A Special Collection: Activist Women’s Voices

The Activist Women’s Voices Oral History Project and Archive project is underway. Librarian Shawn(ta) Smith with AWV interns Yasreen Ijaz (Spring 2012 – Fall 2013) and Erika Herzog (Spring 2013) and volunteer Rita Basmagian (Spring 2013) are reformatting the collection of cassette tapes to digital formats both to perserve the 1980 and 1990s interviews and . . . → Read More: A Special Collection: Activist Women’s Voices

Internship Posting: Spring 2013 Special Collections Intern

The Mina Rees Library has digital special collections including The Murray Hill collection, the Erie Canal collection, and the Herald Square collection. Newly acquired, the Activist Women’s Voices Oral History Project and Archive is being processed as a digital collection. The AWV Project was established in 1995 by the Center for the Study of Women . . . → Read More: Internship Posting: Spring 2013 Special Collections Intern

Digital Murray Hill included in New Web Directory

The Mina Rees Library’s “Digital Murray Hill” web site has been included in a new online digital collections directory, digitalMETRO. Developed by The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), the directory features descriptive records and links to digital collections created and maintained by METRO member libraries.

The directory currently features records for over 150 collections . . . → Read More: Digital Murray Hill included in New Web Directory

Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series Event

The Eighteenth-Century Reading Room, located in room C196.05 on the Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library of the CUNY Graduate Center, is proud to present a talk entitled “Jewish Biblical Interpretation in the Wake of Enlightenment: Moses Mendelssohn, Judah Ben-Ze’ev, and the Rhetoric of Religion” given by Dr. David Richter (CUNY Graduate Center and . . . → Read More: Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series Event

18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

The Eighteenth-Century Reading Room, located in room c196.05 on the Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library of the CUNY Graduate Center, is proud to present a joint talk entitled “Mapping Rebellion: Montresor and his Map” by Prof. Angelo Angelis (Hunter College, History) and Prof. Phillip Papas (Union County College, History) on Friday May 4, . . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

The Eighteenth-Century Reading Room, located in room C196.05 in the Mina Rees Library of the CUNY Graduate Center, is proud to present a talk entitled “Reading about Africa in the Early Republic” by Prof. Jonathan Sassi (History, College of Staten Island, CUNY) on Friday, April 20, 2007 at 2:00 PM in the Reading Room. Seating . . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

The 18th-Century Reading Room, located in room C196.05 on the lower level of the Mina Rees Library, will be hosting two informal talks in March:

Friday March 16, 2:00 PM – Prof. Philip Papas (Union County College) — “General Charles Lee: Soldier, Scholar, Radical” –THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MARCH 30, 2:00 PM–

. . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series

18th-Century Reading Room Blog

The Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Blog has a new home at wordpress. Please update your bookmarks and links to: http://18thcenturyreadingroom.wordpress.com

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Thank you for your patience as we make this transition to our new site. Visit us daily to view our “Item of the Day” and to keep current on our . . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room Blog

18th-Century Reading Room CUNY-Wide Essay Competition

The 2007 18th-Century Reading Room annual essay competition is open to all undergraduate and masters level students attending any of the CUNY colleges.

FIRST PRIZE $500

SECOND PRIZE $300

THIRD PRIZE $200

 

Essays will be judged by the following criteria:

Research centering on at least two resources housed . . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room CUNY-Wide Essay Competition

Upcoming 18th-Century Reading Room Events

The 18ht-Century Reading Room will be hosting two informal talks in October as part of our Guest Speaker Series. The talks begin at 2:00 PM in the 18th-Century Reading Room, in room C196.05 on the Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library.

Friday, October 20, 2006 — David Kazanjian (UPenn) — “‘When they come here . . . → Read More: Upcoming 18th-Century Reading Room Events