Olin Book Talks, 2013-14

Book Talks Spring 2014

Stephen B. Wicker, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Feb. 12, 2014, 4:30 pm
Room 106G, Olin Library

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library KF2780 .W53 2013
But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.

Prof. Stephen B. Wicker reads a selection from his new book, Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy, in the Andrew Dickson White Library (Uris Library).

Sidney Tarrow (Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government). The Language of Contention: Revolution in Words, 1688-2012 (Cambridge University Press, August 2013)

 

March 26, 4:30 pm
Amit Bhatia Libe Cafe, Olin Library

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library:  New & Noteworthy Books JA85 .T37 2013. But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.
 


Gavriel Shapiro (Professor of Comparative Literature). The Tender Friendship and the Charm of Perfect Accord: Nabokov and his Father (University of Michigan Press, December 2013)

April 10, 4:45 pm
Room 106G, Olin Library

Not yet released; copy on order for Olin Library.

 

Olin Book Talks: Fall 2013

Elizabeth S. Anker (Associate Professor of English). Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature, (Cornell University Press, November 2012)

September 11, 4:30 pm
Room 106G, Olin Library

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library:
New & Noteworthy Books PN56.H79 A55 2012.
But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.


Anindita Banerjee (Associate Professor of Comparative Literature). We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (Wesleyan University Press, January 2013).

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library:  PG3098.S5 B36 2012  
But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.

Cornell Chronicle Press Review

October 1, 4:30 pm.
Room 106G, Olin Library

Prof. Anindita Banerjee reads a selection from her new book, We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity, in the Andrew Dickson White Library (Uris Library).
Prof. Banerjee is the winner of the 2012 Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Book Prize

Sara L. Warner (Associate Professor, Performing and Media Arts at Cornell and Faculty Fellow at Harvard University). Acts of Gaiety: LGBT Performance and the Politics of Pleasure (University of Michigan Press, October 2012).

 

October 23, 4:30 pm
Room 106G, Olin Library

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library:  PN2270.G39 W37 2012   
But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.

Prof. Warner is the winner of the ATHE award and Acts of Gaiety is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Read more...


Aaron Sachs (Associate Professor, History and American Studies). Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition (Yale University Press, December 2012) 

November 12, 4:30 pm
Amit Bhatia Libe Café, Olin Library

Find it on the shelf in Olin Library:  GT3203 .S34 2013
But first, check to see if it is currently charged out.

Prof. Aaron Sachs reads from his new book, Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition, in the Andrew Dickson White Library (Uris Library).