Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. This year it was held from September 24-30, 2017. Every year, in libraries throughout the country, people challenge books that they consider controversial, and try to have them banned. Banned Books Week is important because it raises awareness about the harms of censorship. […]Read More
Students share their experiences attending events or participating in programs.
The Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting was held in Portland, Oregon from July 23 to 29. As always, the University of Texas was well-represented by faculty, alumni and students, including several iSchool students and recent graduates who presented their research. Second-year student Will Clements presented a lightning talk at the SNAP Section meeting about […]Read More
The University of Texas student chapter of the Society of American Archivists was fortunate to be joined by Professor Michelle Caswell April 20-22 for a series of events that included dinner with students, a presentation open to the entire campus and a workshop. Dr. Caswell also joined us at the SAA-UT potluck. Dr. Caswell is […]Read More
On March 7th, the iSchool’s chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) hosted its first event with its new board members in place, a happy hour followed by the Alamo Ritz’s “Terror Tuesday” 35mm screening of Kim Jee-woon’s 2003 Korean horror movie A Tale of Two Sisters. Happy hour conversations discussed the wide […]Read More
I initially wanted to title this written piece “Learning Beyond Walls” but decided against it for the simple reason that I still found myself surrounded by walls even if they were not UT affiliated. When thinking about this more, I found myself still fixated by the idea of walls. We as students oftentimes corner ourselves […]Read More