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Juan Felipe Herrera

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced that in the fall, Juan Felipe Herrera will serve as the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2015-2016. He will be the first Hispanic poet to serve. Read more about him … Continue reading

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Latinas in Literature

Dr. Nayla Chehade, UWW Professor of Languages and Literatures, will talk about “Latinas in Literature” at 3:30pm on Tues., May 5th in UC275A. It’s part of the Latino Heritage Lecture Series. Would you like to learn more? Andersen Library can … Continue reading

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“Into the North” with Luis Urrea

Luis Alberto Urea, author of Into the beautiful north and professor in the English Department at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will provide the final Fall 2014 Contemporary Issues Lecture on Mon., Dec. 1, at 7pm in the Young Auditorium. Andersen … Continue reading

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El laberinto de la soledad (The Labyrinth of Solitude)

Dr. Rubén Medina, poet and chair of the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese at UW-Madison, spoke about The Labyrinth of Solitude, written by Nobel Prize-winner Octavio Paz, on Tues., Sept. 23, at 3:45pm as part of the Latino Heritage Lecture … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Legacy and Lessons

The Spring 2014 Fairhaven Lecture Series theme is “The Legacy and Lessons of the Age of Lincoln.” These free lectures are weekly, on Mondays at 3pm, in the Fairhaven Retirement Community’s Fellowship Hall (435 W Starin Rd). Videos of the … Continue reading

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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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New Stuff Tuesday – November 13

Remixthebook: by Mark Amerika PS3551 .M37 R46 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I don’t watch much television, but I will admit here that I do watch one show religiously: Glee. That’s right – I’m a total Gleek, and I’m not … Continue reading

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The Literature Lover’s Mother-Lode

Are you a short story or poetry fan? Are you searching for short stories by authors such as Thomas Hardy or Charles Dickens for an English class project? Or perhaps sweet poems like “A Thought for Mother’s Day” by Mamie Collins Barry for Mom this Mother’s Day? How about a soothing story about the flowers and birds of spring such as “Buds and Bird-Voices” by Nathaniel Hawthorne?

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Searching for Shakespeare

Are you looking for something Shakespearean? Is your curiosity excited by titles like “Bard’s Love Potion Brewed” Continue reading

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Meet Great Minds @ Andersen Library

Your university education should help you acquire knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, intellectual and practical skills (these include inquiry & analysis, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication skills), and “foundations and skills for lifelong learning” (see the … Continue reading

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