Featured Events 2017-2018

Date Event Time Location Contact
Sept. 20 Wendell Mayo Reading/Presentation
The Journey Out: the Storyteller as Witness
Sponsored by the University Libraries as part of the David and Patricia Anderson Center for Midwestern Literature.
12:30 pm North Atrium Nancy Down ndown@bgsu.edu
Sept. 28 Matt Donahue Banned Music Presentation
Popular Music Controversies and Banned Popular Music: The Ascent from Low Culture to High Culture
1:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Kari Johnson
karij@bgsu.edu
Oct. 3 Barbara Floyd – CAC Local History Local History Publication Award
"The Glass City: Toledo and the Industry That
Built It"
4:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Michelle Sweetser
msweets@bgsu.edu
Oct. 24 Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories featuring Mark Kelly 7:00 pm Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Lisa Noward
ltatham@bgsu.edu
Oct. 26 Kyle Kondik– CAC Local History Local History Publication Award
“The Bellwether: Why Ohio Picks the President"
4:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Michelle Sweetser
msweets@bgsu.edu
Nov. 3 Jerome Library 50th Anniversary Celebration 4:00 pm 1st Floor, Jerome Library Lisa Noward
ltatham@bgsu.edu
Nov. 15 Donor Recognition Event - Janet Parks Women’s Sports History Initiative
4:30 pm Pallister Conference Room Kari Johnson
karij@bgsu.edu
Nov. 16 James Baldwin, Poetics and Praxis: The Vitality of Migratory Identity(ies) in the Contemporary 6:30 pm Pallister Conference Room Megan Goins-Diouf
goinsdm@bgsu.edu
Feb. 13
Valentine's Day Card Making 2:00 pm First Floor Lobby
Kari Johnson
karij@bgsu.edu
Feb. 19 President's Day Open House
8:30 am Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom Kari Johnson
karij@bgsu.edu
Feb. 21 Record Listening Club: One Man, One Night by Little Axe 3:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Lindy Smith
lindys@bgsu.edu
March 3 Ohio History Day   Varied Megan Goins-Diouf
goinsdm@bgsu.edu
March 14 Author, Angie Thomas
Young adult author of #1 New York Times Bestseller The Hate U Give
7:00 pm Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom Colleen Boff
cboff@bgsu.edu
March 15

Roger Pickenpaugh CAC Local History Local History Publication Award "Johnson’s Island-A Prison for Confederate Officers"  

4:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Michelle Sweetser
msweets@bgsu.edu
March 21 Record Listening Club - The Wall by Pink Floyd 3:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Lindy Smith
lindys@bgsu.edu
April 13‑14 “Researching the Romance” Conference Varied
Pallister Conference Room Steve Ammidown
sammido@bgsu.edu
April 17 Record Listening Club: Little Girl Blue by Nina Simone 3:00 pm Pallister Conference Room Lindy Smith
lindys@bgsu.edu
April 29 Study of Sunday Finals Event 12:00 pm -10:00 pm Jerome Library   Kari Johnson
karij@bgsu.edu
June 3-8
PCA: Summer Research Institute TBD Jerome Library 
Lisa Noward
ltatham@bgsu.edu