John Casteen to Speak in Harrison-Small Auditorium on the Search for UVA Dean of Libraries

On March 24, at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, president emeritus of UVA, John Casteen III, will give a talk on “Some of What We Learned While Seeking Our New Dean of … Continue reading

John Unsworth Speaks on 20th Century Bestsellers at the Virginia Festival of the Book

The UVA Dean of Libraries John Unsworth will appear today, March 22, at noon in the James Madison Regional Library on East Market Street to help kick off the 23rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book (March 22–26). His talk … Continue reading

UVA Today Features Article on “The Aviator,” on the 100th Anniversary of His Death

Before there was an Alderman or Clemons Library, there was the winged statue that stands between them; The Aviator was commissioned by the University as a memorial to the sacrifice of James Rogers McConnell, a UVA student whose Nieuport biplane … Continue reading

Special Collections presents Mini-Exhibition on “Black Girlhood”

As part of UVA’s observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library opens a mini-exhibition, “The Sounds and Silences of Black Girlhood,” today, January 27, in the First Floor Gallery of the Harrison Institute … Continue reading

UVA Today Features Symposium on Julian Bond at Harrison/Small Auditorium October 20–21

The UVA Today article “UVA Symposium to Explore ‘Arc and Touchstones’ of Julian Bond’s Career” features an event to be hosted on October 20–21 in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library. The symposium on the … Continue reading

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare comes to Harrison/Small on October 1st!

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare—on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library—arrives October 1 at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library to become a featured part of the exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of … Continue reading