Upcoming Events

Sinclair Lewis: The Centenary of "Main Street"

Patrick Coleman
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
At your location, via Zoom. Details forthcoming...

 Mr. Coleman is the acquisitions librarian at the Minnesota Historical Society. He writes and lectures on topics related to Minnesota culture and history. He served as president of the Library of Congress’s Minnesota Center for the Book, president over Minnesota Book Awards, is on the boards of Coffee House Press and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. He received the Kay Sexton Award in 2009. He serves as Executive Leadership Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Integrative Leadership. 

The Electoral College —Time For A Change?

Alan E. Johnson
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
At your location, via Zoom. Details forthcoming...

This presentation by independent scholar Alan Johnson will address the history of and proposed alterations to the Electoral College. We will discuss the intentions of the 1787 framers of the Electoral College, the understanding of the ratifiers, the early frustration of original intent, the adoption of the 12th Amendment to the U.S.