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Last night noted Maya scholar and writer Victor Montejo delivered the opening address of the “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012″ symposium to a standing-room-only crowd in Wilson Library. His reappearance in North Carolina, thirty years after his arrival … Continue reading
We’re counting down to the beginning of the UNC symposium “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012,” which kicks off on Thursday. There will be a reception and viewing of the exhibit Ancient and Living Maya in the 19th and … Continue reading
Some of us have been traveling of late, and we thought you might enjoy a few pictures from our journeys. This blogger ended up at the easternmost end of Turkey. There she visited the amazing Ishak Pasha Palace on the … Continue reading
The Rare Book Collection is excited to be co-sponsoring “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012,” a symposium on Maya civilization in recognition of the end of the current great cycle in the Maya Long Count calendar. Find out … Continue reading
This past Wednesday, students from the Yucatec Maya Summer Institute visited Wilson Library to learn about the rich resources of the Stuart Collection in the Rare Book Collection. Sponsored by the UNC-Duke Consortium, the Institute offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced … Continue reading
Last week, a congenial group gathered for Russian tea (and American coffee) in the Friends of the Library room in Wilson to hear visiting researcher Ekaterina Turta speak about the Russian writer A. M. Remizov. As Ms. Turta explained, “Remizov … Continue reading
On June 7, the Rare Book Collection was pleased to host five librarians from Portugal who were visiting UNC Chapel Hill under the auspices of the U.S. State Department. They were here to learn about U.S. library management and collection … Continue reading
Last weekend was graduation. Students and their families and friends celebrated on campus. And more than a few wandered into Wilson to experience its amazing architecture in the Grand Reading Room, as well as some of the amazing books RBC … Continue reading
The Rare Book Collection partnered with our friends in the Department of English and Comparative Literature to bring Prof. Adrian Johns to speak on Tuesday April 10. Johns, one of the most provocative thinkers and writers on the history of … Continue reading