Library News

NEA Big Read: Brother, I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat

The Columbia Library, in partnership with the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, hosts the NEA Big Read from March 21 through May 17, 2019, and will include a variety of programs, book discussions and other events throughout Chicagoland. All events are free and open to the public. The National Endowment for the Arts…

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Forging Your Tiny Lit Empire

FORGING YOUR TINY LIT EMPIRE Wednesday, March 13th Columbia College Library | 5th Floor East 7pm-9pm Join the Library and the Aesthetics of Research for a panel discussion with Columbia College Chicago alumni who have forged their way in the indie lit community from the ground floor up, founding and working for new presses, journals,…

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Exploring Clave Rhythms: Sam Rodriguez

When one looks at the arc of Caribbean history over the last 500 years, particularly in countries like Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba, it is striking just how much of the history is defined by conscious efforts to divide, and not to unite, the people and cultures of the region. We see…

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7 Books on Creative Journals and Journaling

Raw Art Journaling In a raw-art journal, you don’t need to know how to draw; you don’t need to know how to write well. You don’t need worry about messing up techniques you’ve never attempted before inside your raw-art journal. You just need to be you because raw art is you and it thrives on creative play,…

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March Library Zine Night!

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