Reflections on 'A Campus Divided' UMN Libraries exhibit

September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
University of Minnesota, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 

CHGS is pleased to cosponsor the UMN Libraries' event, Reflections on "A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota 1930-1942," an exhibition at Elmer L. Andersen Library running Aug 14 - Nov 30. Among the panelists commenting on the exhibit will be co-curators Riv-Ellen Prell, Professor Emerita of American Studies, and Sarah Atwood, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, along with John Wright, Professor of African American & African Studies and English. They will share their insights about the 1930s at the University when racism and antisemitism were sanctioned and political surveillance was a part of campus life.

5:30-7:30pm; program to begin at 5:45pm.

Free and open to the public.
Reservations requested, RSVP here.

This event is presented by the UMN Libraries and co-sponsored by the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries; Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas; Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, Center for Jewish Studies; U of M Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; U of M Department of American Studies; U of M Department of English; U of M Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch; U of M Department of History; U of M Department of Political Science; and U of M Department of Sociology.