Events & Exhibits

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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

Moroccan Mosque Exhibit

The current exhibit in the lobby cases of ZSR is an exhibit on Moroccan Mosques by James Llewellyn. Llewellyn is a Wake Forest Sophomore who traveled to Morocco and studied there. He wants students and other observers to learn about Islam from this architectural form. Llewellyn states that the Quran does not say anything specific... more

Senior Showcase to Return in April

On April 19, ZSR will host the seventh annual Senior Showcase to celebrate outstanding research and artistic theses or projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates. Since 2010, the Showcase has featured the research of over 20 former students, representing numerous academic fields, from philosophy to theatre to anthropology to chemistry. As an additional recognition of... more

Reynolda: An American Story – Library Lecture Series Special Opportunity

ZSR and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer for the first time a six-part lecture course that will examine the Reynolda estate through the lens of 20th-century American history. The course covers topics such as tobacco, the American Country Place Era, women’s history and the story of the new South. Participants will... more

Spring 2016 Library Lecture Series

ZSR proudly announces the Spring 2016 Lecture Series. Lectures this semester include: The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./Building the Dream Lecture by Nehemiah Rolle; “The History of WFDD” by Molly Davis and Sara Chisesi; “The Pope, Peru and Paris” by Associate Professor of the Practice Justin Catanoso; “Feeling My Neighbor’s Faith” by Associate Professor... more

Love Your Library and Welcome Dean Pyatt

This Friday, students, staff, faculty, and friends of Wake Forest will join in the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library for our first-ever Love Your Library event, where we will also welcome Tim Pyatt as Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. We invite you to join us as we congratulate Tim and also recognize the... more

2015 Banned Books Week Exhibit

This year, Banned Books Week is from September 27 – October 3. The purpose of this event, begun in 1982 by the American Library Association, is to highlight what books are challenged or banned in schools and libraries each year. The event also serves to celebrate the freedom to read and freedom from censorship. This... more