Conversations on Collecting, Fall 2015

Our series of afternoon conversations continues… September 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. June Schlueter Professor of English, Emerita, Lafayette University The Early Modern Album Amicorum Although early modern autograph albums are not plentiful in the U.S., European libraries—especially in Germany and The Netherlands—own numerous specimens of these pocket-sized gems, which contain good wishes from dignitaries and watercolor paintings. June […]

Fall 2015 Schedule of Exhibits

Drew University Library Exhibit Schedule Fall 2015  July 15 to October 23, 2015 Comfortable Words: Anglican Piety and the Book of Common Prayer Curated by Ken Rowe United Methodist Archives and History Center This exhibition of the four hundred year old Book of Common Prayer and its progeny showcases a book that is not only used for public worship and private […]

Fall 2015 Out of the Vault Series

Drew University Library Out of the Vault Series Fall 2015 The Out of the Vault series is sponsored by the Department of Special Collections and University Archives of the Drew University Library. Each interactive session introduces participants to a particular Drew archival collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of […]

Call for Nominations: Kornitzer Prize

Faculty and Alumni Authors of Nonfiction Books Kornitzer Prize Competition Drew faculty and alumni authors are eligible for the tenth Béla Kornitzer Awards in recognition of outstanding nonfiction books published in 2013, 2014 or 2015. Separate awards, including monetary prizes of $2,000, honor faculty and alumni authors.   A faculty prize committee will select the winners, to be announced at the Friends of the Library […]

Exhibit: The University and the City

  The University and the City: A Drew University Library exhibit showcasing an archival record of our community’s encounter with cities at home and abroad. Academic Commons Lobby, Summer-Fall 2015 The University and the City is the theme of the upcoming inauguration of MaryAnn Baenninger as the thirteenth President of Drew University. This exhibit contains a sampling […]

Drew Review 2015 Online Now

Unmanned and Ungoverned: Drones, Post-Human Warfare, and the Implications of Pursuing Military Efficiency at the Cost of Jus in Bello Jack Duran (CLA 2015)  The Rock: A Master of Rhetoric? Tyler New (Towson University, CLA 2015) Structural Analysis of G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Deorphanizing the GPR174 Receptor Saif Yasin (CLA 2017) On the A priori: Conventionalism […]

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 […]

Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection, 4/28

Special Collections and Archives Presents… Out of the Vault Series Tiny Treasures: Small Books in the Drew Collection Brian Shetler April 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. United Methodist Archives and History Center This installment of the Out of the Vault series, featuring a selection of small books that can be found throughout the Drew University Special […]

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