October 31, 2016, 3:00 pm (note time change!) Drew University Library University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a panel discussion on the history of ghosts at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt, including female apparitions in Hoyt-Bowne and Mead Hall and “Reggie”, the ghost haunting the Kirby Shakespeare Theater. Come to learn about Drew’s past […]
Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Oct. 6-Dec. 31; The Will and the Word, October 5-31;
Richard III on Page and Stage: Illustrating Actors in the Role, Richard III1745-1900, October 6-November 6.
Join the Friends of the Drew University Library at 4:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 19, to hear Jeffrey Eger discuss his collection of over 350,000 auction catalogs and discuss the ways in which the First Folio has been marketed, sold, and collected over the years.
Sept. 6: Glen Sergeon Collection of African American Literature; Oct. 4: Picturing Tom Kean: Photographs from the Governor Thomas H. Kean Collection; Nov. 1: The Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection
An article on the Karpati lecture presented by Robert O. Fisch this spring.
On Thursday, April 21, 2016 scholars, researchers, and the curious public gathered to celebrate the bicentennial of the signal year in British literature. That year, 1816, witnessed the publication of Lord Byron’s Childe Harold III and the beginning stages of Jane Austen writing Persuasion. The one-day conference highlighted the importance of these two literary figures and explored how these […]
This semester, the library’s 24/7 open hours for finals will start at 8:30 am Tuesday May 3 and run 9:00 pm Wednesday May 11. During ‘study hours’, including hours when the library is normally closed, services will be limited and library access will require a Drew ID card. Study Hours: Tue-Wed-Thur & Mon-Tue: 10 pm to 8:30 […]
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 4:00 to 9:00 P.M. United Methodist Archives and History Center
Drew University Library, in collaboration with the Jane Austen Society of North America/New York Metropolitan Region and the Byron Society of America, invites you to continue the exploration of this most elegant pairing of antipodal Romantic writers at the Drew University Library, home of the Byron Society Collection.
The Many Collectors of Willa Cather Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 4 p.m. Speakers: Cassie Brand and Lucy Marks Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Drew University Library’s Willa Cather Collection is an extensive collection of printed and manuscript material. The collection contains the personal library of the late Frederick B. Adams, former […]
On Monday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m., the Library, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Center for Religion, Culture, and Conflict will host the 2016 Karpati Lecturer, Dr. Robert O. Fisch, in the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. Dr. Fisch is a pediatrician, artist, author, and survivor of the Holocaust. His remarkable life and work, in both the […]