October 31, 2016, 8pm 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 and share your own […]
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 […]
Overview: 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 collection while providing opportunities for engagement with the materials. The sessions take place in the Wilson Reading Room of the United Methodist Archives and History Center and are free and open […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]