During October 2016

Jump write in! November is Wake Forest Writing Month

During the month of November, ZSR Library is teaming up with the Writing Center, Library Partners Press, WFU Office of Personal and Career Development and Wake Forest University Press to bring you WaFoWriMo (Wake Forest Writing Month). In the spirit of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), WaFoWriMo is a series of fun and engaging workshops aimed to... more

Coming Home to Mother, So Dear: Wake Forest Homecoming & Reunions

It’s almost time for Homecoming again here at Wake Forest University, and with all the festivities including the big game being just around the corner, ZSR Library’s Digital Scholarship Unit and Special Collections and Archives are proud to present our online exhibition, Coming Home to Mother, So Dear, a look at Homecoming celebrations from their... more

Tales of Terror! Gothic fiction on exhibit in Special Collections

Just in time for Halloween, Special Collections has gone Goth! A new exhibit, Deep Into That Darkness Peering: Gothic Literature from the ZSR Rare Books Collection, opened this week in the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (ZSR room 625). Many items from ZSR’s collection of 18th and 19th century gothic literature are on view,... more

ZSR en la Noche

In the Spring of 2016, the InterCultural Center reached out to ZSR to serve as a backup venue for an event they were planning! While the weather held and that event was outdoors, it served as the impetus for ZSR and OLAS to team up and host the concluding event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at WFU!... more

Juanita Casey – Author, Artist, and Horse Breeder

Undated photo of Juanita Casey from the Dolmen Press Collection Juanita Casey was born under the name Joy Barlow in 1925 to what she referred to as “Traveling People.” Her father, Jobey Smith, was from the English Romany group and her mother, Annie Maloney, was from the Irish Travelers. Juanita’s mother died when she was... more