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Founders Memorial Library Exhibits

Huipil from Oaxaca

September 2016

“Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month”

This month’s exhibit features books from the Founders Memorial Library’s collection that celebrates the contributions of Latinos and Latin America. The display covers archeology, art, history and literature.

Contact person(s): Kathy Ladell,, (815) 753-5290

Rare Books and Special Collections exhibit – 4th floor

“Something Old, Something New: Recent Acquisitions”

This exhibit consists of Rare Books and Special Collections books and other items purchased or donated in the past year.

Contact person: Angie Schroeder,, (815) 753-9838.

Southeast Asia Collection exhibit – 4th floor

"Cambodian Music"

The exhibit features and in depth look at the music of Cambodia, from traditional music to the music of today and everything in between. Through books, photos, articles and records the exhibit explores such topics as: traditional music, Cambodian music of the 1950's and 1960's, music performance and dance, as well as, stories of music under the Khmer Rouge and Cambodian music today. This exhibit was curated entirely by SEA student worker and graduate student in Anthropology Alexxandra Salazar.

Contact person: Joanna Kulma,, (815) 753-1819.

Contact Us

Chalermsee Olson, Interim Dean

Phone: (815) 753-1995


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Northern Illinois University
217 Normal Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

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