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Past Presentations

Presentation Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018​

​Heidi McKenzie: (dis)ABLED BEAUTY Exhibit Opening Speaker & Awards

Presentation Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016​
​Professor Hope Elizabeth May: Peace, Patriotism, & Public Education - Part 1 of 5

Drawing on the select items held by the Clarke Historical Library, including work of former
​CMU President E.C. Warriner (1866-1945) and U.S. Suffragist May-Wright Sewall (1844-1920),
​Central Michigan University Professor Hope Elizabeth May discusses how both individuals -
​and the organizations which they represented - conceptualized peace, patriotism, and public education.  ​

​Presentation Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
​ Clarence Tuma: An Evening with Clarence Tuma​ Part 1 of 6

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Owner and chef of Mt. Pleasant's fabled Ember's Restaurant, Clarence Tuma shared
​stories from his life and work, drawn from his recently published memoir,
The One-Pound Pork Chop – A Recipe for Life, Love, Family, & the American Dream. 

​Presentation Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015​
​Professor Susan Stan presenting International Children's Books: 

Celebrating Recent Gifts (1 of 5)

View the entire presentation on the CMU Libraries' Youtube Channel​

​Emeritus CMU faculty member & internationally recognized expert on children's 
books gave a presentation on international children's books and opened the 
Clarke Historical Library exhibit: International Children's Books: Celebrating Recent Gifts.