Category Archives: Events and Exhibits

Includes library events (e.g., classes, Friends of the Libraries lectures) and exhibits

Music Sampling

Can you imagine writing a lyrical review or critical essay about Beyoncé’s music without quoting her words or lyrics? Probably not. You would also probably not think you had to pay her for using those quotes, either. However, if you’re … Continue reading

Adventures in Publishing: Homewood Researchers Share Experiences with New Publishing Models

The panel will take place on: Monday, March 26th 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Macksey Room, M-Level, Brody Learning Commons Refreshments will be served. This event this is FREE; please register. Hear stories from three seasoned scholars who’ve explored the … Continue reading

Ephemera at the World’s Fair

The Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center is pleased to host “Downfall of the Exhibition: Ephemera and Opposition at the Crystal Palace,” a presentation by Jo Briggs, Associate Curator of 18th- and 19th- Century Art at the Walters Art Museum. … Continue reading

Digital Scholarship Seminar Series: Maintaining Diversity in the Digital World

Prof. Kim will be presenting her talk, entitled “Embodying the Database: Race, Gender, and Social Justice” at 5:15pm on February 22nd in Brody Learning Commons 4040. The talk is sponsored by the Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center and the … Continue reading

Happy Spring Festival!

The celebration of spring has started despite the fact that groundhog Phil predicted another six weeks of winter. February 4 (lichun, spring begins), the first of the 24 solar terms in the traditional East Asian lunisolar calendars, marked the beginning of … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on a plantation in Talbot County, Maryland, around 1818; the exact date of his birth was unknown to him, but he chose to celebrate it on February 14. In honor of his 200th birthday, … Continue reading

Library Love Notes

On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14th, visit our librarians on Q-Level in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library from 11:00am to 2:00pm for Library Love Notes. There will be chocolate and other sweets! I’m of a fearsome mind to throw my arms … Continue reading

Grab Those Smelling Salts! It’s Time for Dirty Books and Longing Looks!

“Wait. What? Dirty books? Didn’t you guys just clean the George Peabody Library recently?” No, not those kinds of dirty books, silly! We’re talking books that could make you blush, sigh, or long for what could have been if you’d … Continue reading

Freedom Papers: Black Assertions from the Archives

What does it mean to be free?  In its final weeks, be certain to drop by M-Level to view Freedom Papers: Black Assertions from the Archives.  Telling five compelling stories, the exhibit gives voice to Black people, who through their … Continue reading

Learn Cool Things and Save Time with Library Workshops

A very wise man, S. R. Ranganathan, created 5 Laws of Library Science. My personal favorite is #4: Save the time of the reader (or researcher). We’re here to help you save some time with another crop of library workshops. … Continue reading