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Healing the Wounds of War with Art--Speak Peace Exhibit @KSL
Healing war through children's art..Speak Peace: American Voices Respond to Vietnamese Children's Paintings, the Vietnamese Children's Art Exhibit debuts in NE Ohio at the Kelvin Smith Library as part of the October 2010 International Peace and War Summit at Case Western Reserve University.
Vietnamese children's paintings of peace and war collected by the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City are partnered with poetry by Americans from all ages and walks of life. This collaborative, international art project fosters creative dialog and cross-cultural communication that began with research born out of the emerging field of trauma studies and the healing powers of creative expression & community sharing.
The Kelvin Smith Library hosts the exhibit, which is open to the general public during Regular Business Hours: Mon.-Thu. 8 am-Midnight, Fri. 8 am-8 pm, Sat. 9 am-5:30 pm,and Sun. Noon-Midnight. Evening access requires a photo ID. The library's main door has a visitor intercom-simply press the intercom & staff will release the door for visitors, asking to see a photo ID upon entry.
The exhibit is sponsored by the National Peace Academy, Writers in the Schools Alliance, England's National Association for Writers in Education, Kent State University Honors College, and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University.
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ArcGIS Desktop Class-Map Your Data
A picture is worth a thousand words....take this CaseLearns certificate class and learn how to use ArcGIS 9.3 software—visualize & analyze your data so it's quickly and easily understood!
Got data? If you have population, demographic, economic, industry, poverty data, this class will show you how to create presentation quality maps & graphs of your information. No prior experience with desktop mapping is needed, although basic familiarity with maps & computing is recommended.
Registration is required. This is a fee-based certificate course taught by ESRI-authorized instructor & Kelvin Smith Library staff member Ann L. Holstein. This ArcGIS course is offered in a series of several Fridays: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Nov. 12, Nov. 19. 9 am-5 pm, and is open to alumni and non-Case individuals.
Note: Registration Deadline is Friday Oct. 22
Read more about the course, including a link to full registration & details.
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Let the Music Move You...Ohio Archives Month Features CWRU image
Once again a University Archives image has been submitted to the Society of Ohio Archivists and selected for their Archives Month poster. The 2010 theme honors the diverse and rich cultural musical heritage of Ohio that is preserved for the researchers of today and the future.
Let the Music Move You...Ohio Archives Month October 2010 features a group photo of the Guitar and Mandolin Club (College for Women), from 1899. (Download the official poster, and look for CWRU on the upper left side.)
CWRU University Archives images have graced the Ohio Archives Month posters: in 2008: Elections in the Archives (student election day, Mather College, 1945, and announcement flyer for 1919 meeting of the WRU College for Women Suffrage Club); and in 2007 for Reunions: Together at the Archives (1955 WRU alumni reunion.)University Archives' collections keep university history alive for the future, whether it's student yearbooks, buildings, coaches & teams, people & presidents, events, and the schools & colleges of our institution.
October is Ohio Archivists' Month, with events, exhibits, and collections featured and shared by museums, libraries, societies and other organizations around Ohio.
Started by the Society of Ohio Archivists (SOA) in 1993 as a weeklong event, the Ohio celebrations during the month of October now aim to increase general awareness of archival materials & centers, to focus on materials with broad appeal, to inspire the proper preservation for the ages of an organization's materials, and to continue to foster user interest & involvement for ongoing documentary heritage.