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The war poets at Rapallo

Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Lauren Arrington will present “‘Shell-shocked Walt Whitmans’: W.B. Yeats and the War Poets at Rapallo” on Nov. 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Burns Library’s Irish Room. Arrington’s lecture will revisit W.B. Yeats’s attitude toward the … Continue reading

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Burns Scholar lecture

Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Louis de Paor will present: “Lethal in Two Languages: Flann O’Brien and Máirtín Ó Cadhain” on Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. De Paor’s talk will focus on the parallels and differences between two of … Continue reading

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Poetry reading in honor of Burns Scholar

An event will be held Oct. 18 to celebrate the publication of Leabhar Na hAthghabbhála: Poems of Repossession (2016), an anthology of Gaelic poems and English translations from the past 50 years, edited by Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Louis de Paor. Poets … Continue reading

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Jane Jacobs at 100

Robert Kanigel, author of the new biography Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs (Knopf, 2016), will give an author talk and conduct a book signing at Burns Library on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. Burns Library is home … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Hawthorne & Frederick Douglass

Two seminal 19th-century works – both significant in the evolution of American thought and writing, but rarely considered in relation to one another – are the focus of a Burns Library exhibition, “Nathaniel Hawthorne and Frederick Douglass: Texts and Contexts.” … Continue reading

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Conservation lab as classroom

Last month, Burns Library Conservator Barbara Adams Hebard gave a presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries, New England chapter annual meeting. The conference was focused on the evolution of the academic library as a place where students and faculty are … Continue reading

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Book art by Barbara Adams Hebard

Two book bindings by Burns Library Conservator Barbara Adams Hebard are on display at 23 Sandy Gallery, a fine art gallery in Portland, Oregon. Hebard’s work is part of Showcase 16, an exhibition of members of the Northwest Chapter of the Guild of … Continue reading

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