Library Exhibit: Will and The Word

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 […]

Out of the Vault: Zuck Collection of Botanical Books, Oct. 4

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.

Busts of Byron and Austen

“Austen and Byron: Together Again” Conference– A Report

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 […]

Conference: Austen & Byron, Together Again, April 21

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.

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