Calendar of Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 18, 2013 Through Wednesday, September 18, 2013

May 30 2016

Historian James McPherson

When: 9/6/2013 4:00:00 PM until 9/6/2013 5:00:00 PM
Where: Jackson Library Reading Room, 1st Floor Contact: Barry Miller

Dr. James McPherson is one of the country's leading experts on the Civil War. He will talk about his new book, War on the Waters, and sign copies of his books, which will be available for sale by the UNCG Bookstore. This event is offered in collaboration with BOOKMARKS, whose festival will be held the next day in Winston-Salem, where Dr. McPherson will also appear.

May 30 2016

Storyteller and Author Bill Harley

When: 9/9/2013 7:00:00 PM until 9/9/2013 8:30:00 PM
Where: Elliott University Center Auditorium Contact: Barry Miller

Storyteller, author and NPR commentator Bill Harley will present a free storytelling concert for all ages. Harley will also appear, under University Libraries sponsorship, at the BOOKMARKS Festival of Books in Winston-Salem's Arts District on Saturday, September 7

May 30 2016

Tech Tool Thursday: Getting Started with Photoshop (Beginner)

When: 9/12/2013 4:00:00 PM until 9/12/2013 5:30:00 PM
Where: Digital Media Commons, Lower Level of Jackson Library Contact: Kimberly Lutz

Overview and hands on time; bring your laptop pr use a DMC computer. Facilitated by DMC staff. Anyone is welcome to attend. Register to attend at See for more information about our workshops.

May 30 2016

FOL Book Discussion-The New Jim Crow

When: 9/16/2013 4:00:00 PM until 9/16/2013 5:30:00 PM
Where: Hodges Reading Room, 2nd Floor, Jackson Library Contact: Kimberly Lutz

Join the Friends of the UNCG Libraries as we discuss Michelle Alexander's "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." Dr. Steven Cureton, Sociology, will lead the discussion. To attend, please register at or email Kimberly Lutz (

May 30 2016

FTLC Tech Tools Lunch and Learn: Streaming Film Resources from the Library

When: 9/17/2013 12:30:00 PM until 9/17/2013 1:30:00 PM
Where: Lib 216, Second Floor, Jackson Library Contact: Kimberly Lutz

This session will cover the basics on copyright in relation to streaming films, an overview of creative commons licensed materials, show the available streaming resources, how to use them, and how to embed them in your courses in Blackboard. Presented by Beth Filar Williams and David Gwynn. Focus is for teaching faculty but anyone is welcome to attend. Register to attend at Learn more about the Libraries' workshops at