Events

Feb 19 - Downton Abbey Open House This Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 19, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Special Collections in Belk Library and Information Commons will be hosting “A Downton Afternoon,” a Downton Abbey-themed open house in the Rhinehart Rare Books and Special Collections Room on the 4th Floor. 

Feb 25 - A Reading & Discussion of the Persian Sufi Poet, Rumi

Date:  Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Belk Library -- Room 114

Admission: Free, open to the public

Dr. RahmanTashakkori (CS) will do a reading of the Persian Sufi poet, Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) with audience discussion welcome.  He will be using the book, Mystical Poems of Rumi translated from the Persian by A.J. Arberry.

Postponed until April- How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain – A Panel Discussion

 

Postponed unitl April due to snow storm prediction

Origional Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - New date to be announced soon.

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Belk Library -- Room 114

Admission: Free, open to the public

Downton Abbey Exhibit and Open House

A new Special Collections exhibit, "The Lives of Nobles: Downton Abbey in the Rhinehart Collection," examines a selection of common themes between the hit BBC and PBS series Downton Abbey and the Rhinehart British Studies Rare Book Collection in Special Collections. The exhibit explores the themes of entail, country homes, and country house libraries.

High Country Festival of the Book / Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

The High Country Festival of the Book in conjunction with the Friends of the Watauga Public Library, Junaluska Heritage Association, and Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library would like to invite you to join them in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

‘Race to Civility’

Featuring authors Deborah Johnson and Ed Williams.

Chair Massage by the Fireplace

Sign up for a free 10-minute chair massage now!

Tuesday 1-3 pm (Dec. 10)

Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm (Dec.11)

Published Faculty Reception 2013

The Richard T. Barker Friends of the University Library is sponsoring its annual reception for faculty who published books during the past academic year (2012-2013) or who have achieved similar recognition in their fields. For example, music faculty who had works published or art faculty who had pieces accepted for major collections should be honored.

The reception will be held on Monday, November 25 at 3:30 p.m. with remarks at 4:00 p.m. in Room 421 in Belk Library and Information Commons. Chancellor Peacock and Provost Lori Gonzalez will be on hand to present the certificates.

Film Showing & Discussion of “The Other Son” Nov 14 at 5 in Greenbrier

Date:  Thursday November 14, 2013, 2013

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Greenbriar Theatre, ASU Student Union

Admission: Free, open to the public

Are you interested in having a better understanding of Israeli and Palestinian families, identity, and society?  Then you are encouraged to attend the film, "The Other Son" this coming Thursday evening.

Our Perceptions of Muhammad & Islam: A Discussion led by Saiyid Hasnain in 114 Oct 29

Date:  Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Belk Library -- Room 114
Admission: Free, open to the public

Students, faculty, and community members are invited to attend a discussion of Muhammad & Islam led by Saiyid Hasnain using the book Muhammad, A Very Short Introduction by Jonathan Brown as a starting place for discussion. 

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