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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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UMKC Health Sciences Librarians Win Video Contest

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement, Awards and honors, Faculty, Libraries, Life Sciences, Staff, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Office of Advancement.] Challenged to spread the word about how health sciences librarians make a difference, Sue Sykes-Berry and Kristy Steigerwalt received first place for their winning entry in the Wolters Kluwer Health Video contest.

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Chuck Haddix and Bobby Watson Celebrate Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker – Nov. 6

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was submitted by UMKC Libraries] Chuck Haddix will discuss his book, “Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker,” at 6 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Jeannette Nichols Forum of the new Miller Nichols Learning Center.

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