Intern Opportunity for Spring 2019

By Miranda Rectenwald on November 12, 2018

Do you want to do one-of-a-kind primary research for the greater good? Are you intrigued by historical work that can explain today’s current trends?  We are looking for student interns to work with the ACLU of Missouri’s archival collections at Washington University Libraries.  Intern...

Celebrate International Education Week!

By Jennifer Killion on November 12, 2018

Celebrate International Education Week! Meet and mingle with multilingual students and librarians from around the world. Traditional Mesoamerican tamales will be served. Tuesday, November 13th 4pm-6pm Newman Exploration Center Olin Library, Level A  

Kara Walker Artist Book on Display at SLAM

By Rose Miyatsu on November 11, 2018

Washington University Libraries is always eager to share some of the more extraordinary pieces in our collection with the wider St. Louis community. It is therefore with great enthusiasm that we announce that one of our artist books, Freedom: A Fable by artist Kara Walker will be on display at th...

WWI Archives: Dan Bartlett’s Books

By Rose Miyatsu on November 8, 2018

A part of our continued remembrance of the 100 year anniversary of America’s involvement in WWI, today we will be highlighting some wonderful books from the Dan Bartlett Collection. About Lieutenant Dan Bartlett Dan Bartlett was still a junior at Washington University when he joined the Res...

A New Exhibit and Colloquium on Guillaume Apollinaire

By Rose Miyatsu on November 6, 2018

Friday, November 9, marks the 100-year anniversary of the death of French poet Guillaume Apollinaire. To commemorate this occasion, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures will be hosting a colloquium and exhibit in John M. Olin Library. The colloquium, titled “Apollinaire, Amou...

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on November 5, 2018

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Handbuch / herausgegeben von Cornelia Blasberg, Jochen Grywatsch. Boston : De Gruyter, 2018. SUMMARY: Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797–1848) is considered the most important female author writing in German in the 19th century. This manual is devoted to rediscovering h...