Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 4 pm. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center. Speaker: Johanna Edge. Hear about, view and engage with the Glen Sergeon Collection of African American literature. The collection comprises a range of genres by leading black writers of the 20th century.
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.
Conversations on Collecting: Buying Shakespeare: Auction Catalogs Featuring the First Folio Wednesday October 19, 2016, 4pm Speakers: Jeffrey Eger and Cassie Brand Location: Lobby, United Methodist Archives and History Center Collector Jeffrey Eger will discuss his collection of over 350,000 auction catalogs, some of which feature the sale of Shakespeare’s First Folio. With examples of […]
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.
Dr. Christopher (Chris) Anderson has been appointed as Associate Dean of Libraries at Drew. As a member of the administrative team and library faculty member, Dr. Anderson will lead all library operations and will work in collaboration to develop strategic plans, manage library committees, facilitate internal and external library partnerships and provide support for efforts related […]
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 article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Visions, the Library Newsletter. On February 22, Dr. Laura Martin joined Drew University as dean of libraries, university technology and strategy. Dr. Martin holds an EdD and MEd in Educational and Instructional Technology from Texas Tech University as well as a BS in behavioral and social sciences from the University of Maryland. Dr. […]
Contents include: Introducing Dr. Laura Martin; Literary Evening Enjoyed at Library Gala; The Dean’s Corner; The 1611 King James Bible; An Evening With Dr. Robert O. Fisch, a Survivor and Eternal Optimist; 2016 Béla Kornitzer Book Award Winners; Science Fiction in the Library: the David Johnson Collection Comes to Drew; Library Events
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 […]