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(Re)defining Resistance: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

(Re)defining Resistance: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Exhibit in Knight Library, May 2016

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month poster of events
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Oregon Digital Newspaper Program Wins 2016 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

Oregon Digital Newspaper Program Wins 2016 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

Groundbreaking project led by UO Libraries honored by Heritage Division of Oregon Parks and Recreation

Patron viewing digitized historic newspaper content on computer screen
740,000+ pages of historic newspapers have been digitized and made keyword-searchable by ODNP.

We are proud to announce that the University of Oregon Libraries' Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) has been selected to receive a 2016 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award.

An Overview of the History of the Special Collections at Peking University Library

An Overview of the History of the Special Collections at Peking University Library

Talk by Boyue Yao, Librarian, Peking University Library

Event poster for Boyue Yao's talk

Wednesday May 4, 2016
4:00 p.m.
Knight Library Browsing Room

Presented by the UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies and cosponsored by the University of Oregon Libraries, the Asian Studies Program, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the Department of History, and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB): Research and Learning at the Ocean's Edge

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB): Research and Learning at the Ocean's Edge

An exhibit in Knight Library, April-Sept 2016

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology exhibit poster
University of Oregon students have the opportunity to study marine biology in one of the most spectacular coastal regions on earth.
 
In operation for almost ninety years, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is the marine research station of the University of Oregon. This 100-acre campus is located in the little fishing village of Charleston, Oregon at the mouth of Coos Bay.

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.

Cuts, Snarls, Snags, and the Black Hole

Cuts, Snarls, Snags, and the Black Hole

Exhibit in the A&AA Library, Spring 2016

Photo of
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.
 
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