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  1. 40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself

    Folklife and Culture In this closing lecture Dr. Maribel Alvarez, research professor for the UA Southwest Center and Tucson Meet Yourself program director, shares stories of Tucson's folklife and culture. Date and time: Nov 19, 2013 6:00pm to 8:30pm ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-11-19 14:07

  2. End-Of-Semester GA Presentations

    Graduate assistants George Apodaca, Stephen Curley, and Amy Erives present their contributions to Special Collections over the course of the Fall 2013 semester.  You can also follow them on Archivist Apprenticeship , a weekly blog about their experience i ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-12-02 09:16

  3. El Dia de los Muertos

    A Library Celebration Date and time: Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm to 7:30pm Location: Special Collections Related coverage: El Dia de Los Muertos at Special Collections Cost: Free Contact person: Joseph (Bob) Diaz Associate Librarian 520-621-7010 diazj@u.library.a ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-12-11 09:36

  4. Paperworks at the Tucson Festival of Books

    Explore book art with PaperWorks, the Sonoran collective for paper and book artists at the Tucson Festival of Books ! Visitors enjoy an open viewing of artists' books during the festival.  For more information, please visit ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-04 13:59

  5. Pulp Fiction: Ray Bradbury's Early Forays into Mass Market Media

    "Mars Madness" Opening Reception Special Collections newest exhibit, “Mars Madness: Sci-Fi, Popular Culture and Ray Bradbury’s Literary Journey to Outer Space,” opens with a talk by Wolf Forrest, local sci-fi aficionado and contributor to Orbiti ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-04 13:38

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  9. 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

  10. 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