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Biibliophilia: Collecting Black Books

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February 2019

SOLD OUT: ‘Jim Crow of the North’ film screening

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

SOLD OUT! Attend a FREE advance screening February 18 of Jim Crow of the North, a Twin Cities Public Television documentary film that is based on the work of the Mapping Prejudice Project at the University of Minnesota.

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Endangered Data, Data Ethics, and ‘Vulnerable’ Populations

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

A panel discussion during Endangered Data Week We live in a world where both an overabundance and a paucity of data coexist, and members of vulnerable populations (such as undocumented immigrants, prisoners, and transgender folks) can be at risk from either end of this spectrum. Too much data can dangerously reveal someone’s status or identity, and an absence of data can undercut the creation of infrastructure required to support a group’s needs. In this panel, scholars from across the university…

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Requesting Government Information: FOIA for Scholarship and Publication

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
Free

This workshop will introduce participants to methods for submitting effective FOIA-based requests for government data and documents. Led by investigative reporter — and experienced FOIA-submitter — Filiberto Nolasco Gomez (Editor of Workday Minnesota/Labor Education Service), this workshop will offer participants a rare hands-on opportunity to learn the nitty gritty skills needed to effectively conduct research using the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. Filiberto will also help students think about where to publish the information they are pursuing. Register…

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Furious beautiful zines

February 25 @ 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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The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. The event includes a discussion between author Leonard S. Marcus and Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of the University's Children's Literature Research Collections, followed by a book signing.

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Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Marina Rustow, Department of History, Princeton University

Join us for the 2019 Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture. Marina Rustow, Department of History, Princeton University, presents Archives, Paper, and the State Under the Fatimids. Make Your Reservation Event details What: Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture: "Archives, Paper, and the State Under the Fatimids" Who: Presented by Marina Rustow, Department of History, Princeton University When: Thursday, February, 28, 7:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, room 120 Parking & directions About the speaker Professor Marina Rustow is a social historian of…

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March 2019

The ABC of It Open House

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This open house will allow children and families ample opportunity to tour the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.

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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for writers

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by writers Joyce Sidman, John Coy, and Brenda Child. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts…

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Furious beautiful zines

March 11 @ 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
+ 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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The ABC of It: Thematic talk for artists

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter through a panel discussion by artists Lauren Stringer, Nancy Carlson, and Betsy Bowen. Moderator Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates the 70th anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's gifts…

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The ABC of It: The Making of the Exhibit

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
Free

This event will celebrate the opening the exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter. through a panel discussion on the making of the exhibit, featuring Rebecca Brown, Mary Schultz, and Darren Terpstra. Moderated by Lisa Von Drasek. When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 Parking and Directions About the exhibit The ABC of It exhibit runs from February 11 through June 14, 2019 at Elmer L. Andersen Library and celebrates…

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Furious beautiful zines

March 25 @ 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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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

Lois Ehlert and Claudia Mills are the 2019 recipients of the Kerlan Award, given annually to the by the Friends of the Kerlan Collection.  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 reservation About Lois Ehlert…

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April 2019

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
+ 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.

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

May 2019

Furious beautiful zines

May 13 @ 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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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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