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Civil Rights Series: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ on Sunday

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature, Diversity, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film Slavery by Another Name at 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Miller Nichols Learning Center, 800 E. 51st St., Jeannette Nichols Forum.

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Managing Student Loans Information Session on Thursday

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Faculty, Libraries

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] Attend this free informational session from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at Miller Nichols Library, room 303, and learn from experts about types of student loans and what they mean to your future, managing student loan debt and ways to tackle debt after graduation.

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Artist and Curator Will Discuss Jazz Museum Exhibit

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] The American Jazz Museum visiting curator Sonie’ Joi Ruffin and artist Glenn North will discuss the art and inspiration of the “Convergence: Jazz, Dance, and the Visual Arts”

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Visiting Scholar Presents April 9 on Ancient Egyptian

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] Marjorie Venit, Ph.D., will discuss “Egypt as Metaphor: Decoration and the Afterlife in the Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9,  Miller Nichols Learning Center, room 452, 800 E. 51st St.

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African American Read In Will Take Place on Feb. 19

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Faculty, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC University Libraries.] Joining more than one million readers nationwide, University of Missouri-Kansas City University Libraries celebrates Black History Month by participating in the 25th National African American Read In, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 19, in

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Local Artist and UMKC Alumna Exhibiting Feb. 25 – March 27

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Friends of the Library invite you to the opening reception of ‘Jeanine Cobler: Retrospective,’ Feb. 25, 5  – 7 p.m., in the Dean’s Gallery of Miller Nichols Library.

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Library Event Feb. 6 Offers Plot Twist on Literary Criticism

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The Writers at Work Roundtable and the UMKC English Department are offering a twist on a familiar situation. At 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Central Library, 14 West 10th Street, book critic John Freeman will find himself on the receiving end […]

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Join the African American Read In – Feb. 19

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was submitted by the UMKC Libraries] Joining more than a million readers nationwide, University of Missouri-Kansas City University Libraries celebrates Black History Month by participating in the 24th National African American Read In, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 19, in the Miller Nichols Library’s iX Theatre.

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UMKC Libraries Presents the first in the Civil Rights Series – “The Abolitionists” on Jan. 26

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries, Mission and Goals

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.} UMKC Libraries will present the film “The Abolitionists” on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Miller Nichols Library, iX Theatre. The discussion will be led by Professor Clovis Semmes, Ph.D., UMKC Black Studies Program.

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FOL Annual Gift Proposals Accepted Through Feb. 5

December 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Libraries, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries] Since 1966, UMKC Friends of the Libraries have presented the Libraries and the UMKC community with an annual gift for the purchase of new library resources.

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