In January 2010 the UArts Libraries launched their subscription to ebrary, an online subscription collection of more than 47,000 books. It’s research time, so we want to remind you to take advantage of this great collection.
Working on a paper on animal rights legislation? A quick search of ebrary turned up 526 books, including titles such as For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States (Ohio University Press, 2006) and Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions (Oxford University Press, 2004).
IF YOU’RE OFF-CAMPUS you’ll be prompted to log in with your name and library barcode number. Don’t have a barcode? Just bring your valid ID (Fall 2010 sticker on it) to the Greenfield or Music Library and we’ll give you one.
Not all things haunted and other-worldly are considered science fiction fun. Two scholarly journals (yup, that’s peer-reviewed!) take their demonic subjects very seriously.
Love the greatest vampire of all, Dracula? Here’s one for you: The Journal of Dracula Studies. Yes, really, a scholarly, full-text e-journal published by the Dracula Research Center (run by Dracula scholar Elizabeth Miller). Read peer-reviewed articles such as Sharon Russell’s The Influence of Dracula on the Lesbian Vampire Film or Fear and Laughing in Sunnydale: Buffy vs Dracula by Peter Golz.
Also check out Golem: Journal of Religion and Monsters – yet another peer-reviewed, full-text e-journal with articles reflecting on how our fears and demons suggest a lot about who we are as people. Read Dana Fore’s “Oh yes. There will be blood.”: Sacrificial Power and Disability in Saw and Saw 2 or Rebecca Raphael’s The Doomsday Body, or Dr. Strangelove as Disabled Cyborg. There is even a student edition, Gremlin, that invites your articles for submission.
What is a golem, you ask? Check out Golem, an illustrated story by David Wisniewski that beautifully tells the tale of this Jewish giant. It’s available in the Greenfield Library with call number 741.641 W762g. The golem also makes a wonderful appearance in Michael Chabon’s novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. It’s also available in the Greenfield Library with call number 813 C342a.
If you’ve been in the Greenfield Library lately, you probably noticed Printmaking senior Cerise Kacensky’s print, Upside Downside Rightside Up, in the book stacks study area. She is one of our student exhibitors, and you can be, too!
The Greenfield Library study area has a small, but terrific and highly visible, space for showing 2D work, creative writing, and short scripts. There are no entry fees and no deadlines. It’s as easy as 1-2-3!
2. Submit up to 2 photos of the work you would like to show. You can submit photos with the application or email a .jpg to Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Submit an artist’s statement (1 page or less) with your application. This is optional, but always helpful in understanding the artwork. If accepted, the artist’s statement can be included in the exhibition.
We can’t wait to display the work you’ve been doing in your studios!
Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958-1968
Full of terrific archival footage and interviews with the curator, artists, and historians, this documentary shines a light on some of the most intriguing artists in art history, the women of Pop. This documentary is a multifaceted gem of facts and curiosities about each artist and the work represented.
If you like this, take a look at the exhibition catalog:
Seductive Subversion : Women Pop Artists, 1958-1968