Clarke Historical Library Exhibit:
October 2018 - February 2019
Clarke Historical Library Speaker Series - Spring 2019
Unless otherwise noted, presentations will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the
Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium located in the Park Library.
A reception will follow each presentation in the Clarke Historical Library.
All events are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Kelvin Byrd – Cuttin' Back on that Junky Junk - Sugar, GMO's and You
Author of Veggies Are Vital: Cutting Back on Junkie Junk, Kelvin Byrd opens up a
powerful discussion about the fight for nutrition-based quality of life and lifelong learning.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
The Hemingway Collection at the Clarke
Michael Federspiel, CMU History Professor, Janet Danek, University Libraries
Exhibit Coordinator, and Frank Boles, Director of the Clarke Historical Library
Opening a retrospective exhibit of the Clarke’s Hemingway collection, Mike Federspiel, Janet
Danek, and Frank Boles will share insights about how the collection came to be. Many stories
they tell could be true!
Monday, March 18, 2019
Quita Shier – Native Americans in the Civil War
Author of Warriors in Mr. Lincoln’s Army: Native American Soldiers Who Fought in the Civil War (2018), Shier will discuss Native American Civil War soldiers from Michigan.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Children’s Books from Around the World:
Readings from the Clarke’s International Children’s Book Collection
In cooperation with the Office of International Affairs, The English Language Institute, and the World Languages Department, the library will sponsor a day-long reading event in the Park Library Baber Room, in which CMU students will read international children’s books from the Clarke’s holdings.
Both events are free and open to the public. Those in need of an accommodation
should call (989) 774-1100 or email