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February 2022

“The Order of Saint John of Jerusalem: Culture and Community” — Morrison County Partnership Program

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This event is part 1 of 4 of the Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota Lecture Series - February 2022. Join Dr. Daniel K. Gullo and Joseph S. Micallef (Director of the Malta Study Center) for a look at the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, or Rhodes, and of Malta as a religious order and sovereigns of the island of Malta through its organization, culture, and religious life. Founded in the twelfth century, this unique religious…

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“The Boy from Buckman Plants a Seed” — Morrison County Partnership Program

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This event is part 2 of 4 of the Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota Lecture Series – February 2022. Join Dr. Matthew Z. Heintzelman, Curator of Western European Manuscripts & Special Collections, for a discussion on Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. HMML’s work today relies heavily on the early work of the monks at Saint John’s Abbey to make microfilm copies of manuscripts. The Library began work in April 1965 at Kremsmünster Abbey in Austria, led by Father…

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“The Manuscript Heritage of Muslim Communities in Minnesota and Beyond” — Morrison County Partnership Program

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

This event is part 3 of 4 of the Exploring History and Culture in Central Minnesota Lecture Series – February 2022. Join Dr. Josh Mugler, Curator of Islamic Manuscripts, for a brief introduction to the visual and textual elements of Islamic manuscript traditions from around the world. Muslims are an important and growing part of the Minnesota community, and this presentation will discuss one aspect of their cultural heritage. I will also discuss the efforts of the Hill Museum and Manuscript…

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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
Free

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…

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