Talking “Pandemic Perseverance: Art, Memory, and Mindfulness” — Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:02 am — I was recently asked by members of the Charlotte-area Metrolina Library Association to participate in a panel titled “Pandemic Perseverance: Art, Memory, and Mindfulness.” I talked about starting and continuing work on Special Collections and Archives’ Deacon Experiences during COVID-19 collection, which we started collecting online last April. The two other panelists were Leslie Strauss, […]
Irish Authors and Irish Printers at Wake Forest — Thursday, Apr 8, 2021 1:21 pm — View recording here Title: Irish Authors and Irish Printers at Wake Forest Presenters: Megan Mulder, Special Collections Librarian; and Dr. Jefferson Holdridge, Professor of English Literature and Director of the Wake Forest University Press Did you know that Wake Forest is a center for Irish studies in the United States? ZSR Library holds the archives […]
Graduate Student Thesis Research Retreat-Spring ’21 — Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 3:35 pm — In the Fall of 2018, the ZSR Library began partnering with the Graduate School and Graduate Programs in Biomedical Science to offer graduate students a “Thesis Boot Camp” and in the Spring of each year since then, we’ve also offered a “Shut Up and Write” session over Spring Break! We held our 2020 “Shut Up […]
Glimpses of Gertrude: Piecing Together the Life of a Vaudeville Performer — Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 10:56 am — Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 4pm via Zoom Recording of the event can be found here. Sunny Stalter-Pace will discuss her recent biography of vaudevillian Gertrude Hoffmann, whose scrapbooks and diaries are held by Special Collections & Archives at the ZSR Library. Gertrude Hoffmann made her name in the early twentieth century as an imitator, copying highbrow […]
From Tigers to Speedos: Athletic Artifacts from Special Collections & Archives (ZSR Library) and the Wake Forest Historical Museum — Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 6:28 pm — Recording of the event can be found her. Join us for an exploration of artifacts and 3-dimensional objects in the holdings of both ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Historical Museum. We will be sharing a wide variety of athletics uniforms, equipment, photographs, and memorabilia from the old and new campus, […]
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