Curated by Students from Shakespeare’s England: Religion, Society and Printing Kean Reading Room, Main Library October 5-November 6, 2016 Will and the Word examines the changing religious and social values in the time of Shakespeare. Based on Drew Library’s collection of rare books from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, the student curators showcase the […]
The Drew Libraries invite you to opening receptions for two Shakespeare-related exhibits in the Libraries: Will and the Word; Exhibit Opening: October 5, 3:00 pm, Kean Reading Room; and Books in the Time of Shakespeare, Exhibit Opening: October 6, 4:00 pm, Methodist Lobby, with a hort talk by the curator.
Tues., October 4, 4 pm; View & Interact with items from the Zuck collection to explore historical and contemporary botanical art and illustrations, plant exploration and discovery, herbals, florilegia, reference works, field guides, how-to books and technical studies.
Speakers: Brian Shetler and Cassie Brand
Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center.
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.
October 31, 2016, 3:00 pm AND 8:00 pm Drew University Library University Archivist Matthew Beland leads a two panel discussions 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
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.