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UO Libraries to Offer Data Management Course in Spring 2013

UO Libraries to Offer Data Management Course in Spring 2013

The UO Libraries will be offering a new 1-credit seminar during the spring 2013 quarter, “Data Management,” taught by Victoria Mitchell. 

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Sonnets

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Sonnets

On Monday, April 29, Leah Middlebrook, professor of comparative literature at the UO, will offer a free lecture entitled "Sonnetization: The Fateful Encounter of Argument and Song Launches the Poem of Western Modernity." The lecture runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Knight Library's Browsing Room. Professor Middlebrook will explore the thirteenth-century origins of the sonnet form, highlighting the flexibility, durability, and perennial modernity of this form of poem.

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Virginia Woolf

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Virginia Woolf

On Monday, April 1, Paul Peppis, professor of English at the UO, will offer a free lecture entitled "Modernizing Fiction, Writing Minds: The Case of Virginia Woolf. The lecture runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Knight Library's Browsing Room.

Free Workshops on Women and Wikipedia Content Offered March 8-9

Free Workshops on Women and Wikipedia Content Offered March 8-9

wikipedia globeCelebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding topics on women to Wikipedia’s content.

UO Faculty: Nominate Research Material by March 29 for Purchase

UO Faculty: Nominate Research Material by March 29 for Purchase

Each year, the UO Libraries adds several new research titles to its collections through the Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program. Nominations for 2013 are now open to UO faculty members who would like to suggest items for purchase. The deadline for proposing titles is Friday, March 29, 2013; the awards will be announced soon thereafter.

Remote Reference Service Now on 4th Floor of Knight Library

Remote Reference Service Now on 4th Floor of Knight Library

The 4th floor of Knight Library now has a remote reference service desk at the top of the stairwell. Librarians will be at this desk Monday-Thursday from 1-4 p.m. and will also be available to assist patrons on the 2nd and 3rd floors. These librarians will be available to assist patrons getting started with research, finding books and articles, citing sources, and more.

UO Russian Theater Presenting Balaganchik March 9

UO Russian Theater Presenting Balaganchik March 9

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) program will present productions of Balaganchik, or "The Puppet Show," on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10, at 2:30 p.m. in Room 123 of the Global Scholars Hall, 1710 E. 15th Ave, Eugene. The performances are free and open to the public, and seating is first come, first served.

Utopian-Themed Exhibit on Display in Knight Library

Utopian-Themed Exhibit on Display in Knight Library

An exhibit entitled "Constructing Utopia: From Literary Works to Intentional Communities in Oregon" is on display in the UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) on the second floor of Knight Library.

Modernist Fiction Insight Seminar Starts April 6. Register Now.

Modernist Fiction Insight Seminar Starts April 6. Register Now.

An Insight Seminar taught by UO English professor Paul Peppis on 20th-century literature will be offered beginning Saturday, April 6, and continuing each of the following three Saturdays: April 13, April 20, and April 27. For a description of the seminar content, visit https://library.uoregon.edu/node/3066.

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.

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