FILM by Samuel Beckett (1965) and NOTFILM by Ross Lipman (2016) Samuel Beckett’s FILM, made in collaboration with Buster Keaton, will be shown with NOTFILM, a documentary by Ross Lipman about the making of FILM. Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8 p.m. Powell Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies, Wesleyan University Free and open … Read moreFILM by Samuel Beckett (1965) and NOTFILM by Ross Lipman (2016)
On September 19, 2019, Special Collections & Archives hosted a pop up exhibit in honor of Constitution Day. Photos courtesy of Olivia Drake.
In honor of Constitution Day, Special Collections & Archives will be exhibiting some founding fathers documents, early versions of the US Constitution, Federalist papers, and Connecticut state constitutions in the Davison Rare Book Room, first floor Olin Library.
Stories in the Summer 2019 Check It Out — *Wesleyan has joined the Boston Library Consortium — *Richard Winslow Era Collection processed — *Intern works on Queer Archive Project Collection — *Olin and PAC site model donated to Olin — *Occupy Wall Street Library book makes its way to Wesleyan — *Librarians Michaelle Biddle and Alec McLane … Read moreRead the latest Library newsletter, now available online!
The Friends of the Wesleyan Library are pleased to honor the winners of the third annual Undergraduate Research Prize for excellence in library research and writing: 1st place: Emma Leuchten ’19 (Anthropology and Religion), “Anthropology Beyond Belief: Navigating Dreams and Reality in the Burmese Weikza Tradition” – A Senior Essay submitted to the Anthropology Department (Prof. Traube) … Read moreCongratulations to the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize Winners
Susan Campbell will speak at the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize ceremony on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm in Smith Reading Room, Olin Library. Her talk — “We Need the Churn” — draws from her new book, Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood (Wesleyan University Press, 2019), a love letter … Read moreAuthor and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to speak at the Library’s award ceremony on May 1
Wesleyan Book Buds received a Wesleyan Student Innovation Grant to collect and re-distribute books to low-income children at local elementary schools, child centers, religious centers, and other educational organizations. They hope to help bridge the book accessibility and achievement gap in the area. The book drive runs March 26th through April 6th, 2019, and one of the … Read moreWesleyan Student Group Collecting Books for Local Children
This issue’s stories include: — New Digital Scholarship Fellows program — Research into the 1481 edition of Dante’s Commedia — William Bender, Jr. — Cowboy Songbooks and Sheet Music — New University Archivist – Amanda Nelson — and more….. Click below to view the latest issue of Check it Out!
Competition now open for the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize + Eligibility and application details for the third annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize are available at http://libguides.wesleyan.edu/libprize/home. The deadline is 5:00 pm February 22, 2019. + Projects will be evaluated based on the use of Wesleyan’s library collections and resources … Read moreAccepting entries for the 2019 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize
Please join us for a conversation (in French) with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi this Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5pm in the Smith Reading Room of Olin Library. His most recent play, Tous mes rêves partent de Gare d’Austerlitz, which takes place in a woman’s prison, is currently being performed in Paris and was just … Read moreTalk with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi