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Special Collections & University Archives


Co-sponsored by the Oregon Poetry Association in conjunction with the OPA 2018 Conference
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Film poster for The Magician with portrait of coach Bill Dellinger.
Friday, September 21st at Mac Court from 7pm-9pm. Documentary film celebrating the influence of Bill Dellinger, the legendary UO track and field coach, and includes SCUA archival footage.
"Show Up, Stand Out, Empower!" is the theme
Knight Library
20x22EUG Mural logo and painted mural
JSMA - August 1st - 6-8:30pm Meet the 2018 Eugene Walls artists, who will be creating their murals in the city between July 29 and August 3: Fintan Magee (Australia), H11235 (Nepal), Alexia Diaz (Puerto Rico), Lady Aiko (Japan/USA) Martha Cooper (USA), WK Interact (France/USA), Shamsia Hassani (Afghanistan) and local artist Bayne Gardner.
5/30/18 - 2:30-3:30pm - Collier House Keynote lecture by Bonnie Gordon, Associate Professor of Music from the University of Virginia
Boxwood carving
5/17/2018 - 5:30p.m. - Fenton 110 "Small Wonders, Huge Success: Curating Medieval Sculpture in a Modern World” This lecture highlights more than four years of research that has used cutting-edge technology to understand elegantly precise miniature rosaries, prayer beads and altarpieces.
 Lydia X. Z. Brown: 2018 Disability Awareness Speaker
Friday 4/27/2018 - 5:30pm - Straub 156 Lydia X. Z. Brown, aka Autistic Hoya, a disability justice advocate, organizer, and writer, will be the 2018 Disability Awareness Speaker at the University of Oregon on April 27th.
Exhibit-opening lecture by Catherine Kudlick, professor of history and director of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
art and feminism logo
Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity, however, is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge. Let’s change that. Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism.
Knight Library - Edmiston Classroom
Morris Graves
JSMA - 4/11/18 - 5:30 p.m. Lawrence Fong, the JSMA’s former curator of American and regional art, and a member of the Morris Graves Foundation, discusses The Lake's evolution from dense forested acres into Morris Graves's requisite designs for seclusion, gardening, and painting, and the significance of the Foundation’s artist-in-residence program at that site.
Bruce Tabb and Nathalie Fortin will present a recital of flute and piano music. The program includes works by Gaubert, Fauré, Hüe, Bach, Debussy, and Martinů.
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Panel discussion with Jody Gray and James LaRue (American Library Association) and Emily Knox (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Gordon H. Chang and Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Joint Talk by Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Gordon H. Chang, Stanford University - Part of the 2017-18 Digital Humanities Speaker Series
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
The Vietnam War and American Democracy
1/31/18, 5:30 p.m., Erb Memorial Union, Redwood Auditorium. The event will feature a screener from the Ken Burns documentary as well as the ’63 years later’ project from The Northwest Stories’ digital production team. Following the screeners, there will be a panel discussion moderated by Steven Beda, a historian and professor at the University of Oregon.
Remarks by Dr. Laura Pulido (Head of Ethnic Studies Dept.); historic art overview by Ed Teague (Head of Design Library); open and facilitated discussion
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Barberini tapestry detail
Lecture by Vera Keller (Robert D. Clark Honors College), Jan. 17, 2018, 5:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
View and learn about a showcase of materials used to create historical inks and pigments
Special Collections and University Archives - Kesey Classroom
Computer keyboard with coffee cup and mini-quiche
Create and update Wiki articles with Asian and Asian Pacific American content - Friday, May 26
Knight Library - Edmiston Classroom
ORBI poster image: historic engraving, The Icebergs of Kotrebue Sound (1821)
Talk by Vera Keller (Robert D. Clark Honors College), Apr. 19, 4:45 p.m.
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
ORBI poster image: historic engraving, The Icebergs of Kotrebue Sound (1821)
Lecture by Evan Gottlieb (Dept. of English, OSU), Jan. 18
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Dec. 2-3 symposium on feminist SF highlights Oregon's own Grand Master
Calling all comics fans! Eugene Comic Con attendees and the UO community are welcome to attend a special viewing of our comics collections.
Special Collections and University Archives
ORBI poster image: historic engraving, The Icebergs of Kotrebue Sound (1821)
Lecture by Cynthia Herrup (Department of History, USC)
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Archives Fest 2016
October 1: Join UO Libraries for an all-day celebration of archives and special collections
Knight Library
Author Michael Helquist
Talk by author Michael Helquist, Friday, March 18, 2016, 3 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room
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Poster image for Art+Feminism Wikipedia editing event at UO
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12-5 p.m.
Design Library
Exhiled Indians in the City, Photo by Pamela J. Peters, 2015
Symposium in Knight Library Browsing Room, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
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ORBI logo image
2015-16 ORBI Lecture Series, February-May 2016, Knight Library
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