Romance Languages & Literatures

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

New Italian Literary Fiction Winners Added to the Collection

By Daria Carson-Dussan on January 29, 2019

I fantasmi dell’Impero / Marco Consentino, Domenico Dodaro, Luigi Panella. Il gioco : romanzo / Carlo D’Amicis. La Regina del Silenzio / Paolo Rumiz illustrazioni di Cosimo Miorelli calligrafie di Pietro Porro. Appunti per un naufragio / Davide Enia. Gli anni del nostro incanto / Gius...

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...

New Print in Language and Literature, July-September 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 29, 2018

Click here to download an Excel file of new print titles in Language and Literature (call number range PA to PZ) and other titles relevant to Comparative Literature added to the WU Libraries in July-September, 2018. The list includes American Literature, Arabic Literature, Chinese Literature, Cla...

Open Access books from El Colegio de México

By Daria Carson-Dussan on October 26, 2018

JSTOR is digitizing and making available in Open Access form more than 600 out-of-print scholarly books published by El Colegio de México, thanks to a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. All of the books will be available by the end of 2018. Current titles are discoverable in our library ...

French Renaissance Materials

By Daria Carson-Dussan on October 25, 2018

In 2009, Olin Library received a gift from the family of Isidore and Edith Silver, which supports strengthening the Library Collection in the French Renaissance and related areas of research. Below is a selection of resources purchased over the years from this generous gift. Abū al-Qāsim Khalaf i...

Humanities Research Hub: Workshop Series for Graduate Students in the Humanities

By Brian Vetruba on August 29, 2018

This fall, the Libraries will be holding a series of workshops specifically designed for advanced graduate students in the Humanities. These workshops will bring together experts from across the Libraries and WU campus to provide students with strategies and tools for success. Participants will h...

Periodicals from Around the World Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals from Around the World collection is comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from 1691-1880. The titles represent the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world. The colle...

American Foreign Language Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection includes periodicals published in foreign languages primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. These publications cut across subjects such as religion, literature, and politics, and both speak to and reflect the interests and concerns of the immigrant and ethnic communities of th...