Library News

BAD ART: Kitch, Camp, & Craft

Join us for both a celebration and examination of artmaking and work often relegated and dismissed as “BAD” by audiences and/or the establishment. Black Velvet Paintings. Camp Cinema. Pop Music. The tensions between High Brow and Low Brow. Art and Craft. “Insider” vs. “Outsider”. High Culture vs. Pop.  This semester’s focus topic will also carefully examine…

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ARTIVISM | Call for Curators

The Library’s ARTIVISM project is currently seeking student, staff, faculty, and alumni curators for upcoming exhibitions in our dedicated ARTIVISM gallery space on the Library’s 5th Floor. ARTIVISM  explores the intersections of political action and creative work across genre.   From written manifestos to street art, from political theatre to documentary film, this ongoing initiative will…

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Digital Display | Queer Art & Activism

Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America The Art of Protest: A Visual History of Dissent and Resistance Fabulous: The Rise of the…

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Digital Display: Social Justice and the Arts Summer Reading

A selection of books and e-books devoted to art and social justice. Inclusive Equality: A Vision for Social Justice Culturally Relevant Arts Education for Social Justice: A Way Out of No Way Staging Social Justice: Collaborating to Create Activist Theatre Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons Museums and Communities: Curator’s, Collections, and Collaborations…

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Library Search System Downtime

The main library search which includes the library catalog and I-Share interlibrary loan will be offline from May 29th at 8pm until May 30th at 8pm for system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. While the system is offline, you can continue to access all the library’s databases which can be found…

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