Featured Resources: New Databases in LGBTQ Studies

The Library has added three new databases to support LGBTQ studies at Columbia. Archives of Human Sexuality: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940  includes digitized archives of the New York Mattachine Society, the Gay Activists Alliance, and ACT UP from the New York Public Library; newsletters, feminist newspapers,  and subject files from the Lesbian Herstory Archives; […]

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New Databases, March to September 2016

Please find below links to CLIO records for new databases related to the humanities and/or history acquired by Columbia University Libraries since our last newsletter was published (on March 1, 2016). For a fuller descriptive treatment of selected new databases, please see Featured Resources: New Databases in LGBTQ Studies. 20-seiki Media Jōhō Dētabēsu African Blue […]

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EVENT: “Spanish Fever”–Spanish cartoonists in conversation

The Hispanic Institute and Comics@Columbia are delighted to work with the Spanish consulate to present five noted Spanish cartoonists in conversation.  Come meet these five cartoonists, whose work on the cutting edge of comics has brought about a new wave of cartoon art in Spain. The panel will feature Santiago García, Javier Olivares, David Rubín, Ana Galvañ, […]

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Humanities & History Librarian Updates

As of July 5, 2016, our Western European Humanities Librarian, Meredith Levin, is the Interim Head of the Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary for this academic year. She is still reachable via email (mjl2209@columbia.edu) and in her office at Butler (309I) on Mondays and most Friday mornings but she will be at the Burke […]

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Welcome to Butler Library!

On behalf of the Humanities & History Librarians, welcome to Butler Library! We all look forward to this time of year, when we welcome and introduce our university community to the extensive resources available in the Libraries. Here are some of our upcoming events and orientation sessions. “Getting Your Bearings” for Graduate Students If you’re […]

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New Database: LGBT Thought & Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture  is a full text database of books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection includes materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from […]

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Senior Thesis Forum April 6th

This year’s Senior Thesis Forum, hosted by the Humanities & History and Global Studies Librarians, will be held in Butler Library Room 523 on April 6th, 3:00-4:30. This forum offers graduating Seniors the opportunity to share their thesis projects and their research process with students, faculty, and librarians. This year’s event features four students from the […]

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Save the Date: Senior Thesis Forum

Wednesday, April 6, from 3:00-4:30pm Each year, the Humanities & History and Global Studies librarians host a Senior Thesis Forum where undergraduate thesis writers share their research experiences with an audience of other students, librarians, and faculty.  The forum is structured as a panel discussion; and senior thesis writers are asked to speak about how […]

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EVENTS: Two Pieces of Comics History: March 7, April 18

In addition to the Bill Griffith event on March 16,  Comics@Columbia brings you two book talks that explore important people in the history of comics and cartoons. On Monday, March 7, in celebration of Will Eisner Week, Paul Levitz joins Columbia professor Jeremy Dauber for a discussion focusing on Levitz’s recent book, Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic […]

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