UT Libraries News

Colum McCann at UT’s Writers in the Library on November 2

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Internationally acclaimed writer Colum McCann will read from his work as part of the Writers in the Library series at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 2. The event will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, and is free and open to the public.

Librarian: Turn on the Lights Before Tackling this Spooky Reads List

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The best stories have the power to stay in our thoughts long after we’re done reading. And some stories have the power to keep us up at night, sleeping with the lights on, and checking under the bed. For those readers who love a thrilling fright, Humanities Services Librarian Chris Caldwell shares his favorite spooky stories just in time for Halloween.

Bullying and Social Media Lunch and Learn Scheduled for October 21

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Join Ferlin McGaskey, assistant director of the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center, for a discussion on bullying and social media from noon to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 21, in Hodges Library Room 605. The event is part of the Lunch and Learn Series sponsored by Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Libraries’ Diversity Committee.

Digital Humanities Seminar Open to Faculty and Grad Students

Illuminations: A Digital Humanities Seminar offers workshops, guest speakers, and presentations by UT’s digital scholars and is open to all faculty and graduate students. The seminar’s Friday, October 16, meeting is a workshop on using Omeka for digital scholarship projects.

In Memoriam: Steve Thomas

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Steve Thomas, a longtime librarian at UT and a former president of the Faculty Senate, passed away on July 15.