Kyle Schlesinger Exhibit and Talk

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 more

Special Collections & Archives Open House 5/27/17

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 more

Undergraduate Research Prize Winners

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 more

Exhibition “Uncovering Wesleyan’s Treasures” Monday, May 8

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 more

From Amate to Artists’ Books: Crafting Community through Media in Latin America

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 more