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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”

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”

200 Years of George Eliot

Special Collections & Archives Room 625, ZSR Library Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:00-5:00 pm 200 Years of George Eliot Please join us for wine and light hors d’oeuvres and a special exhibit of books from our George Eliot collection, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of her birth. The exhibit will feature first editions of... Continue reading “200 Years of George Eliot”

DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive

The ZSR Library DH@Wake Speaker Series, in conjunction with Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Department of English, is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Tuesday, September 24 at 4:00 pm in ZSR 404. A reception and Walt Whitman pop-up exhibit in the Special Collections Reading... Continue reading “DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive”

October is Archives Month! Reception & Exhibit Opening

Maya Anglou Exhibit Opening and Archives Month Reception: Tuesday, October 1, 4:00-5:30 October is Archives Month! Join us in Special Collections & Archives to kick-off Archives Month, and celebrate the opening of our exhibit “50 Years of Caged Bird: An Exhibit from Dr. Maya Angelou’s Film & Theater Collection.” Light refreshments will be served. Facebook... Continue reading “October is Archives Month! Reception & Exhibit Opening”