Libraries Collaborate with WU Faculty and Community on ‘Mean Streets’

By Jody Mitori on November 3, 2016

Brian Woodman, curator for Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive, has been instrumental in organizing “Mean Streets: Viewing the Divided City Through the Lens of Film and Television,” a program that is part of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), which runs Nov. ...

A Snapshot of St. Louis in the Era of Gay Lib

By Ian Darnell, PhD candidate University of Illinois at Chicago & graduate researcher for Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis on November 2, 2016

A Snapshot of St. Louis in the Era of Gay Lib: Ciao! Magazine Profiles the Gateway City In June 1974, Ciao!, a pioneering gay travel magazine, published an article on St. Louis. The piece and accompanying photographs offer a fascinating snapshot of the Gateway City in the era of gay liberation. &...

“Seeing Slavery in Children’s Literature” Lecture by Paula Connolly

By Kate Goldkamp on November 1, 2016

Please join us for the lecture “Seeing Slavery in Children’s Literature” November 2 – 4:00 PM DUC 276 Join us for a lecture by Paula Connolly, Professor of English, UNC-Charlotte, and author of Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010. Once a significant ...