Literary

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Naked Came the Leaf Peeper is 1,000th North Carolina Novel

“Read North Carolina Novels” celebrates its 1,000th entry with the collaborative book “Naked Came the Leaf Peeper.” Continue reading

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

“Banned and Rare” Readings To Mark First Amendment Day, Oct. 2

Members of the UNC community will read from original editions of banned and censored books in the Wilson Special Collections Library as part of UNC’s fourth annual First Amendment Day celebration on Oct. 2. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Events

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

Invention of Scientific Reading is Topic of Apr. 10 Lecture

Adrian Johns, University of Chicago, will deliver a lecture Apr. 10 on the topic of scientific reading. The program will take place in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Shakespeare Folios on View in Rare Book Collection Exhibition (Extended to Aug. 26)

Shakespeare’s Second, Third, an Fourth Folio collections are on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library as part of an exhibit entitled “Nature and the Unnatural in Shakespeare’s Age.” Continue reading

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is Topic of March 29 Lecture

UNC professor Mary Floyd-Wilson will deliver the talk “’Maidens Call it Love-in-Idleness’: Potions, Passion, and Fairy Knowledge in A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on March 29 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

UNC Library Events for Spring 2012

The University Library and Friends of the Library announce our Spring 2012 events calendar. Unless otherwise noted, Library events take place in Wilson Library on the UNC campus and are free and open to the public. The concert on March 13 requires ticket purchase from the Carolina Union and will take place in the Great … Continue reading

Poet Jeffery Beam to Read Feb. 9

Poet and recently retired UNC Library employee Jeffery Beam will read from his poetry Feb. 9 in Historic Playmakers Theatre on the UNC campus. Continue reading

Aubrey Beardsley Is Topic of Lecture and Print Display Nov. 10

The work of English illustrator and author Aubrey Beardsley will be the topic of a lecture Nov. 10 by scholar and collector Mark Samuels Lasner. Beardsley prints from UNC’s Rare Book Collection will be on exhibit. Continue reading

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