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September 2016
Free

Bio-Medical Library Open House

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall,
Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Bio-Medical Library Open House

We're having a party - and you're invited! Please join us on September 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate new services and spaces at the Bio-Medical Library. Learn more about data visualization, virtual reality, video production, and more. Enjoy activities, prizes, and refreshments.

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The Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture featuring Joseph Ellis

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ted Mann Concert Hall,
2128 4th St. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 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 Ted Mann Concert Hall. 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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Latinx Voice; Latinx Vote: How Demographics are Shifting the American Political Landscape

September 30 @ 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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Latinx Voice; Latinx Vote: How Demographics are Shifting the American Political Landscape. This conversation brings together a diverse group of panelists to explore: intersections of ethnicity, race, class, gender, and religion; how these factors affect Hispanic communities; and the role they could play in American politics.

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October 2016
Free

The Annual Carl Sheppard 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 Sheppard 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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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

Telling Queer History

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Andrea Jenkins

Andrea Jenkins, who leads the Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies' Transgender Oral History Project, will be one of the featured guests at Telling Queer History on Sunday, October 9, 2:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Free

Book Week 2016: Candace Fleming

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McNamara Alumni Center,
200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Candace Fleming

Please join us Tuesday, October 18 at Book Week for a lecture and conversation with Candace Fleming, author of "Weaving Stories, Crafting Lives." The event takes place in Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center.

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The James Ford Bell Lecture featuring Kathryn Reyerson

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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reyerson

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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Queer and Indigenous People of Color: Changing the Face and Focus of the LGBTQ Movement

October 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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Queer and Indigenous People of Color: Changing the Face and Focus of the LGBTQ Movement. This conversation brings together a stellar group of QIPOC voices representing the strength of activism, the intelligence of social commentary, and strategic elements of fundraising, policy, and organizing. These new leaders are challenging the LGBTQ Movement to replace what has been a “Just-us” (white) agenda with a new Justice agenda.

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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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Free

Malta Study Center Lecture

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Please join us October 27, 7:00 for the Malta Study Center Lecture, titled, A Knight of the Italian Renaissance: Pietro Bembo and the Order of Malta. The lecture will be presented by: Daniel K. Gullo.

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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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Free

Police, Prisons, and Legal Power: Reforming our U.S. System of Justice

November 18 @ 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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Police, Prisons, and Legal Power: Reforming our U.S. System of Justice. Gain insights from a discussion with panelists from higher education, law enforcement, community engagement, and the legal system, that may lead to useful changes in our justice system.

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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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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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