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Art Deco Society, World Congress; Spotlight on Scholarship.
Audubon Day (showing of the elephant folio edition of Birds of America.) Two Gentlemen from Louisiana (exhibition)
opening reception celebrating the opening for research of senatorial papers of John Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston.
Lecture by Professor Geza Vermes, “The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Miraculous Discovery and True
Black History Month Lecture; Borowitz Crime Lecture; Goodman Collection Kick-Off Event.
Bloomsday celebration; Banned Books readings; Opening of the Senator Paul Simon papers; Celebrating 40 years of
Open Court Publishing Company archives.
Book collectors’ conference; Thomas L. Kane Lecture Series; Motion Picture Film Archive Series.
Book signing with authors of a book written using our collections; Reception for new head of library; Reception for
international scholars in an English language immersion program on campus.
“Botanical Illustration: Art Meets Science” was an exhibition and lecture to acknowledge a major gift of botanical
illustration. An annual lecture on a botanical theme has been subsequently scheduled in order to promote our special
botanical collections and to encourage interest/use of these collections. This year’s event “Plains Apache Ethnobotany”
will be held at the end of March 2010.
Campus-wide Humanities Day lecture by a faculty member; “Love in the Stacks” Open House organized by Library’s
CIAO (College Instruction & Outreach Committee); Chicago Poetry Symposium (second annual).
Colloquia featuring speakers Raymond Mungo, Todd Gitlin, Ray Luc Levasseur; colloquium featuring Howard Dodson.
Document Design: The Work of Alan Buchsbaum (architecture exhibit).
Donor recognition event for new acquisitions (10/09); donor family recognition for new acquisitions (11/09); tour of new
storage facility (8/09).
Donor Recognition reception for Doyle Papers, US Postal Service/ASU press conference for issuance of commemorative
postage stamp. Navajo Code Talkers exhibit reception and lecture.
Early Book lectures (February 2009); Writing Out of Time Cuniform Lecture Series (Oct – Nov 2009); Paginas de la
historia de Mexico Exhibit & Lecture series (Sept 2008 – Jan 2009); International Medieval Symposium (May 1–2,
Exhibition and tour for selected high potential giving donors. Exhibition for annual Fall Friends luncheon.
Exhibitions of Holocaust material at local synagogues and talk by the Director, ﬁrst week of Nov. 2009; launch of our
digital initiative Historical Perspectives on Canadian Publishing, 8 Oct. 2009; talk by Director in the reading room for
Hamilton Jewish Genealogical Society, June 2009.
Gallery talk by History of Science 350 students. Opening Reception for “It’s Good for you” exhibit (see above). Friends
of the Libraries Member Appreciation Event (with lecture by the new chancellor and reception).
Hogarth and Beyond: Worldwide Cartoons from the International Museum of Cartoon Art Collection; Ronald Searle:
Satirist: Winsor McCay: Legendary Cartoonist.
Honolulu Printmakers (organization) workshop. University Textile Collection exhibit reception. “In Memoriam” tribute to
Tongan scholar Epeli Hau’ofa.
Hosted conference, with session on special collections, July 2009 Exhibit opening and reception, September 2009.