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Friends of the Libraries Events and Exhibits

Recent events and exhibits sponsored by the Friends of the Lehigh Libraries.
2022 Lydia Pyne, “Postcards, Places, & Participation”
2022 Bruce Ellingwood, “Performance Goals for Civil Infrastructure: Managing Risk in an Era of Climate Change”
2022 Gökçe Günel, “Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change, and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi”
2022 Jennifer Gonzalez, “Adapting to Climate Change in One Square Mile: Lessons Learned from Hoboken, New Jersey”
2022 Rob Sato, “Paper Trail: A Conversation with Artist, Illustrator, and Writer Rob Sato”
2022 Julie Phillips Brown, “The Adjacent Possible: Poems of Emergence and Relation”
2022 Andrea Smith, “Who Decided to Commemorate the Walking Purchase and Why: 1920s Fanfare and Local Opposition”
2022 Dannagal G. Young, “Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the U.S.”
2022 Anthony DiMaggio, “Conspiracy Theories and the Manufacture of Dissent”
2021 Mariana De Maio, “Infodemic: The Pandemic of Misinformation”
2021 Alberto Manguel, “From Imaginary to Reality: A Conversation with Writer, Bibliographer, Anthologist, Librarian, and Collector Alberto Manguel”
2021 Lauren K. Alleyne, reading from her latest poetry collection Honeyfish and talking about her experiences as the Assistant Director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center 
2021 Osagie Obasogie, "A Conversation with Osagie K. Obasogie on Bioethics, Race, and Health"
2020 Sirry Alang, "Anti-Racism as Action"
2020 Nicholas Herman, “Making the Renaissance Manuscript: Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries”
2020 Kathy Peiss, “Information Hunters, When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe”

2020 Pete Souza talk and exhibit, “Obama - an Intimate Portrait”

2019 Eric P. S. Baumer, “Diaries as Data - How a Computer Scientist Taught an English Professor How to Read the Most Valuable Documents of Walt Whitman's Bohemian Period”

2019 UMOJA House Family Gallery Exhibit

2019 Mark Connar, “Preservation of the Friedensville Mine Site President Pump Jerry Lennon Engine House”

2019 Michele Kimpton, “Preserving the Scholarly Record”

2018 William Noel, “Special Collections as Data: Historic Materials and Their Digital Dissemination”

2018 Patrick Connolly, “The Crisis of Newtonianism: Philosophy, Religion, and Science in Early Modern Britain”

2017 Stephen Buonopane, “Nineteenth Century Suspension Bridges of John A. Roebling”

2017 Rebecca Traister, “Big Girls Don’t Cry and All the Single Ladies”

2017 Haiyan Jia “Getting Your News from Facebook, Twitter or a Robot”

2016 Sonnet Slam! 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

2016 Heather Joseph, “Open Access Bit By Bit”

2016 Alfred Barcan, “A Collector’s Passion and Scholar’s Delight: An Overview of the Deborah and Alfred Judson Barcan Collection of Illustrated Books”

2016 Nikki Giovanni, Poetry

2016 Annabella Pitkin, “Grief, Love, and Memory in Modern Tibetan Buddhism”

2015 Justin Jaworski, “Understanding the Silent Flight of Owls”

2015 Michael F. Suarez, “What the Digital Delivers -- and Why the Book Still Matters”

2015 William J. Bulman, “Digitizing Democracy”


Click here for a full list of past events.