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Friends of the UNCG Libraries – The Year 2015 in Review

January

The UNCG sponsored series, The Globe and the Cosmos, is a year-long celebration of William Shakespeare and Galileo Galilei on the 450th anniversary of their respective births.  With strong holdings in the works of William Shakespeare, Special Collections and University Archives at UNCG’s University Libraries mounts an exhibit that exclusively focused on the Bard. The exhibit is called " 'That in Black Ink My Love May Still Shine Bright:' Selections from Five Centuries of Printed Works of William Shakespeare."
February

CSPAN features the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives during a broadcast visit to Greensboro.Author, collector and former bookseller Charlie Lovett visits to discuss his new novel, First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austin.Keith Gorman of the University Libraries leads a book discussion of Pat Barker’s Regeneration.Local historian and journalist Jim Schlosser presents a program about …