An exhibit showcasing the history of women’s political involvement in Oregon is on display in the cases located at the east and west entryway corridors in the Knight Library. The exhibit is entitled “From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the Twentieth Century and Beyond”. It was created to mark the centennial of women’s suffrage in Oregon.
As part of the library’s Insight Seminar programming, UO Professor Jim Earl will offer a free public lecture entitled “The Invention of Romantic Poetry,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 29, in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.
An exhibit featuring original political cartoons by artist Quincy Scott is on display in the Knight Library’s Special Collections and University Archives. The exhibit, entitled “Political Pictures: Presidential Elections in Editorial Cartoons,” displays cartoons and drawings from 1932 to 1948.
The UO Science Library is displaying a traveling exhibit that explores Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Entitled “Rewriting the Book of Nature: Charles Darwin and the Rise of Evolutionary Theory,” the exhibit will be on display until December 1, 2012.
In the past months, several librarians have assumed positions or changed positions at the UO Libraries to assist campus and community members with research and instructional needs. These profiles are meant to introduce our new hires and share their backgrounds and interests. Welcome to the UO Libraries!
The UO Libraries is hosting a keynote lecture for GIS Day on Wednesday, November 14, to showcase the uses and benefits of geographic information systems. The lecture will take place in the Knight Library Browsing Room from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.