Remembering William H. Gass: Resources for Exploring a Life in Sentences – Part 2

By William Youngblood on January 19, 2018

The Modern Literature Collection is pleased to announce that Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting a tribute to the life and work of William H. Gass. The event will take place on April 6th, 2018 on Washington University’s Danforth campus. More details, including special guests ...

Performance: “Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped”

By Rose Miyatsu on January 18, 2018

On January 26th, performance artist Tim Youd will be on campus continuing his 100 Novels project. He will be typing Stanley Elkin’s novel, The Franchiser, in Holmes Lounge from 10:30 am -1:00 pm and 2:00-4:00 pm on January 26th and in the Coffee Room (Room 210) of Duncker Hall on January 29...

Campus Construction: Then and Now

By Rose Miyatsu on January 16, 2018

The spring semester has officially begun, and as you have undoubtedly noticed, construction at the front end of campus continues on. One of the functions of University Archives is to document changes to our campus through the years. Our holdings contain historic photos that cover over a century o...

WU Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series Continues This Semester

By Julie Hale on January 16, 2018

WU Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series continues this semester with three events that are free and open to the public. All talks will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Room 142 of Olin Library. A reception will follow each talk. Wednesday, January 31: Marie Griffith will discuss Moral Combat: How ...

Reimagined Olin Library Unveils New Whispers, Research and Study Spaces

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on January 16, 2018

By Diane Toroian Keaggy   Olin Library at Washington University in St. Louis will unveil two highly anticipated features on Tuesday, Jan. 16 — an improved Whispers Café and new research and study spaces in the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration. And, for the first time, both the lib...

Free Screening of ‘Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart’ Takes Place January 25

By Julie Hale on January 11, 2018

The next entry in the Henry Hampton Film Series, Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart, will be screened on Thursday, January 25 at 4 p.m. in Whitaker Hall Auditorium on the Danforth Campus of Washington University. The documentary film looks at the life and work of Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), the pla...

New Print in Germanic Studies (East German, Austrian, Swiss German, Regional, and Scandinavian Literature, call#s PT3700 to PT9999), Nov.-Dec., 2017

By Brian Vetruba on January 10, 2018

A selected list of Germanic literature (call number range PT3700 to PT9999). Click on the link for the call number and availability. For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see the other posts in New Books in German Studies.                     Writing in red : the East G...