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NOVEMBER 15, 2013

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AFTER NOVEMBER 15

      • Tue 11/19/13
        7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: Fahrenheit 451
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more

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      • Fri 12/06/13
        10:30 am – noon
      • Whose publication is it anyway?
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • As the world becomes increasingly digital, ownership of scholarly works is a major issue in higher education. The debate between individuals, publishers, and institutions over ownership is both high-stakes and complex. Speaker Geneva Henry draws on her previous experience to shed some light on this issue.

        Ms. Henry is the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries at The George ...more

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      • Thu 01/23/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Colloquium on Scholarly Communications: The Humanities in and for the Digital Age
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The spread of digital technologies has presented scholars in the humanities with some extraordinary opportunities, as well as a few challenges, not least for their modes of communicating with one another. This talk will explore some of the changes taking place in the humanities today and their implications for scholars and their institutions. How are humanists' ways of thinking about scholarly ...more

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      • Thu 01/30/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: The Souls of Black Folk (Rescheduled)
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more

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      • Tue 02/18/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: The Fire Next Time
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more

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