In August of this year, the U.S. announced another policy and strategy for Afghanistan. October 7th marks 16 years of war in Afghanistan, the longest American war of this century. Where are we in our aims to dismantle and defeat Al Qaeda and to help stabilize and secure Afghanistan well enough to prevent the … Read moreTalk: The Long War in Afghanistan: A Perspective
The Friends of the Wesleyan Library present Wesleyan’s Annual Constitution Day Lecture “The U.S. Constitution, Puerto Rico, and the Unfinished Business of Realizing our Best Ideals” by Professor José Luis Morín Chairperson, Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York Monday, September 18, 2017 … Read moreConstitution Day Lecture: “The U.S. Constitution, Puerto Rico, and the Unfinished Business of Realizing our Best Ideals”
This summer was a busy one! After more than a year of intensive preparation with our consortium partners at Connecticut College and Trinity College, Wesleyan’s library staff implemented a new library system and discovery tool to replace the former library catalog. OneSearch is now the primary place to search for records of library materials, both print and electronic, and to discover and access journal articles, images, databases, and … Read moreNew library system, website, and roof!
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The library staff and Friends of the Wesleyan Library congratulate Wesleyan’s 2017 graduates and especially those who have worked in the library their senior year. Student library workers contribute greatly to the services the library is able to provide to the whole community. We wish you all the best as you head out into the … Read moreCongratulations to our graduating students!
Exhibit: Posters from Kyle Schlesinger’s “A People’s Curriculum for the United States” Now through June 16, 2017 Lobby, Olin Memorial Library A People’s Curriculum for the United States is a public poster project written, printed, and distributed by the people and for the people. It asks us to ask ourselves and one another: what does … Read moreKyle Schlesinger Exhibit and Talk
Special Collections & Archives Open House for students, graduating seniors, alumni, family and friends Davison Rare Book Room, Olin Memorial Library Saturday, May 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Drop in at the University’s Special Collections & Archives to show your friends and family the impressive Davison Rare Book Room. If you … Read moreSpecial Collections & Archives Open House 5/27/17
Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize! The prize recognizes students who have used library resources creatively and productively to complete fascinating projects. Criteria: The research project, widely conceived, could be from any undergraduate course taken in Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016, or Winter 2017 from currently … Read moreUndergraduate Research Prize Winners
Wesleyan students from the course FREN 325, “Museums, Objects and Empire,” are proud to present their exhibition “Uncovering Wesleyan’s Treasures.” This exhibition, using objects from the Archaeology and Anthropology collections and documents from Special Collections & Archives, presents the history of Wesleyan’s former museum, which occupied Judd Hall from 1871 to 1957. It also displays the students’ … Read moreExhibition “Uncovering Wesleyan’s Treasures” Monday, May 8
You are invited to a pop-up exhibition, “From Amate to Artists’ Books: Crafting Community through Media in Latin America,” organized by students in Corinna Zeltsman’s HIST321 course “Media and Power in Latin America,” with help from a team of campus collaborators. It brings together materials from Wesleyan’s Special Collections & Archives, general library collections, the … Read moreFrom Amate to Artists’ Books: Crafting Community through Media in Latin America