like to visualize with D3.js or HighCharts? Need a hand fine-tuning an SQL query? Curious about Git, GitHub, or GitHub Pages? Want to know what tools are available for simple…

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April 2018

First Fridays: April 2018

April 6 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Free

The Archives and Special Collections at the University of Minnesota contains more stories of nice and not-so-nice Minnesotans than you can shake a Pronto Pup at. From the selfless and heroic local innovators and activists to the insular recidivists throughout its history, Minnesota’s historical extremes will be highlighted in the 2017-2018 First Fridays season.

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Pankake Poetry Reading with Margaret Hasse

April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us April 11, 2018 for the annual Pankake Poetry Reading, featuring Margaret Hasse, in Elmer L. Andersen Library, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

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The Experimental City: Film Screening

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coffman Theater, 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The Experimental City poster

Join us April 16 for a screening of the new film, "The Experimental City," by Chad Friedrichs, the papers of which are held at the University of Minnesota Libraries Archives & Special Collections. A conversation with Friedrichs and Tom Fisher follows the screening.

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Programming & Pizza April

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join experienced staff from Libraries, Liberal Arts Technology and Innovation Services, and Research Computing at our monthly Programming & Pizza on April 20. We’ll connect you with an expert for 30 minutes of hands-on help. Must sign-up in advance.

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PAWS at Wilson Library

April 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until April 26, 2018

Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free
PAWS at Wilson Library

PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) sessions feature registered therapy animal teams—including dogs, bunnies, chickens and other therapy animals. Sessions are FREE and open to the University of Minnesota community. PAWS will visit Wilson Library once a month, 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. through April. 

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May 2018

Friends Annual Celebration featuring Joseph Haj

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Rooted in the classics, the Guthrie Theater has been a cultural force for more than 50 years. Join Joseph Haj, its eighth artistic director, in conversation with Jeff Meanza, his Associate Artistic Director about the value of the western canon, its continuing relevance, and its agency for social change. Prepare for a lively and engaging evening! 

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First Fridays: May 2018

May 4 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Free

The Archives and Special Collections at the University of Minnesota contains more stories of nice and not-so-nice Minnesotans than you can shake a Pronto Pup at. From the selfless and heroic local innovators and activists to the insular recidivists throughout its history, Minnesota’s historical extremes will be highlighted in the 2017-2018 First Fridays season.

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June 2018

Capstone Event for the Olson Innovation Award Artists in Residence

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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A June 4 celebration of the inaugural cohort of Olson Innovation Award Artists in Residence, sponsored by Archives and Special Collections and Research and Learning, with DASH. Join us for artist presentations, reflections, conversation, and a toast.

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