Events & Exhibits

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LIB290 and Experiential Learning

Last Fall Provost Gillespie and I co-taught LIB290: Archives and Primary Sources. We introduced our students to primary source research by exploring the rich archival resources surrounding the history of Wake Forest University and the Reynolds Family using the ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives, the Reynolda House Archives, and a vast array of online... Continue reading “LIB290 and Experiential Learning”

What’s Happening in ZSR? Spring 2024

We are so excited to share what’s happening in ZSR for Spring 2024. Be sure to follow our blog, check our calendar, and keep up with our events for everything that’s happening in ZSR. Events for Students ZSR Cozy Fest Friday, January 26, 7-9PM Join the ZSR Library, WakerSpace, and the World Tea Association on... Continue reading “What’s Happening in ZSR? Spring 2024”

The Return of Cozy Fest, Spring 2024

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ZSR Board of Visitors’ Virtual Summer Book Club

This summer book club is hosted by Molly Keener, ZSR’s Director of Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication, and Shannon Bothwell, Chair of the ZSR Board of Visitors. Join us via Zoom for lively discussions of two books on art, one fiction, and one non-fiction. Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li Thursday, June 22,... Continue reading “ZSR Board of Visitors’ Virtual Summer Book Club”

Abandoned Chronicle (6th Floor, Reynolds Wing) by Guest Curator, Katie Wolf

  Please join ZSR as we host an exhibit reception: Friday, March 10, 4:00-6:00 pm Exhibit: Abandoned Chronicle (Curator: Katie Wolf) Art Books Room, 6th Floor-Reynolds Wing, ZSR   Guest Blog Post By Curator Katie Wolf “My work is delicate; it may look strong, but it is delicate.True strength is delicate. My whole life is... Continue reading “Abandoned Chronicle (6th Floor, Reynolds Wing) by Guest Curator, Katie Wolf”

Lewis Carroll: Formed by Faith: A Conversation with Author Charlie Lovett (hosted by Mark Goodacre, Frances Hill Fox Professor of Religious Studies, Duke University)

Bookmarks will have books for sale during the event and the audience is also welcome to purchase Lewis Carroll: Formed by Faith online prior to the event. University of Virginia Press (release date: September 20, 2022): For Lewis Carroll, a deacon in the Church of England, faith in Christ and belief in a loving God... Continue reading “Lewis Carroll: Formed by Faith: A Conversation with Author Charlie Lovett (hosted by Mark Goodacre, Frances Hill Fox Professor of Religious Studies, Duke University)”

Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch

As a winner of a ZSR sponsored ticket to the 17th Annual Bookmarks Festival of Authors Southern Lit Lunch (thanks Tim & Mary Beth!), I had the opportunity to attend my first Bookmarks author book conversation and signing event on Friday, September 23. The first annual Southern Lit Lunch featured North Carolina’s own Sarah Addison... Continue reading “Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch”

Intersections: Roads of Honor

Intersections: Roads of Honor “Intersections: Roads of Honor,” a popup exhibit featuring historical images and biographies of the honorees as well as a map, will be on display on campus in Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s Special Collections and Archives, Room 625 (September 2), Shorty’s exhibit case in Benson University Center (September 13) , and during... Continue reading “Intersections: Roads of Honor”

ZSR Board of Visitors Summer Book Club — Nonfiction Selection

Please join us on August 4th at 4:00 PM ET to discuss Phoebe Zerwick’s Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt. This highly readable book tells the powerful story of Darryl Hunt’s wrongful incarceration, the struggles to prove his innocence, and the challenges he faced after being released and proved innocent. Zerwick shares Hunt’s... Continue reading “ZSR Board of Visitors Summer Book Club — Nonfiction Selection”

Homecoming: Special Collections & Archives

Homecoming is always a special event on the Wake Forest campus, but it was especially poignant this year. Special Collections was involved in a variety of events, and we appreciated seeing all the happy faces of our alums! On Friday afternoon, we hosted a reunion of the 1968 Football Team with over 75 team and... Continue reading “Homecoming: Special Collections & Archives”