An exhibit honoring Jim Rice, a world-renowned philologist-Slavicist who worked at the University of Oregon as a professor of Russian language and literature from 1976 to 2001, is on display in Knight Library through June.
Located in display cases near the Browsing Room, the exhibit entitled “Russian Literature through the Lens of James Rice” traces the influence Rice had on the study of Russian literature at all levels: locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
On Wednesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom, Philip Deloria, Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will examine the curious and painful dynamics surrounding Indian visibility in popular culture—and will discuss Metamora, Last of the Mohicans, Hiawatha, Cher, dreamcatchers, motorcycles, sports teams, George Catlin, Buffalo Bill, Avatar, and the Lone Ranger, among others—paired with Indian invisibility in most social, economic, and political discussion.
The UO's Teaching Effectiveness Program will offer a workshop for faculty members and GTFs entitled "Activating Undergraduate Education with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and Special Collections" on Monday, May 12, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.in Knight Library's Browsing Room.
An opening of a new exhibit in the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives on the second floor of Knight Library will feature exhibit curators and Clark Honors College students speaking on the evolution of recipes from 1400 to 2000.
The opening is set for Tuesday, April 22, in Knight Library’s Browsing Room beginning at 4 p.m. Tours of the exhibit will be offered following the presentations.
The UO Libraries is sponsoring a contest to design new digital wallpaper for the library's workstations. The winning design will be used on more than 700 computers throughout the libraries. The creator of the winning design will receive a $250 prize.
The digital design contest is open to all current UO students.
Deadline for submissions is Monday, May 19, 2014, 5:00 pm. Multiple entries may be submitted.
Entries will be judged by a committee of students and a faculty member.
The UO Libraries is sponsoring an Instagram contest promoting the launch of our latest social media platform. The contest runs from April 14 to May 14.
To enter, follow @uoregonlibraries and tag your photo with #myuolibraries. Show us how you see and use your UO Libraries.
To submit and enter, you must be a current UO student. Two winners will be selected: People’s Choice (photo with most likes) and Jury’s Choice (best-quality photo). Each winner will receive $50 in Campus Cash.
Educators, students, and community members interested in learning more about conducting research in areas related to Latino/a and Latin American Studies are invited are invited to an open house on the UO campus on Wednesday, May 7, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
An exhibit in Knight Library takes a multifaceted look at the controversial City of Rajneeshpuram, an intentional community established in 1981 by a group of followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh near the small town of Antelope in central Oregon.