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Of Mice and Men

On February 6, 1937, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men was published, a book that he also made into a play. I vividly remember seeing a production of the play at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis as a school trip. … Continue reading

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Honoring Michael Crichton

Tomorrow, October 23, is the anniversary of Michael Crichton’s birth. He died on November 4, 2008. You can join me in celebrating this popular author’s life and accomplishments by reading some of his novels. More information about his life is … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 8

Fat, Drunk, and Stupid: The Inside Story Behind the Making of Animal House by Matty Simmons PN1997 .A4255 S57 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Sitting at the Reference Desk, I have the pleasure of overhearing some really interesting conversations [some … Continue reading

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The Silent World

On this day in 1953, French oceanographer and marine conservationist Jacques-Yves Cousteau published his first book, The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure (co-authored by Frederic Dumas). Three years later the documentary film was released, and it … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month film festival – Wed., 3/30

In honor of Women’s History Month, the UW-Whitewater Women’s Issues Committee is sponsoring a film festival. All films will be shown in the Summers Auditorium of the U.C., and are FREE OF CHARGE. Wednesday, March 30 at 5:30 pm: Pray … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month film festival – Wed., 3/16

In honor of Women’s History Month, the UW-Whitewater Women’s Issues Committee is sponsoring a film festival. All films will be shown in the Summers Auditorium of the U.C., and are FREE OF CHARGE. Wednesday, March 16 at 7:00 pm: Not … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month film festival – Wed., 3/2

In honor of Women’s History Month, the UW-Whitewater Women’s Issues Committee is sponsoring a film festival. All films will be shown in the Summers Auditorium of the U.C., and are FREE OF CHARGE. Wednesday, March 2 at 7:00 pm: Straightlaced … Continue reading

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Films on Demand

Andersen Library added Films on Demand last year. It’s a collection of thousands of streamed videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences and Cambridge Educational. New titles are added all the time. Recent additions reflect the range of disciplines … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock died on April 29th in 1980. He was and is, of course, famous for his scary movies. I still remember that as a young child I was absolutely terrified that birds were going to attack my eyes. Well, … Continue reading

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Movie Night Options

The Library’s Browsing collections of feature movies in VHS or DVD formats includes 96 of the titles on the American Film Institute‘s “AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies” 10th anniversary list. Most of them are available in DVD format. This list … Continue reading

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