First Edition of Shakespeare’s Plays Coming to Drew in 2016

Drew has been selected in a national competition to host a rare copy of the first edition of William Shakespeare’s collected plays in October 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Known simply as the First Folio, this first edition of Shakespeare’s collected plays was published in 1623. Of the original 800 copies […]

Rare Book Exhibit: The Reformation

Students in Professor :Louis Hamilton’s Comparative Religion and History Honors Seminar, “The Reformation: Theology, Society and Devotion,” have organized an exhibition of rare books from the 15th to the 18th centuries. The students have spent the semester researching the significance of these items and the ideas they promoted. Highlights include a book from the first […]

Exhibit: Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections, April 16

Showcase of Materials from the Holocaust Collections at the Drew University Library Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9am-7pm Wilson Reading Room United Methodist Archives and History Center In conjunction with the Reflecting on the Past to Protect the Future: A Conference on Medicine, Bioethics, and the Holocaust, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives at […]

Library Exhibit: Women and the Graphic Novels They Write

March 1 to April 20, 2015 Exhibit Opening: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 3:00 pm Library Lobby Light Reception “Women and the Graphic Novels They Write: Alternative Narratives” Despite the fact that the graphic novel has been formalized into scholarly discourse, university library collections, and other educational settings, the study of women writers and artists and the graphic […]

Updated 2015 Drew Libraries Exhibit Schedule

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives has updated its exhibition schedule for 2015. The exhibits will be on display at two campus locations including the Drew University Library and the lobby of the United Methodist Archives and History Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For additional information contact the Drew Library at speccol@drew.edu […]

Fordham Magazine on “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

Fordham Magazine has posted a profile of the research done by James Van Wyck, the exhibit he’s curated here at Drew, “Fictions Evangelicals Read,” and the opening program for the reception which was held in the Methodist Library in November. http://news.fordham.edu/arts-and-culture/the-story-behind-it-all-scholar-traces-evangelical-anti-intellectualism-to-19th-century-reading-habits/

Exhibit: “Fictions Evangelicals Read”

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library is delighted to announce a new exhibit, “Fictions Evangelicals Read: Perspectives on the Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Archive” curated by James M. Van Wyck and Christopher J. Anderson. The exhibit opens the evening of November 11th with a light reception and program at the […]

2015 Drew Library Exhibition Schedule

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives has announced its exhibition schedule for 2014-2015. The exhibits will be on display at two campus locations including the Drew University Library and the lobby of the United Methodist Archives and History Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. For additional information contact the Drew Library at […]

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