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Eadington Gaming Fellowship

Eadington Fellows in Special Collections: 2014-15

By Su Kim Chung on December 12, 2014 2:55 PM | Permalink

The Center for Gaming Research in Special Collections has announced its 2014-15 class of Eadington Fellows. A description of each Fellow, with a summary of their intended research and the date and title of their talk, follows. (pdf version here) They will be in residence in Special Collections beginning in January and continuing through June. Their talks are free and open to the public. 

Catherine Borg
Borg (MFA Rutgers 2004, BA SFSU 1995) is a visual artist and educator in Baltimore, MD where she teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and Stevenson University. Her photo and video based art works have been included in exhibitions and screenings throughout the US, Europe and Canada, including at SF MOMA and Mass MOCA, and realized as public art projects for the Southern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission, the City of Las Vegas and Scottsdale Public Art. Awards include residency fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Jentel Foundation and an Artist Fellowship from the Nevada Arts Council.

Catch up on all of the 2013-14 Eadington Fellows Lecture Podcasts

By Su Kim Chung on May 31, 2014 3:44 PM | Permalink

If you missed any of this year's fascinating Eadington Fellows lectures (sponsored by the Center for Gaming Research in Special Collections), never fear as you can listen to the podcasts here! 

Since 2007, the Eadington Fellowships have provided national and international scholars with the opportunity to use Special Collections to research different themes relating to Las Vegas history, the history of gambling, and comparative studies of  gambling in literature, history, and society. The 2014-15 Eadington Fellowship application cycle is now open and will close on July 23, 2014.

Michelle Robinson: "Billy Graham Comes to Las Vegas: Faith at Work on the Strip"

Eadington Gaming Fellow Symposium Talk | March 18, 2014 | Goldfield Room

By Su Kim Chung on March 10, 2014 5:09 PM | Permalink
Michelle Robinson Talk
Michelle Robinson, Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be presenting her Eadington Gaming Fellow symposium talk on March 18 at 3pm in the Lied Library Goldfield Room. More information on Dr. Robinson and her research is available here.

 “Billy Graham Comes to Las Vegas: Faith at Work on the Strip”