Focus on Politics
Some library resources and events to share
in anticipation of Election Day:
Dead Feminists: Jessica Spring and Chandler O’Leary will be presenting at Collins Library on Election Day, November 8th from 4:00 – 5:00 in room 020. They will be discussing their new book, Dead Feminists, and sharing insights into their inspiring series of broadsides that showcase women who have impacted our society. Cake and punch will be served. Co-sponsored by The Yellow House.
Election Coverage: a pop-up exhibit from the Archives & Special Collections: Visit the first floor of the Library at the times listed below. Stop by to see material on: the Tacoma City Council Recall Election of 1970, electioneering betting, the personal collections of Washington Senator Bone and Representative Coffee, campus opinions from The Trail, artists’ books about presidential candidates, and more.
Tuesday, Nov. 1 1-2 pm
Thursday, Nov. 3 4-5 pm
Monday, Nov. 7 2:30-3:30 pm
Tuesday, Nov. 8 1-2 pm
Resources to review: Andrea Kueter shares some great sites to help sift through all the media bias:
- The American Presidency Project
- RealClear Politics
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context
- Points of View Reference Center
- Polling the Nations
Need Information? Don’t forget the Collins Memorial Library – Library Guides
Questions? Contact your liaison librarian
Comments: Contact Jane Carlin, library director
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