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Lecture: “Nonviolence Ain’t What It Used to Be: Unarmed Insurrection and The Rhetoric of Resistance”, October 26, 6:30 p.m., McIntyre Hall, Rm. 103

U.S. social movements face many challenges. One of their most troublesome involves the question of nonviolence. Civil disobedience and symbolic protest have characterized many struggles in the U.S. since the Civil Rights era, but conditions have changed. Corporate media has … Continue reading

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Academic Publishing: A New Approach – The Lever Press

Wednesday October 18, 2017 Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room Collins Library 3:00-4:00 Coffee and Light Refreshments Mark Edington, publisher of the Lever Press, will provide an overview of this new academic press launched by liberal arts colleges across the … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Open House! Monday, October 30, 4 p.m., A&SC Seminar room, Collins Library

Have you ever wondered exactly what an archivist does all day? Join us for an open house. Tour our spaces for a behind the scenes look at the Archives & Special Collections and learn how we process archival materials and … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: The African American Communist Party Pamphlets, Thursday, October 19, 4 p.m., A&SC Seminar room, Collins Library

Lori Ricigliano, Reference and Learning Commons Coordinator and Associate Director for User Services, will showcase our unique collection of African American Communist Party pamphlets, as well as other new acquisitions related to African American history. 4:00–5:00 p.m. light refreshments and … Continue reading

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Music in the Library: BASSOONS! Friday, October 6th, 2pm, Library West Reading Room

Please join us! BASSOONS! Friday, October 6th 2:00-2:20pm Library West Reading Room Performances by Aric MacDavid, Kelsey Tryon, Nicholas Navin, Zachary Nelson, Rosie Rogers For more information contact: libref@pugetsound.edu

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Behind the Archives Door: Zines and More! Thursday, October 5, 4 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar room, Collins Library

Katy Curtis, Humanities Librarian, will showcase our growing collection of zines and discuss how they can be used for teaching and learning. The Collins Library Zine Collection is a unique addition to our collections that came to Puget Sound from … Continue reading

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Bill & Vicky Stewart, Exploring Text & Image: A Conversation About Artists’ Books, Tuesday, October 3, 1 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar room

Please mark your calendar for a return of Bill & Vicky! Bill and Vicky own Vamp & Tramp, a unique business representing over 400 fine press and book artists from around the world. They will share examples from their collection. … Continue reading

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Events at Collins Library – Summer 2017

JUNE Thursday, June 8:  Puget Sound Book Artists 2017 – Exhibit Opening Northwest Musings – Celebrate Unique Books that capture the spirit of the Northwest. June 1 – July 28, 2017 Opening Reception: 5:00–7:00 p.m., The Link, Collins Library. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Debut of the “Refashioning Identity” Collection, Wednesday, September 13, 4 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room

Contributors to the campus and community embroidery project “Refashioning Identity” will gather to view the collection and share remarks about their work. Artist and stitcher Diana Weymar will join this event to share updates on her own work and exciting … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door: Alicia Bailey presents “Artists Books on the Road” Monday, September 11, 4 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room

Denver based curator and artists’ book dealer Alicia Bailey (abecedarian Gallery) will be giving an informal Artists Books on the Road presentation. The presentation will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about this engaging and intimate approach to art … Continue reading

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