Archive: 2017

The Art of Arnold Friberg

In 1953 the legendary Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille was looking for an artist to help him visualize his last and most significant film, “The Ten Commandments.” Through connections in the art community DeMille found Utah artist Arnold Friberg. DeMille hired Friberg to assist in costume design, but eventually Friberg did much more. The highlight …

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Art At A Different Level

Learn about the new art exhibit in the library thanks to BYU news ‘With her new exhibit, a BYU student living with dwarfism invites viewers to see the world through her eyes. Michelle Stevens, an art aficionado since childhood, has had plenty of experience looking up in galleries and exhibits. Born with achondroplasia, a form …

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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference

  Registration is now open for the annual A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference will take place on Friday, March 24, with an opening session in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections of the Harold B. Lee Library. For over a decade the conference has welcomed book collectors to meet, share, and learn …

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Everything you always wanted to know about bloodletting—and a little bit more

The library welcomes Dr. K. Codell Carter, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Brigham Young University, who will present a House of Learning Lecture titled, “Everything you always wanted to know about bloodletting—and a little bit more” on March 9th at 2:00 pm in the library auditorium. This lecture is part of a series in support of the exhibition Curious …

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Love Your Library Week

Stop by the library this Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday to fill out a heart and claim a treat. Try a “Blind Date With A Book.” Or just spend time browsing, surfing, or watching things from the collections.

The Seriousness of Mormon Humor Revisited

Elliott Oring, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, California State University, will be on campus Wednesday, January 25 to present a lecture on Mormon humor. Professor Oring has been selected to present the annual Folklore Archives Founder’s Lecture of 2017. The lecture will take place in B192 JFSB, the Education in Zion auditorium, at noon. The L. …

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