marthawells: (Atlantis fog)
[personal profile] marthawells
The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University will be doing a special exhibit: One Hundred Years Hence: Science Fiction & Fantasy at Texas A&M

The exhibit will officially open to the public at 3:00 pm on March 12, with a short ceremony to follow at 3:30. Nebula Award-winning science fiction author Elizabeth Moon and writer and scholar James Gunn will be featured speakers, introduced by Cushing Library's Science Fiction Curator, Professor Hal Hall. Special giveaways and contests will follow.

Quoting from a previous post on this, the web site doesn't really give you any idea how many books and magazines the special SF&F collection has. I've had two tours of the stacks, and it's hard to describe the effect it had on me. It was like I remembered the original sense of wonder I had when I first blundered into the SF/F section at the public library. They have every SF/F book you read as a kid. They have every book you read as a kid, and in the original edition that you read it in.



The banners that have been put up for it on campus are really neat: Flickr photo set
From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

If you are unable to use this captcha for any reason, please contact us by email at support@dreamwidth.org


 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Apr. 19th, 2019 12:41 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios