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  1. What Did Playwrights Do When the Shakespearean Theaters Closed?

    Special Collections hosts the Early Books Lecture Series XIII, an annual lecture series where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the University Libraries. In this 13th year of the lecture series, professors ...

    sflores - 2016-04-22 11:24

  2. The Witches in Macbeth

    Special Collections hosts the Early Books Lecture Series XIII, an annual lecture series where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the University Libraries. In this 13th year of the lecture series, professors ...

    sflores - 2016-05-03 16:51

  3. How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets

    Special Collections joins with The University of Arizona Press and the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory in hosting an all-star panel featuring groundbreaking scientists Peter Smith, Ewen Whitaker, and William Hartmann. The panel will be moderated by NPR ...

    sflores - 2016-05-03 16:57

  4. The USS Arizona

    A Living Memorial Dr. James P. Delgado, an underwater archeologist who participated in the early archaeology dives on USS Arizona and USS Utah in the 1980s, will share his unique perspective as part of programming to commemorate the 75th anniversary of ...

    sflores - 2016-08-16 09:32

  5. Affirmations and Surprises

    Following the transformational trail of Tucson’s youth mariachi and folklórico dance movement Local documentary producer, writer and music critic, Daniel Buckley, will share the story of the Tucson youth mariachi movement. He is currently in production on ...

    sflores - 2016-09-01 09:20

  6. Una Noche de Corridos

    Special Collections hosts its third annual evening of song, featuring Juan Aguilar and other local musicians performing Mexican corridos in Spanish. Similar to English ballads, corridos tell the story of an event, a person or a place, and often include ...

    sflores - 2016-09-14 14:01

  7. 50 Years

    In the second program of the Civil Rights Lecture Series, Professor Robert A. Williams, Jr. leads a discussion about Indian law cases, Arizona, and the Supreme Court during the Civil Rights Era. ...

    Anonymous - 2016-09-30 11:48

  8. 50 Years

    In the third program of the Civil Rights Lecture Series, UA scholars and researchers lead a discussion exploring Tucson's LGBTQ community. ...

    Anonymous - 2016-09-30 11:48

  9. The Thieving, Bloody Thirteenth Legislature

    Professor Emeritus Christopher Carroll from the UA Department of English shares unique documents and historical stories to trace the tumultuous founding of the University of Arizona in 1885. ...

    Anonymous - 2016-09-30 11:48

  10. Digital Debut

    Featuring fully digitized collections of 20 historically significant Mexican and Mexican American newspapers published from the mid-1800s to the 1970s. ...

    Anonymous - 2016-09-30 11:48

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