Friends of Fondren Library Past Events

The Books That Shaped My World - Featuring W. Caleb McDaniel

Thursday, February 4, 2021

6 p.m. 

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2021 Virtual Event Honoring Rice University Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists of works published in 2020

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

6:30 p.m. 

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Friends of Fondren Library 2020 Annual Meeting

A Conversation with Provost Reginald DesRoches and Vice President for International Operations and IT Klara Jelinkova
moderated by
Jesse H Jones Graduate School of Business Dean Peter Rodriguez

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
5:30 p.m.

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Houston Folk Music Archive Homecoming Concert

Hosted by Fondren Library's Woodson Research Center and Friends of Fondren Library

A Virtual Concert with musical guests Vince Bell and Sara Hickman

with remarks byTamara Saviano author of “Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020
6:00 p.m.

A recording of this concert is stored in the Woodson Research Center archives. Please contact Norie Guthrie at for details about viewing the recording.

Virtual Meet the Author with Julie Gianelloni Connor

Join the Association of Rice Alumni and Friends of Fondren at a lecture and Q&A with Julie Gianelloni Connor about her book “Savoring the Camino de Santiago: It’s the Pilgrimage, Not the Hike.”

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Watch the recorded event (Please jump ahead to the 8 minute mark)