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  1. The Golf Book: Playing and Praying in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Professor Milliman analyzes the Golf Book , a sixteenth-century book of hours which depicts games and pastimes. Milliman talks about the early history of some of these activities—hunting, jousting, and of course golf, to name a few—and examines why illust ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. The Thrice Great Hermes

    The First English Translation of Writings Attributed to an Egyptian God (1657) Professor Willard explores writings attributed to “the Egyptian Hermes” that were brought to Europe during the Italian Renaissance and were gradually translated into all the ma ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  3. The Manessische Liederhandschrift

    The Glory of Thirteenth-Century Book Illustrations in Southern Germany The year 1200 saw the apogee of medieval German courtly poetry, representing an astounding level of poetic maturity, sophistication, and rhetorical skills. But soon thereafter conditio ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  4. Josias Joesler

    Tucson Architect This exhibit celebrates the eclectic vision and historical contributions of one of Tucson’s most celebrated architects and marks the ongoing efforts of the library to provide electronic access to thousands of Joesler’s architectural drawi ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  5. 2013 Student Research Symposium

    A Visual History of the University of Arizona Does a picture tell a thousand words? If so, the historical images identified by students in the research-intensive course History 498, "A Visual History of the University of Arizona," offer countles ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-19 10:49

  6. Mars Madness

    Sci-Fi, Popular Culture and Ray Bradbury's Literary Journey to Outer Space Culled from Special Collections' literary archives, items on display include original works written by Bradbury, works of others who influenced him, pulp sci-fi magazines ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-24 11:22

  7. Memories and Reflections with Senator DeConcini

    Senator DeConcini shares his memories and reflections for the opening of “Presidential Letters: A Selection from the Dennis DeConcini Papers,” a special exhibit on display through May 2, 2014. In celebration of Presidents Day, this special exhibit highlig ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-10 13:43

  8. An Introduction to Emilio Gil and his Work

    Opening Reception Emilio Gil, Artistic Director of Tau Diseño one of one of Spain’s pioneering and most distinguished graphic  design firms will be in on campus to present the American opening of his collection of collages, “Mapas que no lo son/Imaginary ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 14:56

  9. 40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself

    An Evening With Big Jim Griffith In this opening lecture Dr. Jim Griffith, retired UA professor, former director of the Southwest Center & founder and former director of Tucson Meet Yourself, discusses the early days of Tucson Meet Yourself.   A panel ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 15:09

  10. Una Noche de Corridos

    Ballads of Passion, Pride and Politics In partnership with the Chicano Hispano Student Center and as part of the UA's Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, this event will feature various musical performances from campus and the local community.  More ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-11 15:13

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