September 2011 Archives

New major addition of digital content!

During the spring and summer of 2011, the IHRC digitized the entire collection of records compiled by the Ukrainian Folk Ballet of the Twin Cities. The project has added over 1500 new items to the IHRC's digital archive. Read more and view images

Introducing Researchers in Residence for Fall 2011

A warm midwest welcome to Rim Triki and Florence Vychytil. Each is in residence for an extended period so there are many occasions for conversations. [continued]

Report: 2011 Summer Seminar "Europe - Migration - Identity"

"Europe--Migration--Identity" was a 2011 summer workshop held at the University of Minnesota (UMN) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute (GHI). The program included 2 keynote lectures, several panel discussions, and graduate student presentations. Final report.

We Rock Long Distance in Ghana, Part 2

This September, UMN graduate student Justin Schell returns to Ghana for a second phase of We Rock Long Distance, documenting immigrant hip-hop in the Twin Cities. His film "Travel in Spirals" screens at the Twin Cities Film Fest on September 24.

The annual dinner meeting of the Friends of the IHRC will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011, 6-9 p.m. at the Minnesota Humanities Center, 987 Ivy Ave E, St. Paul MN, 55106. Advance registration is required. Cost of dinner and program:$25 per person.