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Cuts, Snarls, Snags, and the Black Hole

Cuts, Snarls, Snags, and the Black Hole

Exhibit in the A&AA Library, Spring 2016

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Hair Talk III

This exhibition highlights unique items in the A&AA Library's artists' books collection. The featured books were created using hair--a rich material with a complex history relating to many aspects of identity, family, gender, and social structure. The examples in this exhibition cover topics related to racism, the mundane, and the complicated relationships we have with our own hair.

Musicking: Musical Life in Performance, Scholarship, and Experience

Musicking: Musical Life in Performance, Scholarship, and Experience

Exhibit in Knight Library, April 15-September, 2016, Music Services Area (3rd floor)

Menzel Flute Concert of Frederick the Great
Menzel Flute Concert of Frederick the Great
“Musicking” is a term coined by cultural musicologist Christopher Small in his 1998 book Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening (Wesleyn University Press).

Free headshots!

Free headshots!

UO Libraries' Digitization and Photographic Services will be providing free headshots to all campus staff, students, and faculty members.

No appointment is necessary. 

Date: Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Ground level of the Knight Library (Room 61).

For any questions contact:

Randy Sullivan, Digital production Manager

Office: 541-346-1853

Cell: 805-679-1431

Email: randyrs@uoregon.edu

 

UO Faculty: Apply Now for Funded Working Group on Active Teaching and Learning

UO Faculty: Apply Now for Funded Working Group on Active Teaching and Learning

Open to tenure-line faculty and full-time career instructors. $1,000 stipend to each participant.

a classroom full of students
 
The latest research on teaching and learning indicates that students benefit from active classes: ones that ask them to grapple with authentic problems and questions, provide prompt and facilitative feedback, and tran

Crossing Borders: Women's Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition

Crossing Borders: Women's Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition

An exhibit previewing the 5th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

Reyna Grande
Reyna Grande

Knight Library, first floor
April 2016

This exhibit showcases the lives and creative work of the panelists and workshop leaders participating in this year's Northwest Women Writers Symposium, organized around the theme "Crossing Borders: Women's Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition."

Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions

Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions

Talk by author Michael Helquist

Friday, March 18, 2016, 3 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

Author Michael Helquist
Author Michael Helquist
 
 
Michael Helquist, author of Marie Equi: Radical Politics & Outlaw Passions (OSU Press, 2016), ALA 2016 Stonewall Honor Book for Non-Fiction, will give a book talk about one of Oregon’s first woman physicians--a leading suffragist, anarchist, and crusader for peace, economic justice, and LGBT rights.
 
From the OSU Press:
 

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12-5 p.m., A&AA Library (200 Lawrence Hall)

Art+Feminism logo

Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. We will provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, and refreshments.

Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

A conversation with author Julie M. Weise (UO Department of History) and Natalia Molina (UC San Diego)

Poster advertising talk by Julie Weise, author of Corazon de Dixie

Friday, February 19, 2016, 3:00 p.m.

McKenzie Hall Rm. 375, 1101 Kincaid St., University of Oregon
Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Peg Lynch’s Typewriter

Peg Lynch’s Typewriter

A window into the birth of sitcoms

Sitcom pioneering Peg Lynch with typewriter and huge pile of scripts
Peg Lynch's first typewriter

Some of the first sitcoms were typed on these keys.

This typewriter belonged to Peg Lynch, creator of the TV and radio sitcom Ethel and Albert. Premiering on ABC radio in 1944 and on NBC television in 1950, Ethel and Albert was the first “show about nothing”; it followed a suburban couple through storylines as mundane as trying to open a pickle jar, dropping Lynch’s quiet but intelligent humor into them.

Disorderly Nature and Biological Diversity: Aristotelian Environmentalism in Historical Perspective

Disorderly Nature and Biological Diversity: Aristotelian Environmentalism in Historical Perspective

A talk by Malcolm Wilson, Professor of Classics, University of Oregon

ORBI 2015-16 lecture series poster

Wednesday, February 10, 4:45 pm
Paulson Reading Room, Knight Library (second floor north; in Special Collections and University Archives) 
Free and open to the public

Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon/Rare Book School Fellowship in Critical Biography, Robert D. Clark Honors College, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English, Oregon Humanities Center, and UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives.

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