Special Collections & University Archives


Samantha Irby portrait Women in Media Symposium
Keynote address by Samantha Irby, comedian, blogger, and author of "Meaty" and "We Are Never Meeting in Real Life"
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Recital of Flute and Piano Music
Bruce Tabb and Nathalie Fortin will present a recital of flute and piano music. The program includes works by Fauré, Poulenc, Bach, Roussel, and Copland.
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Join us for a presentation by Danica Alexander (Rice), Deaf librarian, Temporary Processing Archivist in the University of Oregon's Special Collections and University Archives. An Introduction to Deaf culture and awareness, tips on how to interact with a Deaf person, what not to do, what is it like being Deaf? How to get started in understanding Deaf culture, meeting Deaf people, and more. This is a springboard event to a series of presentations about Deaf culture, the De'VIA art movement, history, and how best to serve the Deaf community.
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Wed. Jan. 16, 2019 - 6:30pm - Knight Law Center Rm. 175 Featuring Mae Ngai, 2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. Ngai is a professor of Asian American Studies and history at Columbia University.
Mon. Jan. 14, 2019 - 7:00pm - WOW Hall History Pub talk by Professor Vera Keller Sponsored by UO History Dept. and Lane County History Museum
Call for Proposals Deadline: 2019-20 Mellon Faculty Fellows Grant
Up to $11,000 available to help support teaching and research projects utilizing JSMA/UO Libraries assets
Dr. Steve Delamarter (George Fox University) will discuss his efforts in quantitative codicology, looking at about 1,600 Ethiopian Psalters to identify chronological and geographic developments in book culture.
Special Collections and University Archives - Kesey Classroom
Undergraduate Poetry Prizes, Reading and Reception
Co-sponsored by the Oregon Poetry Association in conjunction with the OPA 2018 Conference
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
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.
Call for Entries: Juried Art Exhibition in Knight Library
"Show Up, Stand Out, Empower!" is the theme
Knight Library
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
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.
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 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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.
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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.
Forum on Allies Not Enemies: Intellectual Freedom and Social Justice
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 Chinese Railroad Workers in North America: A Collaborative Project
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)
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.
Public Art, Cultural Memory, and Anti-Racism Forum
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)
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
Create and update Wiki articles with Asian and Asian Pacific American content - Friday, May 26
Knight Library
ORBI poster image: historic engraving, The Icebergs of Kotrebue Sound (1821) The Graphic Nature of Projects
Talk by Vera Keller (Robert D. Clark Honors College), Apr. 19, 4:45 p.m.
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Lecture by Evan Gottlieb (Dept. of English, OSU), Jan. 18
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
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
Lecture by Cynthia Herrup (Department of History, USC)
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
October 1: Join UO Libraries for an all-day celebration of archives and special collections
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