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On Thursday, September 20th at 7pm, the McFarlin Library will host a poetry reading featuring the works of Stevie Smith. Come hear Smith’s work being performed by local actors as well as audio of Smith reading her own poetry. This … Continue reading
In connection with the recently announced impending publication of Woody Guthrie’s 1947 novel House of Earth, the manuscript of which is housed in Special Collections here, Marc Carlson, Librarian of Special Collections and University Archives was interviewed this morning on … Continue reading
We’ve made some adjustments to how this blog reacts to and handles spam, so as a test, I have disabled the requirement to register for comments. Please feel free to make comments so we can see how it works.
As mentioned before, one of the changes we’ve had for the department is the presence of a new iPad. The first question we keep being asked is “Well, why?” The second is “Well, why the iPad, as opposed to say … Continue reading
On April 12, 2011, the McFarlin Fellows welcome author, biographer and editor Merlin Holland, presented by the Darcy O’Brien Endowed Chair. Holland, the only grandson of Oscar Wilde, was brought up and educated in England and spent a fragmented life … Continue reading
On February 17, 2011, the McFarlin Fellows, in conjunction with Black History Month, welcome playwright David Feldshuh, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. Feldshuh is best known for his play Miss Evers’ Boys, which received the New American Play Award, was nominated for … Continue reading