Welcome to the Library Outreach Guide!
Hello! This guide will provide ongoing information about outreach events in the library, both in-person and virtual. Our events are always free and open to everyone, whether student, faculty, staff, community member, or visitor. Please check back for more updates or contact me directly:
Christopher Clark, Outreach and Engagement Librarian
OUTREACH SCHEDULE SPRING 2021
Feb 9 @ 1pm - The Library Presents...Eleanor Goldfield -- A discussion with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield.
February 12 @ 2pm - The Library Presents...Ed Finn -- A discussion with the director of the Center for Science and the Imagination.
March 8 @ 2pm - The Library Presents...Farel Dalyrymple -- A discussion with underground comics sensation Farel Dalrymple.
March 12 @ 11am - Information Wellness Panel -- A panel on wellness and information behaviors.
March 18 @ 10am - The Library Presents...Christopher Golden-- A discussion with New York Times bestselling novelist and comic book writer Christopher Golden.
March 22 @ 2pm - The Library Presents...All of Them Witches/E3W Productions-- A discussion with an LA-based immersive theater troupe of artists, podcasters, and producers of augmented reality narrative.
March 30 @ 4pm - Multimedia Art Panel -- A panel celebrating various forms of art being practiced on campus.
April 9 @ 3pm - The Library Presents...Wi-Moto Niyoka -- A discussion with transmedia artist and playwright Wi-Moto Niyoka.
April 9 @ 4pm - The Library Presents...Disasterpeace -- A discussion with film composer Disasterpeace.
Sep. 14 @ 2pm - Meet Your Librarian -- This will be a chance for our librarians to get into breakout rooms and meet with students in their liaison discipline, answer questions, and give information.
Sep. 25 @ 3pm - The Library Presents...Paul Sutter -- Our first discussion will be with Paul Sutter, an astrophysicist and host of one of the most popular science podcasts in the world. VIDEO CAN BE FOUND HERE
Sep. 29 @ 4pm - The Library Presents...Cory Doctorow -- Our next discussion will be with the author Cory Doctorow, futurist, author of Little Brother, and copyright/information activist. He is perfect for libraries, and we get to talk to him right before the release of his next book. VIDEO CAN BE FOUND HERE
Oct. 7 @ 4pm -- Poets Outside the Lines -- We will be joined by our very own John Belk and Sarah Bates to celebrate the releases of their books of poetry. They will do readings from their work and answer questions. VIDEO CAN BE FOUND HERE
Oct. 15 @ 2pm -- The Library Presents...Denali Nalamalapu -- We will be discussing climate change, activism, and how we can move toward a more sustainable future with activist and organizer Denali Nalamalapu.
Oct. 15 -- Special Collections Celebrates Prof. Jim Aton -- Watch the special collections celebration video for influential SUU professor Jim Aton, and the presentation of a first edition of Hemingway's A Sun Also RIses HERE.
Oct. 27 @7pm - Haunted Images Halloween: Remote Viewing Edition -- This year's Halloween event will feature a lecture from Dr. Kyle Bishop and a livestream of the Romero classic Night of the Living Dead. There will also be spooky story readings from multiple authors across the country leading up to the event. It will be a mixture of asynchronous recorded readings and synchronous live readings. VIDEO CAN BE FOUND HERE.
Oct. 29 @11:30am - Brian Evenson @ APEX -- This APEX event is one we are working with Lynn on, featuring LA-based horror writer Brian Evenson (a recent Shirley Jackson Award winner)
Nov. 4 @ 3pm-- The Library Presents...Nathan Ballingrud -- Nathan is the author of two collections, one of which is being turned into a Hulu series out in October. VIDEO CAN BE FOUND HERE.
Nov. 11 @3pm-4:30pm - Beyond Dragons -- I will be doing a Zoom presentation for students on how to run a successful tabletop roleplaying game, and how it ties in to student skills like improving note taking, building confidence, and sharing community.
Nov. 18 @12pm-4pm - Research and Rescue -- We will be holding a Research and Rescue session with breakout rooms so that students who are working on their research projects and essays can get targeted help.