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Alumni, Homecoming, Family Weekend @ KSL!
Be part of Case Western Reserve University's annual Homecoming weekend with these exciting events at Kelvin Smith Library on Friday, September 27! All of our events are free and open to the public. Alumni, families, students, faculty, staff and guests are all encouraged to attend!
- Kelvin Smith Library Open House
Interested in seeing what Kelvin Smith Library has to offer? Stop by our open house and enjoy demonstrations, snacks and prize giveaways! During the open house, attendees can check out the new computers and multimedia equipment that faculty, students, staff and alumni can take advantage of, hear about new services and library resources, and take a personal tour.
WHEN: Friday, September 27, 12:00pm—3:00pm
WHERE: KSL, First Floor
- The Library of Tomorrow is Today! Hi-Tech @ KSL
Join in on a high-tech tour of Kelvin Smith Library with Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer. The tour will cover the library’s high-tech classrooms, including the Active Collaboration Room, and then head to the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship to showcase tools such as video digitization equipment, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) applications and 3D printing. The tour also includes a stop at the Service Center to learn about the many toys and technology the library lends, including cameras, projectors, GPS units and even laser rangefinders!
WHEN: Friday, September 27, 10:00am—11:00am
WHERE: KSL, Room 215
- From Page to Screen: A Panel Discussion
Join us for a special presentation to celebrate books that have been translated to film. A distinguished panel will discuss the nuts-and-bolts of making a book suitable for film adaptation. Featured panelists include:
• MICHAEL HEATON is a columnist, author, critic and screenwriter who has worked at the Plain Dealer for 25 years. Heaton is the author of two books of his collected columns and magazine stories, and has coauthored a biography of talk show host Mike Douglas, and the New York Times bestselling memoir of his sister, actress Patricia Heaton, Motherhood and Hollywood. Last year he wrote his first film for the Hallmark Channel called The Christmas Heart, which aired in December. Currently, Heaton is at work on a screenplay about the late Plain Dealer rock critic, Jane Scott, entitled Sweet Jane.
• JOHN ORLOCK is a Samuel B. and Virginia C. Knight Professor of Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. His plays have been produced at several major regional theaters and his screenplay, The End-of-Summer Guest – about Anne & Charles Lindbergh and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – was awarded third place prize in the 2009 American Screenwriters Association International Screenplay Competition.
• BRAD RICCA earned his Ph.D. in English from Case Western Reserve University where he currently is a SAGES Fellow. He is the author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster — The Creators of Superman (St. Martin's, 2013) and American Mastodon, a book of poetry, which won the St. Lawrence Book Award. Ricca’s film Last Son won a 2010 Silver Ace Award at the Las Vegas International Film Festival.
• ROBERT SPADONI (Moderator) is the author of Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre (University of California Press, 2007), A Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films (California, forthcoming) and various articles, most of them about horror films. Spadoni is currently an Associate Professor in Film Studies at Case Western Reserve University.
A book signing will immediately follow the discussion in the Research Commons (KSL, 2nd Floor). Light refreshments will be served.
WHEN: Friday, September 27, 1:30pm—2:30pm
WHERE: KSL, O'Neill Reading Room (Second Floor)
For more information about any events at KSL, call 216.368.2992 or email KSLadministration@case.edu
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Posted by Hannah Levy on September 18, 2013 11:33 AM