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In honor of Black History Month, the Hunt Commons Wall is transformed into a cinema to present three rarely seen educational films about from the 1960s and 1970s about African American youth in America. The films depicted the challenges of gwoing up in Watts, dealing with racial epthets, and struggling to find peace in a divided society, and were introduced and discussed by Professor Marsha Gordon of the NCSU Communications Department and Skip Elsheimer of A/V Geeks, who provided the films from his collection.
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July 28, 2014

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Librarians want NC State students to Ask Us...about anything! But what would happen if we promoted useful, interesting topics to ask us about in a different place than usual? Would they drop by to talk with us? A small team of library staff set out to find out....and the answe was YES!

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July 14, 2014

Professor Marsha Gordon’s English 585 War Documentaries class uses the Hunt Library GameLab to exhibit three minute original video compositions that show both the terror of war and how documentarian eyes captured it. By utilizing the 20’ x 5’ wall, they display three simultaneous videos in one - a “death” screen, a “technology” screen, and a textual analysis (broadly defined) - containing images culled from various war documentaries they have studied over the course of the semester, with each student’s piece focused specifically on one American military conflict. 

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June 10, 2014

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