American Culture Studies

‘History of Illustration’ Book Launch

By ksinger on March 30, 2018

Join us for a discussion and reception to celebrate the launch of History of Illustration (Fairchild Books) co-edited by Jaleen Grove, post-doctoral fellow in popular print at the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library (DMGHL). The new book covers print history from around the world and feature...

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Hands on History: Reflections from an archive intern

By Saoirse Hahn (WU Class of 2018) on December 19, 2017

Spending the fall 2017 semester working with the American Civil Liberty Union of Missouri’s archived records has offered me a truly unique opportunity to examine the history of an American institution. The American Civil Liberties Union was present for almost the entirety of the twentieth c...

Libraries Collaborate with WU Faculty and Community on ‘Mean Streets’

By ksinger on November 3, 2016

Brian Woodman, curator for Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive, has been instrumental in organizing “Mean Streets: Viewing the Divided City Through the Lens of Film and Television,” a program that is part of the St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), which runs Nov. ...