- Tim Shipe has published an article on the Dada Archive in Romania’s leading art magazine, Revista ARTA. Entitled “Serving Dada Scholarship: The International Dada Archive at the University of Iowa,“ the article appeared in issue # 26/27 (2017).
- The documentary Saving Brinton premieres tonight, Friday, September 29, at Film Scene in Iowa City. Read more.
The Reformation and Books – 500 Years Later
Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Raymond Mentzer, Daniel J. Krumm Family Chair in Reformation Studies in the Department of Religious Studies, and Greg Prickman, Head of Special Collections will present about books and the Reformation during the 500th Anniversary Year. A selection of related books will be on display.
Current 3rd Floor Exhibition – Handy Books. Details here.
Current Main Library Gallery Exhibition – Iowa Women’s Archives 25 Collections for 25 years. Details here.
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Now here is some unique printing ephemera for you! From our John Springer Collection, this liquid peptonoids ad from the early 20th century was definitely out of this world! A very clever early attempt to make buying medicine more fun. [MsC0202] #uiowa #specialcollections #iglibraries #printingephemera #johnspringer #medicaladvertising
Heading to ICON Science Fiction Convention?
Curator of Science Fiction and Popular Culture, Peter Balestrieri, and Outreach and Engagement Librarian Colleen Theisen will be at ICON in Cedar Rapids this weekend speaking on panels and with a table in the dealer’s room. Once again this year the generous fan community has chosen the Rusty Hevelin Collection at the Special Collections at the University of Iowa Library as the recipient of all of the money raised at the charity auction to support the continued digitization and work on Rusty Hevelin’s collections, as part of his continued legacy.
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