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  1. Becoming Arizona

    The Valentine State New exhibit and lecture series celebrate 100 years of Arizona statehood  “Becoming Arizona” features a selection of maps, books, photographs, letters, scrapbooks and unique items selected from Special Collections’ extensive Southwest a ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. 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 mu ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  3. The Sleeping Giant vs. the Politics of Fear

    Arizona's Hispanic Society in the Twenty-First Century In this lecture Sheridan discusses that between 2000 and 2010, the Hispanic proportion of Arizona’s population expanded from 25 to 32 percent. This expansion makes Hispanics the fastest-growing s ...

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  4. 2011 Student Research Symposium

    The University of Arizona During 100 Years of Statehood What do UFOs, the "Pride of Arizona" marching band, and Edward Abbey have in common? All are part of University of Arizona (UA) history during the first 100 years of Arizona statehood. As A ...

    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 worl ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  6. Curtain Call

    An Exhibition of the UA VaudeVille Collections Special Collections hosts the world’s largest collection of vaudeville treasures. The exhibit, documenting one of the nation’s most influential entertainment genres, showcases a variety of items from several ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  7. Rhabanus Maurus' De sancta cruce

    The Brilliance of Early Medieval Monastic Culture The University Libraries Special Collections hosts the Early Book Lectures Series VII, an annual exploration by UA scholars of the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the UA Libraries. This lecture is ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

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

    From Cabeza de Baca to the Present In this lecture, Professor Tatum explores the history of Latina/o literary tradition by connecting past and present. In 2011, U.S.-Latinas/os number over 50 million of this country’s population. In the Southwest, Latinas ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  9. Curator Tour: "Becoming Arizona: The Valentine State"

    A guided tour with curator Roger Myers of Special Collections' year-long exhibition, Becoming Arizona: The Valentine State , that celebrates 100 years of Arizona statehood. Date and time: Nov 4, 2011 1:30pm to 2:30pm Location: Special Collections Cos ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  10. Reflections on Stewart Lee Udall

    A Panel Discussion about Udall as a Lawyer, Author and Supporter of the Arts Among notable Arizona politicians, Stewart Lee Udall enjoys a unique and enduring legacy. This special panel presentation explores Udall through three lenses: as a lawyer, author ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32