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The University of Miami Libraries hosts a number of events throughout the year – some sponsored by the Libraries, while others are in collaboration with partners across campus. Currently, all Fall 2020 events at the University of Miami Libraries will be held online via Zoom due to the Coronavirus pandemic.


Fall 2020


  • December 1-13: Pan American Art Projects Books & Artworks charity auction to benefit the Cuban Heritage Collection
    • (Online Live Auction – December 13 at 4 p.m.)


Spring 2021


  • Wednesdays: Mindfulness Online (4 p.m.) — Resuming January 27, 2021
  • January 21: El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After – “Conversation with Ambassador Ernesto Pinto Bazurco Rittler,” moderated by Elizabeth Cerejido, Ph.D. (11 a.m.)
  • January 28: Deep Dives Into Special Collections – “Book of Fate” with Chelsea Jacks (1 p.m.)


Past Events

  • November 12El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After – “Pluma y Plumero: palabras y papeles de Reinaldo Arenas featuring René Cifuentes*” (11 a.m.)
  • October 29: Learning Forum Webinar Series – “A Passionate Collector: Voyaging Through the Kislak Collection” (2 p.m.)
  • October 26: Book Traces Lecture (3 p.m.)
  • October 22Deep Dives Into Special Collections – “Diving Deep: An Artists’ Book Trip Through the Oceanic Zones” (1 p.m.)
  • October 20: Change the Subject Film Panel Discussion (6 p.m.)
  • October 15: El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After – “The Mariel Effect: Social and Racial Tensions in the Wake of the Boatlift in South Florida” (11 a.m.)
  • October 8Deep Dives Into Special Collections – “The Liberation of Paris: The G.I. and the Amazon” (1 p.m.)
  • September 17El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After – “The Community Responds: Solidarity and Stigmatization” (11 a.m.)
  • September 10, 2020Deep Dives Into Special Collections – “Selling Some Sand” (1 p.m.)
  • August 13, 2020: The Boatlift Unfolds: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Florida Straits

Have a question?

Email us at library.events@miami.edu.


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Do you have an idea for an event that would be perfect for the University of Miami Libraries? Please email us for consideration. Staff, resources, and/or logistical support will be considered on a case by case basis.



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