Literary

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Student-Curated Civil War Exhibition To Open April 24 at Wilson Library

UNC undergraduates will provide a gallery tour of the exhibition they curated as a semester-long class project. Continue reading

Biting into Books at UNC Library’s First Annual Edible Book Contest

UNC Library indulged its appetite for books by inviting the UNC and local communities to submit tasty creations in its first annual Edible Book Contest April 11. Continue reading

Dance Performance Will Celebrate Rare Poetry Volume March 29

Join Modernextenstion Dance Company and the Rare Book Collection to celebrate the 1926 Czech modernist classic “Abeceda.” Continue reading

Cracking Open Artists’ Books at Sloane Art Library

UNC’s Sloane Art Library offers books that are printed on paper towels and that include a rusted hunk of metal from a shipwreck. On Nov. 18, the Art Library hosted a trunk show of artists’ books from Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers as part of the library’s efforts to collect and promote the form. Continue reading

Sor Juana, First Feminist of the New World, Will Be Subject of Oct. 1 Lecture

Sister (Sor) Juana Inés de la Cruz, widely considered the first published feminist of the New World, will be the focus of an Oct. 1 lecture and book display in the Wilson Special Collections Library Continue reading

Big Fish Author Daniel Wallace To Read from His Latest Book

The Southern literary master will be at Wilson Library Sept. 17. Continue reading

Southern Writers and Artists Will be Topic of Talk by UNC Professor Bill Ferris Sept. 5

UNC professor and folklorist will discuss his new book, “The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists” in a free public program Sept. 5 at Wilson Library. Continue reading

Author James Reston, Jr. (’63) to Reflect on his Life in Writing at May 7 Program

Journalist and author James Reston, Jr. (’63) will reflect on his life as a writer and discuss two of his forthcoming books on Tuesday, May 7th at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Program Celebrates Recent Additions to Rare Book Collection

On April 9, the UNC Rare Book Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library will host a display of additions to the Collection from the past two years. Continue reading

Encyclopedic Impulse Exhibition Examines the Quest to Organize Knowledge

The human desire to assemble and organize the world’s information is the inspiration for The Encyclopedic Impulse, an exhibition at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

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