Reflections on 'A Campus Divided' UMN Libraries exhibit
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.
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.