Two performances October 12, 2023 @ 7:30pm and ongoing exhibit **between systems and grounds: Chapter Three** Second Floor Balcony, Olin Library — FREE! — 7:30 to 9:30pm between systems and grounds is a collaborative, durational performance and installation project by Professor of Music Paula Matthusen and visual artist Olivia Valentine that creates a feedback loop … Read more
TRIAL through Dec. 31, 2023 To access create account using your Wesleyan email address. Virtual tours of historically-accurate reconstructions of sites like ancient Rome, Greece, and Egypt. Access Yorescape here.
TRIAL through Oct. 2, 2023Collection contains materials produced by the British Ministry of Information (MOI) and Central Office of Information (COI) during the period 1939-2009 and includes posters, pamphlets and guidance booklets. Subject matter covers public health, education, social security, civil defense, international politics, race relations, sex discrimination, public sector career opportunities, policing, the environment, … Read more
Joseph Waldo Hosdowich (1898-1972), Wesleyan University, class of 1921, served in the First World War and had a decades-long career as a sales executive at the International Silver Company in Meriden, CT. He donated the Angling collection to the Special Collections library in the 1960s, shortly after retiring. His collection suggests a lifelong love of fishing, … Read more
The World Music Archives/Music Library is hosting two fun events in Olin Library this week around the theme of experimental arts and new media: (1) Politics, Bleeps, and Bloops with the Election Profit Makers Thursday, September 14th 7:00 PM (doors open 6:30)Smith Reading Room, Olin Memorial Library Join David Rees (Get Your War On, Going … Read more
New subscription to The Atlantic Monthly (digital edition). Content from 1857 to current includes audio, video and podcast extras. You can access this resource through the A-Z Database page or through OneSearch. Please note, when linking to resource choose “Sign in through your institution”: Wesleyan University Library To access this database via the library website … Read more
New subscription to Qwest TV, a music/concert streaming website owned by Quincy Jones.
Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the early 21st – from pre-Revolution America to the modern era. Sourced from nearly 20,000 American and global newspapers from 1704 to the present, including over 400 African American newspapers. Provides full-text searching as well as access to content by Topic, Event, … Read more
The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the new media. To access this database via the library website visit: Hispanic Life in America
Wesleyan’s World Music Archives and Music Department invite you to a celebration in honor of Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam’s forthcoming book, History and Myth, Interculturalism and Interreligiosity: The In-Between in Javanese Performing Arts (Wesleyan University Press). This hour-long event includes a concert, featuring guest singer Heni Savitri, and a short presentation by Sumarsam entitled “History and … Read more