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October 2016
FREE

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn – Brushed Back to Life: Healing From Illness Through Intuitive Painting and Poems

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Diehl Hall, Room 555, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Artist Ron Duffy with paintings from the Brushed Back to Life series.

Bring your lunch and listen as Ron Duffy shares his surprising and joyful immersion into the world of intuition, abstract painting, and poem writing as a creative and healing response to 20 years of living with chronic illness.

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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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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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Art and the Land Ethic in the 21st Century

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us for an evening about art and the land. A panel discussion to accompany the “The Beauty That Requires Health: Four Landscapes” takes place Wednesday, October 26, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN.

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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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$10 - $20

¡Sacabuche!: Venetia 1500

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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¡Sacabuche!: Venetia 1500

Join us for Venetia 1500, a concert performed by the early music group ¡Sacabuche! with readings by University professors Ann Waltner and John Watkins.

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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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Watch TEDMED at the Bio-Medical Library

November 30 - December 2
University of Minnesota Bio-Medical Library, Bio-Medical Library Diehl Hall 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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TEDMEDLive 2016

Join us November 30 - December 2 as we host a live viewing of the TEDMED 2016 stage program. The theme of this year’s event is “What if?” Talks will explore the science of aging, environmental and community health, visionary science, and more!

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December 2016
Free

3rd Kirschner Lecture with 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

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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Visualizing Sanudo’s ‘Diarii’: The Multimedia Festival in Renaissance Venice

December 1 @ 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 final event in the Celebrating Venice Lecture Series, “Visualizing Sanudo’s ‘Diarii’: The Multimedia Festival in Renaissance Venice” takes place Thursday, December 1, 7:00 p.m. at the James Ford Bell Library, 4th floor of Wilson Library. The lecture is presented by Francesca Bortoletti, Research Associate at the U of M Center for Early Modern History.

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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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Free

Celebrate Sticks, Straw & Mud: Jewish Settlers in the Upper Midwest

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Schwartz Homestead

Please join us for a reception for the exhibit: 'Celebrate Sticks, Straw & Mud: Jewish Settlers in the Upper Midwest' on Monday, December 5, 3:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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