Exhibits

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Maya Materials from Rare Book Collection on Exhibit

The remarkable history of the Maya and their culture, as told through rare books, pamphlets, maps, and recent publications, is the topic of an exhibit now on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC. Continue reading

Voting Restrictions in N.C. After the Civil War is Topic of Wilson Library Display

Attempts to restrict the vote in North Carolina in the decades following the Civil War are the focus of an exhibit of documents at Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Exhibit Celebrates 100 Years of the Carolina Alumni Review

An exhibit of Carolina Alumni Review covers and page spreads is now on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the magazine. Continue reading

Symposium, Exhibits Will Examine New Maya Perspectives in 2012

A free public symposium Oct. 25-26 will put the end of the Maya Long Count calender into a larger historical and cultural context that includes the voice of Maya people. Exhibits at Wilson Library and the FedEx global center will anchor the symposium. Continue reading

“Reflections of the Eno” Photos on View in Wilson Library

Photographs of the Eno River as it passes through Durham, N.C. will be on view in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library through Dec. 31. Continue reading

N.C. Political Campaigns to Be Topic of Conference Sept. 14-15

Historic North Carolina political campaigns will be the topic of a conference Sept. 14 and 15 at Wilson Library. A dinner on Sept. 14 will feature political consultants Carter Wrenn (R) and Gary Pearce (D). Continue reading

Colorful and Extinct Carolina Parakeet Topic of Lecture Aug. 29

Ornithologists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will discuss the beautiful, mysterious, and now-extinct Carolina Parakeet in a free public program Aug. 29. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Events

The UNC University Library and Friends of the Library announce the Fall 2012 calendar of events. Continue reading

Lectures, Concert to Celebrate Banjo Aug. 25

The Southern Folklife Collection will present “The Banjo: Southern Roots, American Branches,” on Aug. 25 on the UNC campus.The day will feature free lectures and musical performances. Continue reading

The Carolina Parakeet Returns in Wilson Library Exhibit

An exhibit about the extinct Carolina Parakeet will be on display through September in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library at UNC. Continue reading

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