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October 2018

Treasures, Hoards, and the Ends of Medieval Objects

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Cecily Hilsdale

Please join us October 18, 7:00 p.m., in Elmer L. Andersen Library for the annual Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Art History. Cecily Hilsdale, McGill University, will present: Treasures, Hoards, and the Ends of Medieval Objects. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies and the James Ford Bell Library

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2018 Book Week features Nnedi Okorafor

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
Free
Nnedi-Okorafor

Please join us on Thursday, October 25, at the McNamara Alumni Center to hear Nnedi Okorafor talk about "Many Faces of Fiction" as part of Book Week 2018. Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning author of Africa-based science fiction and fantasy. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, she is known for weaving African culture into evocative settings, memorable characters, and wonder-filled plots.

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Exhibit reception: ‘Such a Big Dream’

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Please join us October 25, 5:30 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library for a reception recognizing the exhibit, Such a Big Dream: Edward S. Curtis at 15.

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November 2018

The 55th James Ford Bell Lecture

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

Ann Waltner will deliver the 55th James Ford Bell Library Lecture on November 7, 7:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library. Waltner is a professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of History. 

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