New Books on Drama, Film (call number PN1922-PN6519), Nov.-Dec. 2017

By Brian Vetruba on January 25, 2018

A selected lists of new books (PN1922-PN6519) especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Literature.     ...

New Print in Philology, Linguistics, Translation Studies, Nov-Dec. 2017

By Brian Vetruba on January 24, 2018

A selected lists of new books (NX-P327) especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the call number link for availability.  For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Literature.                   ...

Itinerario: History of European Expansion and Global Interaction

By robinson.a on January 24, 2018

The Libraries now subscribe to Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction. We have access to issues 2007-present through Cambridge Journals. Description from the publisher: “For over thirty years Itinerario has provided a platform for schol...

The Sky Room on Level 3 of Olin Library

New Study and Research Spaces Open in Olin Library

By Jody Mitori on January 23, 2018

As part of the Olin Library Transformation project, visitors to John M. Olin Library can now use two new study spaces. The new Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration features the collaborative study space Risa’s Landing on Level 2 and the quiet study space in the Sky Room on Level 3. The ext...

Journal of World Literature–NEW eJournal

By Brian Vetruba on January 23, 2018

I’m happy to report that Libraries now subscribe to this new Comparative Literature journal.  Journal of World Literature. Leiden: Brill, 2016- . We have access to current and past issues. DESCRIPTION: “The Journal of World Literature (JWL) aspires to bring together scholars intereste...

Washington University Libraries Acquire Papers of Author Joy Williams

By Joel Minor on January 22, 2018

  The Washington University Libraries, with support from the Washington University Department of English, recently acquired the Joy Williams Papers, a collection of drafts, journals, correspondence, and other materials related to the life and work of celebrated author Joy Williams. An acclai...

Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash

By Julie Hale on January 22, 2018

The WU Libraries are giving away cash prizes to the students who write the best short essays about their personal book collections. That’s right, students — ponder the contents of your bookshelves, write a brief essay, and you could win cash. The Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competiti...