Exhibit: It Is Time to Effect a Revolution: Selections from the Rose Rare Book Collection and University of Dayton Collections

Add to Calendar 09/13/2017 08:00:0010/09/2017 22:00:0015Exhibit: It Is Time to Effect a Revolution: Selections from the Rose Rare Book Collection and University of Dayton CollectionsWhen the international conference Feminisms and Rhetorics comes to the University of Dayton in October for its 11th biennial meeting, the Libraries will present a special exhibition of rare books from the private collection of Stuart and Mimi Rose and University of Dayton Libraries' special collections and archives. Taking a line from Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, the exhibit features hand-selected books, treatises, and artifacts associated with the conference theme—"Rhetorics, Rights, (R)evolutions" and the roles these works have played in human history. Highlights include the University Libraries’ latest acquisition: a 1792 second American edition of Vindication as well as works by Marie Curie, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, Phillis Wheatley and Virginia Woolf. How to go Hours*: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. *Exceptions: Oct. 5-6, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 8, noon – 10 p.m. Parking: Park without a pass in any single letter lot (B Lot is closest) after 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, no pass needed on weekends. To get a free parking pass, drive through the main campus entrance on Stewart Street just East of Brown Street and follow the signs to visitor parking. The library will be on your left as you enter campus. Stop at the visitor center, and an attendant will issue you a parking pass and direct you to a parking lot. The main entrance to the library is on the east side, across from St. Mary's Hall and parking lot B.Roesch Library first-floor galleryUniversity Librariesknowhub@udayton.eduYes09/13/2017

Wednesday, September 13 — Monday, October 9

Repeats every 1 day(s), all day

Location: Roesch Library first-floor gallery

When the international conference Feminisms and Rhetorics comes to the University of Dayton in October for its 11th biennial meeting, the Libraries will present a special exhibition of rare books from the private collection of Stuart and Mimi Rose and University of Dayton Libraries' special collections and archives. Taking a line from Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, the exhibit features hand-selected books, treatises, and artifacts associated with the conference theme—"Rhetorics, Rights, (R)evolutions" and the roles these works have played in human history. Highlights include the University Libraries’ latest acquisition: a 1792 second American edition of Vindication as well as works by Marie Curie, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, Phillis Wheatley and Virginia Woolf.

How to go

Hours*: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

*Exceptions: Oct. 5-6, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 8, noon – 10 p.m.

Parking: Park without a pass in any single letter lot (B Lot is closest) after 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, no pass needed on weekends. To get a free parking pass, drive through the main campus entrance on Stewart Street just East of Brown Street and follow the signs to visitor parking. The library will be on your left as you enter campus. Stop at the visitor center, and an attendant will issue you a parking pass and direct you to a parking lot. The main entrance to the library is on the east side, across from St. Mary's Hall and parking lot B.

Contact Information:

Name:  University Libraries
Website:  udayton.edu/libraries
Phone:  937-229-4265
Email:  knowhub@udayton.edu