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September 2014
Free

Come to the Table: Food Security and Sustainability as a Social Justice Issue

September 26 @ 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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The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series will feature, “Come to the Table: Food Security and Sustainability as a Social Justice Issue” on Friday, September 26, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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October 2014
Free

Isabel Wilkerson kicks off Friends’ speaker series

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Coffman Theater,
300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson kicks off the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries speaker series with a special lecture, “The Warmth of Other Suns: Telling the Human Story of an Epic Migration.” The event will be Wednesday, October 1, 7:30 p.m., at Coffman Theater, Coffman Memorial Union

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First Fridays: ‘No Singular Expression’

October 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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“No Singular Expression: Unseen Diversity in the History of Computing” will be held October 3, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, presented by the Charles Babbage Institute.

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Free

Making Culturally Relevant Art:
The Role of Archives in Activating Theatre

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Penumbra Theatre Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the University of Minnesota Libraries invite you to a symposium that explores the role of archival research in producing culturally relevant and socially responsible art. The event will be held Saturday, October 4, 2:00 to 4:30 p.m., at the University of Minnesota.

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Telling Queer History

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Telling Queer History, a storytelling gathering that will be led by Beth Zemsky and hosted by the Tretter Collection, takes place Sunday, October 5, 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Bisexuality & Beyond: Re-imagining Sexual Orientation

October 10 @ 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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The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series features, Bisexuality & Beyond: Re-imagining Sexual Orientation, Friday, October 10, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120)

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Library School Alumni Homecoming Reception

October 17 @ 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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Please join us at Homecoming 2014 for a special Library School Alumni event at Elmer L. Andersen Library on October 17, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The reception will feature hors d’oeuvres, tours of the Archival Caverns, and an opportunity to view the Ralph Rapson exhibit.

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Free

51st James Ford Bell Lecture, featuring Andrew Lawler

October 23 @ 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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Andrew Lawler will present at the annual James Ford Bell Lecture on October 23, 2014, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Lawler is an award-winning writer/journalist. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian, Discovery and Columbia Journalism Review, among others. He is a contributing writer to Science Magazine, a contributing editor to Archaeology Magazine, and author of the forthcoming book “Why Did the Chicken Cross the World.”

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Free

John Berryman at 100

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - October 26 @ 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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John Berryman at 100: A Centennary Conference at the University of Minnesota, October 24-26 will celebrate the poet’s life and work and provide a forum for current scholarship about Berryman as well as responses to his work by contemporary poets from the United States and further afield.

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Lange to deliver Comstock Lecture

October 27 @ 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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Professor of Medicine Carol A. Lange, University of Minnesota Medical School, will present the Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholar Lecture on October 27, 2014, 4:00 p.m.in Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

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Exhibit opening for Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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This event marks the opening of the exhibit, “Juhla!: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota.” The event also kicks off the symposium “From Emigration to Immigration: Historical and Contemporary Finland,” which will be held on October 30.

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November 2014
Free

First Fridays: ‘If it be not a sin…’

November 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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“‘If it be not a sin…:’ Slavery and Revolt in the New World” will be presented Friday, November 7, 12:00 to 1;00 p.m. at the Elmer L. Anderson Library, Room 120, by Marguerite Ragnow, Curator, James Ford Bell Library.

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Richard Moe, historian and preservationist, to present Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture

November 18 @ 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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Please join us November 18, 7:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota as Richard Moe discusses his book, “Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War.”

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Free

Muslims in Minnesota: Keeping the Faith, Dispelling Stereotypes, Achieving Success

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice series features “Muslims in Minnesota: Keeping the Faith, Dispelling Stereotypes, Achieving Success” on Friday, November 21, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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December 2014
Free

The Mystery of Writing with Mary Logue

December 2 @ 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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“The Mystery of Writing” with Mary Logue will be held December 2, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota. Logue wrote her first mystery in sixth grade and hasn’t stopped since. A lively interview will reveal what sparks the creativity of this award-winning author.

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