Author Archives: Anna Simon

Race and Video Games Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Friday

Interested in learning and writing about video games? Curious about game studies classes at Georgetown? Meet us at Lau and join remote participants at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Texas at Dallas in an afternoon of … Continue reading

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Restoring An Asian Cultural Heritage Collection

If you’ve taken Asian art history courses with Professor Michelle Wang, you probably already know about the International Dunhuang Project (IDP), an initiative based at the British Library to digitally catalog manuscripts, artworks, and archaeological artifacts from northwestern China and eastern Central Asia that are dispersed … Continue reading

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Counting the Ways We Do Research

In 2002 artists Harrell Fletcher and Miranda July launched a web-based project entitled Learning to Love You More (LTLYM), the premise of which rested completely on audience participation. Viewers were invited to choose a creative assignment authored by the artists, … Continue reading

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9 Things To Do First At The Library

1.) Watch the Library video tour: Introduce (or reintroduce!) yourself to Lau with our Library video tour. 2.) Stop by a Library Open House!: How do you find a book? How late is the Library open? Who can help answer the million other questions … Continue reading

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Unicorns in coffee shops, robots made of Beaux Art towers, and fleshy orbs. Mothership, the first Spagnuolo show of the season, looks like a futuristic Exquisite Corpse game. Jonathan Monaghan is an American computer animator and artist who received his … Continue reading

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Library Open House this Thursday!

Now that Club Lau has passed (you only do it once) join us at the library again for some legitimately beneficial orientations. We want to make sure that you know everything we have to offer to help you through the … Continue reading

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Duly Noted

The best note-taking advice I received in college was from an art history professor who advised us to take notes in class and afterward re-copy them up within two days. The repetition, she promised, would help cement concepts and dates and … Continue reading

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Paid Internship at Glenstone Museum

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art located 15 miles outside of Washington, DC, is seeking applications for a Library Collections Intern position. As the “museum,” which includes acres of wild and landscaped art installations, prepares to expand the formal … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Getty Research Portal!

To celebrate its fourth anniversary, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) has launched an updated version of its research tool, the Getty Research Portal. A virtual library of art history texts, the newly redesigned Getty Research Portal offers more than 100,000 art … Continue reading

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Streaming News: Beyoncé and Criterion

Options for streaming two types of cinematic art–Criterion Collection films and Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade–have settled into two options. For better or worse, both require a subscription (but read on to discover similar material free from Lauinger). Beyoncé’s Lemonade, her recently … Continue reading

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