Building a Community Archives: Thinking Ahead Thursday, March 1, 2018 5:00 to 6:30 pm, Remarks at 5:30, Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
Please join us to celebrate the year-long residency of Community Archivist, Bush Fellow, and Documentary Photographer Abdi Roble with the Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA). The event will feature food, conversation, and remarks by Roble, followed by comments by Ellen Engseth and Daniel Necas of the IHRCA.
During his residency, Abdi Roble built upon his extensive community archive practice. He will share his residency experience at the IHRCA and how he plans to incorporate the lessons learned in his ongoing community project.
Roble is co-author of The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away, published by the University of Minnesota Press. Author signing by Roble will take place after the event with books available for sale courtesy of the University of Minnesota Bookstores.
This event is co-sponsored by the Immigration History Research Center Archives, Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts. ... See MoreSee Less