New Books in American Literature (call number range PS), March 2016

By Brian Vetruba on April 18, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                     The Fornes frame : contemporary L...

New Books in English Literature (call number range PRs), March 2016

By Brian Vetruba on April 18, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                     English A : literature. Perspecti...

EALC Senior Symposium, April 25, 5:30pm

By tchang on April 18, 2016

EALC Senior Symposium April 25, 2016 – 5:30pm East Asian Library Reading Room Faculty, majors and minors are invited to attend the EALC Senior Symposium, held jointly with EAS. More information at EALC’s web site: http://ealc.wustl.edu/events/552.

Michelangelo Document Featured in Podcast

By Jody Mitori on April 18, 2016

“Hold That Thought,” the podcast from Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, recently featured a story about a rare document in the University Libraries’ Special Collections. In the podcast, host Claire Navarro talks to art historian and author William Wallace about a paper wr...

Announcing the Walter Baumhofer Collection

By Andrea Degener on April 15, 2016

This week, the Modern Graphic History Library received a shipment of items from the late illustrator Walter Baumhofer. Walter Baumhofer was known as the King of Pulps. He enjoyed a long and studious career. He started creating illustrations for Adventure Magazine and would go on to create over 50...

Library Room Dedication Honors Wash U Grads

By Julie Hale on April 15, 2016

The Washington University Libraries dedicated the Roffer/Lerner Study Room in Olin Library in a noon ceremony on April 13. Michael Roffer and Susan Lerner, both members of the Libraries’ National Council, provided funding to name the room in honor of their daughter, Jillian (LA 2013), and son, Be...

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MathSciNet ® now available on EBSCO

By Ruth Lewis on April 13, 2016

MathSciNet ® is now available on the EBSCO platform at WU. This was made available for no additional payment, since we subscribe with American Mathematical Society. It continues to be available on the AMS platform and most math folks will continue to use that interface. But the Ebsco platform...

The Object and the Eye

By k.lamb on April 13, 2016

The Films of Samuel Beckett   Following the production of his full-length plays–Waiting for Godot (1949), Endgame (1957), Krapp’s Last Tape (1958) and Happy Days (1961)–and the publication of his sprawling novels–Molloy (1951), Malone Dies (1951), and The Unnameable (...

Trailblazers Recognition Ceremony 4/15/2016 5:30pm

By Sonya Rooney on April 12, 2016

Friday April 15, 2016 at Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall. The purpose of Washington University Trailblazers is to acknowledge, commemorate and celebrate the contributions that Black alumni, faculty and staff have made to the institution and broader communities.  The initiative provides an opportu...