An evening with culinary historian Michael W. Twitty

Culinary and cultural historian Michael W. Twitty will present the 2020 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, February 11, at 7 p.m. at The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville. Twitty will talk about his Cooking Gene Project, with special reference to African-American heritage foods in Tennessee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Twitty is the author of The Cooking Gene: A … Continued

Book Club “read” for faculty/staff: Everything They Never Taught You About College Teaching

The Libraries and the Psychology department invite UT faculty and staff to participate in a Lifelong Learning Book Club during spring semester. Read The Missing Course: Everything They Never Taught You About College Teaching, by David Gooblar, and join us at monthly discussion sessions. The free e-book is available online through the UT Libraries’ catalog. … Continued

And the winner of our short story contest is . . .

On November 13, the Libraries held an event in Hodges Library to celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Students who stopped by were aided in their writing endeavors by the Herbert Writing Center and were given writing “care packages.” The highlight of the event was a short story contest. Students who participated could choose from 4 writing … Continued

Walk-in Access to Map Collection and Library Materials in Storage Reduced to One Day Per Week

Beginning December 11, the Hoskins Library Storage and Reading Room will be open for walk-in access only one day per week. Thereafter, the Storage and Reading Room (200  Hoskins Library, 1401 Cumberland Ave.) will be open each Wednesday from noon until 4 p.m. Library Express delivery will still be available Monday through Friday, with 24- … Continued

GIS Day at Hodges Library, Nov. 13

Please join us for GIS Day.  When: Wednesday, November 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: first-floor, John C. Hodges Library Galleria. Learn about geospatial technology and resources available on campus. Meet and network with exhibitors from government, the private sector, non-profits, and academia. See the map and poster gallery. Create your own world with the virtual … Continued

Volopedia: Encyclopedia of UT History and Traditions Now Online

The UT Libraries announces the launch of Volopedia, an online encyclopedia of all things related to the University of Tennessee. Volopedia is a user-friendly portal to topical summaries on university history and traditions. Keyword searches, alphabetical browsing, and date-range queries allow users to quickly find information on topics of interest.  Thousands of entries chronicle UT-themed … Continued