October 2007 Archives

'Comparing Global Migrations' Grad Course for Spring 2008

A new spring 2008 graduate-level readings course titled "Comparing Global Migrations" will focus on the study of human mobility as an increasingly global and interdisciplinary field...

Reading Room Open Late on Thursdays

The IHRC joins the archives and special collections units of Elmer L. Andersen Library in making materials available until 8 p.m. on Thursdays for researchers....

Karni Scholarship Deadline: Nov. 1, 2007

November 1 is the 2007 deadline for applications for the Michael G. Karni Scholarship, which supports IHRC research related to the Finnish American experience....

Thursday, October 25, 2007, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Free ! For description and further information.....

A "Deliciously Tasteful" Cookbook from the IHRC

The Immigrant Heritage Recipe Collection, a “deliciously tasteful� cookbook that brings together 130+ diverse recipes from the IHRC’s ethnic collections and the center’s friends, is now for sale! This beautiful volume includes categories from soups to desserts, highlighted by color and archival images from the IHRC's own collections. Limited edition, spiral bound. Price: $11.95 + p/h. To order, fill out the order form at this link.

The Immigrant Heritage Recipe Collection was compiled and edited by Mary Ann Novak, Cindy Herring, and Judy Rosenblatt. The IHRC staff thanks the Friends of the IHRC for co-sponsoring the cookbook and CLA External Relations for providing design assistance.

New Graduate Course in Spring 2008

AMST 8920: Oceanic Space & Movement in Atlantic/Pacitic/Indian Ocean Worlds, Reading and Theorizing Oceanic Space and Movement, Instructor: Kale Bantigue Fajardo. (course description)

Rose Ensemble "Slavic Wonders" concerts Oct. 20 & Oct. 21

To anyone interested in Central European history, don't miss two concerts this weekend by the highly acclaimed Rose Ensemble of St. Paul. Held both Saturday night, October 20, (8 PM with a pre-concert talk at 7) at the Basilica in Mpls, and Sunday afternoon, October 21, (4 PM with a pre-concert talk at 3) at Church of the Assumption in St. Paul, both shows will be followed by a complimetary wine and cheese party, giving you a chance to meet the performers and friends of the Rose. Tickets can be ordered online at www.roseensemble.org . In addition, Student Rush tickets will be available at the door five minutes prior to the show for $8.00 to those with valid Student ID's.
(Continue reading for details and to listen to music now.)

Friends of the IHRC Annual Meeting

"Looking to the Future on our 30th Anniversary" is the theme for the Friends of IHRC annual meeting and dinner this year. Join us on Saturday evening, November 3.