New Books–History of German Literature (call#s PT1 to PT1000), July-Sept. 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 18, 2018

A selected list of new books on the history of German literature (call number range PT1 to PT1000). Click on the link for availability. For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see the other posts in New Books in German Studies.                     Geteilte Kritiken : DDR-...

Routledge handbook of literary translation (2019)–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on October 17, 2018

Routledge handbook of literary translation / edited by Kelly Washbourne and Ben Van Wyke. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. SUMMARY: The Routledge Handbook of Literary Translation provides an accessible, diverse and extensive overview of literary translation today. This next-genera...

Geography Awareness Week at WashU

By Mollie Webb on October 17, 2018

Data Services is excited to celebrate Geography Awareness Week with a series of workshops and other events embracing place, spatial data and digital mapping. Please join us during the week of November 12-16!  For workshop descriptions and to register, please visit the Geography Awareness Week Wor...

WWI Collections: Remembering Charles Duncker Jr.

By Rose Miyatsu on October 17, 2018

Today, October 17, is the 100 year anniversary of the death of Washington University alum Captain Charles Henry Duncker Jr., who was killed in battle while serving as the Captain of the 340th Field Artillery division during WWI.   The Life of Charles Duncker Charles Duncker Jr. was born in 1...

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NEXT Winners Present Their Adventures

By ksinger on October 15, 2018

Newman Exploration Travel Fund awardees Kendall Carroll, Undergraduate winner, and Gabriela Hall, Undergraduate winner, will present on the trips they took funded by the NEXT travel fund. Carroll, a WU ’18 graduate of Arts & Sciences, traveled through Scotland, Germany, and Croatia studying t...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Tejidos

By Rose Miyatsu on October 15, 2018

Today we are continuing our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with an issue of the journal Tejidos that is dedicated to an important moment in Texas Chicano history: the Texas Farm Worker’s March to Washington for Human Rights in 1977. About Tejidos Tejidos is one of the many Chicano Movemen...

National Coming Out Day and the LGBTQ+ Research Collection

By Rose Miyatsu on October 12, 2018

Yesterday was National Coming Out Day, and to celebrate, we are highlighting one of our most extensive LGBTQ+ collections, the LGBTQ+ Research Collection. The History of National Coming Out Day National Coming Out Day was established in 1988 to encourage LGBTQ+ populations to come out to their fr...

Drilling to Take Place in Olin on Saturday, October 13

By Julie Hale on October 12, 2018

From midnight until approximately 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, significant noise is expected in Olin Library, especially on Level 1, due to core drilling for new power outlets. This work will occur on the west side of Level 1, near the Help Desk and The Writing Center. Visitors seeking qui...