Patricia Zimmerman, a leading proponent of home movies as “live” artistic and cultural documents, will give a free public talk on "The Home Movie Archive Live" at noon on Thursday, April 18, in Knight Library’s Proctor Classroom (Room 41).
Looking for a career in the video game industry? Come hear and ask questions of Pipeworks art director Peter King, game designer Amor Estandian, and senior producer Mike Kruse to learn about how they got started working in the video game industry. The session is scheduled for Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited to a reception on Wednesday, April 17, celebrating the availability of the UO Libraries’ new Popular Reading Collection, a selection of “fun reading” titles available for a 3-week, nonrenewable loan period to UO students, faculty, and staff.
The reception will be held in the South Reading Room on the second floor of Knight Library from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Each term throughout the year, the UO's Cinema Studies Program creates original programming to connect students with industry professionals and media scholars. Key programs scheduled for spring 2013 include the FILM on FILM Series, Remakes, and Cinematheque's film series.
As part of the UO Cinema Studies Program Scholar Viewpoint Series, Georgia State University professor Angelo Restivo will speak on Michelangelo Antonioni's film Blow-Up on Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in Prince Lucien Campbell Hall Room 180.
Community Conversations, produced by UO Housing and cosponsored by the UO Libraries, is the flagship living-learning series within the residential curriculum of University Housing. The series offers a unique forum for exploring a diversity of academic, political, and popular culture topics.
On Saturday, April 6, the UO Libraries will host a talk by Robert Yarber, executive director of the Morris Graves Foundation, entitled “Morris Graves: The Man, the Myth, the Mystery” from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.