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During April 2013

The Henlee Hulix Barnette Papers Finding Aid is Complete!

Special Collections and Archives is overjoyed to announce the completion of the Henlee Hulix Barnette Papers finding aid!!! This finding aid has been a long time coming and we are thrilled to have it finished. Housed in 91 boxes and covering sixteen different series of categories, the Henlee Barnette papers cover many topics of great... more

Finding Charles Dickens

I first found Charles Dickens while at the Worrell House in 1979. I have read many of his works over the years and have enjoyed them immensely. When I started working in Special Collections & Archives, I was very excited to find out that we have some of Dickens’ works in the original parts. One... more

Highlights from the 4th Annual Senior Showcase

At our most fundamental level, how are humans defined? What stories are being told within the musical compositions of great composers? How are unions and businesses reacting to legislation addressing collective bargaining? How do fish locomote on land to capture prey? Representing a rich array of research across disciplines, four Wake Forest students addressed these... more

ZSR @ Food for Thought

This year, the annual “Earth Day Fair” on Wake Forest’s campus became a themed event to highlight food injustice, and was entitled “Food for Thought”, sponsored by the Sustainability Office at WFU. The fair that was held on Manchester Plaza from noon to 6pm on Saturday, April 20th, was well attended and had local vendors... more

Boccaccio and 14th Century Florence Exhibit

For several months, I’ve been working with Wake Forest Professor Roberta Morosini, a Medievalist, on an exhibit about Boccaccio and the “Trecento” (14th century). The exhibit focuses on stories from Giovanni Boccaccio‘s most well known work, The Decameron. The Decameron, which was written in 1350, means ’10 days’ in Greek, and consists of a set... more

Smiling Through the Apocalypse, edited by Harold Hayes (1969)

Tom Hayes’s documentary film on the life of his father, Harold Hayes, is titled Smiling Through the Apocalypse: Esquire in the Sixties. The film, which is currently showing at the River Run Film Festival, takes its name from a 1969 anthology of Esquire magazine pieces. Both works provide a view of the decade as chronicled by... more

Food Justice Summit Exhibits

On April 20, 2013, from 9 am – 3 pm, the Hunger Advisory Board, along with other groups, is holding a conference on the issue of food justice in Winston Salem, and the greater North Carolina area. The summit is sponsored by Campus Kitchen, the Office of Sustainability and the Chaplain’s Office. The Food Justice... more

Behind the Scenes with Documentary Filmmaker Tom Hayes

Editing Harold Hayes: The Making of a Documentary Filmmaker A Discussion with Tom Hayes Friday, April 19, 2013, 4:00PM / Special Collections Reading Room / Z. Smith Reynolds Library Please join us in the Special Collections Reading Room on April 19 as Tom Hayes (WFU ’79) takes us behind the scenes of his documentary Smiling... more

TechXploration2013

On Thursday, Hu, Kevin, Craig, and Rebecca ventured to Benson to represent ZSR in the campus-wide TechXploration, an event that “showcases faculty use of technology andbrings together faculty and staff who want to share their experiences with current technology efforts.” Hu was the acting ambassador for ZSRx and fielded countless questions and received quite a... more

4th Annual Senior Showcase

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is pleased to announce selections for the fourth annual Senior Showcase program recognizing exemplary senior research theses and projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates in their final year. Four students have been selected to present their research on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 3pm in the ZSR Library Auditorium, Room... more