The Library Society of the University of Tennessee
February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Culinary and cultural historian Michael W. Twitty, author of The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South, will present the 2020 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture. The talk will begin at 7PM, The Press Room—730 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917)

The Library Society of the University of Tennessee helps the UT Libraries fulfill its vision to be an indispensable partner to every member of the Volunteer community as they discover and advance knowledge, engage with society, and strive for excellence. Through monetary gifts and engagement with library programs, we proudly support resources and services for the more than 2.1 million individuals who walk through the doors of the university libraries each year.


ADVOCATE: We uphold the ideals of the UT Libraries by acting as advocates for free access to information and furthering an appreciation of research collections.

ADVANCE: Private funds propel study and research at the university by improving library collections and services, ensuring UT Libraries remains one of the top 25 academic research libraries in the U.S.

PROMOTE: Our special programs provide access to collections and services, bring together community members who share an enthusiasm for libraries and learning, and raise awareness of the value of the university libraries to the community, to the state, and to researchers around the world.


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The Library Society of the University of Tennessee
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Brian Broyles

Senior Director of Advancement

Casey Fox

Assistant Director of Advancement

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