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Research Marathon at Collins Library! April 17-18, 8:30pm-11:30pm, Library 118

Research Marathon at Collins Library Library 118 8:30 to 11:30 pm Tuesday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 18 Wherever you are in the research process, join us for expert help, camaraderie, and snacks! Peer Research Advisors and librarians will be … Continue reading

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Home Team: The Turbulent History of the San Francisco Giants, Book Talk by author Rob Garrett, April 23, 4:00-5:00pm, Library Room 20

Books will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. Robert F. Garratt is emeritus professor of English and humanities at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. He has published books and articles on modern Irish literature, including the … Continue reading

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A Poetry Reading by Local Poet, Glenna Cook, Thursday, April 12, 2:00-3:00pm, Archives Seminar Room

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, the Library will host a poetry reading by Puget Sound alumna, Glenna Cook. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and, while at Puget Sound, she won the Hearst Essay Prize for the … Continue reading

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Booklyn: Supporting Artists’ Books and Social Justice, April 12, 11:30am-12:30pm, Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room, Collins Library

Marshall Weber, founder of Booklyn, will be sharing examples of the most recent work of artists. Booklyn’s mission is to promote artists’ books as art and research material and to assist artists and organizations in documenting, exhibiting, and distributing their … Continue reading

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Data-Equity: Open Data Workshops in April at the Library

Collins Library is excited to share an opportunity that we’re offering for our undergraduates. Puget Sound is beta testing an Open Data curriculum developed by Data-Equity Main Street, a collaboration between the States of Washington and California funded by the … Continue reading

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The STS program and Collins Memorial Library proudly present Frankenweek! Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein

Frankenstein’s History Monday, March 26, 12:00-1:30pm Thompson 193 Join us for a discussion of the novel’s literary and film history, and its connections to science and society. Speakers include: George Erving (English), Kristin Johnson (STS), Susan Owen (Comm-unication), and Amy … Continue reading

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Letterpress Printing: Jennifer Farrell, Starshaped Press, Thursday, April 5th, 4:00-6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Since 1999, Jennifer Farrell has operated Starshaped Press in Chicago, focusing on printing everything from business cards to posters, as well as custom commissions, wholesale ephemera and limited edition prints & books. All work in the studio is done with … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Spring Semester 2018

*EXHIBITS: We are pleased to host the following exhibit in the Collins Link: Louder Than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement: (February 1-May 15, 2018) Full list of library exhibits (past, present and future) FEBRUARY Exhibit: “Louder Than … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: “The Amazing World of Colette Fu: Pop-Up Book Engineer”, February 15, 6 p.m., Collins Library, Room 020

Colette Fu received her M.F.A. in fine art photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2003, and soon after began devising complex compositions that incorporate photography and pop-up paper engineering. She has designed for award-winning stop motion animation commercials … Continue reading

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Art Sci Workshop with Makey-Makeys, Thursday, Nov. 30th, 5:30pm, Collins Library, Makerspace

This November we have a special Art Sci workshop with Makey-Makeys (https://makeymakey.com) At Puget Sound we now have a new Makerspace, with 3D printers, 3D scanners, small electronics and tools for innovation and creation. On  Thursday November 30th, we issue … Continue reading

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