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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.

Created by ronr on Dec 4, 2013

Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Harry S. Stamper Jr.A celebration of the musical and literary legacy of acclaimed songwriter, folksinger, longshoreman, and community and labor activist Harry S. Stamper Jr. will be held Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wesley Center, 1236 Kincaid St., Eugene.

The event will feature

Created by ronr on Jul 5, 2013

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean

Margaret Bean, head of the Science Library, has received a 2013 Solari Incentive Award for her proposal to establish a Science Boot Camp for librarians in the region.

Created by ronr on Jun 19, 2013

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth PetersonElizabeth Peterson, humanities/literature librarian, who is also a subject specialist for cinema studies, has been named the recipient of the library's 2013 Solari Recognition Award.

Created by ronr on Jun 19, 2013

Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

During the recent UO Graduate Research Forum and the Undergraduate Symposium held in the EMU, the UO Libraries organized a research poster competition in which students’ posters were judged on the quality of graphics used and the aesthetic and visual impact they had in supporting the overall research presentation. The use of graphics to convey central research themes, the use of color and fonts to communicate research ideas, and originality were considered in the judging.

Created by ronr on Jun 14, 2013

Knight Library Open 24 Hours June 8 & 9

Knight Library Open 24 Hours June 8 & 9

Created by lib-libofficestudent on Jun 3, 2013

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

latino roots imageA celebration of the role of Oregon’s Latino community in helping shape the state’s cultural, social and political history will be held on Thursday, June 6, in Knight Library on the University of Oregon campus. "Latino Roots Celebration," which runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., will feature music, speakers, a display of student work completed in a Latino studies class, and more.

Created by ronr on May 30, 2013

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

student and librarian at computerIf you completed a top-quality paper or project in a 300- or 400-level class during winter or spring term 2013, or if you completed an undergraduate thesis in winter or spring, you could win up to $1,500 for your efforts.

Created by lib-libofficestudent on May 29, 2013

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

ethiopic manuscriptSteve Delamarter, from George Fox University, will discuss the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) on Wednesday, May 22, at 3:30 p.m., in Knight Library’s Browsing Room. Delamarter will describe how technical and organizational challenges factor into managing a large digital humanities project with more than 20 collaborators.

Created by ronr on May 21, 2013

Children's Book Illustrators Topic of Public Lecture on Thurs, May 30

Children's Book Illustrators Topic of Public Lecture on Thurs, May 30

scuffy the tugboatOn Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 4:00 p.m., Professor JoAnn Conrad of UC Berkeley will give a public lecture entitled "Traveling Shows: Children's Books, Émigré Artists, and the Avant-Garde." The lecture will highlight Conrad's research, which focuses on 20th-century émigré artists who found employment illustrating children's books in the United States.
Created by lib-libofficestudent on May 20, 2013

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