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January 2022

A Feast of Words, featuring Minnesota Transform

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends Forum: A series for curious minds (icon)

Join us online on Thursday, Jan 27 at 7 p.m. for a conversation about Minnesota Transform and the project's central belief that deep engagement with community can enrich and challenge humanistic knowledge and the practices of the University. This event brings together panelists Mike Hoyt of Pillsbury House Theatre; Tracey Deutsch, Professor of History at the University of Minnesota; Jigna Desai, Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota; and Kat Nelsen, a Social Sciences Librarian at the University Libraries.

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February 2022

First Fridays: Rebecca Toov and Jennifer Claybourne

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
WWI poster: Knowledge wins

First Fridays: Celebration! This season we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of First Fridays in the Archives and Special Collections! Join us for presentations on anniversaries, beginnings, milestones, and memories throughout our collections. Register now "ASC on the Air" Presented by Rebecca Toov, Collections Archivist, University of Minnesota Archives Join us in celebrating over 100 years of radio broadcasting at the University of Minnesota as we share recordings featuring the voices of staff and friends of the University Libraries. “Digital…

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March 2022

First Fridays: The Kerlan Collection of Children’s Literature

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

First Fridays: Celebration! This season we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of First Fridays in the Archives and Special Collections! Join us for presentations on anniversaries, beginnings, milestones, and memories throughout our collections. Register now “The CLRC/Kerlan Collection — From Portable Portfolios to Digital Dives: Let's Celebrate the Past 20 Years” Presented by Mary Schultz, Kerlan Board Member and Volunteer, The Kerlan Collection of Children’s Literature With strong roots in our archives, see how The Kerlan has been nourished by…

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April 2022

First Fridays: Born digital archives and behind the scenes at the Bell Library

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Silhouette on book bindings

First Fridays: Celebration! This season we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of First Fridays in the Archives and Special Collections! Join us for presentations on anniversaries, beginnings, milestones, and memories throughout our collections. Register now “Electronic evolution: The brave new world of born digital archives at the UMN Libraries” Presented by Lara Friedman-Shedlov, Digital Records Archivist, Archives and Special Collections The Archives and Special Collections have been receiving archival collections in electronic formats for years, but it is only in…

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May 2022

First Fridays: Minnesota Landscapes and the history of computing in the archives

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

First Fridays: Celebration! This season we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of First Fridays in the Archives and Special Collections! Join us for presentations on anniversaries, beginnings, milestones, and memories throughout our collections. Register now “Minnesota Landscapes: Documenting environmental history through archival sources” Presented by Katelyn Morken, Project Archivist, University of Minnesota Archives For the past year, University Archives processed archival collections that document Minnesota's natural resources, watersheds, flora and fauna, agricultural and land use, urban environments, conservation efforts, and…

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