Cushing Memorial Library and Archives hosts a variety of programs and events relevant to its collecting areas


Cushing Library typically mounts 2-3 exhibitions each year, showcasing a wide array of collecting areas and scholarship activity taking place at our institution.

Book History Workshop

Founded in 2002, Cushing Library’s Book History Workshop provides an intensive, hands-on introduction to the history of books and printing. The course consists of a unique combination of labs and seminars designed to provide participants with practical experience, as well as a broad historical survey of the field.

Cushing-Glasscock Award

Cushing Library and The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research fund and organize the annual Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award, which supports projects in the humanities that are based on collections housed in Cushing Library.

Upcoming Events

Symposia, Lectures, and other events.

Research Fellowships

Cushing Library and the College of Liberal Arts are sponsoring the Don Kelly Research Collection Fellowship, which covers all aspects of LGBTQIA+ Studies, from history through the visual arts. The fellowship is based on resources within the Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture housed in Cushing Library.

Internships & Practica at Cushing

Cushing Library accepts student interns and practicum students year-round.