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Half-Day Insight Seminar Explores Literature and the Black Plague, Mar. 9

Half-Day Insight Seminar Explores Literature and the Black Plague, Mar. 9

On Saturday, March 9, Marc Schachter, professor of Romance languages at the UO, will offer a half-day seminar entitled “Playing Through the Black Plague”. The seminar runs from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room with a fee of $45. Registration is required. Visit this link to register.

Cinema Studies Event Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Portlandia

Cinema Studies Event Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Portlandia

Here's your chance to learn from the pros about TV production.

Library’s Streaming Media Service Facilitates Remote Viewing of UO’s TEDx Conference

Library’s Streaming Media Service Facilitates Remote Viewing of UO’s TEDx Conference

If you missed out on getting your live-audience tickets for the UO’s TEDx conference this Saturday, February 9, you can still see live streamed sessions for free at four locations on the UO campus and one in Portland, thanks to the streaming-media service provided by the UO Libraries’ Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET).

UO Libraries Local Catalog Unavailable 8 P.M.-Midnight, Sat., Feb. 9

UO Libraries Local Catalog Unavailable 8 P.M.-Midnight, Sat., Feb. 9

The UO Libraries Local Catalog (UO Local) will be unavailable for searches on Saturday, Feb 9, from 8 p.m. to midnight during routine maintenance.

Free Lecture on Dante’s Human Realm on Mon., Feb. 4

Free Lecture on Dante’s Human Realm on Mon., Feb. 4

As part of the library’s Insight Seminar programming, UO Professor Gina Psaki will offer a free public lecture entitled “Purgatorio, Dante’s Human Realm,” at 7 p.m.

Half-Day Insight Seminar Explores Caravaggio and Music, Feb. 2

Half-Day Insight Seminar Explores Caravaggio and Music, Feb. 2

On Saturday, February 2, Marc Vanscheeuwijck, associate professor of musicology at the UO, will offer a half-day seminar on Caravaggio and the meaning of music in early 17th-century art. The seminar runs from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room with a fee of $45. Registration is required. Visit this link to register.

Oregon Communes Examined in Feb. 22nd Talk

Oregon Communes Examined in Feb. 22nd Talk

On Friday, February 22, Timothy Miller, a leading authority on communes in the United States, will speak on the phenomenon of intentional communities in Oregon and the critical role the researcher James J. Kopp played in tracing and preserving the history of these communities. The talk is at 3 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus.

Talk on Using Online Video Oral Histories across Disciplines Set for Mar. 20

Talk on Using Online Video Oral Histories across Disciplines Set for Mar. 20

oral history microphoneThanks to the Internet, educators now have unprecedented access to oral histories.  In a talk at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in Knight Library's Browsing Room, Santa Clara University English Professor Jill Goodman Gould and SCU Instruction Librarian Gail Gradowski will examine the way that video oral histories can be used and integrated in many different university courses.

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research by Feb. 8

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research by Feb. 8

The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OUR Journal) is an online, open access undergraduate research journal at the University of Oregon developed by students at the UO, who carry out all facets of its operation.

UO Libraries to Acquire Nineteenth Century Collections Online Databases

UO Libraries to Acquire Nineteenth Century Collections Online Databases

In June 2013, the UO Libraries will acquire four new digital database archives that form part of the popular Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) database collection. Each archive adds over a million full-text, fully searchable pages - enhancing historical scholarship and unlocking one of the most exciting centuries in greater context.

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