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The Friends of the Goucher College Library are alumnae/i, faculty, students, library staff, and others who enjoy a common bond: a passion for communicating the importance of the library within the intellectual setting of Goucher College.

Spring 2014 - Book Studies at Goucher - the Liberal Arts in Action

Book Studies at Goucher - the Liberal Arts in Action

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Part of Alumnae/i Weekend events, 2014.

Michael J. and Patricia K. Batza '91 Room in the Athenaeum

 

Featuring: Arnie Sanders, associate professor of English; April Oettinger, associate professor of art history; Matthew Hale, associate professor of history; Tara Olivero, Curator of Special Collections.  Panelists will discuss Goucher's new interdisciplinary minor in Book Studies.

Co-sponsored by the Book Studies Program and the Friends of the Goucher College Library.

 

 

 

Spring 2014 - The Road to Publication

The Road to Publication

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 4 pm

The Siebert Center in the Library

 

A presentation by Elisabeth Dahl, daughter of alumna Ann Weller Dahl '60, about her recently published book Genie Wishes.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Goucher College Library; the Kratz Center for Creative Writing; and the Education Department.

See the event poster here.

Fall 2013 - Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 7 pm

The Michael J. and Patricia K. Batza Room in the Athenaeum

 

A lecture by Dr. Melissa Klapper, Goucher class of 1995, about her new book Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace:  American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940 (NYU Press, 2013).  Dr. Klapper is Professor of History and Director of Women's and Gender Studies at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.  She earned her BA from Goucher College in 1995 and her PhD in American women's history from Rutgers University in 2001.  She is the author of Jewish Girls Coming of Age in America, 1860-1920 (NYU Press, 2005) and Small Strangers:  The Experiences of Immigrant Children in the United States, 1880-1925 (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2007).  Dr. Klapper's research has been awarded multiple grants and fellowships from such sources as the American Jewish Archives Center, National Endowment for the Humanities, Schlesinger Library of the History of American Women at Harvard University, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.  Her new book is Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace:  American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940 (NYU Press, 2013).

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Goucher College Library; the Peace Studies Program; the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department; the History Department; and Goucher Hillel.

See the event poster here.

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