For Open Access Week 2019 (October 21 – 27, 2019), the UVM Libraries are featuring the work of some of UVM’s most passionate open access champions: Penny Bishop, Gary Ward, Tina Escaja, Meredith Niles, and President Suresh Garimella.
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In the 2019 Samuel B. Hand lecture on October 10 at 7:00 pm, Stephen Terry and Louis Augeri will detail George D. Aiken’s life and rise to prominence in the U.S. Senate, and examine how his approach to politics stemmed from his early life as a farmer and horticulturist in Putney, Vermont.
On October 4 from 1-5 pm, join artist Marek Bennett for a hands-on comics creation lab. Learn to create & publish original comics based on primary sources of social justice activism in Vermont and elsewhere. No experience required – everyone can draw comics!
On April 23, celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with Silver Special Collections. Come test out a miniature press modeled on the technology of the period to print a Shakespearean keepsake, make a printer's hat, and of course, eat cake!
The current exhibit in Silver Special Collections features a selection of miniature books from our Rare Book collection.
On March 27, cultural anthropologist Luis Vivanco will describe how he’s been using digital newspaper archives to create comics about bicycling and social change in late nineteenth-century Vermont.
On February 21 at 4:00 pm, Silver Special Collections and the Department of English are pleased to present Kevin Young, award-winning poet, New Yorker poetry editor, author of the bestselling Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News, and Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
On Feb. 12 at 5:30 pm, Professor Carl Martin of Norwich University will give a public lecture on "Memento mori: Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Problem of Periodization."
Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, which represents 400+ makers of contemporary fine press and artists’ books, will once again be showcasing current inventory. Drop in any time between 10 am and 12 pm on November 9 for this rare chance to look at and handle the best of today’s melding of art and books.
Silver Special Collections is pleased to announce that UVM Professor of German and Folklore Wolfgang Mieder will participate in our lecture series this fall with a presentation on October 31 at 5:30.