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October 2022

Meet Ellen and Yalile: A Conversation about Universities and Power

October 26 @ 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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How 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…

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December 2022

Mary Moore Easter: ‘Keeping the Past with Eliza Winston’

December 6 @ 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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Mary Moore Easter will in turn amplify the voice of Eliza Winston in live performance from her chapbook Free Papers: poems inspired by the testimony of Eliza Winston a Mississippi slave escaped to freedom in Minnesota in 1860. In moments of discovery, ancestor story and full- throated song, hear Eliza’s courage, doubt, love and personal critique of her situation come alive. Event Details What: Keeping the Past with Eliza Winston Who: Presented by Mary Moore Easter When: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.…

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