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An essential instruction manual and memoir

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system that creates false … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links – Welcome Back Issue – Part II

Collins Library Links – Welcome Back Issue – Part II Art in the Library:  Please take time to stop by the Collins Library and view two outstanding exhibits.  Interwoven Stories showcases pages from a community stitching project developed by Canadian … Continue reading

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The power of trying

To be our best selves, we must become secure in our insecurities. The Try Guys – Keith, Ned, Zach, and Eugene – reveal their philosophy of trying: how to fully embrace fear, foolishness, and embarrassment in an effort to understand how … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Fall 2019

AUGUST Aug. 1 – September 14: Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Collins Library, Gallery Room. We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project. Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that … Continue reading

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Collins Memorial Library acknowledges with respect the Lushootseed speaking peoples

The Collins Memorial Library acknowledges with respect the Lushootseed speaking peoples on whose traditional land the university stands and the Puyallup peoples whose historical relationships with the land continues to this day. PDF document on land acknowledgement: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/consciouselders/pages/1529/attachments/original/1526921069/Honor_Native_Land_Guide.pdf?1526921069 To learn … Continue reading

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Collins Welcomes New Librarian Angela Weaver

Collins Library is pleased to welcome new librarian Angela Weaver who will join us September 9, 2019.  Angela Weaver served as the Head of the Drama and Art Libraries and the Arts & Humanities Liaison Team leader at the University … Continue reading

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Béatrice Coron: From Book Shelves to Cat Walk: Wearable papercuts and artist books, August 22, 4-5:30pm, Collins Library Room 053 (lower level)

Béatrice Coron will introduce the many facets of contemporary paper cutting as well as her artist’s journey in visual storytelling. From the historical roots of this art form to a panorama of international artists. This simple media took her from … Continue reading

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Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Aug. 1-Sept. 14, 2019, Collins Library, Gallery Room

We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project.  Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that was started by Weymar, a Canadian artist,  supported by the Princeton Arts Council in New Jersey.  … Continue reading

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Tacoma to Glasgow – art, architecture, libraries and much more! – Jane Carlin, Director, Collins Library

Thanks to an international travel award sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Art Libraries Society of North America, I had the opportunity to travel 4,400 miles from Seattle to Glasgow, Scotland to attend the Art Libraries Society … Continue reading

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All Stitched Up Book Arts Symposium, November 2, 2019, 9:00-3:00pm, Collins Library and the Tahoma Room

November 2 9:00 to 3:00pm Collins Memorial Library and the Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall: University of Puget Sound Registration is required for this event and details concerning registration costs will be posted soon. Collins Memorial Library in collaboration with Puget … Continue reading

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