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Edible Book Festival 2015

Edible Book Festival 2015

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A Celebration of Culinary Creativity in the Knight Library Browsing Room

Wednesday, April 1, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

There’ll be a delectable selection on display in Knight Library’s Browsing Room when the University of Oregon Libraries Edible Book Festival returns on Wednesday, April 1.

This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited to enter their book-themed culinary creations by bringing them to the Browsing Room between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The rules are simple: Entries should be made from consumable components and reflect the concept of “the book” through the use of text, form, or literary inspiration.

Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015 Edit-a-thon & Hackathon

Edit-a-thon

Facilitated by Sarah Stierch , on Friday, March 6th, we will be writing historical figures marginalized because of their gender into Wikipedia.

Pet A Dog!

Pet A Dog!

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Popular Event Returns to Global Scholars Hall

Tue. (3/10) 12noon-1pm, Thur. (3/12) 4-5pm, and Fri. (3/13) 12noon-1pm

Come and Pet A Dog at the Global Scholars Hall Library Commons (1710 E. 15th Ave.)! It's a great way to relieve stress while you're busy studying for finals.

Tuesday, March 10, 12noon-1pm
Thursday, March 12, 4-5pm
Friday, March 13, 12noon-1pm

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

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A bilingual Russian-English play based on Aleksandr Pushkin's 1835 novella, presented by the UO Russian Theatre

Two Shows: Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Two Shows:
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

Global Scholars Hall, Room 123
Free and open to public

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

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Photo courtesy of Douglas Manger

The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) presents its new exhibit Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon. This exhibit celebrates the continuity of occupational traditions in rural Oregon and encourages audience understanding and appreciation of art forms arising from ranching practices. The display includes examples of vaquero and buckaroo traditions and field photography from the Folklife Survey of Southern Oregon.

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

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Faculty members: apply for special funds to purchase library research materials.

Following a one year hiatus, the UO Libraries is pleased to announce that we are once again accepting applications for the popular Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program. This endowed program of the UO Libraries provides an opportunity to request special funds for purchasing library research materials that typically fall outside departmental acquisition budgets.

Power/Freedom on the Dark Web: A Digital Ethnography

Power/Freedom on the Dark Web: A Digital Ethnography

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Robert W. Gehl

A talk by Robert W. Gehl, Assistant Professor of New Media, Department of Communications, University of Utah

Friday, February 27, 4:00 p.m. - Knight Library, Room 41

Free and open to the public

Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

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L-R: Merry Pranksters Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia and Ken Babbs; UO Director of Library Development Keri Aronson; UO Libraries Associate Dean Andrew Bonamici; Bill Walton; UO Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim; Sunshine Kesey

February 4, 2015

"We have all come to the Knight Library to be blessed, to be blessed by the spirit, by the essence, and by the dreams and thought of one of our great and dear friends, Ken Kesey." --Bill Walton

This morning the UO Libraries welcomed some very special guests, including one who gives a whole new meaning to "big man on campus."

Open Letter to the UO Community

Open Letter to the UO Community

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Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair

January 29, 2015

Subject: Records Release Incident

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

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Monday, February 2, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, February 2, 2015
7:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
Free and open to the public

James Fox, Head of UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will give a presentation on the long and rich history of the book, both as a human-made artifact and a means for transmitting culture.

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