Summer changes

“It must be so nice and quiet in the library in the summer …,” but it never is!  Here’s a link to our detailed timeline: Art in Olin timeline public The move of the Art Library into Olin and associated office and collections shifts has already begun, but will begin in earnest next week and … Read moreSummer changes

In and around Olin Library

  On the front lawn, through May 23: Architecture II Studio Project / Elijah Huge  __________________   In Olin’s lobby, through September 5: (Re)claim : Stories of Indigenous Repatriation / ANTH304, Native American Property Rights.  Abbey Francis; Honor Keeler

Michaelle Biddle to speak at Universität Hamburg

On April 22, Collections Conservator Michaelle Biddle is giving a talk at the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) at Universität Hamburg.  The talk, ‘New Strategies in Using Watermarks to Date Sub-Saharan Islamic Manuscripts,’ is based on recent field work Biddle has done in Northern Nigeria.  See Biddle’s Selected Works page in WesScholar … Read moreMichaelle Biddle to speak at Universität Hamburg

Lois Brown to give 2014 CT Academy of Arts & Sciences lecture April 3

On Thursday, April 3, Wesleyan University will host its annual lecture for the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences: Title:  Re-Member Me: Race, Romance and the Civil War Speaker: Lois Brown, Class of 1958 Distinguished Professor, African American Studies and Department of English. When:  Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5pm Where:  Olin Library first floor, Smith … Read moreLois Brown to give 2014 CT Academy of Arts & Sciences lecture April 3

Library events this spring

The library is fortunate to be hosting a variety of events this spring.  Please join us for one or all of them!   Thursday, March 27:  The Evolution of American Sign Language, a talk by Joseph Basile, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sign Language.  A One Book, One Middletown event.  One Book is a community literacy … Read moreLibrary events this spring

Libraries open today, Feb. 14

The Art Library, Science Library and Olin are open today, Friday, February 14.   Thanks to all the student workers, library staff and librarians who kept the libraries open and provided services yesterday.  If you are a Wesleyan student, faculty or staff member who is stuck off-campus, click here for instructions on accessing library resources: … Read moreLibraries open today, Feb. 14

One Book 2014: The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow

The 2014 One Book, One Middletown selection is The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow, by Rita Leganski.  The story is set in 1950s Louisiana, about a young boy whose unique abilities are misconstrued as disabilities and how he transforms the lives of those around him.  It is a lyrical and enchanting debut novel. One Book, One … Read moreOne Book 2014: The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow