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Free to Run: The Story of a Race for Liberty

Free to Run: The Story of a Race for Liberty

European documentary features extensive footage from the UO Libraries' archives

Steve Prefontaine, 1972
University of Oregon distance runner Steve Prefontaine (right) with Texas Southern sprinter Robert Taylor, watching action on the track at the 1972 Olympic Trials held at Hayward Field. From Digital Collections, UO Libraries.
Film canisters in the UO Libraries archive.
Free to Run Movie Poster
From Digital Collections, UO Libraries.

A new movie from Europe offers fresh perspective on a subject that often grabs headlines here in Eugene. It also brings to light some of the best historical footage of Oregon’s most legendary runner.

4th Biennial Latino Roots Celebration

4th Biennial Latino Roots Celebration

June 8, 2017

4th Biennial Latino Roots Celebration poster
4 pm - 6 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
 
Organized by the Center for Latina/o and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and the UO Libraries, the biennial Latino Roots Celebration showcases a series of short video documentaries made by UO students. The Latino Roots course traces Latino and Latin American immigration, settlement, social movements, and civic and political integration in Oregon during the 20th and 21st centuries.

This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email libadmin@uoregon.edu.

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin

Symposium on feminist SF to highlight Oregon's own Grand Master

Ursula K. Le Guin standing next to library card catalog
Ursula K. Le Guin at Knight Library, December 2015

Welcoming scholars, luminaries, and fans of speculative fiction to Eugene, the University of Oregon will host a two-day symposium dedicated to the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin on December 2-3, 2016. Co-sponsors include the UO Libraries and Oregon Humanities Center.

View the full schedule of events and speakers. The Tiptree Symposium will be held in Straub Hall on the University of Oregon campus. (View an interactive campus map.)


This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email libadmin@uoregon.edu.

Oregon Poetry Association Annual Conference

Oregon Poetry Association Annual Conference

Celebrating the transfer of the Oregon Poetry Collection to Knight Library

Friday, September 30, 2016, 2-4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

Logo of the Oregon Poetry Association

 

As part of the Oregon Poetry Association's 2016 Annual Conference, the public is invited to a special celebration welcoming the Oregon Poetry Collection to its new home at the UO Libraries.


This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email libadmin@uoregon.edu.

As UO Announces Campaign Milestone, Library Celebrates $36+ Million Raised

As UO Announces Campaign Milestone, Library Celebrates $36+ Million Raised

UO Libraries was first academic unit on campus to reach its fundraising goal

With the official announcement earlier this week that the University of Oregon has surpassed the $1 billion halfway mark in its campaign, we thought it also would be a good time to update our many supporters on the UO Libraries' progress to date.

Library Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

Library Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members

Katy Lenn appointed Head, Research and Instructional Services

We are pleased to announce that, following a national search, our esteemed colleague Katy Lenn has been appointed the new head of research and instructional services for the UO Libraries.

David de Lorenzo Appointed as Giustina Director of Special Collections and University Archives

David de Lorenzo Appointed as Giustina Director of Special Collections and University Archives

David de Lorenzo
David de Lorenzo

We are delighted to announce the appointment of David de Lorenzo as the University of Oregon Libraries’ first Giustina Director of Special Collections and University Archives.

“David de Lorenzo comes to us through a rigorous, highly competitive national search, bringing extensive leadership experience, deep subject expertise, and a host of impressive professional achievements,” said Adriene Lim, dean of libraries and Philip H. Knight chair.

From Curtis to Corinne, Selections from the University of Oregon's Photography Collections

From Curtis to Corinne, Selections from the University of Oregon's Photography Collections

Summer 2016

From Curtis to Corinne
From Curtis to Corinne

Special Collections and University Archives
Knight Library, 2nd Floor North
Exhibit open to the public during SCUA summer hours


This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email libadmin@uoregon.edu.

UO Libraries Featured in Phil Knight's NY Times Essay

UO Libraries Featured in Phil Knight's NY Times Essay

Nike co-founder was "floored" by a discovery in Special Collections

Phil Knight examines collection materials in the Special Collections and University Archives with Jennifer O'Neal, Corrigan Solari university historian and archivist, and Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim

The University of Oregon's proud alumnus and staunch supporter, Nike co-founder Phil Knight, published a guest op-ed piece in the New York Times last Saturday (June 17, 2016).

Picnic Time! Food and Artists’ Books

Picnic Time! Food and Artists’ Books

Summer 2016

Salsa
Salsa

Architecture & Allied Arts Library
200 Lawrence Hall (1190 Franklin Blvd, Eugene)
Exhibit open to the public during A&AA Library hours

It’s picnic time! To kick off summer, the A&AA Library has installed a new exhibit featuring some of the unique, food-related items found in our artists’ books collection.


This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email libadmin@uoregon.edu.

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