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September 2016
Free

The Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Joseph Ellis

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Joseph Ellis

Join us September 28 for the Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Joseph Ellis at Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Ellis is one of the nation's leading scholars of American history whose work focuses on the lives and times of the founders of the United States.

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October 2016
Free

The Annual Carl Shepard Lecture in Medieval Art History

October 4 @ 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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What: The Annual Carl Shepard Lecture in Medieval Art History When: Tuesday, October 4, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking/Directions The lecture will be presented by Elizabeth Ross, University of Florida, as part of a multi-event series focused on Venice and the Eastern Mediterranean. A dessert reception for all attendees will follow. The series is sponsored by the James Ford Bell Library, the Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Minnesota, the Center for…

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Free

First Fridays: October 2016

October 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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Book:The Twisted Path - Tretter Collection

The Twisted Path presented by the Tretter Collection, and Getting Personal, University Archives, kick off 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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Free

The James Ford Bell Lecture featuring Kathryn Reyerson

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Kathryn Reyerson will be speaking on late Medieval Mediterranean merchants as part of a multi-event series focused on Venice and the Eastern Mediterranean at the annual James Ford Bell Lecture, October 20, 7:30 p.m.

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Free

3rd Annual Library School Alumni Homecoming Reception:

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Walter Library,
117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Join us October 21 for the 3rd Annual Library School Alumni Homecoming Reception in Walter Library's Upson Room.

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November 2016
Free

First Fridays: November 2016

November 4 @ 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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From the archives of YMCA

Out of the Shadows, presented by the Givens Collection, and Have You Seen My Son?, YMCA, are presented at the November 2016 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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December 2016
Free

3rd Kirschner Lecture featuring Beth Dooley and J. Ryan Stradal

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Beth Dooley (The Winter Garden) and J. Ryan Stradal (Kitchens of the Great Midwest) will engage in conversation on December 1 as part of the 3rd Kirschner Lecture. Dessert reception and author signing to follow.

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Free

First Fridays: December

December 2 @ 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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1968 Democratic presidential candidates

Business and Politics and Hidden Networks and Special Interests are the topics of the December 2016 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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January 2017

A Feast of Words: The First ‘Global Immigration Crisis’: History and Contemporary Issues

January 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Campus Club,
403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Join us January 26 at A Feast of Words, featuring Erika Lee who will present on immigration, telling the forgotten history of the first global "immigration crisis" when Asian immigration sparked international debates, race riots, and new restriction laws around the world.

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February 2017
Free

First Fridays: February 2017

February 3, 2017 @ 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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February Bell

Researchers and the Swedish East India Company and Whiskey and Vice are the topics of the February 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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FOL Members Exclusive – Paleofantasy: What Evolution Tells us About Modern Life by Marlene Zuk

February 26, 2017 @ 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 Make your reservation now! 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…

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March 2017
Free

First Fridays: March 2017

March 3, 2017 @ 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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April 2017
Free

First Fridays: April 2017

April 7, 2017 @ 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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May 2017
Free

First Fridays: May 2017

May 5, 2017 @ 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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