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Marovitz Gallery, University Library, 1st floor, January 11-March 21, 2019
This inaugural exhibition in the newly created Marovitz Gallery marks the 200th anniversary of the births of Herman Melville and Walt Whitman. The exhibit features early and special editions of the works of these major American authors. Additional items are featured in the 12th floor Special Collections and Archives reading room exhibit (LIB RM 1212). (Curated by Haley Antell and Cara Gilgenbach)
Reading Room, University Library, 12th floor
Visitors can view interesting examples of books, manuscripts, and archival materials that illustrate the major areas of strength in the collections: American Poets, British & American Literature, Children’s Literature, History of the Book, History of Science & Exploration; Kent State University History, Local History, Performing Arts, and True Crime. New examples will be appear on a regular basis, so visit often!
Borowitz Gallery, University Library, 12th floor, August 2016-summer 2019
This exhibition showcases the events surrounding the May 4, 1970 Kent State shootings with photographs taken by Lafayette Tolliver and Howard Ruffner. Both were student photo-journalists at Kent State in 1970. Selections of their work will be on semi-permanent display in Special Collections and Archives as we head toward the 50th anniversary milestone of an event that placed Kent State in the international spotlight and changed the trajectory of the Vietnam War. (Curated by Lae'l Hughes-Watkins)