Campus road closures and detours are set for this week as part of a reroofing project at the John C. Hodges Library. The library will remain open and sidewalks will be open at a safe distance around the library during the work. On Friday, September 13, trucks will begin delivering construction materials at 10:00 a.m. From noon to 6:00 p.m., a portion of Melrose Avenue from Volunteer Boulevard to the International House entrance will be closed for the delivery and placement of a construction crane.
Hodges Library News
Short-story author Adam Prince will read from his work on April 8 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Prince is a former UT graduate student and teaching assistant. His first book, The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men, was published last year.
T Cooper, novelist, memoirist, and short-story writer, will read from his work on March 11 as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cooper is the author of three novels and a memoir and editor of a short story anthology, A Fictional History of the United States (with Huge Chunks Missing).
The Hodges Library Commons open house on Thursday had the festive air of a street fair, as students donned sombreros and cowboy hats and posed for pictures at a makeshift photo booth. Others perused information tables while picking up sweets and playing games along the way. The event gave library staff an opportunity to showcase the newly renovated space and the numerous amenities now under one roof to meet students’ needs.
Renovations to the Commons in Hodges Library are almost complete and a large portion will open in mid-October. The Commons have been undergoing renovations since early summer.
The News Sentinel featured the UT Libraries’ “De-Stress for Success” event, an assortment of stress-relieving activities to help students during finals week. Read the story here.
This News Sentinel story highlights the upcoming renovations of the Commons at the John C. Hodges Library.
This Metro Pulse story explores the legacy of late UT English department head John C. Hodges, creator of the Harbrace Handbook. The text is one of the most widely used grammar reference books at colleges and universities in the United States, as well as one of the oldest.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Vanderbilt University are teaming up to host a week-long “Institute on Latin American Film in the High School Classroom,” June 6-11, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
UT Libraries’ Special Collections will close for several months and reopen in a new location within the John C. Hodges Library. Services and collections will be unavailable from May 6 through August 2. During the move, manuscript collections, rare books, and the university’s archives all will be inaccessible.