The Friends of the Knox County Public Library and UT’s Library Society will host novelist Amy Greene at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the East Tennessee History Center.
“The Ready for the World Music Series: Brazilian Colors” will feature an artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12, in the lobby of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
Celebrate the written word of African American culture at the African American Read-In from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, February 24, in the Mary Greer Room of Hodges Library.
Beginning with a gift from the legendary director Clarence Brown in 1973, the UT Libraries began assembling a collection of screenplays, scripts, movie posters and other items documenting East Tennesseans who have made their careers in film.
Need some time to relax and unwind during finals? Take a break at the UT Libraries during De-Stress for Success, Multicultural Student Life’s Finals Prep or Late Night Breakfast, or the Student Success Center’s De-Stress for Success Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction.
Are you curious about 3-D printing? Have you ever wondered how to incorporate 3-D design into everyday life and classroom projects? Students, faculty, and staff are invited to Make Break, 2-3 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 in Pendergrass Library. Make Break is an interactive tour and demonstration of the library’s maker space and 3-D printing
East Tennessee high school teachers, guidance counselors, and other education professionals are invited to learn ways they can better prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields for the rigors of college life during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22. The free half-day event is hosted by UT Libraries and will
Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, as part of the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Cole’s lecture, “The Case for Diversity and Inclusion,” will
Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.
Poet Nikky Finney will give a poetry reading for Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Digital humanities librarian Ashley Maynor has been named a “mover and shaker” in the library world. In its March 15 issue, Library Journal profiled fifty-four up-and-coming information professionals who are shaping the future of libraries. Maynor was recognized as a tech leader for developing new ways for university scholars to share their research in innovative
Robert Morgan, the acclaimed author of Gap Creek and The Road from Gap Creek, will speak about the impact of Wilma Dykeman’s fiction and nonfiction on his own work at the beginning of a two-day tribute to her on April 7 and 8.