Rachel Beckwith, Arts Librarian, attended the ACRL-NEC conference and participated in a panel of speakers with Mike Meo, Sura Levine, and Bonnie Vigeland, presenting their talk, “Re-Designing for the 21st Century: A Reading Room?!” to a roomful of librarians and architects.
AIRPORT LOUNGE OPENING RECEPTION THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH 4:30pm-6:00pm The Airport Lounge is now a prototype sandbox for the Library Learning Commons. Please …
April 27-May 11, 2015 Curated by Eveline Alix, Tyrone Bilingsley, Satchel Forrester, Daniela Hernandez, Riley Kleve, Amara Korley, Henry Pskowski, Claire Sammut, …
Wrapping up your Div III? Submit your work to the Archive! The Division III Archive at Hampshire College preserves and provides access to Div III works in perpetuity.
This week, from 7-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, the librarians will be at the InfoBar to help with your final papers, projects, and presentations. No appointment needed; just drop by!
Pavel Arseniev (Petersburg, Russia) to read at Hampshire College Library April 14 Tue 6-8 pm in the KIVA Poet, critic, publisher, translator …
Found in a college library new this week – “Readbox”: fresh content for your borrowing pleasure.
10 Lucky students will will get to participate in a Wearable Technology Workshop led by Ayliffe Brown on Friday 4/3 from 1-6 pm in the Airport Lounge. The workshop will introduce using different sensors in designing simple wearable tech prototypes and open-source software.
Hampshire College will host filmmaker and artist Rhys Ernst (second from right) and writer and musician Faith Soloway on Monday, April 6. Ernst and Soloway are part of the creative team for Amazon’s groundbreaking series Transparent, winner of 2015 Golden Globes for best comedy series and best actor (Jeffrey Tambor).
Bibliothecaphilia is opening at Mass Moca with a reception tomorrow evening. The exhibit explores definitions of libraries in the age of e-books, apps, and digital media.
Spring Break 2015 continued with a trip to the Academic Commons in the Occidental College Library.
It’s spring break, 2015 and a small team from Hampshire flew away from the snow and mud to visit the Colket Center for Academic Excellence and the Tutt Library at Colorado College.
Ryan Mihaly, ’08F was one of the curators (along with Audrey Nefores) of the exhibit in the Hampshire Gallery, “I Make Me Up: The Work of Robert Seydel and his Pupils” that was up from September 12-29, 2014. That wonderful exhibit coincided with the opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room in the Hampshire Library this past fall.
Just a reminder, the Airport Lounge will be closed the week of Spring Break (March 15th – March 21st) and re-open normal hours on Sunday, March 22nd.
The purpose of the Art + Feminism event was to help correct a bias in Wikipedia which is disproportionately written by and about men. In just a short time, the group gathered at Mass Art created Wikipedia accounts and then learned how to create external links, when a person is considered “notable” and therefore eligible for a Wikipedia entry, and what types of sources are acceptable.
March 5, 2015 marks the eighth anniversary of the bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street, a literary center in Baghdad named after the 10th century poet. The bombing killed thirty people, wounded more than 100, and destroyed a center of book selling and reading. This summer, the Harold F. Johnson Library and the Hampshire College Art Gallery will host an exhibition of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here project.
Papercut and tapestry artist Tamar Shadur came to the library yesterday evening to conduct a workshop for Hampshire students interested in learning this ancient art form. About 15 students (and a couple of staff and faculty members) came to the Hill Urbina Room on the 3rd floor to learn how to make papercut work around the theme of the “Tree of Life.”
On the Magic Board this week: The Reader exhibits a sample of visual submissions to The Reader, Hampshire’s longest running literary magazine.
Movable Book showcase featuring Emma Rentz, an artist curious about reassembling identity with a pair of scissors and a needle. Her works primarily use old photographs and threads that act as both puppet strings and heart strings to wind together a portrait of the artist as a ‘strayed’ soul.
At the very center of the Movable Artist Books display is the work of Hampshire student artist Sarah Jane Young. Some of her selected works focus on different ways of unfolding that shift and innovate bookbinding norms, while others stay rooted in traditional methods.