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Tue, Apr 28
Special Collections
Holding History Keynote Event in Special Collections
This will be our Spring 2020 Keynote event. Details forthcoming.
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University of Wisconsin - Memorial Union
Typewriters on the Terrace, returning in 2020
Type a letter on handmade paper and mail it to someone special! Free and open to the public.
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Thu, Oct 24
Wisconsin Historical Society
HH Keynote Event: "The World of Alexander Hamilton"
Explore The Reynolds Pamphlet, letters from Founding Fathers, Colonial Era newspapers, and more! At the event HH Student Curators will invite attendees to learn about and turn the pages of books and materials from the Wisconsin Historical Society's North American History Collection.
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Thu, Sep 26
East Campus Mall near the Chazen
Papermaking on the Mall
Join us on the East Campus Mall from 1-4 pm for a FREE, drop-in any time, hands-on papermaking session with master teacher Robert Possehl and Holding History students! Look for the bright green tent set up by the Chazen Art Museum.
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Wed, Apr 24
Special Collections, Memorial Lib
HH Keynote Event: Bookish Ecologies
What is the habitat of a book? This public event explores the ecosystems—historical to present-day—in which books thrive, survive, and eventually disintegrate. At the event, HH Student Curators will invite attendees to learn about and turn the pages of books from UW's Special Collections.
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Mon, Apr 08
University of Wisconsin - Memorial Union
Paper Marbling Workshop
Holding History Student Mentor Sam Landowski, will be leading this free, hands-on paper marbling workshop. Registration is limited to 15.
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Fri, Mar 08
Special Collections, Memorial Library
HH Unicorns Again: Hands-on Showing of UW's Most Intriguing Books
Come check out a curated sampling of some of the most intriguing rare books and bookish objects in UW's collections! Faculty, librarians, and HH students will select their favorite books from the collection and invite participants to explore their pages.
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Thu, Mar 07
Special Collections, Memorial Library
HH Unicorns: Hands-on Showing of UW's Most Intriguing Books
Come check out a curated sampling of some of the most intriguing rare books and bookish objects in UW's collections! Faculty, librarians, and HH students will select their favorite books from the collection and invite participants to explore their pages.
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Fri, Jan 25
"On Wisconsin A" room in The Red Gym
HH Start-of-Semester Gathering
Students: join us for a low-key, free-food gathering to talk about upcoming Holding History events and how you can get involved.
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Paper Marbling Workshop Interest Group
Want to try your hand at paper marbling? Or do you have experience you'd like to share with others? Participants loved our first hands-on marbling workshop in April 2019, lead by HH Student Mentor Sam Landowski, and we're actively planning the next one. Send us an email at holdinghistory@wisc.edu!
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