POSTED: 11:01 AM, July 31, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and Auburn University Libraries Present

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, August 3 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

Art: William Castellana, "Kids on Street Corner/Lee Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn," Photograph, 2014.

Guest Speakers:  Marilyn Laufer, Director, Jule Collins smith Museum of Art and Ada Wilson, Vice Present and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion.

Join us for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding prompted by objects from JCSM's permanent collection.   Each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community.  Our intention is to let the art prompt us into discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

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POSTED: 10:52 AM, July 31, 2017

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams August 2 - 4 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Special hours will be in place also for July 29 - August 1 for classes ending and for Study Days.  Intersession Hours will be in effect August 5 - 20.

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POSTED: 10:30 AM, July 25, 2017

SimplyAnalytics

A web-based mapping application that allows users to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States. New users are prompted to create a personal account, but one can also "Sign in as a Guest" and access the full content.  Auburn University subscribes to the Standard package and the EASI/Mediamark Research Data Package.

NOTE:  the use of this database is limited to five simultaneous users.

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POSTED: 10:20 AM, July 25, 2017

Click here to read a timely post from the Digging the Underground blog titled "Tripping on Banana Peels:  Rumors, Fake News, and Alternative News."

Digging the Underground  provides useful information concerning the library database, Independent Voices , an ongoing digitization project supported in part by Auburn University Libraries that chronicles the transformative decades of the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's through alternative press magazines, journals, and newspapers. This interdisciplinary project is of interest to women and gender studies, sociology, political science, history, communication and multicultural studies among others.

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POSTED: 1:17 PM, July 21, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and  Auburn University Libraries Present

 

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, July 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork:

 Ross Bleckner, Gay Flag, Lithograph, 1993

 

Speakers:

Kasia Leousis, Architecture and Art Librarian, Auburn University

Shay DeGolier, Outreach and Organizing Specialist, SPLC on Campus, Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

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POSTED: 2:24 PM, July 14, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and  Auburn University Libraries Present

 

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Date and Time:  Thursday, July 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries for a series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork: 

Roger Shimomura, "American Guardian"

 

Speakers:

Danielle Funderburk, Registrar, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art

Kyes Stevens, Director, Alabama Prison Arts and Education Programs.

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POSTED: 12:37 PM, July 14, 2017

Edited by Richard A. Leiter and published by William S. Hein & Co. in 2015, this is the Seventh Edition.  This very large volume (829 pages) is located in the Reference Collection on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number KF 386 .N38 2015.

It is also available in electronic format under the Articles and Databases tab located on the Auburn University Libraries homepage or via the link on the catalog record:   click here .

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POSTED: 12:30 PM, July 14, 2017

By Fran Mason and published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2017, this is the Second Edition.   This volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PN 771 .M36 2017.

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POSTED: 12:25 PM, July 14, 2017

Edited by Gus Martin and published by SAGE in 2011, this volume is available in electronic format.   Click here for catalog record and access link.

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POSTED: 3:59 PM, July 12, 2017

Conversations Prompted by Art from JCSM’s Permanent Collection
Thursday, July 13, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Ralph B. Draughon Library
Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium (on the ground floor of Draughon Library)

Join the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art (JCSM) and Auburn University Libraries tomorrow at 4:30pm for the inaugural talk in a summer series of timely conversations about diversity and greater understanding. Prompted by objects from JCSM’s permanent collection, each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Our intention is to let the art initiate discussions that allow us to understand our differences and recognize the value of our diverse community.

Artwork:

Francisco Zuniga, "Impressions of Egypt"

Speakers:

Scott Bishop, Curator of Adult Education, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Nighet Ahmed, International Women for Peace and Understanding, Ph.D. Candidate in Adult Education, Auburn University. Ahmed’s dissertation research focuses on "Muslim Women of Influence: A Cross-Cultural Study of Aspirations of Muslim Women in Morocco and the United States."

 

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