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  • Books in Celebration of Latinx Heritage Month from Perpich Library

    September 25, 2023

    September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic/Latine/Latinx Heritage Month! The Perpich Library is celebrating by highlighting books in our collection that focus on visual artists and photographers who come from, or whose ancestors come from: Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.


  • Editors from Mankato State’s Lit Review Visit with Literary Arts Students

    September 25, 2023

    Editors and an advisor from Minnesota State University, Mankato’s undergraduate lit review, River Whale Review, visited with Perpich Literary Arts students.

    On the afternoon of September 22, two editors and an advisor from Minnesota State University, Mankato’s undergraduate lit…

  • University of Minnesota Duluth Professors Workshop with Dance, Theater, and Musical Theater Students

    September 20, 2023

    Matthew Wagner works with the Dance students in the Studio.

    On Tuesday, September 19th, Perpich students in Dance, Theater, and Musical Theater welcomed Lauren Roth and Matthew Wagner to their arts classrooms. Both Roth and Wagner are assistant professors…

  • Dedication Day 2023

    September 19, 2023

    Dedication Day 2023 was September 18. Dedication is a Perpich tradition where new students and faculty/staff are welcomed into the Perpich community. The ceremony featured speeches from seniors in all art areas: Elyse Ulmen, Dance; Rowan Hilden, Literary Arts; Grace Mathews, Media…

  • The Honorable Harvest and Jeffers Petroglyphs Field Trip

    September 15, 2023

    Over the last week, Derek Debrauske’s science classes (Biology and Environment & Sustainability) and thomas carlson’s language arts class (Counter Stories In American Literature) worked together to study a story pattern known as the “honorable harvest”. Stories which follow this pattern teach…

  • Carla Steen, Dramaturg at Guthrie Theater, Visits with Theater and Musical Theater Students

    September 12, 2023

    Carla Steen, Dramaturg at Guthrie Theater, meets with Perpich Arts High School Theater and Musical Theater students

    On Tuesday, September 12th, Theater and Musical Theater students welcomed Carla Steen, Dramaturg at Guthrie Theater, to their classroom. A dramaturge or dramaturg…

  • New Graphic Novels from Perpich Library

    August 23, 2023

    The Perpich Library has an extensive and diverse collection of graphic novels. Graphic novels are similar to comic books because they use sequential art to tell a story. Unlike comic books, graphic novels are generally stand-alone stories with more complex plots. Collections…

  • Leslie Harper (Class of 1991) Named 2023 Bush Foundation Fellowship Recipient

    Leslie Harper (Class of 1991)

    August 17, 2023

    Congratulations to Leslie Harper (Class of 1991) on being named a 2023 Bush Foundation Fellowship recipient! Harper (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) is determined to help Tribal communities create their own futures. Raised by…

  • New Library Materials – Fiction – Fall 2022

    The Astonishing Color of After – Emily X.R. Pan

    The Black Kids – Christina Hammonds Reed

    Black Sun – Rebecca Roanhorse

    A Children’s Bible – Lydia Millet

    Cinderella Is Dead – Kalynn Bayron

    The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

    Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From – Jennifer De Leon

    Every Body…