A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).
Coveting Nature explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists and illustrators to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500-1800).
This exhibition showcases the literary archives of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917–2000), Illinois Poet Laureate and the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Picturing the Law: Visual Culture and Legal Publishing Featuring: Michael Widener, Rare Book Librarian, from the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School In his talk, Widener will discuss the exhibition and explore the tradition of illustrating the law in books from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Research Spotlight Series will explore the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly work. Prof. Harriet Murav (Slavic Languages and Literatures) will be the inaugural speaker. Join us for a presentation on Archive of Violence: Literature, Testimony and the Pogroms of the Russian Civil War.
Please join the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library on Oct. 11 from 4 to 6PM for an Open House made very special by the presence of famed printer Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
Lex Tate and President Emeritus Stanley Ikenberry discuss the new book "An Illini Place: Building the University of Illinois Campus."
Patrick Dilley discusses his forthcoming book "From Gay Liberation to Campus Assimilation: A History of Midwestern Queer Campus Organizing," with a focus on the University of Illinois.
Joy Williamson-Lott shares her insights in researching and writing her seminal work, "Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois, 1965-1975."