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Speaking of Books

Conversations With Campus Authors

Speaking of Books series features free, open to the community and public talks by UMD faculty authors on their recently published work. You may register through our calendar, or by selecting an upcoming event below.

Please note that all events will be held virtually via Zoom. Registrants will receive an access link upon registration.

For more information, contact us at lib-authorseries@umd.edu

Past Events

  • Speaking of Digital Scholarship: Slavery, Law, and Power (SLP) Project Launch

    Februrary 15, 2022, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Casey J. Dawkins: Just Housing: The Moral Foundations of American Housing Policy

    October 12, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Juan Luis Burke: Architecture and Urbanism in Viceregal Mexico

    October 12, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Shay Hazkani: Dear Palestine

    October 6, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Robert S. Levine: The Failed Promise

    September 23, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Michael Carlos Abrams: The Art of City Sketching A Field Manual

    September 14, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Sisters with Transistors with Lisa Rovner and Suzanne Ciani: Screening and Discussion

    May 4, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Digital Scholarship with Dr. Daryle Williams and Marisol Fila

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Rachel Manekin: Rebellion of the Daughters

    Thursday, March 11, 2021, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Ming Hu: Smart Technologies and Design for Healthy Built Environments

    Thursday, November 5, 2020, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Joseph Williams: Architecture of Disjuncture

    Friday, September 4, 2020, Online via Zoom

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Faedra Chatard Carpenter: Coloring Whiteness: Acts of Critique in Black Performance

    Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Richard Bell: Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020, McKeldin Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Diane L Dixon: Diversity on the Executive Path

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020, McKeldin Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Maryl B. Gensheimer: Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae

    Thursday, February 13, 2020, Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

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  • Speaking of Books with Paul Shackel: Migration, Labor, and Race in Pennsylvania Anthracite Country

    Wednesday, November 2019, McKeldin Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Mary Corbin Sies and Isabelle Gournay: Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change

    Thursday, October 24, 2019, Architecture Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Jessica Enoch and Dr. Carly Woods: Women at Work and Domestic Occupations

    Thursday, October 3, 2019, McKeldin Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Ming Hu: Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Architecture Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Dr. Ruth Enid Zambrana: Toxic Ivory Towers- The Consequences of Work Stress on Underrepresented Minority Faculty

    Thursday, April 18, 2019, McKeldin Library

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  • Speaking of Books with Anne Farris Rosen: Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019, McKeldin Library

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Accessibility

At the University Libraries, we strive to present inclusive events that enable all individuals, including those with disabilities, to fully participate. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact us at lib-rc@umd.edu.

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