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.
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
An exhibit previewing the 5th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Knight Library, first floor
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."
Friday, March 18, 2016, 3 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room
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.
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.
A talk by Malcolm Wilson, Professor of Classics, University of Oregon
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.