Posts Tagged: exhibit

Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders Featured at Special Exhibit Event

What can historical photographs tell us about the lives of African-Americans serving as nannies to white families?  What clues in these portraits can be found by examining the lighting, period dress, body language, and facial expressions of the subjects? Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Emory University’s Associate Professor of American Studies and African American Studies, addressed these…

“Framing Shadows—Portraits of African-American Nannies” Now on Display!

The Framing Shadows exhibit, now on display in the Fran Elizer Exhibit space in the Oxford College library, is a compilation of selected historical photographs from the 1840’s to the 1920’s depicting unknown African-American women, young girls, and men who acted as caretakers for white families. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, author and associate professor of American and…

Oxford Research Scholars Present Works

Oxford College is appreciated for many things, but its commitment to providing leadership opportunities for first year students  is a benchmark achievement.  One such opportunity is the Oxford Research Scholars Program where selected students conduct professional research by working directly with faculty and research librarians.  This program paid off exponentially for Oxford second-year student Tiera…

Faculty and Staff Champion Scholarship and Creativity with 15th Annual Celebration

I suppose you could say “a meeting of the minds” describes Friday’s Celebration of Scholarship & Creative Expression at Oxford College.  This 15th annual celebration was held Friday, April 12th in the Oxford College Library recognizing the scholarly and creative endeavors during the past year of Oxford College faculty, emeritus faculty and staff. Approximately 80 exhibit…

Upcoming Exhibit to Celebrate Scholarship & Creativity

Couture to Tech bookends the 15th Annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression (CSCE).  With a weighty artistic array of pedagogical displays, this library exhibit (formerly known as Inspired Performance) is an opportunity for the Oxford community to share and celebrate the scientific, technological, educational, and artistic passion of Oxford College faculty and staff. The…