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Exhibit: Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-April 3 2020)

Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-April 3 2020) On exhibit in ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625) 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 Facebook Event| University Calendar Continue reading “Exhibit: Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-April 3 2020)”

Lecture: Learmond “Buddy” Hayes: First African American Member of the Local Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4-5 pm, ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives Classroom (ZSR624) Join us for a talk with Learmond “Buddy” Hayes as he describes his genealogical research which led to his recent membership as the first African American member of the local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR). He will... Continue reading “Lecture: Learmond “Buddy” Hayes: First African American Member of the Local Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution”

Early History of Wake Forest College Subject Guide

One of Special Collections and Archives’ current goals is to increase transparency in our collections, including transparency in the history of the university. In the past few years, there has been an increased interest in the early years of Wake Forest, such as the use of enslaved peoples to build the original campus and the... Continue reading “Early History of Wake Forest College Subject Guide”

February is Black History Month and Hop Into History! at Hoots

ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives is celebrating Black History Month with forthcoming blog posts, events, and featured books and collections. To begin highlighting our varied and deep collections, we will be joining other archives and archivists at Hoots Beer Company on February 11th from 5-6:30 for “Hop Into History.” along with Winston-Salem State University,... Continue reading “February is Black History Month and Hop Into History! at Hoots”

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

Comacina: Improvisations and Variations, an exhibit by Paul Bright Exhibit April 6, 2020 – July, 2020 ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives (Room 625) Curated by Paul Bright (Bright is director of WFU’s Hanes and stArt galleries) Exhibit Reception and Talk by Paul Bright on April 8, 2020, 4-5:30  in ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives... 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

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 and evolution of the program since the 1980s. Speakers will include Professors Mary DeShazer, Anne Boyle,... Continue reading “Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies History Panel”

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”