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  1. Legacies of the Past

    Author and historian Jan Cleere delivers the third and final lecture in the AZ Centennial Lecture Series being held in conjunction with Special Collections' yearlong exhibition "Becoming Arizona: The Valentine State." ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-30 15:33

  2. Becoming Arizona

    “Becoming Arizona” features a selection of unique items selected from Special Collections’ extensive Southwest and Borderlands holdings and documents the experiences and stories that defined the region during the colonial period, territorial times and the ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  3. Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial

    A new exhibition at Special Collections showcases 100 essential books that define the cultural, historical, environmental, and political landscape of the Grand Canyon State. “Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial” is a diverse bibliography of ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  4. The Sleeping Giant vs. the Politics of Fear

    Professor Thomas E. Sheridan, from the UA School of Anthropology, delivers the second of three talks in the AZ Centennial Lecture Series being held in conjunction with Special Collections' yearlong exhibition “Becoming Arizona: The Valentine State.” ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  5. 14th Annual Milton Marathon

    The Department of English, in collaboration with Special Collections at the University Libraries, is hosting the 14th annual Milton Marathon. The all-day open mic reading of the great epic Paradise Lost, Milton's poem about the creation of the world ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  6. Curtain Call

    The University of Arizona Vaudeville Collections take center stage as the University Libraries host Curtain Call, an exhibition of the world’s largest collection of vaudeville treasures from Special Collections. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  7. Rhabanus Maurus' De sancta cruce

    The first lecture of the Early Books Lecture VII, titled Rhabanus Maurus' De sancta cruce: The Brilliance of Early Medieval Monastic Culture, is based on the work of Rabanus Maurus Magnentius (c. 780- 4 February 856), a Frankish Benedictine monk, the ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  8. Richard Verstegan, A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence (1605)

    Thomas S. Willard, Professor from the Department of English, covers the medieval exploration of influences on the English language and culture by author and Anglo-Dutch antiquary Richard Verstegan. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  9. The Elusive History of English Book Production Before Printing

    Roger Dahood, Professor from the Department of English, explores what is considered the first anthology of English literature. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  10. The Latina/o Literary Presence in U.S. Literature

    In this lecture, Professor Tatum explores the history of U.S. Latina/o literary tradition by connecting past and present. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-12-01 13:23