Register Now for WU Libraries’ Graduate Humanities Mini-Conference- You’re in Good Company

The third annual You’re in Good Company Mini-Conference for Advanced Humanities Graduate Students will take place on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Registration is open!  Participants will explore tools and strategies helpful in various research scenarios, especially those at the dissertation stage. WU faculty will also share their experiences and advice. The one-day program is on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Lunch and […]

Fall Semester 2016 Film Streaming Deadline: 8/1/2016

Streaming films for Fall reserves need to be submitted on or before August 1st.  The easiest method is to submit online through Ares Instructors can also copy film details from a previous Ares semester into their upcoming courses. As a reminder, Reserves needs lead-time in order to contact commercial vendors, to work with LTS […]

Backfiles and recent acquisitions from i Meridiani Series

In 2015, the Library ordered backfiles from the i Meridiani series and established an Italian Literature Approval Plan based on this series from Edizioni Mondadori, Italy’s largest publisher.  Below is a list of backfiles and recent i Meridiani acquisitions. Works. Selections. 1999; Saggi / Giacomo Debenedetti ; progetto editoriale e saggio introduttivo di Alfonso Berardinelli. Scrittori italiani […]

Contemporary Spanish Literature (fiction & poetry) added to the Collection

Contemporary Spanish poets Milena Busquets Busquets, Milena. También Esto Pasará. , 2015. Print. Busquets, Milena. Hoy He Conocido a Alguien. , 2015. Print Francisco Casavella Casavella, Francisco. Lo Que Sé De Los Vampiros. Barcelona: Ediciones Destino, 2008. Print. Casavella, Francisco. El Día Del Watusi. Barcelona: Destino, 2009. Print Casavella, Francisco. El Triunfo. Barcelona: Anagrama, 1997. Print. Casavella, Francisco. Un Enano Español […]

List of recent RLL requests and monograph orders

Sellers set up books at the Paris book fair, Thursday March 20, 2014. The 2014 Paris Book Fair is to showcase Argentina’s literature, with a delegation of 30 writers. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Romance Languages & Literatures 2016 Firm Orders Aire de Dylan/Vila-Matas, Enrique. Carlos Brussa : un quijote, cruzado loco y pagano de nuestra eterna […]

Fill the shelves! International Book Orders, place by 3/11. Local (USA) Book Ordering Deadline is May 2nd @ 5pm

Bookshelves of Italian Poet and Linguist Anna Toscano Order Book Deadline is fast approaching. International orders should be placed by the first week of March to ensure they arrive in time to be counted against this year’s fiscal budget. Local (USA) order deadline is May 2nd at 5pm. email me or use the following form: […]

The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

Explore the Library’s new online purchase of The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, a 3-volume collection which includes nearly 400 entries on canonical writers, key texts, genres, literary debates, colonized regions, and related terminology – spanning the period from 1492 to the present day. Publishers boast that entries cover the gamut from Columbus to China; writers […]

New Online Resource: Translation : An International Encyclopedia of Translation Studies

Are you in the midst of a translating project or searching for an authoritative translation of a source? The Library recently acquired the online edition of Translation : An International Encyclopedia of Translation Studies I did some sample searches in it and found that there are broad essays on topics such as: Translation as an […]