This collection contains the lectures given at formal exhibit openings at MU Libraries.

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  • Dedication: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Replica 

    University of Missouri, MU Libraries (University of Missouri, MU Libraries, 2013-01)
    This video is of the speakers involved with the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Replica held January 29, 2013 at Ellis Library on the campus of the University of Missouri.
  • MU Libraries' 150th Anniversary Federal Depository Library Program 1862-2012 

    University of Missouri, MU Libraries, Department of Government Documents (University of Missouri, MU Libraries, Department of Government Documents, 2012-05)
    Federal Depository Library Program Anniversary : Of over 1,200 participating libraries, MU is the 15th oldest in the nation. We are the 6th oldest academic library in the FDLP. U.S. Superintendent of Documents/Assistant ...
  • Food revolutions : how science changed the way we eat, 1700-present 

    Gruen, Ingolf (2012-03)
    This lecture by Ingolf Gruen shows how innovations in food science, the availability of seasonings, and other inventions have changed they way we eat from 1700 to the present.
  • Art and human nature [videorecording] 

    Strathausen, Carsten (University of Missouri--Columbia. MU Libraries, 2010)
    This lecture explored the two culture phenomenon between the sciences and the humanities, using the terms 'art' and 'human nature' to explore some terminiological tensions between the two cultures.
  • Albert Lord and the study of oral traditions [videorecording] 

    Foley, John Miles (2011-02)
    This presentation honors the landmark achievements of Albert Bates Lord, one of the founders of the field of studies in oral tradition, and celebrates the generous donation of his and Mary Louise Lord's personal libraries ...
  • Visions of transparency: the human body and social order [videorecording] 

    Engelstein, Stefani, 1970- (2011-03)
    Professor Engelstein's lecture on early scientific views of the human body opened the exhibit Controlling Heredity: The American Eugenics Crusade 1870 - 1940.