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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.

Public Talk on Music Videos on 5/17

Public Talk on Music Videos on 5/17

On Friday, May 17, 2013, Todd Angkasuwan will lead a discussion on creating music videos. This event is open to the public and will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Lawrence Hall, Room 177. 

Webcast of Dalai Lama Talk at UO on 5/9 Available at uoregon.edu

Webcast of Dalai Lama Talk at UO on 5/9 Available at uoregon.edu

Dalai LamaIf you missed out on getting tickets to the Dalai Lama's talk in Eugene on Friday, May 10, you can watch a live webcast of the talk at 1:30 p.m. on the UO home page at http://www.uoregon.edu/.

Undergraduate Symposium to Be Held May 16

Undergraduate Symposium to Be Held May 16

The UO Undergraduate Symposium, cosponsored by the UO Libraries, celebrates the remarkable contributions UO undergraduates make to research and other creative work in a wide range of disciplines. The third annual symposium is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2013, and will serve as the centerpiece for the second annual University of Oregon “Celebrate Undergraduate Achievement Week” (May 13 through May 17), featuring a variety of events showcasing undergraduate accomplishments.

Exhibit in Special Collections Features Morris Graves Papers

Exhibit in Special Collections Features Morris Graves Papers

Through May 31st, Special Collections and University Archives on the second floor of Knight Library will display a selection of the Morris Graves Papers, which comprises drawings, photographs, blueprints and building plans, exhibition materials, notes, writings, incoming and outgoing correspondence, travel documents, medical and financial records, art sale records, and ephemera. The UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art houses many of the artist’s paintings and drawings.

Knight Library Hosting Lecture on Communication and Folklore May 14

Knight Library Hosting Lecture on Communication and Folklore May 14

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm, the UO Libraries will cosponsor a free public lecture by Robert Glenn Howard, professor of communication arts and director of the Folklore Program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, The talk, entitled "Back to the Newly-Digital Networked Normal," will survey new communication methods and new media in the digital age.

Exhibit, "Russia Inside Out: Voices and Faces" in Knight Library

Exhibit, "Russia Inside Out: Voices and Faces" in Knight Library

An exhibit titled “Russia Inside Out: Voices and Faces” is on display in front of the Knight Library Browsing Room.

The exhibit features books about the Russian language, as well as a cookbook “accordion” with various ethnic dishes that were popularized and discovered via the Russian language in the former Soviet Union.

A special map indicates the diversity of ethnicities in 21st-century Russia, where many ethnic peoples had settled long before the Slavs. Images of national costumes are featured for some of the representatives from 185 ethnic groups living in Russia.

Exhibit on History of Film at the UO Opens in Knight Library

Exhibit on History of Film at the UO Opens in Knight Library

An exhibit highlighting the history of film culture at the University of Oregon is on display in the cases located in the east and west entryway corridors of Knight Library. The exhibit, which will run through August 2013, is entitled Kin-O: A History of Movie Culture on Campus.

Hiking Trail Exhibit in Science Library

Hiking Trail Exhibit in Science Library

If you're looking to get outdoors this spring, stop by the Science Library and check out a display featuring fun local hikes. Some hikes are right downtown, while others are within a one-hour drive from Eugene. The display will let you know what plants are blooming and where, and there are brochures to help you along various hikes.

Popular Reading Collection Available in Knight Library

Popular Reading Collection Available in Knight Library

The UO Libraries has a 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 collection was inspired by a request by members of the library's Student Advisory Group. The focus of the col

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