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March 2019

Furious beautiful zines

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! This workshop is guest-hosted by Jimmy Cooper. Questions etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com! All are welcome.

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44th Annual Kerlan Award Ceremony

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
A collage of two images. The first is illustration by Lois Ehlert for the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. The second is a photo of a manuscript by Claudia Mills.

Lois Ehlert and Claudia Mills are the 2019 recipients of the Kerlan Award, given annually by the Children's Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries.  Event Details Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Reception 5:30 p.m. | Program 6:00 p.m. | Book signing 7:00 p.m. Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 University of Minnesota, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455 Parking & directions This event is free and open to the public. Reservations requested by March 19. Make your…

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‘Two Sites With a Similar Problem’ exhibit reception

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, 210 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Horse form from the exhibit Two Sites with a Similar Problem: Neil Forrest and John Roloff

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibit “Two Sites With a Similar Problem.” Artists Neil Forrest and John Roloff depict modernist architectural models embroiled in an archaeological/catastrophic narrative. The reception takes place Thursday, March 28, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library.

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‘Calling to Question’ exhibit reception

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
309 19th Ave. S., OMWL 499
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Black and white photo shows a crowd of student protestors holding signs to support the former General College. A protestor in the foreground speaks into a microphone to address the group.

Join the University Libraries and the College of Liberal Arts on Friday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. for a reception and curator talk for the exhibit “Calling to Question: 150 Years of Liberal Arts Education at the University of Minnesota.” For the past 150 years, liberal education has been the bedrock of learning at the University of Minnesota. Questioning is a vital component to this education. Discover the people, struggles, and inquiries that have challenged the College of Liberal Arts to work for a more equitable society and for the betterment of the world around them.

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April 2019

Research in Progress Talk

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 308, 222 21st Ave. S. - Room 308
Minneapolis , MN 55455 United States
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Selena Daly

Selena Daly, Ph.D., 2018-19 Grant-in-Aid Award recipient, will discuss her current research at the Immigration History Research Center Archives. Daly is a Lecturer in Modern European History at the Royal Holloway, University of London in England. Her project investigates the experiences of 300,000 Italian emigrant reservists who were mobilized in support of the Italian war effort during World War I. The talk takes place Tuesday, April 2, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Friends Forum: Pankake Poetry Series

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free
Jim Moore

Writing a Life: The Poetry of Jim Moore. Teaching poetry while in prison, being present at an airport bomb explosion, and traveling internationally have shaped Jim Moore as a writer and pivotal figure on Minnesota’s poetry scene for more than four decades.

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Sign up for Science Quiz Bowl 2019

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
Free
Two team members from "global Maxima" Science Quiz Bowl team, 2018

Show off your science knowledge and CSE pride! When: Sunday, April 7 Where: Walter Library 1:00 p.m. Games begin 7:30 p.m. Championship Walter Library, First Floor Register your team of four students — from any U college — or sign up as an individual and let the Random Team Generator put together a team for you. Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 3 for this friendly CSE Week competition, hosted by the Mathematics and Science & Engineering Libraries, or when the 32-team limit…

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Furious beautiful zines

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! This workshop is guest-hosted by Jimmy Cooper. Questions etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com! All are welcome.

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Furious beautiful zines

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! This workshop is guest-hosted by Jimmy Cooper. Questions etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com! All are welcome.

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May 2019

Furious beautiful zines

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! This workshop is guest-hosted by Jimmy Cooper. Questions etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com! All are welcome.

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Libraries sponsored Software Carpentry workshops

May 16 - May 17
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States
Free

About Software Carpentry Software Carpentry workshops are hands-on, two-day events that cover the core computational research skills needed to be productive as an individual scientist or in small research teams.  No previous experience is needed and each workshop is taught by experienced researchers who use these tools in their own work. Participants will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, will be introduced to a structured programming language like Python or R, and will gain experience using Git and Github for version control.…

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Truth, Tweets, and Tomorrows

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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$55 – $65
David S. Ferriero

The Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration  Featuring: David S. Ferriero, 10th Archivist of the United States in conversation with Journalist Tom Weber When: Friday, May 17, 2019 |5:30 p.m. Social hour, 6:15 p.m. Dinner & Program Where: McNamara Alumni Center | Parking and Directions Tickets: $55 for Friends members | $65 for general public | Cash Bar Buy Tickets Beginning April 1 About the event  History lives in many forms — from parchment and ink to bits and bytes…

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