Elizabeth
Peterson

Humanities Librarian

Senior Librarian

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Preferred name: Elizabeth

Knight Library

Research & Instructional Services

emp@uoregon.edu

541-346-3047

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Office:
291J

Mailing address:
1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299

Subject Areas:
Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature, Theater Arts

Languages:
French (Basic Spoken)
Spanish (Basic Written)

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Education:

2016  M.A., English with a Structured Emphasis in Film Studies, University of Oregon

2002  Masters in Library and Information Science, San Jose State University

1990  Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature, University of California Santa Cruz

Areas of Interest:

Archival film, non-theatrical film, Oregon film history, reference services

Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:

  • “Free Film Studies Resources for Academic Libraries.” Webinar. Association of College & Research Libraries-Oregon, January 21, 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8rEs3hIKPE

  • CINE 335 Exhibition & Moviegoing (with Michael Aronson), Winter 2020 (Oregon Theater Project website)

  • "'Planned, Plotted, Played, Pictured by Students': The Ambitious Amateurs of Ed's Coed." (with Michael Aronson). Film History, 31.2 (2019) 
  • "Hometown Show: Early Movie Theaters in Eugene and Springfield." Oregon Historical Quarterly, Fall 2016.
  • “No Birds, No Bees, No Moralizing: Lester F. Beck, Progressive Educational Filmmaker.” (with Michael Aronson).The Moving Image 13.1 (2014): 49-70.
  • Tribal Libraries in the United States: A Directory of American Indian and Alaska Native Facilities. McFarland & Company, Inc., 2007