Singer-songwriter-poet-playwright RB Morris will perform at UT’s John C. Hodges Library on Thursday, April 4. His appearance will feature the first public performance of an original song inspired by materials in the UT Libraries’ James Agee archives.
In 2019, the University Libraries will cut the ribbon on a Graduate Commons that will support the unique needs of graduate students. The original Commons — a bustling, energizing workspace that fills almost the entire second floor of Hodges Library — remains highly popular with students. But graduate students’ needs are distinctly different from those … Continued
The Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives is celebrating Black History Month with a display of items from our special collections. The display includes documents and images that bear witness to the experiences of black Tennesseans from the early days of statehood until the first African American students enrolled at the University of … Continued
Award-winning Appalachian Novelist to Present Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture Novelist Silas House will present the 2019 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Library Society of the University of Tennessee and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the newly digitized David Van Vactor Music Collection. An event planned for Thursday, March 7, at UT’s John C. Hodges Library will include a reception, speakers, and a performance of Van Vactor’s Quintet for Flute and Strings. The event is … Continued
We just got a Valentine from Charlie Daniel, and we wanted to share it with you. Every year, when Valentine’s Day rolls around, we use the occasion as an opportunity to thank members of our Library Society for their support. For several years, we have chosen the artwork for our Valentine’s Day cards from the … Continued
From harp singing to country music, Tennessee’s rich musical history is on display in the John C. Hodges Library. Variations: The Sounds of Special Collections, the current exhibit in the Elaine Altman Evans Exhibit Area on the first floor, documents the history, creation, and enjoyment of music in the Volunteer State by showcasing objects found … Continued
October 30, 2018, marks the tenth anniversary of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, UT’s public policy center named for the US senator from Tennessee who was famous for his civility and nonpartisanship. It is also the tenth anniversary of the Modern Political Archives (MPA). On October 30, author Ira Shapiro will … Continued
About fifty East Tennessee K-12 teachers devoted a recent Saturday to learning new ways to help their students excel in science and mathematics. Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators, held at UT’s John C. Hodges Library on September 29, was sponsored by the UT Libraries, the East Tennessee STEM Hub, and the Center for Enhancing … Continued
Ever wonder how Clingmans Dome got its name? Find out at the October 18 book release party for the UT Libraries’ limited-edition letterpress book, The Spot Marked Alpine: A Story of Names, Mountains, and Men. The starting point for The Spot Marked Alpine is an 1858 letter from UT’s Special Collections regarding the Smokies peak … Continued
Graduate Commons Ribbon Cutting
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of a long-awaited space just for graduate students in Hodges Library.
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