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April 2014
Free

Naomi C. Chase Lecture on Children’s Literature, featuring Jane Yolen

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Author Jane Yolen will present the 2014 Chase Lecture, “Break through into Faerie: A meditation on the Surprising Rise of Faerie Tale Related Books, Poetry, Magazines,Conventions, TV, Movies, Games, and Ephemera.”

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March 2014
$20; $25

Kerlan Award Lunch and Ceremony, honoring Russell Freedman and Linda Sue Park

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us for a luncheon and award ceremony featuring the two winners of the 2014 Kerlan Award of the Children’s Literature Research Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries: Russell Freedman and Linda Sue Park.

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Free

First Fridays – Objects of Desire – March 7, 2014

March 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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Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations. Join us March 7, 2014 for Mania and Delirium! Plants that Drove People Crazy.

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February 2014

Digital Arts Sciences + Humanities: 3D Printing + Makerspaces

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Walter Library,
117 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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3D Printing and other forms of desktop fabrication are becoming more accessible to more people every day. How can these technologies be used as part of research and teaching in a University environment? In this DASH event, we will hear from representatives from different spaces on campus that use 3D printing and other fabrication technologies.

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Free

CANCELED: One Nation or Many Nations in One?

February 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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Panel members will share personal and professional perspectives and engage participants in a dynamic dialogue about the impact of historical and current laws, treaties, and practices on American Indian people.

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Free

First Fridays – Objects of Desire – February 7, 2014

February 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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Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations. Join us for two presentations at the February 7, 2014 First Fridays. 1) “Library Gets 17-Century Prize after 18-Year Quest!” 2) The Epitome of Perfection: Uncovering the Body to Expose Truth.

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January 2014
Free

Can’t You See What I’m Saying?

January 31 @ 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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Join this interactive discussion about the history, culture, and current issues affecting the deaf community. Topics include: residential versus mainstream education; the impact of movements to end American Sign Language (ASL) use; societal barriers to access, and advocacy efforts to remove them; and health and medical issues, including those surrounding advances in assistive technology.

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$25.99, $12.95 for students

A Feast of Words, featuring Carl Flink

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Club,
403 Coffman Memorial Union; 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, 55455 United States
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A Dance Artist’s Journey: How I Discovered Art is a Necessity, Not a Luxury – featuring Carl Flink. Carl Flink, associate dance professor at the University of Minnesota, and a prominent figure in the Twin Cities dance community, will present on dance in the Twin Cities and at the University.

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Free

CANCELED: Laing to discuss ‘The Trip to Echo Spring’

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Common Good Books,
38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul, 55105 United States
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Author Olivia Laing will appear Jan 23, 7:00 p.m. at Common Good Books in St. Paul, to discuss her new book, ”The Trip to Echo Spring.” In her research for the book, Laing referenced the John Berryman Papers, housed at the University of Minnesota Libraries. The archives are located in the Libraries’ Literary Manuscripts Collection at Andersen Library.

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December 20132013

First Fridays – Objects of Desire – December 6, 2013

December 6, 2013 @ 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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Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations. Join us for two presentations at the December 6, 2013 First Fridays: 1) The “Soul” Desire; 2) X Marks the Spot: Searching for the True Location of a Great Literary Encounter.

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November 2013
Free

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys

November 12, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Minneapolis Central Library - Hennepin County,
300 Nicollet Mall, Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis, United States
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Connected Histories Fall 2013 Book Discussion series This is a series of five book discussions on the theme Connected Histories and led by Giancarlo Casale, associate professor of the history of the Islamic world at the University of Minnesota. Description Centuries before the dawn of the modern age, the world was already a surprisingly interconnected place. Readings for this theme introduce a way of understanding the past in which Islam and the West are seen as products of a shared, cosmopolitan, and…

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Teaching and Learning in the Middle Ages conference and reception

November 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - November 9, 2013 @ 5:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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On November 8-9, 2013 the Center for Medieval Studies will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a conference titled “Teaching and Learning in the Middle Ages.” Keynote speakers will include Marjorie Curry Woods, Daniel Hobbins, and Thomas Burman. The full conference schedule is available from the Center for Medieval Studies website: www.cmedst.umn.edu

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October 2013
Free

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys

October 29, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Minneapolis Central Library - Hennepin County,
300 Nicollet Mall, Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis, United States
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Connected Histories Fall 2013 Book Discussion series This is a series of five book discussions on the theme Connected Histories and led by Giancarlo Casale, associate professor of the history of the Islamic world at the University of Minnesota. Description Centuries before the dawn of the modern age, the world was already a surprisingly interconnected place. Readings for this theme introduce a way of understanding the past in which Islam and the West are seen as products of a shared, cosmopolitan, and…

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Free

Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture

October 17, 2013 @ 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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Alison Stones, Professor of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh, will deliver the 2nd Annual Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Art History on October 17. Professor Stones’s lecture is titled “Writing Manuscripts Illuminated in France, 13-14th Centuries.”

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Free

Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys

October 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Minneapolis Central Library - Hennepin County,
300 Nicollet Mall, Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis, United States
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Connected Histories Fall 2013 Book Discussion series This is a series of five book discussions on the theme Connected Histories and led by Giancarlo Casale, associate professor of the history of the Islamic world at the University of Minnesota. Description Centuries before the dawn of the modern age, the world was already a surprisingly interconnected place. Readings for this theme introduce a way of understanding the past in which Islam and the West are seen as products of a shared, cosmopolitan, and…

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