Digital humanities librarian Ashley Maynor has been named a “mover and shaker” in the library world. In its March 15 issue, Library Journal profiled fifty-four up-and-coming information professionals who are shaping the future of libraries. Maynor was recognized as a tech leader for developing new ways for university scholars to share their research in innovative digital forms, as well as helping grieving communities to confront gun violence through transmedia storytelling.
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As part of the Writers in the Library series, poet Marilyn Hacker will read from her work at 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Robert Morgan, the acclaimed author of Gap Creek and The Road from Gap Creek, will speak about the impact of Wilma Dykeman’s fiction and nonfiction on his own work at the beginning of a two-day tribute to her on April 7 and 8.
Starting today, students, faculty, and staff are invited to Make Break, 2:00-3 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, in Pendergrass Library.
The Illuminations Digital Humanities Series will host documentary maker and visual journalist Elaine McMillion Sheldon at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in Hodges Library auditorium.
UT Libraries will host Big Orange STEM Saturday for high school and first-year college students from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2.
UT Libraries’ Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (Trace) offers faculty a way to easily share their research and creative work with other researchers, the media, and the community fee-free while also preserving their materials.
Krist Bronstad and Mark Baggett are UT Libraries’ faculty members who are “Going the Extra Mile.”
Current Department of English Writer-in-Residence William Wright will read and discuss his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 22, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit essays, artworks, or poetry created in response to A Lesson Before Dying for a book to be published by Newfound Press, an online imprint of UT Libraries.