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  1. Fifteenth Annual Milton Marathon

    In collaboration with the Department of English, this all-day event is an open mic reading of the great epic Paradise Lost, Milton's poem about the creation of the world and the fall of Adam and Eve. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-03-14 15:54

  2. Home Movie Day

    An international program observed by more than 50 cities and 13 countries worldwide, the tenth annual Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and film-making, home movies, and film preservation. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-08 22:30

  3. AZ 100: A Community Discussion

    Arizona 100 © Arizona Board of Regents for The University of Arizona Courtesy of University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections Type of material:  Artwork Reading Arizona Lecture Series Closes with a Community Discussion on the “Arizona 100” Book ...

    Anonymous - 2014-09-18 14:49

  4. In Search of First Contact

    Professor Annette Kolodny, Professor Emerita of American Literature and Culture and former Dean of the UA College of Humanities, shares the compelling results of twelve years of research about the medieval Vikings in North America. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-07 12:20

  5. Tucson's Architectural Heritage

    Jeffery Brooks, UA architectural scholar and director of the Drachman Institute, presents a history of Tucson's architecture and its role in shaping our current identity as a city. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-08 22:33

  6. AZ 100: Reflections on Essential Books of the Grand Canyon State

    Bruce Dinges, Director of publications at the Arizona Historical Society and Editor-in-chief of The Journal of Arizona History, discusses the extensive, and sometimes surprising, process of selecting a collection of emblematic works that, if read ...

    Anonymous - 2014-12-01 13:19

  7. Symposium to Highlight Study of Unique Films Preserved at University of Arizona Special Collections

    Under the direction of Professor Jennifer Jenkins, 14 students enrolled in “History and Theory of Film” were the first to be allowed scholarly access to the Ken Wolfgang Archival Film Collection. The results of their intensive study are shared during this ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-07 13:30

  8. The Most Beautifully Illuminated Bible from the Middle Ages

    Professor Albrecht Classen explores the Biblia moralisee by the Limbourg Brothers. This manuscript was one of the most glorious gems of medieval book production for royal patrons and also one of the most stellar art works ever produced in the Middle Ages. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-10-18 11:10

  9. The Elizabethan House and the Italian Renaissance

    Professor Frederick Kiefer from the UA department of English explores the architecture of Hardwick Hall, one of the most significant Elizabethan country houses in England. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-10-18 11:13

  10. Fire in the Sky

    Alexander Hidalgo, Ph.D candidate, contextualizes the historical setting that led to the publication of Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora's Libra astronomica y philosophica and explores the book’s rich contents. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-04-18 10:17