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Night of the Living Dead Film Screening

In honor of Humans vs. Zombies, the Muntz Library is hosting a film screening of "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) on Wednesday, October 31st at 5pm in LIB401. Join us at 4:30pm for a brief presentation by Dr. Paul Streufert, Director of the Honors Program, on the zombie genre. The library will provide free popcorn and drinks.

Be sure the follow the library on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information on Team #Zombrarian! Image from flickr user Flood and published under a Creative Commons license.

31 October 2012 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Dreaming in Chinese

Photo of the Great Wall of China

Deborah Fallows came to discuss her book Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language in the UC Theatre yesterday afternoon. Fallow's book was selected for the 2012 Freshman Summer Reading Program. During the presentation she spoke about how her love of language allowed her to engage with and understand the Chinese people. She encouraged the audience to find understanding of another culture through their own passions.

The library has Fallows' book, as well as several other works about Chinese or China available to checkout or read online. To find out more checkout our Research Guide on Dreaming in Chinese or come by the third floor display cases between now and September 2nd.

If you want to check out a book from the display case ask someone at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor of the library.

Original photograph courtesy of flickr user fritzmb and published under a Creative Commons license.

21 August 2012 (All day)
Published by tlemaistre2 on 22 Aug

Art Lecture

Portrait of a Girl with Curls by Parmigianino, a 16th century Italian artist

Interested in Renaissance art? Come to a lecture by Dr. Mary Vaccaro.

This Friday, April 27th, at 1:00pm Dr. Mary Vaccaro will be giving a lecture in ARC 112. The lecture is entitled “Drawing as Inventive Practice in Renaissance Italy” and will be on 16th century Italian drawing through the work of Parmigianino.

You can access some of Dr. Vaccaro’s articles via the library discovery search. We also have resources on the artist Parmigianino, and you can browse through images of his work in ArtStor.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Photo courtesy of Blackcountrymuseums and published with a Creative Commons license.

27 April 2012 - 1:00pm
Published by tlemaistre2 on 23 Apr

Career Fair

Job applicant consults with potential employer at a career fair.

Career Services is putting on a Career Fair on Tuesday April 17th in the UCN Ballroom. There will be over 50 employers there looking to hire in all majors. It is recommended that you dress professionally, bring your resume, and register through Patriot Jobs. Even if you aren't graduating this semester the Career Fair can be a great place to find an internship, get something part-time, or just learn more about what's out there in your field.

Come to the library to check out our career books on resume writing, job hunting, and interview skills. Check out our Career Resources Guide for more information on library resources that can help you secure a job or internship. As always, feel free to contact or stop by the reference desk for help navigating library resources.

Photo provided by jeremy.wilburn and released under a Creative Commons License.

17 April 2012 - 1:00pm
Published by tlemaistre2 on 16 Apr

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