MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and June Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – June 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
June 1, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Covid and Post-Vaccination Questions on Your Mind Margaret Ann Day, MD of MU Health Care, Family and Community Medicine MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

June 1, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: Music for the Bicentennial Explore musical events that speak about Missouri, from ragtime, blues, and jazz to country, classical, folk, hip-hop, and more. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-june
June 1, Tuesday, 6:00 pm CDT Discover St. Louis Dea Hoover, tour guide and author of STL Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for St. Louis’s Hidden Treasures Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5097193
June 2, Wednesday, 6:00 pm CDT On Juneteenth Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed in conversation with Roy Young, CEO of James Madison’s Montpelier National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/on-juneteenth/
June 3, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT LBJ and the Great Society Melody Barnes, co-director for policy and public affairs, Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia and President Barack Obama’s chief domestic policy advisor History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-lbj-and-the-great-society
June 8, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Japanese Americans in St. Louis Dr. Chikako Usui, associate professor of sociology at the University of Missouri–St. Louis St Louis History Live Series, Missouri History Museum, St Louis https://mohistory.org/events/home
June 8, Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT South Pacific – the backstory, the gorgeous music and lyrics, and the everlasting impact Barry Bradford, speaker and educator Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3wsHvIi
June 10, Thursday, 6:00-6:45 pm CDT Beginning Beekeeping – Session I Beekeeper Deborah Reed – Parts 2 and 3 in July and August Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5116635
June 10, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT The Parks of Montana and the Dakotas: Where the Buffalo Roam Nancy McCully, travel enthusiast and speaker Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/2TbSwPQ
June 10, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Changing the Game: The Statistical Analysis of Sports Dr. Jeremy Abramson, Computer Scientist at University of Southern California Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/changing-the-game-the-statistical-analysis-of-sports/
June 15, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides Terri Givens, political scienist, author, and CEO and Founder of Brighter Higher Ed Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/7657
June 15, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Laura Ingalls Wilder Missouri State Museum Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5102675
June 15, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CDT Chocolate City – A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital Historians Derek Musgrove and Chris Myers Asch White House Historical Association – Live on Facebook and YouTube https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/chocolate-city-a-history-of-race-and-democracy-in-the-nations-capital
June 16, Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT North American Bird Declines and What We Can Do to Help Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5102923
June 17, Thursday, 2:00-3:00 pm CDT Scams Targeting Consumers Better Business Bureau Regional Director Michelle Gleba Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112430
June 17, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Daughters of Yalta (the story of the post-WWII 1945 Yalta conference through the eyes of Sarah Churchill, Anna Roosevelt and Kathleen Harriman – a really fascinating read! BMS) Catherine Grace Katz, Author History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-daughters-of-yalta
June 17, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Black Baseball & Black History Dr. Raymond Doswell, Vice President/Curator of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kanas City, MO Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69542/black-baseball-black-history-zoom
June 22, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT Missouri Lakes: Plumbing the Depths A representative from the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112509
June 23, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT Fleetwood Mac: The Chain…Broken? Gary Wenstrup, music historian Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69556/fleetwood-mac-chainbroken-zoom
June 24, Thursday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Discover Nature-Missouri’s Wildlife Austin Lambert, naturalist at Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112662
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: The Triumph of Nancy Reagan; Freemasons and the White House White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents: A Patchwork of Quilts Brings us Together for ‘21 Our panel shares their insights on the art and culture of quilt-making and talks about the special quilts created by Missourians for the bicentennial. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/mo2021-presents-apr
On Demand Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity, and Diversity SHSMO Art Curator Joan Stack, PhD State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/historic-images-of-black-families
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade in Space; #MizzouMade at the Masters; Tiger on Top of the World Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  Women Artists in the White House Collection; Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood, and more. The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Lincoln University – Black Culture Mecca of the Midwest; Voice and Violence in Colonial St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Moche and Nazca Pottery Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

 

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and May Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – May 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
May 4, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Overview of MU Master Planning Vice Chancellor Gary Ward and the Master Plan Advisor, Linda Eastley of Eastley + Partners MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
May 12, Wednesday, 10:00-11:00 am CDT UM System Retirees Virtual Town Hall President Choi, Ryan Rapp, Eric Vogelweid, Marsha Fisher, Jessica Baker and Carol Wilson UM System and MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
June 1, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Covid and Post-Vaccination Questions on Your Mind Margaret Ann Day, MD of MU Health Care, Family and Community Medicine MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

April 28-May 2, various times Virtual Art in Bloom Virtual tour, speakers, workshops Minneapolis Institute of Art https://new.artsmia.org/artinbloom/
April 29-May 14, various times Journal of Stories Across Missouri for the Bicentennial Featuring Bobby Norfolk, Joyce Slater and Beth Horner, and many others St. Louis Storytelling Festival https://extension.missouri.edu/programs/st-louis-storytelling-festival
May 2, Sunday, 2:00 pm CDT Andy Warhol – A Man of the Moment and an Artist of His Time Chuck Swaney, Museum Docent Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/gallery-events-family-events/docent-led-tour-andy-warhol-man-moment-and-artist-his-time
May 4, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: A Bicentennial Road Trip Discover the history and culture in unique Missouri locales with a panel of speakers State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-may
May 4, Tuesday, 12:00-1:00 pm CDT Truth or Misinformation: Social Media and the News Strategies for becoming a savvy user of digital media Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5047059
May 4, Tuesday, 7:00-8:15 pm CDT All Maps are Lies! Kelly Johnston, a retired cartographer who taught mapping at the University of Virginia and Drury University Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/event/all-maps-are-lies-with-kelly-johnston/
May 5, Wednesday, 6:30 pm CDT I Love Lucy: The Amazing Life of Lucille Ball Barry Bradford, speaker and author Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3dMFNuU
May 6, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Eleanor: Her Impact and Influence on the Role of First Lady David Michaelis, author of Eleanor History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-eleanor-her-impact-and-influence-on-the-role-of-first-lady
May 6, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Cancer Moonshot: The Search for a Cure A panel of expert researchers will discuss the current state and future of cancer research. Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/cancer-moonshot-the-search-for-a-cure/
May 10, Monday, 4:00 pm CDT Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America’s First Frontier Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, authors National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/blood-and-treasure/
May 13, Thursday, 11:00 am CDT Free Speech: And Why You Should Give a Damn Historian Jonathan Zimmerman and Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/free-speech/
May 13, Thursday, 6:30-7:45 pm CDT Landscaping with Nature – techniques for transforming your yard and gardens, including Rain Barrels, Rain Gardens, and selection and use of native plants Jamie Viebach from The Conservation Foundation Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3neui2p
May 17, Monday, 6:30-8:15 pm CDT The Why’s and When’s of Car Maintenance Chaya Milchtein of Mechanic Shop Femme Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3sGshwU
May 18, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Hallowell Davis and the Science of Hearing John Peterson, Emily Morrison, and Jeffrey Spinale from the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5047391
May 20, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Lincoln in Private Ronald C. White, Lincoln historian History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-lincoln-in-private
May 20, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Stories of Chinese St. Louis: William and Anne Tao Pete Tao, their son St Louis History Live Series, Missouri History Museum, St Louis https://mohistory.org/events/stories-of-chinese-st-louis
May 25, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT The State of the State: Missouri Writers on Missouri Dr Sam Cohen, Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69553/state-state-missouri-writers-missouri-facebook-live
May 26, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Motown: Music That Moved the World Gary Wenstrup, music historian and speaker Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69555/motown-music-moved-world-zoom
May 27, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT The Fiddle in Missouri Life Howard Marshall, professor emeritus of art history and archaeology at MU and former director of the Missouri Cultural Heritage Center Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5050064
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: WH History with Michael Beschloss; The First White House Guidebook White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents: A Patchwork of Quilts Brings us Together for ‘21 Our panel shares their insights on the art and culture of quilt-making and talks about the special quilts created by Missourians for the bicentennial. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/mo2021-presents-apr
On Demand Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity, and Diversity SHSMO Art Curator Joan Stack, PhD State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/historic-images-of-black-families
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade in Space; #MizzouMade at the Masters; Tiger on Top of the World Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Standing Up For Change: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/standing-up-for-change
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  Women Artists in the White House Collection; Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood, and more. The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Lincoln University – Black Culture Mecca of the Midwest; Voice and Violence in Colonial St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Moche and Nazca Pottery Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and April Picks

 

MURA Sponsored Programs – April 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
April 6, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT Virtual Breakfast – Aging and the Pandemic Dr. Joan McDowd is professor and chair of Psychology at UMKC and a UM Presidential Engagement Fellow MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
May 4, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Overview of MU Master Planning Vice Chancellor Gary Ward and/or the Master Plan Advisor, Linda Eastley of Eastley + Partners MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  I you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

April 6, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: A Patchwork of Quilts Brings us Together for ‘21 Panel: Mo Bicentennial Comn, Mo Star Quilt Co, Arts Council of Houston, Naturalist-Resource Interpreter at Echo Bluff State Park State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-apr
April 6, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Goering’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World Jonathan Petropoulos, author National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/goerings-man-in-paris/
April 6, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Science Headlines: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Qiana Thomason, President and CEO of Health Forward Foundation KC and Trevor Zimmer, co-director of the COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Project, a joint initiative of the Sabin Institute, Dalberg, and JSI Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/science-headlines-covid-19-vaccine-equity/
April 8, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT Parallel Paths: Poetry of Carl Sandburg, Music of Chris Vallillo Chris Vallillo, Singer and song-writer Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4946965
April 8, Thursday, 7:00-7:45 pm CDT 10 Missouri Artworks that Help Us Understand Our History Dr. Joan Stack, SHSMO Curator of Art Collections State Historical Society of Missouri and Mid-Continent Public Library https://shsmo.org/events/2021/10-missouri-artworks
April 13, Tuesday, 4:00 CDT The Rise of America’s Founding Father David Stewart, author White House Historical Association – History Live https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/the-rise-of-americas-founding-father
April 13, Tuesday, 5:00 CDT Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Joining author Lisa Napoli in conversation are NPR’s “Founding Mothers:” Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, and Nina Totenberg National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/susan-linda-nina-and-cokie/
April 14, Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm CDT Growing Home Garden Tomatoes Speakers will talk on adapted tomato varieties to grow in Mo, seedling preparation, suitable environment, soil preparation, transplanting, nutrient, water, insect-pest and disease management. MU Extension in partnership with Audrain Co Master Gardener https://extension.missouri.edu/events/growing-home-garden-tomatoes
April 15, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Art, Race, and Thomas Hart Benton Steve Sitton, Site Administrator for the Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site Mid-Continent Public Library https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69308/art-race-and-thomas-hart-benton-zoom
April 20, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Thomas Hart Benton Dr. Sarah Jones, art historian and museum interpreter Mo State Museum and Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4946747
April 20, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement Paula Yoo, author National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/killing-of-vincent-chin/
April 22, Thursday, 4:00 pm CDT “From Little Houses to Little Women” –  the children’s books that have shaped all of our imaginations Nancy McCabe, author University of Missouri Libraries (click on Website to register) https://calendar.missouri.edu/event/book_talk_with_nancy_mccabe_on_from_little_houses_to_little_women#.YFfLAtxOnIU
April 22, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT The White House Gardens of Camelot Linda Jane Holden, author of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon White House Historical Association – History Happy Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-the-white-house-gardens-of-camelot
April 22, Thursday, 6:30-7:45 pm CDT Shadowball – A journey through the heyday of the Negro Baseball Leagues Bobby Norfolk Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4947072
April 22, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT Tiger on Top of the World: Mt Everest Mark Wilkins, an A&S alum and member of A&S Strategic Development Board Mizzou A&S Beyond Campus Series https://alumlc.org/missouri/6984
April 28, Wednesday, 2:00-3:00 pm CDT Fifteen Minutes of Warhol: Curator-led Exhibition Tour Alisa McCusker, Curator Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/exhibition/curator-led-exhibition-tour-fifteen-minutes-warhol
April 29, Thursday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT Show-Me Statesmanship Premier of a film featuring former Missouri elected officials and political experts discussing how polarization and partisanship impact state government Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/event/show-me-statesmanship/
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: WH History with Michael Beschloss; The First White House Guidebook White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 – Second Thursday (April 8, 10-11:30 am CST) with past program videos available on website Explore Missouri’s German Heritage April: Eiswein, Savoring Missouri’s German Wine Heritage Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/
Ongoing Uniting a Polarized Nation “The Upswing” Author Talk; A Nation Divided: How One Decade Can Change Everything; #CIVILITYCHALLENGE Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/uniting/
On Demand Fact, Opinion or Misinformation – Strategies for becoming a savvy user of digital media Seth Smith, Public Services Librarian – Project supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO and the Boone County League of Women Voters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIuu0PQJ7EQ&t=522s
On Demand Standing Up For Change: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/standing-up-for-change
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  Women Artists in the White House Collection; Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood, and more. The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: A Conversation with Columbians Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson; Nearby Nature in North City St. Louis: Black Residents, Nature, and Contested Green Space State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/1918-flu
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/all-about-art
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  American Women Artists Since the Vote; Pre-Columbian Pottery of Ancient Peru; Gemstones of Antiquity, and more. Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Future Live Events as well as Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade Talk with J’den Cox, Olympic Wrestler;Should the Rosa Parks House Remain in Europe? Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on this very beautiful book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and March Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – March 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
March 2, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CST Virtual Breakfast: 200 Years of Music in Missouri Elisabeth Roberts, Book Co-author with Michael J Budds and Staff Res Ast, MU Budds Center for American Music Studies MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
March 16, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT Annual Meeting/Bonus Breakfast:  Winning It Right in 2021 Jim Sterk, MU Athletic Director MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
April 6, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT Virtual Breakfast – to be determined 8:30- 9:30 am MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
May 4, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Overview of MU Master Planning Heiddi Davis, Director- Campus Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  I you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.
Barbara’s Picks
March 2, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST Legends, Lore, and Stories of the Show Me State – Missouri 2021: Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Missouri statehood Panel of five representatives of Missouri cultural organizations State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-mar
March 3, Wednesday, 11:00 am CST Gardening in Small Spaces: How to Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard Melissa K. Norris, author and 5th generation homesteader Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/5400
March 3, Wednesday, 6:00 pm CST A Virtual Visit to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee A member of The Sanctuary’s education team using photos, lives-streaming video and storytelling Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4860139
March 4, Thursday, 4:30 pm CST Presidential Love Letters of Ulysses S. Grant, James A. Garfield, Woodrow Wilson, and Warren G. Harding Michelle Krowl, Historian White House Historical Association – History Happy Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-presidential-love-letters-at-the-library-of-congress
March 4, Thursday, 4:30 pm CST TEAM SCIENCE: a value proposition Dr. Fungai Chanetsa, Associate Director for Research Administration, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, University of Missouri NextGen Precision Health & Ellis Fischel Cancer Center Science Seminar –  (click on “Website” to register) https://calendar.missouri.edu/event/nextgen_precision_health_ellis_fischel_cancer_center_science_seminar#.YC7jD3lMHIU
March 4, Thursday, 7:00 pm CST 2021 Futures Forum: The Future of Information Panel, including Sir Tim Berners-Lee who invented the World Wide Web in 1989 and professors from Drexel and Carnegie Mellon Universities Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/2021-futures-forum-the-future-of-information-technologies/
March 5, Friday, 3:30-5:00 pm CST The 2020 Election Crisis in Global Perspective A panel of scholars from around the globe Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy – University of Missouri https://democracy.missouri.edu/events/2020-election-crisis-panel/
March 9, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World Jayne Zanglein, author National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/girl-explorers/
March 9, Tuesday, 4:00 CST Women Artists in the White House Collection Sarah Fling, American University graduate fellow White House Historical Association – History https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/women-in-the-white-house-collection
March 10, Wednesday, 4:00 CST Presidential Library Series: Harry S Truman Kurt Graham, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Director National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/presidential-library-series-harry-s-truman/
March 10, Wednesday, 6:00 pm CST Our Supreme Task: Churchill, Truman and the Opening Shot in the Cold War David Von Drehle, R. Crosby Kemper III and Candice Millard Truman Library Institute https://www.trumanlibraryinstitute.org/tli-events/
March 16, Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 am CDT Zoom Sketching Group Museum docent highlights art works and all sketch a selected piece Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/family-events/zoom-sketching-group
March 16, Tuesday, 1:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Lewis and Clark in Missouri Presented by the Missouri State Museum in celebration of the Missouri Bicentennial Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4868255
March 17, Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT Intro to Birdwatching and Spring Bird Identification Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist, Missouri Department of Conservation Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4868292
March 18, Thursday, 1:00 pm CDT Basic Genealogy: Land Records Part I – Researching First Title Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/genealogy-land-records1
March 23 and 30, Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Intro to Mah Jongg, American Style – Parts 1 and 2 Hanna Klachko Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4869997
March 25, Thursday, 6:00-7:15 pm CDT Miep Gies Remembers: The Woman Who Saved Anne Frank’s Diary Conversation with Miep Gies as portrayed by national award-winning actress and storyteller Megan Wells Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4871130
March 30, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women’s Rights Dorothy Wickenden tells the story of Harriet Tubman and her friends, Martha Wright and Frances Seward National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/the-agitators/
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: WH History with Michael Beschloss; St.John’s-Church of the Presidents White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 – Second Thursday (March 11, 10-11:30 am CST) with past program videos available on website Explore Missouri’s German Heritage March: Remember Missouri’s German Heritage: What do historic sites and local groups do to preserve their German heritage? Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/
Ongoing Uniting a Polarized Nation “The Upswing” Author Talk; A Nation Divided: How One Decade Can Change Everything; #CIVILITYCHALLENGE Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/uniting/
Ongoing: March 5-May 28, Fridays, 10:00-12:30 Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions Participants gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives MU Extension in partnership with St. Luke’s Hospital https://extension.missouri.edu/events/living-a-healthy-life-with-chronic-conditions-st.-luke-s-hospital-1611764536
On Demand Fact, Opinion or Misinformation – Strategies for becoming a savvy user of digital media Seth Smith, Public Services Librarian – Project supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO and the Boone County League of Women Voters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIuu0PQJ7EQ&t=522s
On Demand Standing Up For Change: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/standing-up-for-change
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  First Ladies and the National Portrait Gallery; The Cabinet; and more! The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: A Conversation with Columbians Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson; Nearby Nature in North City St. Louis: Black Residents, Nature, and Contested Green Space State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/1918-flu
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/all-about-art
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  Variable Atmospheres: Weather in Art; Pre-Columbian Pottery of Ancient Peru; Missouri Nostalgia – from the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney Collection Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Future Live Events as well as Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade Talk with J’den Cox, Olympic Wrestler;Should the Rosa Parks House Remain in Europe? Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on this very beautiful book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/


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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and February Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – February 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
February 2, Tuesday, 8:30 am CST Virtual Breakfast: Columbia’s African American Heritage Trail James Whitt, Sharp End Heritage Committee Chair MU Retirees Association Recording available in MURA Email Update
March 2, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am Virtual Breakfast: 200 Years of Music in Missouri Elisabeth Roberts, Book Co-author with Michael J Budds and Staff Res Ast, MU Budds Center for American Music Studies MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
March 16, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am Annual Meeting/Bonus Breakfast:  Winning It Right in 2021 Jim Sterk, MU Athletic Director MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
April 6, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am Virtual Breakfast – to be determined 8:30- 9:30 am MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
May 4, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am  Overview of MU Master Planning Heiddi Davis, Director- Campus Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email and posted on website
Notes:  Zoom links will be posted in Upcoming Events on the MURA website.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

February 9, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST The Five Generation Society: What are the Implications to Our Economy? Cam Marston – author, columnist, blogger, and lecturer Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/5258
February 9, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CST Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood: Stories of Resistance and Perseverance Graduate Fellows Mia Owens of American University, and Tianna Mobley of Georgetown University White House Historical Association – History Live https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/slavery-in-the-presidents-neighborhood-stories-of-resistance-and-perseverance
February 10, Wednesday, 12:00 noon CST NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series Richard J. Barohn, MD, NextGen Precision Health Executive Director NextGen, UM System – (click on “Website” to register) https://calendar.missouri.edu/event/nextgen_precision_health_discovery_series#.YBzDU3lMHIU
February 10, Wednesday, 6:00 pm CST Truman Library Renovation Sneak Peek Exhibit and audiovisual installation teams Truman Library Institute https://www.trumanlibraryinstitute.org/tli-events/
February 11, Thursday, 6:30 pm Mizzou Founders Day Celebration Mark the 182nd anniversary of Mizzou’s founding as we share stories of some of Mizzou’s lesser known secrets Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://www.mizzou.com/s/1002/alumni/19/interior.aspx?sid=1002&gid=1001&pgid=11332&cid=25050&ecid=25050&crid=0&calpgid=10006&calcid=19426
February 11, Thursday, 7:00 pm CST Chicago Architecture: A Virtual Tour Hillary Marzec, tour guide from Inside Chicago Walking Tours Blue Island Public Library, Illinois http://blueislandlibrary.org/events/chicago-architecture-a-virtual-tour
February 16, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST George Washington’s Final Battle: The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and a Nation Robert P. Watson, Author National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/washingtons-final-battle/
February 16, Tuesday, 1:00 pm CST Missouri Trailblazers: Mark Twain and His Amazing Friends Presented by the Missouri State Museum in celebration of the Missouri Bicentennial Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4800599
February 18, Thursday, 4:00 pm CST Cocktail Conversations: Temperance, Prohibition and the Alcohol Free Cocktail Movement Derek Brown, cocktail expert, entrepreneur, writer National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/cocktail-conversations-with-derek-brown/
February 22, Monday, 6:00 pm Malcolm X Day: The Black Family Ilyasah Shabazz—award-winning author, educator, producer, and daughter of Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz. MU Black History Month Planning Committee https://www.mizzou.com/s/1002/alumni/19/interior.aspx?sid=1002&gid=1001&pgid=11351&cid=25084&ecid=25084&crid=0&calpgid=11184&calcid=24018
February 23, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CST Missouri Writers on Missouri Dr. Sam Cohen, MU Associate Professor of English Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4804883
February 24, Wednesday, 1:00 pm CST Tom Bass, Missouri Horseman Christal Bruner, executive director, Mexico-Audrain County Library District Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4805999
February 25, Thursday, 1:00 pm Historic Images of Black Families: Discussion of the Ellis Library Exhibition Joan Stack, SHSMO Art Curator State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/historic-black-families
February 26, Friday, 8:00 pm #MizzouMade Talk with J’den Cox, Olympic Wrestler Moderated by Mizzou alumnus and CBS4 Sports Anchor Michael Spencer Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://www.mizzou.com/s/1002/alumni/19/interior.aspx?sid=1002&gid=1001&pgid=11329&cid=25046&ecid=25046&crid=0&calpgid=10006&calcid=19426
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: WH History with Michael Beschloss; WH Transitions; Wine in the WH White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Quarterly Book Club Series The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd Docent Tour-Feb 7; Presentation on Dynamic Quilting Traditions and Innovations-Feb 9; Film “The Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend” Discussion-Feb 18; Book Discussion-Feb 25 MU Museum of Art & Archaeology – Contact Christiane Quinn at chrismo@juno.com for Zoom links https://maa.missouri.edu/events/family-events/docent-led-theme-zoom-tour-invention-wings-reverberations-maa-collection-and
Ongoing – February 2 through March 6, 2021 Black History Month 2021 Variety of programs including speakers and film (theater programs only have a fee) MU College of Arts & Science, Black Studies Department https://blackstudies.missouri.edu/black-history-month
Ongoing – December 2020 to August 2021 – First Tuesday (Feb 2, 11:00 am CST) with past program videos available on website Missouri 2021 – Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Missouri statehood. February: All About the Art Amelia Nelson, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Jill Sullivan, Post Art Library in Joplin; and Barb Bailey and Aaron Horrell, Painted Wren Art Gallery in Cape Girardeau State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2020/mo2021-presents-feb
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 – Second Thursday (Feb 11, 10-11:30 am CST) with past program videos available on website Explore Missouri’s German Heritage February – “The Enchantment of Every Day” – German cuisine, Gemüsegarten, or the “kitchen garden,” German music, and other material culture. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/
Ongoing:  January 25 to February 15 – Mondays, 9:00-11:00 am CST Heartful Living Series Anand Chockalingam, MU associate professor of medicine Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at MU Extension https://extension.missouri.edu/events/-heartful-living-series-hosted-online-by-osher-mizzou
Ongoing: February 18 – April 1, Thursdays 12:00-2:30 pm CST Living a Healthy Life: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Participants gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives MU Extension https://extension.missouri.edu/events/living-a-healthy-life-1610562779
On Demand Fact, Opinion or Misinformation – Strategies for becoming a savvy user of digital media Seth Smith, Public Services Librarian – Project supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO and the Boone County League of Women Voters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIuu0PQJ7EQ&t=522s
On Demand Standing Up For Change: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/standing-up-for-change
On Demand Celebrate the Lunar New Year Virtually Listen, Create, Watch, and Participate in the Zodiac Hunt Nelson-Atkins https://nelson-atkins.org/nelson-atkins-at-home/virtual-lunar-new-year/
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  First Ladies and the National Portrait Gallery; The Cabinet; and more! The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: A Conversation with Columbians Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson; Nearby Nature in North City St. Louis: Black Residents, Nature, and Contested Green Space State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/1918-flu
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/all-about-art
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  Variable Atmospheres: Weather in Art; Pre-Columbian Pottery of Ancient Peru; Missouri Nostalgia – from the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney Collection Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Future Live Events as well as Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Dan Meers is KC Wolf; Lights, Camera, Action: Chasing Creative Dreams in Hollywood Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on this very beautiful book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/


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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and January Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – January 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
There are no MURA events this month.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s OSHER Picks

January 5, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST Missouri 2021 Presents:  Missouri Crisis and the Struggle for Statehood Steve Belko, Ph.D. and Claire Bruntrager of the Mo Humanities Council and Jeffrey L. Pasley, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2020/mo2021-presents-jan
January 7, Thursday, 6:00 pm CST Beethoven in America A panel of experts in celebratation of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/beethoven-in-america/
January 12, Tuesday, 6:00-7:00 pm CST Beginning Chess Jason Delpire, Chess Expert Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4729591
January 14, Thursday, 6:00 pm CST Truman and Eisenhower: Presidents of the Heartland Tim Rives, deputy director at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and Sam Rushay, supervisory archivist at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Truman Library Institute https://www.trumanlibraryinstitute.org/tli-events/
January 14, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CST A Shot in the Arm: What You Need to Know about the COVID Vaccines Alex Knapp, Senior Editor of Healthcare and Science at Forbes moderates a panel of experts Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology in KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/a-shot-in-the-arm-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-covid-vaccines/
January 14, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CST The Upswing: How American Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Author Robert D. Putnam and co-Author Shaylyn Romney Garret Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/uniting/
January 15, Friday, 12 noon CST Hats Speak – Exploring Hats Worn by Missourians from the 1890s to the 1950s Stephana Landwehr from the Missouri State Museum Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4729667
January 19, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST Walt Whitman in Washington Kenneth M. Price, Hillegass University Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/whitman-in-washington/
January 21, 1:00 pm CST Basic Genealogy: Finding and Using Vital Records Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2020/genealogy-vital-records
January 21, Thursday, 6:00-7:15 pm CST Hidden Memory: An American Story of Japanese Americans During WWII Anne Shimojima tells her family story Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4737369
January 25 to February 15 – Mondays, 9:00-11:00 am CST Heartful Living Series Anand Chockalingam, MU associate professor of medicine Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at MU Extension https://extension.missouri.edu/events/-heartful-living-series-hosted-online-by-osher-mizzou
January 27, Wednesday, 11:00 am CST The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship Deborah Willis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/the-black-civil-war-soldier/
January 28, Thursday, 6:00-7:00 pm CST Harmonica Americana Concert Lil Rev – blues, folk, old-time music, Irish tunes and more, featuring the mouth harp, mountain dulcimer, guitar, banjo and ukulele Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4741920
On Demand A Tour of the White House A series of videos describing each room of the White House – about 15 minutes. The White House Historical Association https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-vUmS6mblM&list=PLE477DFE835B79966
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  First Ladies and the National Portrait Gallery; The Cabinet; and more! The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: A Conversation with Columbians Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson; Nearby Nature in North City St. Louis: Black Residents, Nature, and Contested Green Space State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/1918-flu
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/all-about-art
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  Variable Atmospheres: Weather in Art; Pre-Columbian Pottery of Ancient Peru; Missouri Nostalgia – from the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney Collection Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Future Live Events as well as Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Dan Meers is KC Wolf; Lights, Camera, Action: Chasing Creative Dreams in Hollywood Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on this very beautiful book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
Ongoing – Digital Exhibit Tour Missouri’s Struggle for Statehood Created in consultation with the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and supported by The Bicentennial Alliance Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.wixsite.com/struggleforstatehood
Ongoing – Monday Mashup Series – 7:00 pm CDT Pre-recorded musical performances of Mizzou faculty and students Past musical recordings available; also, A Conversation with Alex Pickard MU School of Music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVqHQYMI7cP8SE6Z3XDwSjw
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 – Second Thursday (Jan 14, 10-11:00 am CST) with past program videos available on website Explore Missouri’s German Heritage January – Take a look at old German working traditions —agriculture, viticulture, brewing beer, building, creating—and the legacy today. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/


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MURA Sponsored Programs – Fall 2020 and December Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – December 2020

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
December 1, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CST Virtual MURA Breakfast Program: Discovering the Secrets of MU Libraries Special Collections Kelli Hansen, Head of Special Collections and Rare Books, MU Libraries MURA https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/93119523670?pwd=SFl6MzNidWlTc0lNWms2SS9XVWgxQT09
December 11, Friday, 1:30 pm CST MURA/Osher Holiday Social Music, Mizzou Trivia, Sharing Holiday Traditions MURA/Osher Lifelong Learning Institute https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/99769084844
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

December 1, Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CST The New Ozarks Literary Renaissance Steve Wiegenstein, author Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4699478
Three-part series: Thursdays, Dec 3, 10, 17, 7:00 pm CST A Deeper Dive: The Pursuit of “Mappiness” (Old maps, GPS, mapping skills) Kelly Johnston has taught mapping at U of Va and now at Drury University Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology in KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/a-deeper-dive-the-pursuit-of-mappiness/
December 7, Monday, 11:00 am CST Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy Larry Tye, author,  in discussion with Don Ritchie, Senate historian National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/demagogue-the-life-and-long-shadow-of-senator-joe-mccarthy/
December 7, Monday, 7:00-8:30 pm. Available thru December on YouTube Channel. Radio Theater: A Christmas Carol Local actors present a live performance Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4698052
December 8 , Tuesday, 9:00 am OR December 10, Thursday, 6:00 pm CST Truman Library Renovation Sneak Peek Behind-the-scenes, virtual tour of the work in progress Truman Library Institute https://www.trumanlibraryinstitute.org/tli-events/
December 8, Tuesday, 11:00 am CST Battle Lines: The Story of WWII through the Editorial Cartoons of Daniel Fitzpatrick Joan Stack, Art Curator State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2020/battle-lines
December 8, Tuesday, 7:00-7:45 pm CST Poet Walter Bargen Walter Bargen, the first Poet Laureate of Missouri and the award-winning author of 24 books of poetry Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/4699171
December 9, Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 pm CST Tis the Season for Holiday Plants: History, Culture and Care Audrain County Master Gardener MU Extension https://extension.missouri.edu/events/tis-the-season-for-holiday-plants
December 10, Thurday, 6:00 pm CST His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life Jonathan Alter, author,  in conversation with presidential historian Michael Beschloss. National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/his-very-best/
December 10, Thursday, 6:00 pm CST Holiday Stress: Tips for Engaging With Difficult Family Members – Virtual MU Family Impact Center MU Extension https://extension.missouri.edu/events/holiday-stress-tips-for-engaging-with-difficult-family-members-virtual
December 10, Thursday, 7:00 pm CST Music in the American Wild – American Aviatrix In celebration of the 2020 centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, a program inspired by pioneering women aviators Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart. MU School of Music https://music.missouri.edu/event/music-american-wild-american-aviatrix-0
December 16, Wednesday, 12:00 noon CST Dan Meers is KC Wolf Dan Meers (Mizzou BJ, BA ’90) on his experience playing the role of KC Wolf for nearly three decades. Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://www.mizzou.com/s/1002/alumni/19/interior.aspx?sid=1002&gid=1001&pgid=11196&cid=24069&ecid=24069&crid=0&calpgid=10006&calcid=19426
December 16, Wednesday, 12:00 noon CST Citizen Science and Bird Watching in the City Charles Nilon, PhD, William J. Rucker Professor in Fisheries and Wildlife at CAFNR Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology in KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/citizen-science-and-bird-watching-in-the-city/
December 17, Thursday, 6:00 pm CST Home for the Holidays with the Trumans Doug Richardson, Chief of Interpretation and Visitor Services at the Harry S. Truman National Historic Site Truman Library Institute https://www.trumanlibraryinstitute.org/tli-events/
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  The Syphax Family in the President’s Neighborhood; Slavery at the White House: Five Untold Stories; and more! The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: A Conversation with Columbians Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson; Nearby Nature in North City St. Louis: Black Residents, Nature, and Contested Green Space State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand 1918 Flu Epidemic in Missouri: Parts 1 and 2 Kathleen Seale State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/1918-flu
On Demand All About Art: A Virtual Architectural Tour Video Joan Stack State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/all-about-art
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  American Women Artists Since the Vote; Pre-Columbian Pottery of Ancient Peru; Missouri Nostalgia – from the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney Collection Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Future Live Events as well as Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Lights, Camera, Action: Chasing Creative Dreams in Hollywood; I’m Gerald Ford and You’re Not: Saturday Night Live and the American Presidency (Bill Horner, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor) Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt (Program is a 10-part series based on this very beautiful book) Professional storytellers and special guests Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
Ongoing – Digital Exhibit Tour Missouri’s Struggle for Statehood Created in consultation with the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and supported by The Bicentennial Alliance Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.wixsite.com/struggleforstatehood
Ongoing – Monday Mashup Series – 7:00 pm CDT Pre-recorded musical performances of Mizzou faculty and students Live Dec 7 and 14 MU School of Music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVqHQYMI7cP8SE6Z3XDwSjw
Ongoing – Sept 2020 to April 2021 – Second Thursday (Dec 10, 10-11:00 am CST) with past program videos available on website Explore Missouri’s German Heritage Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

2020 Program Archive

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