UNT Libraries' Events

Music Cataloging Institute

UNT Libraries will host a summer Music Cataloging Institute June 9-13, 2014. Beginning and intermediate music catalogers, including those whose work also involves other types of materials, will benefit from this seminar-style, hands-on experience. The principal instructor will be Jean Harden, Coordinator of Music Technical Services, assisted by Janelle West, Music Catalog Librarian, and Ralph Hartsock, Senior Music Catalog Librarian. Participants will create full catalog records for several items during the week. Space is limited to 10 registrants.

Held on UNT’s Denton campus on the 4th floor of Willis Library (Music Library), the institute begins at 9 a.m. Monday and concludes around noon Friday. Lunch will be provided all five days; all other meals and housing are at the attendee’s expense.

  • To learn more, please see the Music Cataloging Institute brochure.
  • Application and payment deadline is May 9, 2014.
  • Questions? Contact Jean Harden at 940-369-7178.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, June 13, 2014 - 12:00pm

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - The Butterfly Mosque

Join us Friday, May 2, 2014 for the next event in the Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys reading and discussion series - The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam by G. Willow Wilson.

Discussion led by Samuel Manickam (UNT Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures)

Copies of the novel are available to check out from the Eagle Commons Library reference desk (Sycamore Hall). Please contact disco@unt.edu if you have questions about the event, or are interested in leading a future discussion. More information on the reading series can be found at Let's talk About It: Muslim Journeys. The books from this semester’s reading series are on display in Sycamore 119.

This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Linguistics In Motion Film Series - Autism: The Musical

This documentary profiles five children with autism, their parents, and acting coach Elaine Hill as they take on the enterprise of a full-length stage production. (93 min.)

Linguistics In Motion is a joint effort of the UNT Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication and the UNT Media Library. All films screenings are held in the Media Library, Chilton Hall Rm 111C.  Each screening is followed by a guest lecturer.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Global Studies Faculty Seminar Lecture Series

The Global Studies Faculty Seminar is an exciting initiative engendered to bring scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds together for necessary discussions on globalization, global connections and exclusions, and inter-cultural encounters. These discussions often range from issues in current scholarship to pedagogical improvements in global studies classrooms.

Please join us when Dr. Ussama Makdisi, Professor and Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies Rice University, Department of History will present, "The Invention of Sectarianism as a Problem of the Middle East."

To learn more, please visit the UNT Department of History's Global Studies Faculty Seminar website.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm

UNT Nerd Night

An open, table-top gaming night in support of the growing table top collection at the UNT Media Library, in coordination with DFW Nerd Night! Anyone is welcome to attend. There will be: 

  • Board gaming and card gaming available through the library board game collection.
  • A talk will be given by JR Honeycutt on developing nerd communities. He is one of the founders of DFW Nerd Night and host of multiple web shows including "The Nerd Nighters" and "Back It!"
  • Developers will be there to beta test their games!
  • Door prizes will be given out!

Thanks to Reaper Miniatures and Atlas Games for donations for the event!

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:00am