Past Events

We encourage you to explore a list of past Library Society events.

2020

At the Forefront of COVID-19 Knowledge: UChicago Medicine and the Library Work Together

How Regenstein Library Ushered in a New Era of Scholarly Distinction: A Conversation with Dean Boyer

Exploring the University of Chicago’s History through the Library’s Map Collections

2019

Discovery, Collection, Memory: The Oriental Institute at 100

The Adaptations of Augie March

2018

The Groves of Academe, Revisited

Science and Conscience: Chicago's Met Lab and the Manhattan Project

Vivian Maier Close Up

2017

Tensions in Renaissance Cities

Concrete Poetry, Concrete Books

Alma Lach’s Kitchen: Transforming Tasta

2016

Integrity of the Page: The Creative Process of Daniel Clowes

2015

Poetic Associations: The Nineteenth-Century English Poetry Collection of Dr. Gerald N. Wachs

What Did the French Read on the Eve of the Revolution? by Robert Darnton

2014

One Homer, Many Homers - How Many Homers?

2013

One Vision: The Illinois State Historical Library and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Censorship and Omnicensorship: Controlling the Text in Russia

Forms and Formats of Autobiography

2012

Opening for Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture Exhibition

The University of Chicago's 'Archaic Mark' (ms 972): A Remarkable Manuscript Treasure or a Modern Day Counterfeit?

Transforming Libraries: Choices with an Eye to the Future, A Conversation with Judith Nadler

Love's Labors in the Ruins, The Curious Case of the Carmelite Missal

2011

Education or Oppression? The Shadow of State Power in the Soviet Children's Book

Organ Transplantation: 100 Years of Contributions from the University of Chicago

2010

Two University of Chicago Humanists and a Landmark Edition of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales