Monthly Archives: May 2012

Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Yesterday was the anniversary of Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al., the landmark case effectively ending the racial segregation in public schools, by declaring the concept of separate but equal unconstitutional. In the General … Continue reading

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Eliot Bliss collections

Eliot Bliss was born Eileen Bliss in a Jamaican army garrison in 1903. She adopted the first name Eliot because of her admiration for T.S. Eliot and George Eliot. Bliss was educated in convent schools in England before rejoining her … Continue reading

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Upcoming Closures

Due to the university’s employee appreciation week and an extended Memorial Day weekend, the department will be closed at the following times: Wednesday, May 23: 1:30-5:00 Thursday, May 24: 11:30-3:00 Friday, May 25: Closed all day Monday, May 28: Closed … Continue reading

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Eliza Haywood and The Female Spectator

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