During January 2020

Here @ ZSR

Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors

Tuesday, March 3, 4:00-5:30, Room 624, ZSR Library Join us for Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors Dr. Rachel Corbman: A History of Women’s History: Women’s Liberation, Lesbian Feminism, and the Berkshire Conference in the 1970s https://wgss.wfu.edu/dr-rachel-corbman/ Dr. Jayati Lal: Re/presenting ‘Women’s Work’: Towards a Decolonial Feminist Perspective... Continue reading “Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors”

Comacina: Improvisations and Variations, An Exhibit by Paul Bright with Opening Reception and Talk

*Please note- this exhibit opening and reception have been cancelled and postponed due to COVID-19. We will update information as available. Comacina: Improvisations and Variations, an exhibit by Paul Bright Exhibit July 1-December 18, 2020 ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives (Room 625) Curated by Paul Bright (Bright is director of WFU’s Hanes and stArt galleries)... Continue reading “Comacina: Improvisations and Variations, An Exhibit by Paul Bright with Opening Reception and Talk”

Kingswood School Career Day

On Friday, November 15, Special Collections & Archives hosted a Career day for the K-5 students at the Kingswood School at Crossnore here in Winston-Salem. Tanya and I (Rebecca) have been meeting with Bianca Brown, the Instructional Facilitator at Kingswood School, over the past year to plan programming for the Kingswood School. For those who... Continue reading “Kingswood School Career Day”

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies History Panel

*Please note- this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We will update information as available. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 ZSR Library Auditorium, Room 404, 4:00-6:00pm In honor of Women’s History Month there will be a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies History Panel featuring founding faculty of the Women’s Studies department to discuss the creation... Continue reading “Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies History Panel”

A.R. Ammons Watercolors Showcased at Poetry Foundation

Chicago is the locale where one of WFU’s most distinguished alumni, A. R. Ammons, is currently being honored with an exhibit that includes 20 of his watercolor paintings dating from the late ‘70s. The exhibition opening occurred at the headquarters of the Poetry Foundation on January 9, and will continue on display until April 30.... Continue reading “A.R. Ammons Watercolors Showcased at Poetry Foundation”

Exhibit and Opening Reception for Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th Century England

An exhibit of materials from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Rare Books Collection, designed by students from Dr. Jessica Richard’s Fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction class Opening reception: Friday, January 24 4:00-5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Exhibit Facebook Event|Reception Facebook Event | University Calendar Exhibit | University Calendar Reception Continue reading “Exhibit and Opening Reception for Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th Century England”

Hop Into History! Spring 2020

HOP INTO HISTORY! February 11, March 10, April 14 Join us from 5-6:30pm at Hoots Beer Company for Hop into History! Chat with archivists from WFU, WSSU, FCPL, and Reynolda to learn more about what types of materials we have in our archives. HISTORY IS FOR EVERYONE!! The exhibit will be kid friendly, and we... Continue reading “Hop Into History! Spring 2020”

Remembering Archie’s Poetry

The Ed and Emily Wilson Archie Ammons event will be held in Special Collections & Archives (Room 625, Z. Smith Reynolds Library) on January 26, 3:00-4:30. An afternoon of poetry and remembrances of the poet A.R. Ammons, whom everyone learned to call Archie, presented by Ed and Emily Wilson. Archie and his family spent the 1973-1974 school year at Wake Forest University,... Continue reading “Remembering Archie’s Poetry”

Wake Forest Revisits WWII

On D-Day (June 6, 1944), more than 160,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on the Nazi occupied coast in northern France, and by day’s end, nearly 10,000 Allied troops were either killed, wounded or missing. The 75th anniversary of D-Day was marked on June 6, 2019 and knowing the impact both D-Day and the ... Continue reading “Wake Forest Revisits WWII”