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)
Watch Barry Strauss discuss his book online
(video footage taken by Prof. John Weiss):
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)
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)
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
Ordinary Egyptians, Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture (Stanford University Press, Fall 2011)
In Olin Library: DT70 .F225 2011 (fifth floor stacks)
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)