Helsinki Book Fair Oct 25-28, 2018

The United States is proud to be the featured theme country at the 2018 Helsinki Book Fair! Three prominent American authors will visit the book fair and the U.S. Embassy exhibit will feature programs that showcase a diverse range of authors and topics. Jennifer Clement, President of PEN International, will appear on the main stage, ...
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Runokuu Goes Kaisa Library (August 24, 2018)

Please join us for Artist’s talk: Judd Morrissey: “Place Taking Place: Poetics of Embodied Mixed Reality” at the Helsinki University Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Friday, August 24 at 16:00 (note the new starting time!) This artist’s talk will navigate the emerging territories and queer liminalities of a practice that integrates language, code, ...
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November is Native American Heritage Month (November 1, 2017)

The American Resource Center is proud to co-host a 4-part lecture series and a photo exhibition at the Helsinki University Kaisa library in honor of Native American Heritage Month and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Finnish Association for American Indian Cultures. Fulbright Bicentennial Chair Daniel Cobb delivered the first lecture “ImagiNative: Why Visual ...
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Arctic Dialogues with Alaskan Author Tricia Brown (October 21-28, 2017)

Alaskan children’s book and travel author Tricia Brown visited Finland October 21 – 28 as part of a U.S. Embassy program to strengthen grassroots dialogues between the United States and Finland on Arctic issues. During her program she had a chance to meet and interact with Finns of all ages, all walks of life, both ...
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Who Owns the Stories – Presentation by Alaskan Author Tricia Brown (October 24, 2017)

Please join us for a public lecture by Tricia Brown at the Kaisa Library Auditorium (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor) on Tuesday, October 24, at 5 pm.  Traditional stories are the heart of indigenous identity. The right to tell stories that have been passed on for generations is an indigenous cultural right. What happens when other people publish ...
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Public Lecture: When ink is not enough (August 24, 2017)

Public lecture “When ink is not enough” presented by London based Francesca Willow & Texas based Madison Mae Parker exploring collaboration of the arts is part of the Runokuu 2017 Festival. Thursday, August 24, at 16:30-18:00 at the Kaisa Library (Fabianinkatu 30, 7th floor). Free entrance, welcome! Download the flyer (PDF 289 KB)
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Aula Home Donates a Gift to Remind of the Importance of Peace Between Nations (June 13, 2017)

U.S. Embassy representative Jeanie Duwan received a gift for President Trump from the Aula home. Andreas Carena crafted the pillowcase in the iconic style of American artist Andy Warhol and wanted to remind people of the importance of peace between nations. The gift was made as a part of the Unelma (“Dream”) project workshop for ...
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