Olin Book Talks, 2011-2012

Olin Book Talks: Spring 2012

May 1, 2012: Barry Strauss, Department of Classics and Chair, Department of History.  Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar and the Genius of Leadership (Simon & Schuster, released May 1, 2012)

If it isn't already checked out (find out here), find it on the shelf on Level 2, Uris Library.
Call Number: UB200 .S78 2012.

Cornell Chronicle review

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Barry Strauss discuss his book online
(video footage taken by Prof. John Weiss):

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April 18, 4:00 pm in the Amit Bhatia Libe Café: Dan Schwarz, Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow. Department of English. Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. (State University of New York Press, March, 2012)

 

If it isn't already checked out (find out here), find it on the shelf in the New & Noteworthy Collection, level 1, Olin Library

Watch a video in which Prof. Schwarz discusses his new book.

April 12, 2012: Robert Ray Morgan, Kappa Alpha Professor, Department of English. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011)

If it isn't already checked out (find out here), find it on the shelf on level 5, Olin Library

Read press coverage of the book talk.

March 28, 2012: Jeremy Braddock, Department of English. Collecting as Modernist Practice (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).

If it isn't already checked out (find out here), find it on the shelf in the New & Noteworthy Collection, level 1, Olin Library

 

Please note that Kim Haines-Eitzen's book talk on her The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity, has been rescheduled for Fall 2012.


 

Olin Book Talks: Fall 2011 Schedule

September 20, 2011: Ziad Fahmy, Department of Near Eastern Studies

Ordinary Egyptians, Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture (Stanford University Press, Fall 2011)
In Olin Library: DT70 .F225 2011 (fifth floor stacks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


November 8, 2011: Mary Beth Norton, History Department

Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World (Cornell University Press, 2011)
In Olin Libary: New & Noteworthy Books (non-fiction)