Speaking up for the Earth: Artists’ books on the environment An open house exhibit at Special Collections & Archives Time: Friday, April 14, 2017, 3:30-5:00 pm Location: Davison Rare Book Room, Special Collections & Archives 1st floor Olin Memorial Library View artists’ books from Wesleyan’s collection inspired by the beauty of the earth and addressing … Read more“Speaking up for the Earth: Artists’ books on the environment”
All Your Reading Habits Belong To Us: Digital Privacy and our Government —Catching up with the Connecticut Four A discussion with Barbara Bailey and Peter Chase in honor of National Library Week Wesleyan University’s Olin Memorial Library (252 Church St, Middletown, CT) Tuesday, April 11th from 7-8:30pm in the Smith Reading Room with a reception … Read moreAll Your Reading Habits Belong To Us: Digital Privacy and our Government
Queer Past, Queer Future A talk by alumni authors Jennifer Boylan ’80 and Alexander Chee ’89 Friday, March 3, 2017 — 5:00-6:30 pm Smith Reading Room, 1st floor Olin Memorial Library 252 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459 Reception and book signing to follow Alumni Jennifer Boylan ’80 and Alexander Chee ’89 read recent work, discuss … Read moreQueer Past, Queer Future
The Friends of the Wesleyan Library are happy to announce the launch of an undergraduate research prize. The research project, widely conceived, can be from any undergraduate course taken in Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016, or Winter 2017 from currently enrolled Wesleyan students. Honors theses are not eligible. Projects will be evaluated based … Read moreFriends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize
ArtFarm, a Middletown theater organization which produces an annual summer Shakespeare festival among other programs, asked the library to assist with a community-based theater project, Where Are We Now? Race, Pride, Class and Inequity. They are placing books in various community spaces to invite people to write about their experiences of discrimination or hopes, dreams, … Read more“Guerilla StoryShare” Project in Olin Lobby
On Friday, January 27, 2017, Associate Professor of Music Paula Matthusen and Visiting Scholar in Music Terri Hron performed Hidden Volumes, “an exploration and remembrance of space through magnetic, transferred traces” in Olin Library. “Looping backwards and forwards, distorting time,” they improvised on a series of recordings originally made … Read moreExperimental music concert in Olin
Wishing you a happy new year and all the best in 2017. Thank you for your generous support of the library and the Friends, especially to those who have recently joined the Friends and those who have already renewed their membership for this academic year! Other ways to support the library in your gift giving … Read moreHappy New Year from the Friends of the Wesleyan Library!
Amy Slowik from Russell Library (123 Broad Street) is starting a lunchtime mystery book group.
A talk and book signing by co-editors Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton Wednesday, November 9, 2016 • 4:30-6:00 pm Smith Reading Room, 1st floor Olin Library 252 Church Street, Middletown Camp and Heatherton trace the global spread of the broken-windows policing strategy that was first established in New York City under Police Commissioner … Read more“Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter”