Library News

Digital Display: Urban Legends, Contemporary Folklore, and Societal Issues

At the end of this month, we’ll be launching our URBAN LEGENDS: FROM PLAYGROUND LORE TO SOCIAL MORES programming, which includes exhibits, panel discussions, campfire zoom events, scavenger hunts, and more! Check out some titles available at the library that explore the overlap between our societal/cultural obsessions and urban folklore… Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the…

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: urban legends | from playground lore to cultural mores

Urban legends and other types of contemporary folklore develop from the morass of the cultures they inhabit–the stories any society tells often a indicator of their obsessions, fears, and social mores. Whether it’s the stories we learned as children, or ones we still believe to this day , they offer a stunning glimpse into our…

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Digital Display: Anti-Racism and the Arts

Race-ing Art History The Last Folk Hero: A True Story of Race and Art, Power and Profit Using Art Techniques Across Cultural and Race Boundaries: Working With Identity Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible Making Race: Modernism and Racial Art in America White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary…

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2021 Faculty Publication Celebration

Join us in celebrating the amazing creative and scholarly work published by Columbia College Chicago Faculty in the previous year. Peruse the online exhibit for a complete catalog of work published in 2020. If you are on campus, stop by the Library to check out our title display on the 1st Floor near the elevators.

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Masks Exhibit & Lit Zine: Call for Submissions

We are excited to collabing with Library Artist-in-Residence Laura Hawbaker on this mask themed exhibit. DL MArch 15th.

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