Monday, March 24
The Line Has Shattered (55 min.), is a new documentary exploring the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference. The film is directed by Robert McTavish, who will be present for the screening.
Robert McTavish is a Canadian documentary film-maker whose works include Ghosts on the Land (2001), Fiddler’s Map (2003) and What To Make of It All?: The Life and Poetry of John Newlove (2006). He also edited A Long Continual Argument: The Selected Poems of John Newlove (Chaudiere Books, 2007, afterword by Jeff Derksen) which was hailed by the Globe and Mail as “a fitting monument to the poet’s consummate craftsmanship, and a cause for national celebration.”
Space is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
We will be unable to stay open until our usual 8:00 pm today, Wednesday, March 19. The reading room will close at 5:00 pm.
Friday, March 21
Gelman Library, Room 702
Part of "A Splendid Wake," a project to document poets and literary movements in the nations's capital from 1900-present, poets and panelists will report on experimental contemporary poetry, warrior poetry projects, and on D.C.'s African-American intellectual/creative activity during the years of segregation in Washington.
Tuesday, March 18 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Artemyi Troitsky will provide an intimate overview of the state of rock music and rock culture in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. A reception will follow, with ample time to explore the GRC's 7th floor exhibit, Words and Sounds of Dissent: from Samizdat to Rebel Rock.
Please RSVP at http://go.gwu.edu/TroitskyRock
Artemyi Troitsky is the world's leading expert on Russian rock music and an active player in the civic life of his country. He is the author of Back in the USSR: The True Story of Rock in Russia and Tusovka: Whatever Happened to the Soviet Underground Culture. He currently teaches in the Journalism Department of Moscow State University, hosts TV and radio shows (including on Ekho Moskvy), writes for Novaya gazeta, is a member of the board of Greenpeace Russia, and is a well-known blogger and opposition activist.
Today, Monday, March 17, Fenwick Library is open from 10am – 5pm. All other libraries are closed.
Mason Libraries’ online reference service is available between 10am-10pm today, March 17. Slainte!
GW will open at noon on Monday, March 17 because of inclement weather, but Gelman will remain open on its regular 24-hour schedule.
Eckles Library will open at noon today.
The Virginia Science & Technology Campus Library will be closed.
Due to the snow, the University Libraries will open at 12:30 PM on Monday, March 17.
Post expires at 8:00am on Tuesday March 18th, 2014