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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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Wilson Library Celebration

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Celebrate the reopening and redesign of the Wilson Library’s study and collaboration space, December 3, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Stop by the newly renovated first floor to enjoy snacks, games, prizes, and more.

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First Fridays: ‘The Schaper Case’ and ‘From Homophile to Queer’

December 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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“The Schaper Case: Academic Freedom and Institutional Power:” When the United States declared war on Germany in 1917, academic freedom was pitted against the emotions of war and the fear of others. In the second presentation at the December 5 First Fridays, representatives from the Libraries’ Tretter Collection will present: “From Homophile to Queer: Inclusion, Meaning and Power in Language.”

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Exhibit Reception: Ralph Rapson: A Legacy in Architecture and Design

December 8 @ 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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The University of Minnesota Libraries is hosting an reception for the exhibit, “Ralph Rapson: A Legacy in Architecture and Design,” on
Monday, December 8, 5:30 p.m. with program at 6:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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Children’s lit organizations to celebrate local authors

December 15 @ 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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Please join the Minnesota Society of Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators and the Children’s Literature Research Collections/Kerlan Collection in a celebration of local authors and illustrators on Monday, December 15 at the University of Minnesota’s Elmer L. Andersen Library (222 21st Ave. S. in Minneapolis) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This free event is open to the public.

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January 2015

Feast of Words featuring Brenda Child

January 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Campus Club,
403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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Brenda Child, Professor of American Studies and American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota, highlights the January 29 Feast of Words event at the Campus Club. The title of her talk is “Speaking Ojibwe in the Great Lakes: From Reservations to Revitalization.”

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From Refugee to Citizen: The Hmong Journey from Rural History to Urban Experience

January 30, 2015 @ 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, From Refugee to Citizen: The Hmong Journey from Rural History to Urban Experience, on Friday, January 30, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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February 2015
Free

First Fridays: ‘African American History Project’ and ‘The Power of the Printing Press’

February 6, 2015 @ 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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Two First Fridays Presentations will be held on February 6, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library: “African American History Project: Searching Across 300 years of Black Collections” and “The Power of the Printing Press, 1450 to 1600.”

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Beyond Myth-Making and Appropriation: African Americans in Theater and Film

February 27, 2015 @ 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, Beyond Myth-Making and Appropriation: African Americans in Theater and Film, on Friday, February 27, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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March 2015

Misa highlights Friends’ Members Appreciation event

March 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center,
200 S.E. Oak St., Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Tom Misa, Director of the Charles Babbage Institute and author of “Digital State: The Story of Minnesota’s Computing Industry,” is the speaker for the 2015 annual Friends of the Libraries Members Appreciation program. The event will be held March 1, 2015, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the McNamara Alumni Center, AI Johnson Great Room

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First Fridays: ‘Record building’ and ‘Power in the archives’

March 6, 2015 @ 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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“Record-building, ‘saving culture,’ and starting archives” and “Power in the Archives” are the two presentation topics at the University of Minnesota Libraries First Fridays event on March 6, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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The Price of Healing: Diversity Issues in Wellness, Health and Healthcare

March 27, 2015 @ 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, The Price of Healing: Diversity Issues in Wellness, Health and Healthcare, onl Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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April 2015
Free

First Fridays: ‘Empowerment’ and children’s literature and the YMCA

April 3, 2015 @ 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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Empowerment is the theme of the April 2015 First Fridays event, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library. Presentations will look at the case for empowerment in children’s literature and the YMCA.

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The Animal/Human Connection: Clarifying the Roles of Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals

April 17, 2015 @ 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, The Animal/Human Connection: Clarifying the Roles of Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Animals, on Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Givens Conference Room (120).

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May 2015
Free

First Fridays: Year end review panel

May 1, 2015 @ 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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The 2014-2015 First Fridays series challenged, informed, and inspired us. Please join us as curators and archivists review how power is reflected in the collections. Who is and is not documented? Learn about voices that are missing and plans to fill in the gaps.

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