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Mad Men & Mad Women: The Library Party

Party like it's 1965!
You've seen the show. Now show up and be seen.

Duke students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other members of the Duke community are invited to a night of professional fun, sponsored by the the Duke Marketing Club and Duke University Libraries.

For one night only, see Perkins Library completely transformed into the headquarters of the Sterling, Cooper, Perkins, Bostock advertising agency.

When: Friday, February 25
What Time: 9 PM to Midnight
Where: Perkins Library
How much: Admission is free
Dress: Cocktail attire

Students: Midterms got you going MAD?! Throw on your vintage duds. You may be at the library but you probably won't be studying.

Highlights include:

  • "The Sounds of Sinatra Live" in the von der Heyden Pavilion
  • Motown Retro DJ in the Link
  • Giveaways - skinny ties, costume pearls
  • Prizes for 1960s and MAD MEN Trivia
  • Beer and wine available for purchase with cash, Food and FLEX points
  • Appetizers and desserts by Triangle Catering

Bone up on your 1960s history and trivia before you come by attending these talks:

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7pm
Perkins Library Room 218
Professor Martha Reeves discusses women's issues in the 1960s

Thursday, Feb. 17, 7pm
Perkins Library Room 218
Local author Linda Hanley Finigan presents "From Camelot to the Beatles and on to Vietnam" 

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7:30pm
Link Classroom 5
Professor William O'Barr discusses "Race and Ethnicity in Mad Men"

Need more inspiration? Check out Ad*Access and AdViews from the Libraries' Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History. See vintage ads and TV commercials, test your advertising knowledge, and pick up some fashion tips!

Find Mad Men & Man Women on Facebook.

Go Mad. Go Duke.

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Posted 9 February 2011

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