Last week was the 100th anniversary of Dada. The University of Iowa Libraries is home to the International Dada Archive. Read more.
Timothy Shipe, Curator of the International Dada Archive was featured in this article from Diário do Nordeste in Brazil. Read more.
From the Web and Social Media
Color Our Collections: Last week institutions from around the country contributed public domain images from their collections. Here are our contributions. Read more.
ICYMI Event Recaps:
Gallery Grand Opening and “Explorer’s Legacy” Exhibition:
After many months of renovations, the gallery in the University of Iowa Main Library had its grand opening and its first exhibition is now open.
See some images below from the grand opening event and stop by to view “Explorer’s Legacy.”
Visit the gallery website to learn more: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/gallery/
On Tuesday, Olson Graduate Assistants Kelly Grogg and John Fifield held a pop up event in the Learning Commons called “Historical Crushes” featuring documents from their favorite people they have learned about in the collections, and giving students the chance to make buttons.
February Meeting Recap:
History PhD student Heather Wacha presented about her research linking a single leaf of a medieval manuscript in Special Collections to the notorious early 20th century book breaker Otto Ege.
March 9th meeting:
Douglas S. Russell, Senior Judge of the Iowa District Court will speak about books by and about famous bibliophiles, their book collections and the books they have written about collecting.
Interested in Iowa Bibliophiles? Join our email list & get a reminder each month: http://eepurl.com/beW3-T
Instruction Update from Amy Chen
Last week: Nine class sessions as well as a group of students working on National History Day projects.
This week: Ten classes sessions in Special Collections, including four sections of Themes in Global Art and a visiting class from Cornell College, led by Visiting Assistant Professor of German, Tyler Carrington.
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