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Construction: UW Tacoma Tioga Library Building
Updating Odegaard Undergraduate Library
UW student architectural drawings online
UW retiree's donation remembers 'lost generation' of Chinese immigrants
Rebecca Brown is the author of seven novels, including The End of Youth (City Lights, 2003), The Terrible Girls, and What Keeps Me Here (Harper Collins, 1996), and her short stories are widely anthologized. Her novel The Gifts of the Body (Harper Collins, 1994) won a Lambda Literary Award and has been translated into several languages. Brown divides her time between Seattle and Vermont, where she is a faculty member in the Master of Fine Arts program at Goddard College.
Brown was the first writer-in-residence at Richard Hugo House, and serves as creative director of literature at Centrum in Port Townsend. She is a recipient of the 2003 Washington State Book Award, and The Stranger's Genius Award.
Other authors hosting dinner roundtables: Maid Adams, Jean Durning, Joan Singler & Bettylou Valentine; Kurt Armbruster, David Barash, Paula Becker & Alan Stein, Misha Berson, John M. Findlay & Bruce Hevly, Kathleen Flenniken, Molly Gloss, John Laursen, Stephen Manes, Karl Marlantes, Donna Miscolta, Richard Morrill, Jennie Shortridge, Art Wolfe.
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Century 21 Golden Anniversary
An exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Century 21 will highlight the planning, design, promotion, and activities of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.
Taking it to the Streets: Protests, Strikes, and Activism in Washington State
Materials drawn from Libraries Government Documents, Special Collections, and Microform and Newspapers illustrate the long history of protest in Seattle, including the Occupy Seattle Protests (2011-Present), the WTO Protests (1999), the Unemployed Citizens' Councils (1930s), the Seattle General Strike (1919), the Vietnam War protests (60s and 70s), and the IWW Free Speech Fights (1910s) among other themes.
Exhibit of media representations of the Occupy Movement will be located in Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers corridor.
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