Past Journal Issues

Dec 2023 Volume 18, Number 1, December 2023

Table of Contents
     Catch up Issue
     2-Editor’s Perspective:
            The Long Wait
                    by Evelyn D. Klein
     3-Why Genealogy:
            A scholarly Approach
                   by Ruth Campbell
     5-Book Review:
          Orwell, Gandhi, and the British Raj
                   by Michael Woolsey
     8-Member Publication News:
          Joseph A. Amato
     13-At Large:
          Poetry Sparks Book Discussion
                  by Evelyn D. Klein
       9-Past Programs & Meetings
     18-Upcoming Programs & Events:
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Dec 2022 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 17, Number 2

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    Minnesota Independent Scholars Forum:
        Mission Statement
    Feature Article: 
        Shared Experience Evelyn D. Klein
    Why Genealogy:
        What in the World Is an Independent Scholar? Peter Simmons
    From the Editor:
        Change is Coming Evelyn D. Klein
    Another Perspective:
        from Walden Henry David Thoreau
    Past Programs & Meetings
        MISF Annual Meeting
        Minnesota in World War II
        MISF Annual Picnic
        The Role of Fresh Energy
        Minnesota and the Ultra-Resistance
        The Civilian Conservation Corps
    Study & Discussion Groups
        History, Philosophy, Futures
    Upcoming Programs & Events
        January - June, 2023
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Jun 2022 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 17, Number 1

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Issue on Knowledge
     Feature Article: Study Group Uncovers Knowledge
           Curt Hillstrom
     Why Genealogy: My Passion
           Charlie Roger
     Book Review:  Lucy Brusic
Robert E. Lee - A life by Allen C. Guelso                      
     Publication News
Evelyn Klein
Barb Sommer
     At Large
Grant Possibilities
    Past Programs & Meetings:
           January through May 2022
    Study & Discussion Groups
History, Philosophy, Futures
    Upcoming Programs and Events:
August through November 2022
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Dec 2021 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 16, Number 2

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     Feature Article: Art to Science
            Evelyn D. Klein
     Why Genealogy: Where Are the Women Artists? Try Russia!
           Carol Veldman Rudie
     Book Review: “Romantic Love:” A Brief Literary Tour
           Michael Woolsey
     At Large
     Around-the-World Scholars
           Lucy Brusic
     Publications News
     Remembering Past Programs & Meetings:
           MISF Annual Meeting Cass Gilbert Cottages
           The State Law Library
           Sherlock Holmes/Copyright
           Racial Paradox
    Study & Discussion Groups
    Upcoming Programs:
        January: Historic Layers, Carol Veldman Rudie
        Feb.-April: TBD
        May: Poetry Day
        June: Annual Mtg., Program TBD
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Jun 2021 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 16, Number 1

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Future Directions
       What Will Be New Normal? (Lucy Brusic)
Poetic Comment:
      Nine Pandemic Ways Of Thinking (Evelyn D. Klein)
Feature Article:
      The more you lie the easier it gets (Mary Treacy)
Scholarly Reflection:
      Discovering the Future (Tom P. Abeles)
The Gardener:
      Garden-in-a-Box (Jerry Shannon)
Book Review: (Libby Casey Irwin)
      Towers of Aging (Joe Amato)
Recent Forums:
    The Electoral College (Allen E. Johnson)
    Mapping Prejudice (Denise Pike and Marguerite Mills)
    Rock Steady Boxing (Kim Hiekkila and Katie Grove)
    Celebrating Earth Month (Brenn Fromm)
    Ginny Hanson Poetry Day:
          Ellingtonia, The Great Migration, and The Promised Land  (Philip Bryant)
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Dec 2020 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 15, Number 2
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Challenges of the year 2020
Press Release:
Scholars Without Walls (Lucy Brusic, Evelyn Klein, Michael Woolsey)
Book Review: (Barbara W. Sommer)
The Electoral College: Failures of Original Intent and a Proposed Constitutional Amendment for Direct Popular Vote (Alan E. Johnson)
Feature Article:
The Shift in Education (Evelyn D. Klein)
Why Geneaology:
Why Thoreau? (Dale R. Schwie)
Remembering: Brian Mulhern
NCIS/MISF Collaboration:
Virtual Meeting (Lucy Brusic)
Recent Forums
Bold Vision: ERA 2020  (Betty Folliard)
Saving Lives: Stories from Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery (Sue Hunter Weir)
Maritime Heritage Minnesota: Who We Are and What We Do (Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson)
Sinclair Lewis: The Centenary of Main Street (Patrick Coleman)
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Jun 2020 The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 15, Number 1

        Thinking, Suffering, and Voting 2020 (Joseph Amato)
Oral History Grant Project:
        Blood, Fire and Something Else – It Began Here (Peter Simmons)
Book Review: (Curt Hillstrom)
        Conservation on the Northern Plains: New Perspectives (Anthony J. Amato)
Obituary: (Dale Schwie)
        Remembering: Kay Schwie
Editor’s Perspective:
        In Light of the Times (Evelyn D. Klein)
Recent Forums
       Minnesota Swedes Raising Cane (Marilyn McGriff )
       Minnesota Women: First in the Nation to Vote in 1920 (Lois Glewwe)
       Poetry Day via Zoom (Joseph Amato, Evelyn Klein, Vicki Mickelson)

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Dec 2019

The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 14, Number 2

Rethinking Education (Evelyn Klein)
What is MISF? (Evelyn Klein)
Book Reviews (Steven A. Miller):
        1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus 
                  (Charles C. Mann)
        Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI 
                  (David Grann)

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Jun 2019

The Minnesota Scholar, Volume 14, Number 1

Scholars Without Walls (Lucy Brusic, Evelyn Klein, Mike Woolsey)
The Milestone (Evelyn Klein)
Applied Scholarship: Sciences and Humanities (Charles Yancey)
Book Review (Lucy Brusic):
        The Common Good by Robert Reich 
Remembering: Lionel Davis

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Dec 2018 The Minnesota Scholar Volume 13, Number 2

The Library (Evelyn D. Klein)
Interviewing the Past (Lucy Brusic)
Book Review (Steven Miller):
Be Still: Departure from Collective Madness (Gordon C. Stewart, 2017)
Scholarly Reflections: Academy Cooperates (Lucy Brusic)
About the ERA (Evelyn D. Klein)
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