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                                           In preparation for the Tucson Festival of Books (March 9 & 10), Special Collections will be closed on Friday, March 8th

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  1. Fifteenth Annual Milton Marathon

    In collaboration with the Department of English, this all-day event is an open mic reading of the great epic Paradise Lost, Milton's poem about the creation of the world and the fall of Adam and Eve. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-03-14 15:54

  2. Home Movie Day

    An international program observed by more than 50 cities and 13 countries worldwide, the tenth annual Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and film-making, home movies, and film preservation. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-08 22:30

  3. In Search of First Contact

    Professor Annette Kolodny, Professor Emerita of American Literature and Culture and former Dean of the UA College of Humanities, shares the compelling results of twelve years of research about the medieval Vikings in North America. ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-07 12:20

  4. Symposium to Highlight Study of Unique Films Preserved at University of Arizona Special Collections

    Under the direction of Professor Jennifer Jenkins, 14 students enrolled in “History and Theory of Film” were the first to be allowed scholarly access to the Ken Wolfgang Archival Film Collection. The results of their intensive study are shared during this ...

    Anonymous - 2013-01-07 13:30

  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. 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. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  7. PaperWorks, hosted by the Friends of the University Libraries, 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! Hosted by the Friend of the University Libraries, the "How to Read and Artist's Book" speaker panel will share artists& ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  8. Women Writing Mystery

    In recognition of Women’s History Month, Women Writing Mystery highlights the valuable contributions women mystery authors have made to literature through their portrayal of strong female protagonists and their insights into contemporary society. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  9. Arizona Scholarly Data Summit

    This summit provides an opportunity for researchers and faculty to learn about national efforts to address data management support as well as local efforts to provide that support here at the University of Arizona. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  10. 13th Annual Milton Marathon

    The public is invited to drop in and enjoy a marathon reading of John Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost." ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54