Dr. Chris Anderson Appointed Associate Dean of Libraries

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 […]

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 […]

Introducing Dr. Laura Martin

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. […]

Out of the Vault: The Many Collectors of Willa Cather, May 3

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 […]

Author of “Light from the Yellow Star” to give Karpati Lecture, April 11

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: Science Fiction & Popular Magazines, April 27

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 […]

An Evening with Dr. Robert O. Fisch, April 11

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.

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