Monthly Archives: October 2012

RESOURCE ALERT: Berg Fashion Library

FASHION students be sure to check out our NEW Resource!In collaboration with The Fashion Department, we present The Berg Fashion Library: the first online portal to offer comprehensive coverage of dress, fashion, textiles, costumes, and more from around the world … Continue reading

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Facul-TEA @ the Library with Dr. Chuck Brown

On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2012 Dr. Charles Brown presented his research topic  “Selling Faith: Art, Commerce, and Faith in Christian Popular Culture.” Facul-TEAS are a chance for faculty, especially those coming out of sabbatical, to make their research accessible to … Continue reading

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“Caution! Banned Books!”

Display of challenged/banned books in the Albright College. Many of the books in the display included a bookmark that explained why each individual title was challenged or banned. For example, Ulysses by James Joyce was banned because it “…might cause … Continue reading

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Facul-TEA @ the Library with Dr. Teresa Gilliams

Teresa Gilliams, Ph.D., Albright College associate professor of English and Fulbright Scholar, presented, “Doin’ Too Much: A Black Women Writers’ Recovery Project,” on 10/11/12  in the Gingrich Library. Gilliams focused her presentation on “recovering, preserving and providing access to important … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – MORE photos!

Hundreds of books are removed or challenged in schools and libraries in the United States every year. According to the ALA, there were at least 326 in 2011. ALA estimates that 70 to 80 percent are never reported. Since the … Continue reading

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