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.
Exhibit in Knight Library, February 1 - March 31, 2016
"The Duel" by Alik Polishchuk (Age 7)
In conjunction with Eugene Opera's 2016 production of Eugene Onegin, this exhibition at Knight Library explores Russian intellectual and cultural life of the nineteenth century, when Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) and Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) flourished.
Jean Nganou (Mathematics) and Julie Hessler (History) won $50 gift cards from CMET.
Benjamin Young (Mathematics) is one of the 50 UO instructors who received Canvas mugs.
Gift card winners were chosen by true random number generator--UO Libraries Associate Dean Andrew Bonamici points to the results.
The results are in! 2,724 UO courses were published and taught in Canvas during the Fall 2015 term. That's an all-time high!
All Fall 2015 instructors who completed CMET's Canvas faculty feedback survey were eligible to win prizes. Selected by true random number generator, the four winners of $50 gift cards to The Duck Store/Digital Duck are:
Mark Elton (Business) Julie Hessler (History) Jean Nganou (Mathematics) Brent Walth (Journalism)
Tuesday, January 5, 7 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room
Woman at the Clavichord by Gerrit Dou, c. 1665
Introductory Lecture Free and Open to the Public
Often music history texts tell us that the harpsichord was the predecessor of the piano. Although this is partly true in terms of repertoire, the clavichord is its true antecedent. In this talk, Marc Vanscheeuwijck of the UO School of Music and Dance will explore how the repertoires of the 18th and 19th centuries that we are accustomed to hearing on the modern grand piano actually sounded when performed on the appropriate instruments of their day.