Events & Exhibits

Upcoming Events

Events at ZSR this fall include the Library Lecture Series, Undergraduate Research Day and A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives. Library Lecture Series Welcomes Kirt Gonzales Kirt Gonzales, Your Life Has Value. Thursday, October 5, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives Special... more

National Poetry Month

The following post was written by our friends at the Wake Forest University Press, the premiere publisher of Irish Poetry in North America. We thank Fahad Rahmat and Rachel Stewart for their collaboration and engaging blog post! National Poetry Month is the largest celebration of literature on the globe. The month of April is meant... more

8th Annual Senior Showcase on April 18

The 8th Annual Senior Showcase will be held at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 3 p.m. Honoring the exemplary research endeavors of undergraduate students in their final year at Wake Forest, faculty advisers nominated students for the Showcase in mid-March, and winners were selected by a panel of library... more

Eighth Annual Senior Showcase Coming in April

Save the date for the Eighth annual Senior Showcase, a celebration of exemplary undergraduate senior honors research and artistic projects, on Tuesday, April 18 in the ZSR Auditorium. Since 2010, over 25 former students have highlighted the breadth of undergraduate research and creative pursuits, from mapping the streets of Paris to scaling the mountains of... more

Library Lecture Series, Spring 2017

Martin Luther King Panel Discussion: Matthew Williams, Director of Communication in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will facilitate a discussion with the 2016 WFU-WSSU Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners, T. Nathaniel French and Chizoba Ukairo. Thursday, January 26, 4 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). Michele Gillespie, Katharine and... more

A Local Response to 9/11

Renegade Ninja Cowgirls: Kelly Petersen and Millicent Greason Hand-painted signs in the exhibit After the 9/11 attacks, Kelly Petersen and Millicent Greason hand-painted thoughtful signs to positively influence the mood of our city. For months, following the attacks, these signs magically appeared every few weeks around Winston-Salem. I was one of those people positively affected... more

Library Lecture Series Fall 2016

Susan Southard, Book Talk and Signing: Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War. Friday, September 9, 3:30 p.m., ZSR Special Collections (Room 625, Reynolds Wing) Allan Louden, Political Ads in the Age of the Internet and Trump. Tuesday, September 13, 3 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) David Coates, America in the Shadow of Empires.... more

Showcasing Seniors’ Research

2016 Senior Showcase Honorees Emily Goodman, Romance Languages; Andrew Hayes, Theatre & Dance; Adam Hammer, Politics & International Affairs; and Kathleen DiNapoli, Biology From an examination of the missing pieces in Georges Perec’s novels to the elements that influenced the 2008 financial crisis, and from the rafters of lighting design to the roots of tomato... more

7th Annual Senior Showcase April 19

Join us in celebrating exemplary undergraduate research at the 7th Annual Senior Showcase, hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. This year’s honorees are: Emily Goodman, Romance Languages Andrew Hayes, Theatre & Dance Adam Hammer, Politics & International Affairs Kathleen DiNapoli, Biology Each student will present their research during the Showcase, and will address questions... more

Celebrating 10 Years of Wake the Library!

This semester marks the 10th anniversary of Wake the Library! Thousands of cups of coffee, pizza slices, and sleepless nights have ingrained this event into the library’s consciousness– and it all began in the spring semester of 2006. Prior to this time, ZSR was open from 7 am to midnight, forcing students to find other study... more