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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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

 

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 […]

  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 […]

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, […]

                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 […]

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 […]

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