July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
UofL’s English department will feature computer scientist and author, Brian Christian, as part of the Axton Reading Series. Join Christian for a free reading tomorrow, Thursday, February 9th, on-campus at 4:30pm.
Louisville is no stranger to writers sharing their talent. Our city’s cup overfloweth with the bounty of words, poetry and local voices lifting up their words to the ceiling for the pleasure of our eager ears. I would know, as I am making quite a nice a career seeking them out and...
January 26, 2012 - 11:19am
It's been 75 years since the water rose and kept on rising. University of Louisville Photographic Archives wants to show you the proof.
If history has a tendency to repeat itself, let’s hope the flooding of Louisville is an exception to the rule. In January of 1937, during the hard economic times of the Great Depression, heavy rains began to fall and continued to do so for two straight weeks. The Ohio River reached a crest of...
October 14, 2011 - 1:09pm
Mid-century photographs of Pittsburgh from the
Jones & Laughlin Steel Company Collection
with contemporary photographs by
Sue Wrbican at the UofL Ekstrom Library.
Roy Emerson Stryker was a brilliant documentary photographer. He was also a brilliant project leader and sought out gifted photographers who had an "insatiable curiosity, the kind that can get to the core of an assignment, the kind that can comprehend what a truck driver, or a farmer, or...