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June 4 - August, 2019“Reflections” takes work from three art collections (Dow, Castellon, and Ziegfeld), in the Gottesman Library archive, that has been selected for their connection and counterpoint to each other. The exhibit is inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the recent film Us, and the principles of art therapy. “Reflections” was curated by members of...
The BooksCan comic books be a tool for new forms of teaching, learning and research? This collection explores that question. It includes seminal works in the medium, guides for theory and practice using comics at teaching tools, and selected popular contemporary works.
Summer - Fall, 2019Curated by the Design Team, Welcome to the Library provides a colorful introduction to the spaces and resources available at the Gottesman Libraries of Teachers College, Columbia University. Complete with pop up book, visitors can learn how the library works, access resource information, and view past creative projects.------The Gottesman Libraries is one of the...
The BooksBut since men are principally induced to shew goodwill and zeal at the hustings by three considerations—kindness received, hope of more, personal affection and good feeling—we must take notice how best to take advantage of each of these. By very small f...
October 17 - November, 2019 The Samos ‘hot spot’ camp is a detention center for asylum seekers crossing into the EU from Turkey. Since the EU-Turkey Deal in 2016, all asylum seekers found in Greek waters are detained in hotspot camps in Lesvos, Samos, Chios, and Kos. The Samos camp is a repurposed military base that was built for 650. However today the camp and the olive groves surrounding i...
The BooksBooks to help us reflect on the forces behind the biggest news stories of the year.
December 5, 2019 - February 16, 2020 "Carry-outs are an active fight against displacement just through their very existence.” As Modele Oyewole once stated in Complex magazine, “America may run on Dunkin’, but the heart of Washington D.C. beats to Chinese carryouts.” For decades, carry-outs have been a staple in urban cities like Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY, creating a ...
February 26 - April 24, 2020 Welcome to an exhibition of selections from the Mary Adelaide Nutting Collection from Gottesman Libraries archive. This selection is being displayed in honor of a rec...
About the CollectionThe Everett News Cafe Book Collections (15-25 books changed every 4-6 weeks) curated by the library staff. Each collection is tethered to a large news event (or the occasional library event) and seeks to help cafe visitors gain context and deeper understanding of the subject. Tips for curators: when a news event is particularly dramatic, exciting or noteworthy and seems like it will be in the news for at least 2 months, think about what might help news-readers understand the issue better. Then, research relevant titles throu...
The BooksIn May 2015, four years after Osama Bin Laden’s compound was raided by Navy SEAL members, the Obama Administration declassified nearly 80 documents and materials found there. Amidst various documents and writings pertaining to the affairs of Al Qaeda was “Bin Laden’s Bookshelf”, as it was called by the Office of the Director of Nation...