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Friends of the Libraries Events and Exhibits

Recent events and exhibits sponsored by the Friends of the Lehigh Libraries.
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.