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Oesterle Library showcases four lobby exhibits fall term

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Theme Exhibit: This display celebrates Banned Books Week (Sept. 25−Oct. 2) and Freedom of Speech Week (Oct. 18-24), which is a collaborative effort with the speech communication department. It features well-known books that have been challenged or banned from libraries and schools over the centuries, along with books that discuss free speech and the First Amendment to the Constitution.

Constitution Day was Sept. 17. A research guide is featured on the library’s website and includes resources that deal with various aspects of the U. S. Constitution and the First Amendment, Freedom of Speech and Banned Books/censorship. 

Foyer Bulletin Board: Global Environmental Change: India—this year’s international focus—features book covers from related books, posters and a map.

Community Publications:
Gerald Gems
, professor of health and physical education:

  • “The German Turners and the Taming of Radicalism in Chicago” in Gymnastics, a Transatlantic Movement: From Europe to America, 2011.
  • “The Political Uses of Sport by the United States” in Forum for Idraet (sport): Sport and Development, 2010.

Tom Gill, instructional media coordinator, Oesterle Library. Photographs in “H2OHHH, What Fun! Fish Lake” Northern Indiana Lakes, June 2010 and Great Lakes Commission Advisor, September 2009.

Wendy Koenig, associate professor of art. Holocaust Persecution: Responses and Consequences (edited with Nancy Rupprecht), 2010.

Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication and coordinator of urban and suburban studies. “A Merger that Isn’t Comcastic” (with Mitchell Szczepanczyk) in OpEdNews, Aug. 8, 2010.

John Stanley, instructor of speech communication, assistant director of forensics and director of individual events. “Enjoy Delivering Your Message” in The Presentation Guide Book, 2010.