A formal reception for Robert Tabor’s paintings titled The Four Seasons will include the unveiling of the permanent display location for The Four Seasons, the painter’s preliminary watercolor sketches for the paintings, information about the paintings and a special thank you to Edna Shain for the donation. Llight refreshments will be served.
The Book Bistro will serve free coffee and purple and gold candy kisses following Homecoming Campaniling.
Episode #2: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942) and film discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with food, performances, crafts and the first film of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series.
Episode #1: Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880) and film discussion by Jennifer Cooley, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.
Michael Blackwell will speak on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and structural apparatuses that perpetuate the varieties of xenophobia and inequities in our nation. Sponsored by the Rod Library as part of the programing related to the Latino Americans grant.
The UNI Museum will be unveiling its newly renovated exhibit space on the first floor in Rod Library. New exhibits will be on display, and there will be a number of family friendly activities to help you learn about the museum. This event is free and open to the public.
The Rod Library is hosting a “Bash in the Stacks” during Welcome Week activities. “What is this” you ask? It is an opportunity to check out the Rod Library, play games, get food, be loud and meet fellow students. Follow us on our social media or website for more details.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a campus presentation by Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communication Librarian and Associate Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University. She will speak about institutional repositories, the types of works found in them and their benefits to faculty and the University.