Dates: December 5, 2012-March 3, 2013
Location: Rare Book Room cases (directly outside the Biddle Rare Book Room, Perkins Library)
Online Exhibit: http://exhibits.library.duke.edu/exhibits/show/desegregation
Contact Information: Valerie Gillispie, valerie.gillispie(at)duke.edu
Fifty years ago, Duke University first admitted African-American students into its undergraduate classes. Drawing upon the collections of the Continue Reading →
Date: Sept. 20, 2012
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Place: Rare Book Room, Perkins Library
Contact: Patrick Stawski, patrick.stawski(at)duke.edu
Three new library exhibitions at Duke explore the human experience of farmworkers and the history of a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving their lives.
For twenty years, Student Action with [...]Continue Reading →
The Archive of Documentary Arts monthly blog post highlights work in our holdings that has been digitized. This month, we remember the work of photographer Hugh Mangum (1877-1922), currently on exhibit at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke. Graduate student Sarah Stacke curated the exhibit Continue Reading →
African Americans have had a long and rather complex history in the American motion picture industry. The exhibit “From Blackface to Blaxploitation: Representations [...]Continue Reading →
If you’ve wandered through the libraries lately, you’ve probably noticed the beautiful mobiles advertising Lilly Library’s Mobile Madness contest. As part of an initiative to bring art into our libraries, and in partnership with the Nasher Gallery’s new exhibit, Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: [...]Continue Reading →
This month the Archive of Documentary Arts highlights the work of Frank Espada. The images were selected from Nation on the Move – the Puerto Rican Diaspora: Photographs by Frank Espada, 1963-1990, an exhibit currently on view in the Rubenstein Library. The exhibit presents images from Espada’s photographic survey of the Puerto Rican [...]Continue Reading →
Date: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Thomas Room, Lilly Library, East Campus
Contact Information: Mary Samouelian, 919-660-5912 or mary.samouelian(at)duke.edu
Please join us to learn more about the Lilly Library exhibit featuring suzani needlework dowry pieces, a custom interwoven within the social fabric of the women of central Asia. [...]Continue Reading →
Date: 31 January-1 April 2012
Location and Time: Rare Book Room cases during library hours
Contact Information: Will Hansen, 919-660-5958 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This month marks the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, one of the most popular and influential authors of all time. The Rubenstein Library commemorates the occasion [...]Continue Reading →
Date: Monday, January 23
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Perkins Gallery and Rare Book Room
Contact Information: Meg Brown, 919-681-2071 or meg.brown(at)duke.edu
If you haven’t stopped by to explore the Rubenstein’s latest exhibit, now is your chance for a guided tour! Join curators Jessica Janecki, Meghan Lyon, and Kim Sims for an exhibit [...]Continue Reading →
Before we dive into another exhilarating semester, it’s high time we caught up on some recent articles about the Rubenstein Library and its collections.
In the Lens blog at the New York Times, David Gonzalez explores William Gedney’s photographs of the Myrtle Avenue El in New York.
University Archivist Valerie Gillispie was [...]Continue Reading →
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