Dr. Christoper (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 with me to develop strategic plans, manage library committees, facilitate internal and external library partnerships and provide support for […]
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 […]
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 […]
Conversation on Collecting April 27, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Pilling Room, Drew University Library Collecting Science Fiction and Popular Culture Magazines Speakers: Neil Clarke, University Technology Claire Du Laney C’14 4:00 PM Pilling Room, 2nd Floor, Drew University Library On Wednesday, April 27th the Drew University Library will host the second Conversations on Collecting event of […]
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. Tickets are $20 each and are available through the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey box office at tickets.shakespearenj.org or 973-408-5600.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 4 p.m. Marsha Manns, Co-founder of the Byron Society of American and the Byron Society Collection, Dr. Christopher Anderson and Brian Shetler will host a hands-on discussion of the Bryon Society collections at Drew. Wilson Reading Room. Methodist Library and Archive Center.
Exhibit: Francis Asbury and the Shape of American Methodism, March 7-April 30, 2016; United Methodist Archives and History Center. Curated by Dr. L. Dale Patterson, Archivist. Information: 973-408-3195, or firstname.lastname@example.org