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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

Exhibit Opening: 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
12pm-6pm

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 clarke@cmich.edu.