Segregation by Design Exhibition

By Alison Carrick on December 8, 2016

The Segregation by Design exhibition continues in Special Collections with a complementary exhibition of student work from the course Segregation by Design starting on December 8, 2016, through January 3, 2017. As part of the curriculum development process for the course Segregation by Design, a ...

Front Page of Ceylon Observer (Colombo, Sri Lanka), 05-31-1906.

South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922

By aj robinson on December 7, 2016

  The Libraries have added World Newspaper Archive: South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922 to our database resources. This fully searchable collection of English, Gujarati, and Bengali language papers gives access to local coverage of regions of the subcontinent that now comprise of India, Pakist...

New Books German Studies (PT call numbers), October 2016

By Brian Vetruba on December 6, 2016

A selected list of new books on German Literature (PT call number range). For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see New Books in German Studies (History, Philosophy, Film, Language & other Literatures), October 2016. HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE BY PERIOD OR GENRE (...

Al Parker: Celebrity Illustrator

By Maria Dorfman on December 6, 2016

“I could praise the work for pages, but it might sound like a love letter.” J.W. Jemmings, letter to Al Parker, July 24, 1939. Imagine a magazine illustrator getting fan mail. Al Parker (1906-1985) was once one of the leading magazine illustrators in America. Born in St. Louis, Missou...

Unusual Sources

By Miranda Rectenwald on December 5, 2016

Recently the national podcast  Criminal  visited the WU library.  This audio documentary program was researching The Evening Whirl — one of the archival sources being consulted in Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis.   The Evening Whirl is an unique St. Louis newspaper (still in publication) publishing...

Robert-Musil-Handbuch (2016)–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2016

 Robert-Musil-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Birgit Nübel und Norbert Christian Wolf. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, c2016. SUMMARY: “The Austrian author Robert Musil (1880–1942) was a soldier, engineer, and trained philosopher. Besides his fragmentary novel The Man Without Qualities (1930/32)...

Gryphius-Handbuch (2016)–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2016

Gryphius-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Nicola Kaminski und Robert Schütze. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, 2016. SUMMARY: “Andreas Gryphius is among the best-studied authors of the 17th century, yet until now, there has been no comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of his life and work. The h...