Category: Events

SMU Student-curated Film Series: Reel to Real: A Spielberg Canon at Angelika Theater March 7th

Jurassic Park Flyer for Reel to Reel Film Series

JURASSIC PARK (1993) will be screened on March 7th, at 7pm, at the Angelika Theatre, Mockingbird Station.  The sci-fi cautionary tale, based on the book by Michael Crighton, will be the first film in the Student-Curated Film Series. SMU Film & Media Arts students Mara Webb and Isaac Ehrler are curating the series this semester: Reel to…Continue Reading SMU Student-curated Film Series: Reel to Real: A Spielberg Canon at Angelika Theater March 7th

The SMU Symposium on Poetic Form at Bridwell Library, March 18 & 19

SMU Symposium on Poetic Form Broadside

Access the Symposium Program online. Monday, March 18 & Tuesday, March 19 at Bridwell Library Registration for the event can be completed online. SMU’s English Department and Bridwell Library invite you and your guests to the SMU Symposium on Poetic Form, Monday, March 18 and Tuesday, March 19, 2024.  Scholars and poets will gather on…Continue Reading The SMU Symposium on Poetic Form at Bridwell Library, March 18 & 19

Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection, by Amy Kurzweil

SMU Jewish Studies, Department of Religious Studies, and Bridwell Library present Nate and Ann Levine Endowed Lecture in Jewish Studies Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection  by Amy Kurzweil   Tuesday, February 20, 7:30 pm McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall (3225 University Blvd., Dallas, TX) Amy Kurzweil will discuss her new book, Artificial: A Love Story,…Continue Reading Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection, by Amy Kurzweil

Love Data Week

Data is inarguably an integral part of our lives, influencing decision-making processes across all disciplines. February 12 -16, SMU Libraries will join the global community in celebrating International Love Data Week, an initiative that emphasizes the importance of data in research, education, and innovation. This year’s theme – “My Kind of Data” – underscores the…Continue Reading Love Data Week

Exhibition opening February 8 – Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion and Culture, 1976-1986

Sex Pistols Anarchy 1976 Jamie Reid design Ray Stevenson photo

February 8 – May 10, 2024 Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion & Culture: 1976-1986 brings together two notable collections of posters, flyers, clothing, and ephemera from this highly influential era of pivotal cultural shift in Britain and the United States. This exhibition features the collections of Andrew Krivine, scholar and collector, and Malcolm…Continue Reading Exhibition opening February 8 – Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion and Culture, 1976-1986

The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”

  RSVP Art Greenhaw and The Light Crust Doughboys will return to Southern Methodist University at Perkins Chapel on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00PM to perform in their third annual “Cool Yule Christmas Concert.” The group performed for a full house in 2021 and 2022, playing Christmas carols and festive renditions of other well-known pieces….Continue Reading The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”

Top tips on data, databases and datasets

Letters D, A, T and A on wooden squares from the game of Scrabble

SMU Libraries will host Drop-in with Data on Tuesday and Thursday. Drop in and see us and bring your questions about using data and datasets. We’ll have experts in GIS, data visualizations and Tableau, business, humanities, and social sciences. November 14 (registration recommended), 1 p.m. in Fondren Library November 16 (registration required), 12 p.m. online…Continue Reading Top tips on data, databases and datasets

Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

Picture of Dancer and Artist María Verónica San Martín

Join us on Thursday, November 2nd for a dance performance in collaboration with Director Christopher Ham and students at the Owen Arts Center, “Moving Memorials / Dignidad / The Javeline Project” from 4pm–4:50pm followed by a reception and lecture at Bridwell Library beginning at 6pm. RSVP Dance Performance at the Gene and Jerry Jones Grand…Continue Reading Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

Opening reception - visitors in the gallery viewing drawings and photos

Shortly after the opening week of the Hawn Gallery exhibition, What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America, Beverly Mitchell, Gallery Curator, talked with Jane Chu about the installation and her work. The exhibition of fifteen drawings by Chu center upon her mother’s perilous journey out of China during the Chinese Revolution of 1949….Continue Reading What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023

Buddhist Prayer Wheel at Sanbangsan Bomunsa Temple, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Bridwell Library’s new exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections and the Saint John’s Bible opens October 2, 2023 in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries. Read about the acquisition and display of the World Methodist Museum Collections and more in our publication, The Bridwell Quarterly. We hope you’ll also enjoy the newest issue of The Bridwell…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023