Category Archives: Exhibits

Lecture and Book Signing with C.W. Smith, May 28

In A Throttled Peacock: Observations on the Old World, self-styled boulevardier and novelist C.W. Smith takes a droll and ironic look at the antics of Europeans at home and Americans abroad in this off-beat memoir that gently mocks both traveler

Technology in the Archives–and at the Academy Awards

 Fondren Library Center Lobby On display through February 25, 2015 We could not imagine our daily life without technology staples such as calculators, computers, high definition televisions, smartphones and many other devices. Much of this modern technology started in the

New DeGolyer Exhibit: George W. Cook Texas/Dallas Images

New Exhibit at DeGolyer Library First Impressions: The George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection Dates: January 30 – May 15, 2015 Times: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: DeGolyer Library About the exhibit The George W. Cook

Defined by Light: Exhibit opens at DeGolyer Library

Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years. Images and Objects from the Collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus in Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Announcement of Photography   Location: DeGolyer Library Dates: October 23 – December 19, 2014

Exhibit Opening and Reception: Defined by Light, Oct. 23

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Exhibition Opening: Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years Images and objects from the collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the Announcement of Photography 6 p.m. Reception, Texana Room

Year of the Faculty Exhibit at Fondren

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty Fondren Library Center Lobby October 1 – December 31, 2014 Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into

Darwin Payne Book Signing, Sept. 18

Book signing and lecture by Professor Emeritus Darwin Payne No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson—Texas Visionary Date: September 18, 2014 6 p.m. Reception 6:30 p.m. Lecture with book signing to follow Location: DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University About the book:

New DeGolyer Exhibit: The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty DeGolyer Library Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into the roles of Southern Methodist University professors as

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II – on exhibit at Fondren

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II The bizarre. The strange. THE UNUSUAL. Exhibit on display: June 9 – September 22, 2014, Fondren Library Center Lobby All right here from the SMU Libraries. Spanning multiple collections (including the George W.

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

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