University of Minnesota
http://www.umn.edu/
612-625-5000

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

December 2014
Free

Children’s lit organizations to celebrate local authors

December 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
January 2015

Exhibit opening for Elements in Material

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us at the exhibit opening for Elements in Material: Lost Lake Peatland to Pin Oak Prairie, an exhibition of fiber art by Moira Bateman, January 23, 2015, 5:00 p.m. at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis. Bateman, whose work has received numerous awards, explores humanity and nature by working on-site with specific landscapes. Her recent work includes long silk sheaths that were submerged in Minnesota’s bogs, rivers, lakes, a fen, and a vernal pool.

Find out more »
$12.95 – $26.99

A Feast of Words featuring Brenda Child

January 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Campus Club,
403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

Brenda Child, Professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, highlights the January 29 Feast of Words event at the Campus Club. In her talk, “Speaking Ojibwe in the Great Lakes: From Reservations to Revitalization,” Child shares family narratives and historical documents that show the essential role of the Ojibwe language in the past and today. Reservations and ticket purchase required at 612-626-7788.

Find out more »
Free

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

January 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

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).

Find out more »
February 2015
Free

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

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

Two First Fridays Presentations will be held on February 6, 2015 at Elmer L. Andersen Library: “Umbra: Search African American History” and “The Power of the Printing Press, 1450 to 1600.”

Find out more »

Exhibit opening for Sem, Gigi, and Caricature

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the exhibit opening of Sem, GiGi, and Caricature, February 6, 5:00 p.m. at the T.R. Anderson Gallery on the fourth floor of Wilson Library. The exhibit celebrates the new thirty-foot long acquisition Sem au Bois accompanied by other special collection materials contextualizing caricature during la Belle Epoque in France.

Find out more »

Exhibit opening for Weird, Wild, & Wonderful

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An opening reception for the exhibit Weird, Wild & Wonderful: The Second New York Botanical Garden Triennial, curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists, will be held on Thursday, February 12, featuring a talk entitled “Today’s Botanical Artists and Plants at Risk,” by Carol Woodin, ASBA’s Director of Exhibitions, followed by a gallery tour.

Find out more »

Nature Essays of Paul Gruchow: A reading with Louis Martinelli

February 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibit by artist Moira Bateman, please join us for a reading from the nature essays of Paul Gruchow, February 18, 2015, 1:30 p.m., Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library.

Find out more »

Exhibit opening for “The Job Is Never Done”: Fifty Years of Documenting Social Welfare History

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Atrium Gallery,
221 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

The University of Minnesota Libraries invite you to join us February 19, 4:30 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library for the opening reception of “The Job Is Never Done,” an exhibit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Social Welfare History Archives.

Find out more »
Free

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

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

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).

Find out more »
March 2015

Misa highlights Friends-Member exclusive event

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center,
200 S.E. Oak St., Minneapolis, 55414 United States
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

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

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

“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.

Find out more »

Opening reception for “Author as Designer”

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library,
210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the opening reception of the “Author as Designer,” Friday, March 6, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library. The exhibit will display a lively variety of works by Steven McCarthy, ranging from limited edition, handmade works printed on letterpress and desktop technologies to offset books that viewers can handle.

Find out more »
Free

Research in progress – a transnational approach

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 308,
222 21st Ave. S. - Room 308, Minneapolis , MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map

Please join the YMCA Archives and the Immigration History Research Center Archives for a Research in Progress talk on March 24 at 12 p.m.

Ondrej Matejka, Ph.D., of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. will discuss his work on the “Transnational history of Central European modernization in interwar period: case study on the Czechoslovak YMCA.” In this work he contributes to the founding of a transnational approach towards the history of Czechoslovakia and the region of Central-Eastern Europe from the perspective of modernization and development.

Find out more »
Free

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

March 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map

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).

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events