Year: 2021

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: April 2021

In April 2021, SMU Libraries uploaded 298 items into SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 192 real photographic postcards, ca. 1896-1892, from the John Miller Morris Real Photographic Postcards and Photographs of Texas collection. This project was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: April 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reading List, Part Two

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Higher education institutions typically celebrate in April and May. After a year of numerous highs and firsts, even in the midst of an uptick of hate crimes, the community has continued to press forward and fight for justice. SMU Libraries is partnering with the Office of Social Change…Continue Reading Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reading List, Part Two

Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections

Meadows Museum Exhibition, Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections March 14—June 20, 2021 Learn more about Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections.   Bridwell Library’s Special Collections Featured Hartmann Schedel (German, 1440–1514) Liber chronicarum. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 July 1493 Woodcut and letterpress printing on…Continue Reading Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reading List, Part One

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Higher education institutions typically celebrate in April and May. After a year of numerous highs and firsts, even in the midst of an uptick of hate crimes, the community has continued to press forward and fight for justice. SMU Libraries is partnering with the Office of Social Change…Continue Reading Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reading List, Part One

Curatorial Minds Lab: Virtual Lecture with Guest Curator May Makki on April 28

Curatorial Minds Lab: Virtual Lecture with Guest Curator May Makki Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:30 p.m. Virtual lecture; advance registration required. FREE May Makki is an independent curator interested in developing new networks of exhibition and distribution. Her current research focuses on practices that build out autonomous and collective approaches to cultural production in the…Continue Reading Curatorial Minds Lab: Virtual Lecture with Guest Curator May Makki on April 28

Bridwell’s Theological Writing Center (TWC)

Are you stuck writing a paper? Make an appointment with the Bridwell Theological Writing Center for assistance. Bridwell’s Theological Writing Center (TWC) is free and open to all Perkins and GPRS students, via Zoom. We are here to offer support for students at any stage of their projects, and students who work with us are…Continue Reading Bridwell’s Theological Writing Center (TWC)

Bridwell Library’s First Edible Book Festival

The International Edible Book Festival is an annual event that is usually held around the first of April. The event began in 2000 and is celebrated in several countries around the world. Typically, the edible books are photographed and then eaten. Bridwell Library held its first Edible Book Festival on Monday, April 12, 2021. Library…Continue Reading Bridwell Library’s First Edible Book Festival

A Brief Introduction to Bridwell Library’s Newsletters

Bridwell Library regularly publishes two newsletters, The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill: A Note from the Director. The Bridwell Quarterly features important news and information about what is going on at Bridwell Library every quarter. The Bridwell Quill is a newsletter written in essay format by the Director of Bridwell Library, Anthony Elia.  …Continue Reading A Brief Introduction to Bridwell Library’s Newsletters

The Bridwell Quill: “The Aesthetics of Space and Sound”

Read the latest issue of The Bridwell Quill, written by Anthony Elia, Director of Bridwell Library. If you have comments or questions, please feel free to contact us at bridadmin@smu.edu. Happy reading!…Continue Reading The Bridwell Quill: “The Aesthetics of Space and Sound”