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Events/Exhibits in Collins Library – Spring 2019

FEBRUARY Exhibit: February 1 – May 12, 2019, Transforming Knowledge: Altered Encyclopedias, Collins Library exhibit space. This exhibit features altered encyclopedias made by local artists. This exhibit provides the opportunity to reflect upon our relationship with the printed word and … Continue reading

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Exhibit: March 12 – May 12, 2019, Sarah Bodman: Read to Me: A psychometric collaboration with objects

An experiment by the artist British artist Sarah Bodman in collaboration with a psychometric reader, to transmit the emotional content of selected narratives through a series of physical objects. The artist selected 10 objects to read stories to. They were then … Continue reading

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Memory Lame: An Unforgettable Installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, Opening Reception Dec. 5, 6:00pm, Collins Library

Memory Lame, Exhibit open October 22–January 25, Collins Library. A multi-faceted installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, “Memory Lame” focuses on retention and loss of memory, and our collective knowledge. As humans we employ many memory aids—from digital apps … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Behind the Archives Door: Exploring Artifacts from the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, September 20, 2018, 3:00–4:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Tomorrow, September 20th, is our first “Behind the Archives Door” event of the year! Join us to explore the Egge Collection on China, which contains materials dating from 1987 through 1990, collected by Claire ’57 and Don Egge ’55, two … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Zine Series, Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:00pm, Archives & Special Collections and the Makerspace

Join Collins Library for an informal series of reading hours and drop-in making sessions on Tuesday evenings 5:00-6:00pm in the Archives & Special Collections and the Makerspace! 9/25      Race & Identity Reading Hour @ A&SC Get to know the … Continue reading

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Letters From Mississippi, Thursday, October 18, 5:00–6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door event: Dennis Flannigan, former Washington state legislator and pioneering Tacoma community leader, will be visiting the Archives & Special Collections to discuss his time at Puget Sound and his experience as a civil rights worker in … Continue reading

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Veritas Editions presents Puget Sound Book Artists the story of our journey, Sunday, November 18, 2:30–4:30pm, Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room

Veritas Editions Introduction Veritas Editions is honored to present the Puget Sound Book Artists the story of our journey in Fine Press Artist Book Editions. Veritas Editions is dedicated to the beauty in truth, and the truth in beauty. Formed … Continue reading

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The Green Amendment: Securing our Rights to a Healthy Environment, by May K. van Rossum, Oct. 29, 6:00-7:00pm, The Rotunda

The Collins Memorial Library and ASUPS are pleased to sponsor Maya K. van Rossum, leading environmental rights advocate.  Maya is the Delaware Riverkeeper and leader for the Delaware Riverkeeper Network.  The role of the Delaware Riverkeeper is to give the … Continue reading

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Bill and Vicky Stewart of Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:00–2:30pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Come and meet Bill and Vicky Stewart of Vamp & Tramp Booksellers! Based in Birmingham, Alabama, the couple specializes in contemporary fine press and artists books. Come to the Archives Seminar Room on the second floor of the library to … Continue reading

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Exploring Artifacts from the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, presented by Anthony Clark, Thursday, September 20, 2018, 3:00–4:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door event:  Interested in Chinese history, social activism, and exploring artifacts from the past? Join us as we investigate our Claire and Don Egge Collection on China with Anthony Clark of Whitworth University. Professor Clark specializes in … Continue reading

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