Exhibits – OHIO University Libraries

Fourth-floor exhibit to highlight African Leaders

  An upcoming exhibit on Alden Library’s fourth floor will highlight transformational leaders of Africa. Araba Dawson-Andoh, subject librarian for African Studies and the social sciences, and Dr. Emmanuel Jean-Francois, associate professor of comparative and international education, are co-curating an exhibit titled “Transformational Leaders of Africa,” which opens April 5 and runs until the end … Continued

Libraries’ workshop highlights Barnett Hook Collection

Barnett A. Hook loved telling the story about how he discovered his talent for artistic needlework. Hook, a Civil War veteran and retired horse trainer, was working in a stable when he realized his talent for the craft. “…One day, just because I had nothing else better to do, I picked up a horse blanket … Continued

Libraries’ Center for International Collections to Feature African Writers

A new exhibit on Alden Library’s first floor highlights the talent and diversity of the newest generation of African writers. The exhibit, which includes contemporary award-winning authors as well as “writers to watch,” features work from Chimamanda Adichie, Chris Abani, Teju Cole, NoViolet Bulawayo, Yaa Gyasi, Dinaw Mengestu and Tendai Hunchu, said Araba Dawson-Andoh, curator … Continued