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Meet Ellen and Yalile: A Conversation about Universities and Power

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free
Historic view of Washington Ave. Bridge

Historic view of Washington Ave. BridgeHow can we better understand universities and their power? How do we negotiate the impacts they have had on surrounding communities, on students, and on an array of pressing and challenging issues shaping society? How do these questions play out when it comes to University of Minnesota history? Come hear Yalile Suriel, Assistant Professor of Universities and Power, and Ellen Holt-Werle, Institutional Archivist, talk about how they are beginning to tackle these questions here at the University of Minnesota.

This event is the first in the 2022-2023 season of the Friends Forum: A Series for Curious Minds.

Event Details

What: Meet Ellen and Yalile: A Conversation about Universities and Power
Friends Forum: A Series for Curious Minds
When: Wednesday Oct. 26, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

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About Holt-Werle and Suriel

Ellen Holt-Werle
Ellen Holt-Werle

Ellen Holt-Werle is the Institutional Archivist in University Archives, part of Archives and Special Collections at the UMN Libraries. She started in this newly-created position in September 2021, though was an archivist for 15 years prior. As the Institutional Archivist, Ellen focuses on uncovering and increasing access to university collections that tell a fuller picture of university history, especially the voices and experiences of BIPOC students, staff, and faculty, and others underrepresented or excluded from our institutional histories.

Yalile Suriel
Yalile Suriel

Yalile Suriel is an Assistant Professor of Universities and Power in the Department of History at UMN. Her work examines the intersections between policing and higher education. She started at UMN in January of 2022. She holds a BA in Political Science and PhD in History from Stony Brook University.

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries
Phone:
612-624-9339
Email:
stangret@umn.edu
Website:
https://www.continuum.umn.edu/umnlib/friends

Venue

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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