Author Archives: Beth Andresen

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Visit the SMU Living Library! Real people. Real conversations. April 15 and 16.

What is the Living Library? Books at the SMU Living Library are real people who have an interesting life story or unique experience to share. This event is designed to challenge prejudices and encourage respect. When you check out a … Continue reading

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7th Annual CUL Cookout, April 15 and 16 – Free hot dogs!

Question: How many librarians does it take to grill a hot dog? Answer: We’re not sure yet, but we always hit it out of the ballpark. Join us for the 7th Annual CUL Cookout and learn more about how Central … Continue reading

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Accepting staff award nominations through April 11th!

SMU Libraries Staff Awards The Committee for the SMU Libraries Staff Recognition Awards is seeking nominations for the 2013/2014 awards.  The awards recognize outstanding contributions to the Libraries and/or to the information professions, and service to library users.  There are … Continue reading

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DeGolyer Library Exhibit – Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 DeGolyer Library Exhibit About the exhibit: One could say that a piece of fiction is always selling something, such as a political idea, a belief of how the world operates or how people … Continue reading

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DeGolyer exhibit opening March 27: Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 Opening Event: Reception and talk by guest curator Marc Selvaggio Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Time: 6:00 reception, 6:30 lecture Place: DeGolyer Library About the exhibit One could say that a piece of … Continue reading

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SMU Lit Fest : Then & Now – exhibit at Fondren Library Center through June 9

LitFest Then… And Now Exhibit March 17 – June 9, 2014 Fondren Library Center Lobby The first SMU Literary Festival was held in 1975 and for many years thereafter it attracted major stars of the literary world to Dallas.  John … Continue reading

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Students: Apply now to be a book at the Living Library!

You’re Interesting! You Should Be a Book-on-Loan! Apply now!  Visit http://smu.edu/cul/info/livinglibrary/ for details. What  is  the  role  of  a  “Book  on  Loan”?   A person serving as a Book will be “borrowed” by a visitor and will get a chance … Continue reading

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Bestselling Author Ross King lecture and book signing, March 18

Ross King presents “Leonardo and the Last Supper“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Ross King, who will present his book, Leonardo and the Last Supper. Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 … Continue reading

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Bestselling author Kelly Corrigan lecture and book signing, March 4

Kelly Corrigan presents “Glitter and Glue“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan.  Ms. Corrigan will present her new book, Glitter and Glue. Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Time: 7:00 … Continue reading

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