This Week at the Library - 2/22/2016 to 2/28/16

 

Monday, February 22nd (7:00) Poetry Reading, BookPeople of Moscow

As part of the Vandal Poem of the Day project, award-winning poet Roger Reeves will read from his nationally acclaimed work at BookPeople of Moscow on Monday, February 22nd at 7 PM. Reeves is the winner of numerous individual awards as well, including a 2015 Whiting Award, the 2014-2015 Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, a 2014 Pushcart Prize, a 2013 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, and a 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship. He teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he is the assistant professor of poetry. Contact Evan Williamson (ewilliamson@uidaho.edu) for more information

Thursday, February 25th (7:00-8:00) “Citation Management 101”, Student Success Center, Wallace Residence Center

Losing points due to citation mistakes is silly. There are tools online and in the library that can help you! Come learn how correct citation can be stress-free. We’ll talk about: Zotero, EndNote, Purdue OWL, how to avoid plagiarism and much, much more! Contact Annah Hackett (annahh@uidaho.edu) for more details. This workshop is open to anyone but is particularly geared towards undergraduates.

Saturday, February 27th (1:30-2:30) “The Vibraphone: History of a Jazz Staple”; Clearwater-Whitewater Rooms, Idaho Commons

This workshop will feature Dan Bukvich, Professor of Music at the Lionel School of Music, discussing the history of the vibraphone. Bukvich will cover construction and techniques that differ from other mainstream percussion instruments as well as a demonstration of the instrument. Erin Stoddart, Head of Special Collections and Archives for the UI Library, will provide an overview of the university’s International Jazz Collections and its value to musicians and others conducting research. The session will feature materials related to the history of the vibraphone through archival collections found at the University of Idaho. Contact Erin Stoddart (estoddart@uidaho.edu) for more information.

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