Events Calendar

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May
14
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us for this virtual workshop series, WordPress for Digital Humanities. This workshop will introduce learners to adding text and images to the pages and posts, embedding video and documents, and basic accessibility considerations (use of headings, alt tags, colors, contrast, and type size).
book cover with yellow background, Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil
May
17
12:00pm to 1:00pm
This term UO Libraries Data Service Department will be hosting a book club to read 'Weapons of Math Destruction'. 'Weapons of Math Destruction' by Cathy O’Neil explores the impact of algorithms on society and how the use of these algorithms can reinforce racism and increase inequality in fields such as policing, education, and employment. In this last session we will be going over chapters 7-10. Register and join us for the discussion here!
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Current Exhibits

Yōkai Senjafuda is a digital exhibition about ghosts and monsters in Japanese votive slips. Meet the ogres, demons, enchanted animals, and animated objects that haunt the UO’s world-class collection of senjafuda, little woodblock prints made to be collected and shared. Yōkai Senjafuda is led by Associate Professor Glynne Walley and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Daoist Priest's Robe (Jiangyi) with Four-Clawed Dragon Rondel Design, Qing dynasty (circa 1850-1900)
From imperial robes and religious vestments to interior furnishings, this digital exhibition invites you to explore Chinese textiles from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner, a unique treasure housed at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. The Artful Fabric of Collecting is led by Associate Professor Ina Asim and co-sponsored by the JSMA and UO Libraries, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
photo of ten people looking at the camera
The Eugene Lesbian History Project is a community-based, digital humanities project that preserves and shares the unique history of the lesbian community in Eugene, Oregon. The project includes filmed oral histories with 83 narrators, a digital exhibit, and a short documentary film.
a red and blue fragment from the tekagami and kyrogire collections
Tekagami and Kyōgire is a digital exhibition featuring the collection of fragmented calligraphy at the University of Oregon. Follow Japanese calligraphy from the 8th to the 17th century in the tekagami, or “mirror of hands,” and its stunning display of virtuosity. Examine and celebrate this album of cultural reflection and innovation and its history as one of the treasures in the UO collections. Tekagami and Kyōgire is the result of a collaboration between UO Libraries and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
film still from The March, a large crowd of people
The digital exhibition The March is the result of a collaborative project led by David A. Frank (Professor of Rhetoric and Mellon Faculty Fellow), the University of Oregon Libraries, and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with individual contributions by members of both institutions (see below). This exhibition received inspiration and support from The James Blue Project, a research interest group at the University of Oregon devoted to creating a “living archive” from materials relating to the James Blue papers in UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives.
a collage of images with mountains in the background and a hospital in the foreground
Madness Outside In is a digital project that helps tell the story of Morningside Hospital in Portland during the 1950s and 60s and how tensions over psychiatry and evolving treatment for mental distress overlap with tensions about statehood, governance, expansion, land use, and the meanings of citizenship. Led by Professor Mary Wood, Department of English, and Professor Kristin Yarris, Department of Global Studies, the Madness Outside In curriculum is the result of a collaboration between UO Libraries and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon...
three students sitting on the floor and looking at a work of art
United Collections explores the similarities and differences between how museums and archives approach building, accessing, preserving, and digitizing collections using examples from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and Special Collections and University Archives. The United Collections curriculum is the result of a collaboration between UO Libraries and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.​
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