Join the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the University Libraries on Sept 28, 6 p.m., at the Humphrey School for an engaging book talk with author Sam Freedman.
Join us on Oct. 6 for the first event in the 2023-24 First Fridays season, featuring presentations from the Performing Arts Archives and from the central processing unit at the Archives and Special Collections. Please register to attend in person or online. ASL interpreters will be present for all First Fridays events.
Join us to celebrate children’s literature at the annual Kerlan Awards! The Kerlan Award Committee, led by chair Alex Genis, has selected two recipients of the 2023 Kerlan Award to be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023 at Elmer L. Andersen Library: Laurie Hertzel, former editor of the Star Tribune Book Review and past president of the National Book Critics Circle; and award-winning artist/writer Lauren Stringer. This hybrid event takes place in person and online.
Please join us on Oct. 12 to celebrate the launch of Dianna Hunter’s latest publication, “Clouded Waters,” a mystery/romance novel set in what we now call the Mesabi Range in Minnesota, published by Holy Cow! Press. While reading, Dianna will be accompanied by local musician Lisa Kane. Following the reading, we will have the opportunity to explore the Dianna Hunter Papers collection, which is archived in the Tretter Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries. The collection’s curator, Aiden Bettine, will be available to help guests explore the papers, and enjoy a tour of the Tretter Collection housed in the Elmer L. Andersen Library’s geology-friendly underground caverns (pre-registration required).
Join us Friday, Oct. 27 for the opening reception of Dance Roots: Minnesota’s Movers and Shakers, an exhibit celebrating the breadth and depth of Minnesota's dance community preserved in the University’s Performing Arts Archives. Enjoy refreshments as you mix and mingle over this rare exhibition. A reading of the new book Grace & Grit with the author Georgia Finnegan will begin at 6:30 p.m. Please register if you plan to attend the event.
Join us on Monday, Nov. 6 to hear author Samuel Freedman speak about his new publication “Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights.” Following the talk will be a reception with a book signing and an opportunity to view the new exhibit “Symbolic Significance: Tracing the History of Jewish High Holidays and the First Day of School.”
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