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” Ash pe pekran? An Encounter with Coptic Cultural Heritage” — Morrison County Partnership Program

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am


This event is part 4 of 4 of the Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota Lecture Series – February 2022.

Join Dr. David Calabro, Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts, for a brief introduction to the ancient and fascinating Coptic Egyptian culture. Coptic Christians represent a small but growing community in Minnesota, with two churches in the Twin Cities area. We’ll also highlight resources for the study of Coptic cultural heritage, focusing on manuscripts digitized by the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University in Minnesota.

This event is free and virtual. It takes place at 10:30am to 11:30am on Saturday, February 26. Please register by calling 320-632-4007 or sending an email to Registration deadline is February 3!

HMML and the following regional historical societies are partnering for a lecture series that focuses on learning about cultures in our state through their ancient manuscript traditions.


All lectures will take place on Saturdays in February at 10:30 a.m. Programs will be 60 minutes in length and will be conducted via Zoom. The 2022 dates are February 5, 12, 19, and 26.


February 26
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Sunday 12-4.