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Announcing the Jalesia Horton Memorial Library School Scholarship

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SMU Libraries is proud to announce that our Friends of SMU Libraries Library School Scholarship has been renamed in honor of our friend and colleague, Jalesia Horton. Jalesia joined SMU Libraries in 2019 and worked here until her passing on February 28, 2024, following a courageous battle with cancer. The newly renamed Jalesia Horton Memorial…Continue Reading Announcing the Jalesia Horton Memorial Library School Scholarship

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Winter 2024

Bridwell Library has been busy acquiring new manuscripts and hosting a number of exciting events over the winter months. You can read all about them in our latest publications, which are now available to view online. We hope you will enjoy the Winter 2024 issues of The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill, a Note from the Director. …Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Winter 2024

Congratulations to James Glenn, Access Services Manager, Hamon

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Among the graduations this spring semester, the Hamon Arts Library congratulates James Glenn on attaining his Master’s of Science in Library Science degree with a concentration in Archival Studies & Imaging Technology from the University of North Texas on May 12. Coincidentally, his graduation date took place exactly twelve years to the date that he…Continue Reading Congratulations to James Glenn, Access Services Manager, Hamon

Bridwell Edible Book Festival & Samuel Wesley Bad Poetry Contest, April 25

Announcing Bridwell Library’s 4th Annual Edible Book Festival (BEBFest) & 1st Annual Samuel Wesley Bad Poetry Contest April 25 from 3-5pm SAVE THE DATE Bridwell proudly announces its 4th annual Bridwell Edible Book Festival (BEBFest) and its first annual Samuel Wesley Bad Poetry Contest. Bridwell Edible Book Festival (BEBFest) In our first year, we held…Continue Reading Bridwell Edible Book Festival & Samuel Wesley Bad Poetry Contest, April 25

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…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

Shaping the Future Through the Lens of History

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  Thanks to the generosity of Jan and Trevor D. Rees-Jones ’78, SMU Libraries begins the next chapter for significant historical scholarship, research and collaboration. This article by Pat Ward appears in the Fall 2023 issue of the SMU Libraries Newsletter.         For the past two decades, Dallas entrepreneur Trevor D. Rees-Jones…Continue Reading Shaping the Future Through the Lens of History

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Bridwell Library’s latest publications are now available online. We hope you will enjoy the Fall 2023 issues of The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill, a Note from the Director. This fall we’ve hosted World Methodist events, allowing us to share some of the treasures of Bridwell Library’s new long-term exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023