August 13, 2009

Athenaeum Opening--Special Events!

Athenaeum stacks

Symposium Speakers:

Carla Diane Hayden
Goucher College Board of Trustees
Chief Executive Officer of the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Kathryn Alllamong Jacob ’72
Curator of Manuscripts at the Schlesinger Library on the
History of Women in America
at the Radcliffe Institute for
Advanced Studies, Harvard University

James Neal
Vice President for Information Services and
University Librarian at Columbia University

Joseph Rizzo
Principal and Library Specialist for the RMJM
Athenaeum project team

Roberta Stevens
Outreach Projects and Partnerships Officer at the
Library of Congress and Project Manager for the
National Book Festival;
President-Elect of the American Library Association

Wednesday, September 9    

12:30 pm: Library and Athenaeum tours

1:30 pm: Symposium: "The Goucher Athenaeum: The College Library in a Changing World" 

3:00 pm: Dessert Reception

3:30 pm: Library and Athenaeum tours

Thursday, September 10,

A Community Conversation
"The Shape of Things to Come: Goucher and the Future of Liberal Arts Education"
7:30 pm
Athenaeum Forum

Friday, September 11

Dedication of the Harriet Sauber Eisner ’43 Dance Studio
12:30 pm
Recreation and Sports Center

Saturday, September 12

Cornerstone Ceremony and Reception
1:30 pm