Author Archives: jgreen

Ginsberg’s New Year Blues is featured book for January 2017

New Year Blues by Allen Ginsberg is our featured book for the first month in this new year, January 2017. Irwin Allen Ginsberg (1926 – 1997) was an American poet and a pivotal figure of the Beat Movement of the 1950s. Born in … Continue reading

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Centuries of New York History Prepare for a Move

Caked in dust and dating back to 1674, the written records of a growing cityare headed to new homes, to be preserved and made accessible to researchers. On the upper floors of the grand courthouse, above the Corinthian columns chiseled … Continue reading

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Alumna Molly Peacock publishes new book

  The Analyst A collection of poetry exploring her evolving relationship with Jewish psychoanalyst Joan Stein When a psychoanalyst became a painter after surviving a stroke, her longtime patient, distinguished and beloved poet Molly Peacock, took up a unique task. The … Continue reading

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Hidebound: the Grisly Invention of Parchment

While most of the Old World was writing on papyrus, bamboo, and silk, Europe carved its own gruesome path through the history books. To an ancient Egyptian of the third century BCE, the rolls of papyrus on which the country … Continue reading

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It’s all in the details!

Shown is a detail from The Cloisters Apocalypse, an early fourteenth century Latin manuscript depicting the narrative present in the Book of Revelations. The manuscript dates to c.1330 when it was produced in Normandy, France for the noble family de Montigny. … Continue reading

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Students meet new acquisition

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Happy Halloween event!

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A-Bombs, the Cold War and the Red Scare

Join us in unearthing surprises, prying open the vaults and breathing life into long dead…documents! Noon-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, Special Collections, 2nd floor of Bartle Library Explore the fears of nuclear warfare in the 1950’s and how those fears were exploited by … Continue reading

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CEMERS 50th Anniversary Conference, Oct. 21-22

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) will host its 50th anniversary conference – titled “The Pre-modern Book in a Global Context: Materiality and Visuality” – Oct. 21 and 22, at the University Downtown Center. The conference, which begins … Continue reading

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October is American Archives Month!

Did you know that October is American Archives Month? An archives is a place where people go to find information. But rather than gathering information from books as you would in a library, people who do research in archives often … Continue reading

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