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Exhibits & Events



Richard Wright’s Native Son:  Then and Now

The University Library will be hosting an exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the publication of Richard Wright’s Native Son February 1 – March 31, 2015.  Lectures and discussions related to the book will be offered throughout the six-week exhibition.


Birss Lecture Series

Library exhibition, book discussion, panel discussion and keynote address will explore Richard Wright’s famed novel Native Son.


Birss Library Exhibition

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Native Son by Richard Wright February 1 - March 31 in the Library foyer

Mary Tefft White Cultural Center

“The Center serves as the University’s primary gathering place for students, faculty and the community to interact with visiting scholars and chosen local, national and international leaders for the meaningful exchange of thoughts and ideas.”
— Mary Tefft (Happy) White ’76, ’02H