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The mission of the Library Society is to support and strengthen the Library as the central academic resource for research, teaching, and learning at The University of Chicago.


Future events

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Poetry Reading with Commentary by Rosanna Warren

The Library Society welcomes Rosanna Warren, the Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought. She is an acclaimed poet, whose research interests include translation, literary biography and the visual arts, and relations between classical and modern literature. Professor Warren will present a mixture of poems, both original compositions and selections by poets that have inspired her work.

Prior to our program, Ashley Locke Gosselar, Laura Alagna, Brittan Nannenga, and Eileen Ielmini, exhibition curators, will give a tour of the Special Collections Research Center exhibit I Step Outside of Myself: Portrait Photography in Special Collections.

5:00 p.m. Exhibition Tour
5:45 p.m. Lecture
7:00 p.m. Reception

The tour, reading and reception are free. Registration is highly recommended.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Andrew Abbott

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Sociology and the College

 For more information, please contact Library Development ( or 773-702-7695).