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Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) is pleased to host an ongoing series of lectures by traveling fellows whose research and expertise include feminist science fiction, Oregon lesbian intentional communities, the novelist Ken Kesey, conservative and libertarian political movements, as well as print and print culture. Talks are free, open to the public and held virtually on Zoom. More information, including applications for future fellowships, is available on SCUA’s website here.
March's discussion features Tp Coughlin, 2023 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow.
Special Collections and University Archives is proud to host this course from the Society of American Archivists (SAA). Arrangement and Description of Digital Records introduces you to foundational and advanced processing strategies that are applicable to born-digital and hybrid (i.e., mixed analog and digital) records, with an emphasis on basic concepts that archivists use to establish descriptive control over digital content and hands-on work. You’ll learn about standards and tools that can be used to implement an integrated processing strategy, as well as use a variety of software tools to establish descriptive control over digital archives.
Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce quarterly viewings of the Edward Curtis photographs. Edward Curtis was an American photographer and ethnologist best known for his work, The North American Indian, consisting of twenty bound volumes of photographs and twenty volumes of text depicting Native Americans in the early part of the 20th century. Each viewing will feature five of the twenty photographic volumes, rotated quarterly. Sessions will be led by University of Oregon Curator of Visual Materials, Danielle Mericle, and Jan Smith of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma. All are welcome. Each individual must register for this free event.
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Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce the opening of "Reclamation," an exhibition featuring two contemporary Native photographers, Zig Jackson and Pamela Peters.
Presenting a new exhibition in Special Collections and University Archives. David Call's artwork underlies a desire to reveal the truth about the oppressive experiences in his own life as a Deaf person and the truth about how Deaf people experience the world. His art promotes a reframing of how Deaf people are viewed by the dominant culture.
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The Eugene Lesbian History Project is a community-based, digital humanities project that preserves and shares the unique history of the lesbian community in Eugene, Oregon.
"Word Made Print: Reformation and the History of the Book" was a 2018 exhibit in the University of Oregon's Special Collections & University Archives that marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. This video provides an interpretive tour of the exhibit with curator Dr. Vera Keller, professor of history in the Robert C. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon.