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Game Night

The spring semester is drawing to a close, and as finals are coming up and studying becomes more intense, what better way to take a break from all the studying mayhem than to enjoy an evening filled with entertainment and fun at Game Night in the library on Friday, April 14 from 7 pm to 11…

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Oxford College Library is partnering with ReVision to present our second annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! WHY: Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. That’s why we will participate in an international effort to close the gap on Wikipedia articles on  underrepresented (i.e. women, LGBTQ, and non-white) artists. WHEN: Thursday, March 16 6-8 pm in room 230 for…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month started in a school district in California in 1978, as a celebration of women’s accomplishments and contributions to the world around us. This private celebration initially lasted only a week, and in February of 1980 President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8 to be National Women’s History Week. The following…

Mandala Sand Painting, February 20th-24th

The Pierce Program in Religion is hosting seven monk artists the week of February 20-24.  The monks, who are from the Drepung Loseling Monastery, will construct a sand mandala painting as part of the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour to promote the monastery and the artistic activities of Tibet. The opening ceremony will be Monday, February 20…

Black History Month

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, reflects on the struggles, historical figures, and movements that have occurred within the history of those of African lineage. While many people around the world celebrate figures like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., most do not know the history behind this observance, which is…

Game Night at the Library!

As the semester winds down, stress becomes an all too familiar feeling. Tensions rise and we almost forget how to have something called “fun.” What if there was a way to relive the “fun days” for just one night and destress? Well, the Oxford College Library will be hosting a Game Night Friday November 4th…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept.15-Oct.15

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period in the United States where Latinx and Hispanic American contributions to the promotion and growth of their heritage and culture is recognized. With over 55 million Latinx/Hispanic Americans living in the U.S, it is a time where their presence and importance is not only recognized, but celebrated! NHHM…

Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week at the Library – September 25th to October 1st Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlighting the value of free and open access to information. Come to the library to read banned and challenged books! We will have staff showcase their favorite banned books and…

Emory Traditions: The Coke Toast!

One of the many traditions help here at Oxford College of Emory University is the prestigious Coke Toast. However, many do not know how it came to be. While the Emory University has had this long standing tradition longer, Oxford adopted this tradition in 2009. On the first day of orientation, Oxford College begins with…

April is National Poetry Month!

Join us at Oxford College Library as we celebrate National Poetry Month! Select poetry books are on display for your reading pleasure. May we suggest Gregory Pardlo’s Digest, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize? We have several activities planned for the week of April 4-8: Exquisite Corps Poetry: You’ll find the beginnings of a poem…

Breakfast of Champions Game Night!

Students interested in either board games and/or video gaming, hanging out at the library after hours, and having breakfast as a late night snack are invited to the Library’s inaugural Breakfast of Champions Game Night this Friday, February 26, from 6-11 p.m.  Students will snack on breakfast food from Panera Bread while playing an assortment of games including…

Write In!!!

Coming up this Thursday, December 3rd from 6pm-11pm, we will be having a Write In in the Library provided by the Writing Center Tutors! Come join your fellow classmates as we join together for Communal Writing Support in writing our final papers. There will also be a Zotero Support station, Research and Citation Help and…