Basketball: An AU Tradition
AU’s men’s basketball team is the oldest on campus. The first intercollegiate game was played in 1926. The women’s team debuted in 1966. Both AU’s men’s and women’s teams have been to the NIT. The media guides, photographs, and programs on display showcase some of the milestones in both teams’ histories. The exhibit is on the first floor of the library and will run through the end of the semester.
Ukioy-e Landscape Prints from the Charles Nelson Spinks Collection
To celebrate the 2012 Centennial National Cherry Blossom Festival, American University Library is featuring its Charles Nelson Spinks Collection. The Ukiyo-e prints in the collection depict actors, famous places, geisha, landscapes, and nature scenes. On display are landscapes by Hiroshige, Hokusai, and other artists. The exhibit is on the third floor of the library and will run through the end of the semester.
Highlights of the William F. Causey Collection
In honor of the bicentennial of the birth of Charles Dickens on February 7, 2012, American University Library has installed a display of works by and about Dickens from the William F. Causey Collection. Also on view from the Causey Collection are examples of award winning American fiction. This is the first installment of a series of exhibits featuring titles from the Causey Collection. The exhibit is on the second floor of the library and will run through the end of the semester.