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UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

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Source: Deutsch, Otto Erich (1965) Mozart: A Documentary Biography. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Professor Marc Vanscheeuwijck, from the UO's School of Music and Dance, will lead a UO Insight Seminar entitled "How Original Was Mozart?" beginning Wednesday, May 7, and continuing on the three following Wednesdays: May 14, 21, and 28. The seminar runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99. Learn more and register online at https://library.uoregon.edu/administration/insight.html.

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

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Wishwam Bride, The North American Indian: The Nez Perces, Wallawalla, Umatilla, Cayuse, The Chinookan Tribes (portfolio), plate no. 281, Edward S. Curtis, 1911.

Saturday, May 3, 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

Seminar Full

James Fox and Jennifer O’Neal, from the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will offer an inside look at the photographic work of Edward Curtis in a half-day UO Insight Seminar entitled "Native American Photographs: The Art of Edward Curtis." The seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, from 9:15 a.m. until 1 p.m., in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $45.

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

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Saturdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:30 a.m.-noon

Anita Weiss, professor of International Studies at the UO, will offer a UO Insight Seminar entitled "Militant Islam" beginning Saturday, April 5, in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The seminar sessions, which run from 9:30 a.m. until noon, will continue for three more consecutive Saturdays: April 12, 19, and 26. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99.

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.

Awards are given in two categories:

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Deadline Extended!

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.
 

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Help Improve the Libraries! Take the LibQUAL+® Online Survey

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Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

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The schedule has been set for the popular UO Insight Seminars for spring term, 2014. Spring term also features two free public lectures that introduce material covered in more depth in the full seminars. All sessions are held in Knight Library's Browsing Room unless otherwise noted.

The schedule is below. To learn more about the individual seminars and to register, visit the Insight Seminars page.

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

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Thursday, May 15, 4:00 p.m.

The Oregon Rare Books Initiative (ORBI) seeks to publicize the UO Libraries’ wonderful early print and manuscript collections, most of which are housed in Special Collections and University Archives in Knight Library. The series of talks covering some of the collections is meant to encourage the use of rare books and manuscripts in the classroom and stimulate an intellectual community gathered around the history of the book.

The ORBI schedule of talks for the remainder of the year is as follows.

Symposium on Archives and Human Rights Set for Oct. 24

Symposium on Archives and Human Rights Set for Oct. 24

archive symposium imageInternationally known speakers and panelists will be on hand for a symposium on archives and human rights on Thursday, Oct. 24, on the University of Oregon campus. “From Silence to Memory: Archives and Human Rights in Guatemala and Beyond” will also offer a screening of a recent documentary film on human rights in Guatemala.

UO Releases Book and Documentary Film on Human Rights in Guatemala

UO Releases Book and Documentary Film on Human Rights in Guatemala

The University of Oregon is pleased to announce the release of a book translation and documentary film that highlight efforts by Guatemalans to overcome decades of silence and impunity over human rights abuses guatemalan archives book covercommitted during the war that ravaged that country between 1960 and 1996.

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