The Nashville Public Library is hosting an "Our Story Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon" to contribute to articles on Wikipedia related to the Civil Rights Movement in Nashville and throughout the South. This program is presented simultaneously with the "Black Lives Matter Wikipedia Edit-a-thon," hosted by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.
"... While taking classes at Cleveland State for the first two years, the student has access to the Tennessee Wesleyan campus. Knowles said this means he or she can use the library, student center, career center and other such resources..."
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - January 27, 2015) - Beginning Feb. 5, National Civil Rights Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle, a scholar-led film viewing and panel discussion program. This program is organized as a four-part series of conversations that aim to encourage communities across...
"The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History Department of the Public Library invites the public to a talk by Lawrence Alexander. The free event will be on Monday, February 9 at 6:00p..."
"Book Group To Discuss 'Brideshead Revisited' The organization Friends of the Library invites the public to attend a discussion of Evelyn Waugh's seventh novel, Brideshead Revisited: the Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder (1945)..."
"... Nashville Public Radio reported on January 21, “For the past 7 years Nashville’s Brooks Fund has collected the stories of what it was to be homosexual in Middle Tennessee before 1970.” Nina Cardona told a few of the tales that have been collected, noting that the Brooks Fund is continuing to collect such stories from Mid-TN’s LGBT community and that these are being archived in the Nashville Public Library..."
"Heather Dobbins and Christian Anton Gerard will return to UT to read from their debut collections at the University of Tennessee’s Writers in the Library on Monday, February 2, at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library. The reading is free and open to the public..."
Heather Dobbins and Christian Anton Gerard will return to UT to read from their debut collections at the University of Tennessee's Writers in the Library on Monday, February 2, at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library. The reading is free and open to the public.
Dobbins graduated from the UT College Scholars program. She has since earned graduate degrees in California and Vermont and has had her poems published in TriQuarterly Review, Raleigh Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, and The Rumpus, among others. Her debut collection of poems is In the Low Houses (Kelsay Press, 2014).
Christian Anton Gerard received his PhD in English from UT. He is now an assistant professor of English, Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and the 2013 Iron Horse Literary Review’s Discovered Voices Award. His debut collection of poems is Wilmot Here, Collect for Stella (WordTech, CW Books, 2014).
Writers in the Library hosts readings by noted authors of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The series is sponsored by the UT Libraries and the UT Creative Writing Program in association with the John C. Hodges Better English Fund.
Christopher Hebert, the UT Libraries' Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence, emcees Writers in the Library events. Hebert and Marilyn Kallet, director of the UT Creative Writing Program, have lined up an exceptional group of authors to read in the 2014–2015 academic year. Visit lib.utk.edu/writers for a complete schedule.
For further information contact Marilyn Kallet, Director, UT Creative Writing Program (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Christopher Hebert, Writer-in-Residence, UT Libraries (email@example.com).
Below is a listing of some new releases for our library! If you have never visited our library, or have not swung by in some time, it is in Building A on the main level where our church offices are located. It is open 6 days a week (Monday through Friday 9-4 and Sundays 9-Noon). Stop …