Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

English Language and Literature Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 30 of 47

Full-Text Articles in English Language and Literature

Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Spring 2019, Musselman Library Apr 2019

Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Spring 2019, Musselman Library

Friends of Musselman Library Newsletter

From the Dean (Robin Wagner)

Library News

  • Don't Judge a book by its Cover: The Human Library
  • You Can Come Home Again!
  • Exhibits
  • Recalling WWII at Home (Devin McKinney and Micheal Birkner)
  • Library Works to Alleviate Textbook Misery (Janelle Wertzberger)
  • Books Sent to African Library (Piper O'Keefe '17)
  • Musselman Makeover

Paying it Forward (Sierra Green '11 and Olivia Simmet '18)

Student Paper Tops 1800 Downloads (Dayna Seeger '15)

Buy the Book

What's so Funny (Sunni DeNicola)

Book Displays Offer Outreach Opportunities (Sunni DeNicola)

Honor With Books

Data Drives Collecting Decisions

Rare Discovery: Signed 1st Edition by Adam ...


Charlotte Werbe, Assistant Professor Of French, Musselman Library, Charlotte Werbe Mar 2019

Charlotte Werbe, Assistant Professor Of French, Musselman Library, Charlotte Werbe

Next Page

In this Next Page column, Charlotte Werbe, Assistant Professor of French, shares her love of cinema and the films you should watch next, as well as the text that first inspired her research on the Holocaust and the challenging but important work of translating Holocaust memoirs.


Caroline Ferraris-Besso, Assistant Professor Of French, Musselman Library, Caroline Ferraris-Besso Feb 2019

Caroline Ferraris-Besso, Assistant Professor Of French, Musselman Library, Caroline Ferraris-Besso

Next Page

In this first column of the spring semester, Caroline Ferraris-Besso, Assistant Professor of French, shares which recent novel made her laugh out loud, her favorite cookbooks (and favorite brioche recipe!), and works that have inspired her academic writing.


Farah Ali, Visiting Assistant Professor Of Spanish, Musselman Library, Farah Ali Nov 2018

Farah Ali, Visiting Assistant Professor Of Spanish, Musselman Library, Farah Ali

Next Page

In this Next Page column, Farah Ali, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, shares why she celebrates “the good, the bad, and the weird” in her reading life, which writer’s grocery lists she would read if given the chance, and why it’s important to read outside of your comfort zone.


Jim Udden, Professor Of Cinema & Media Studies, Musselman Library, James N. Udden Oct 2018

Jim Udden, Professor Of Cinema & Media Studies, Musselman Library, James N. Udden

Next Page

In this Next Page column, we ask Jim Udden, Professor of Cinema & Media Studies, to talk books instead of films. Find out which authors make him laugh, his go-to source for reading about new books, and what he is planning to read as soon as his end-of-semester grading is complete.


Jennifer Collins Bloomquist, Associate Provost For Faculty Development And Dean Of Social Sciences And Interdisciplinary Programs, Musselman Library, Jennifer Bloomquist Aug 2018

Jennifer Collins Bloomquist, Associate Provost For Faculty Development And Dean Of Social Sciences And Interdisciplinary Programs, Musselman Library, Jennifer Bloomquist

Next Page

In this first Next Page column of the new academic year, Jennifer Collins Bloomquist, Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Dean of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Programs, shares what she would ask Zora Neale Hurston if she had the chance, which food-related books she likes to give as gifts, why she can’t have anything fun to read at her house when she has a deadline looming, and her go-to campus sources for great recommendations on what to read next.


Maihan Wali, Class Of 2018, Musselman Library, Maihan Wali Mar 2018

Maihan Wali, Class Of 2018, Musselman Library, Maihan Wali

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Maihan Wali, Class of 2018 and winner of this year’s Silent Leader Award, shares which writers have inspired her interests and activism in human rights and social justice issues, what she would ask author Khaled Hosseini if given the chance, which book she is looking forward to reading next, and much more.


Temma Berg, Professor Of English, Musselman Library, Temma F. Berg Feb 2018

Temma Berg, Professor Of English, Musselman Library, Temma F. Berg

Next Page

In this first Next Page column of 2018, Temma Berg, Professor of English, shares which texts have had a lasting influence on her teaching career and scholarship, how a chance meeting created a connection between her and one of her favorite childhood literary characters – Anne of Green Gables, which book she likes to give as a gift to friends who are retiring, and why she might just prefer to open another book rather than host a literary dinner party.


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2017), Musselman Library Jul 2017

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2017), Musselman Library

You’ve Gotta Read This: Summer Reading at Musselman Library

Each year, Musselman Library asks Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators to help create a suggested summer reading list. Our goal is to inspire students and the rest of our community to take time in the summer to sit back, relax, and read.

With the 2017 collection, we again bring together recommendations from across our campus—the books, movies, TV shows, and podcasts that have meant something special to us over the past year. 118 faculty, administrators and staff offer up 218 recommendations.

We include five special features this year. Two of our regular columnists return once again: James Udden ...


In Solidarity, Musselman Library, Salma Monani, Sarah M. Principato, Dave Powell, Brent C. Talbot, Charles L. Weise, Bruce A. Larson, Scott Hancock, Mckinley E. Melton, David S. Walsh, Jennifer Q. Mccary, Kristina G. Chamberlin Apr 2017

In Solidarity, Musselman Library, Salma Monani, Sarah M. Principato, Dave Powell, Brent C. Talbot, Charles L. Weise, Bruce A. Larson, Scott Hancock, Mckinley E. Melton, David S. Walsh, Jennifer Q. Mccary, Kristina G. Chamberlin

Next Page

This edition of Next Page is a departure from our usual question and answer format with a featured campus reader. Instead, we asked speakers who participated in the College’s recent Student Solidarity Rally (March 1, 2017) to recommend readings that might further our understanding of the topics on which they spoke.


Lizzy Cooper, Class Of 2017, Musselman Library, Elizabeth A. Cooper Mar 2017

Lizzy Cooper, Class Of 2017, Musselman Library, Elizabeth A. Cooper

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Lizzy Cooper, Class of 2017 and winner of this year’s Silent Leader Award, shares which authors have influenced her interest and activism in food and environmental justice, how she prepared for the Immersion Project trip to Texas she led over winter break which focused on immigration at the U.S. – Mexico border, and the children’s book character who inspired her to wear purple almost every day of second grade.


Salma Monani, Associate Professor Of Environmental Studies, Musselman Library, Salma Monani Jan 2017

Salma Monani, Associate Professor Of Environmental Studies, Musselman Library, Salma Monani

Next Page

In this first Next Page column of 2017, Salma Monani, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, shares which films first ignited her passion for research in the environmental humanities – in particular, the intersections of cinema, environmental, and Indigenous studies; how her recent time as a Carson Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (Munich, Germany) reinforced this passion; suggested reads that range from science fiction and mystery to seminal works in ecocriticism; and which Netflix series she will dive into next.


Julie Hendon, Interim Associate Provost For Academic Technology Initiatives & Faculty Development And Dean Of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Programs, Director Of The Johnson Center For Creative Teaching And Learning, And Professor Of Anthropology, Musselman Library, Julia A. Hendon Nov 2016

Julie Hendon, Interim Associate Provost For Academic Technology Initiatives & Faculty Development And Dean Of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Programs, Director Of The Johnson Center For Creative Teaching And Learning, And Professor Of Anthropology, Musselman Library, Julia A. Hendon

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Julie Hendon shares how listening to audiobooks has made her more aware of writing quality, her top picks for archaeology-related fiction (hint: two series to add to your must-read list!), and which authors she returns to again and again.


Chuck Wessell, Assistant Professor Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, Charles D. Wessell Oct 2016

Chuck Wessell, Assistant Professor Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, Charles D. Wessell

Next Page

In this newest Next Page column, Chuck Wessell, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, shares what he and his cat, George, read first thing in the morning; his affinity for books with colons in the title; must-read math books for the non-mathematician; and much more.


Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Fall 2016, Musselman Library Oct 2016

Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Fall 2016, Musselman Library

Friends of Musselman Library Newsletter

From the Dean (Robin Wagner)

Library Exhibits

GettDigital: Sports Reels

Research Reflections: The Gettysburg Superstar (Devin McKinney)

Remembering 9/12

Will Power: 400 Years After the Bard

Treasure Island (Robin Wagner)

Margin of Error

A Call to Activism in the Summer of '65 (Richard Hutch '67)

Digital Scholarship: The New Frontier (Julia Wall '19, Lauren White '18, Keira Koch '19)

Scrapbooks and Photo Albums: Snapshots of History (Clara A. Baker '30)

Soldiers' Scrapbooks (Laura Bergin '17)

A Book of Dreams (Alexa Schreier)

Who Do You Think You Are? (Timothy Shannon)

From Professor-Student to Collaborators (Jesse Siegel '16)

The Mysterious Easel ...


Kenneth F. Mott, Professor Of Political Science, Musselman Library, Kenneth F. Mott Sep 2016

Kenneth F. Mott, Professor Of Political Science, Musselman Library, Kenneth F. Mott

Next Page

People like their politics like their eggs. Some like them hard boiled. Some like them over easy or sunny side up. In this new Next Page interview, Ken Mott, Professor of Political Science, offers an array of political reading recommendations to help us understand the current political scramble.


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2016), Musselman Library Jul 2016

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2016), Musselman Library

You’ve Gotta Read This: Summer Reading at Musselman Library

Each year, Musselman Library asks Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators to help create a suggested summer reading list. Our goal is to inspire students and the rest of our community to take time in the summer to sit back, relax, and read.

With the 2016 collection, we again bring together recommendations from across our campus—the books, movies, TV shows, and even musicals that have meant something special to us over the past year. 124 faculty, administrators and staff offer up a record number of 226 recommendations.

We include five special features this year. Two of our regular columnists ...


Buzz Jones, Professor Of Music, Musselman Library, John William Jones May 2016

Buzz Jones, Professor Of Music, Musselman Library, John William Jones

Next Page

In this new Next Page column Sunderman Conservatory of Music Professor and composer Buzz Jones explains how reading poetry and plays fires his creative instincts and tells us the last book that made him laugh out loud.


Susan F. Russell, Associate Professor Of Theatre Arts, Musselman Library, Susan F. Russell Apr 2016

Susan F. Russell, Associate Professor Of Theatre Arts, Musselman Library, Susan F. Russell

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Susan F. Russell, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, shares plays she recommends for anyone interested in reading plays for the first time and where Amish romance novels fit into her reading repertoire.


Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Spring 2016, Musselman Library Apr 2016

Friends Of Musselman Library Newsletter Spring 2016, Musselman Library

Friends of Musselman Library Newsletter

From the Dean (Robin Wagner)

Library Receives 9/11 Commission Papers (Fred Fielding '16)

Library News

Digital Scholarship Fellows

From Paupers to Presidents

Fair Use Week

Reading About Race

Student Workers Save the Day (Nadia Romero Nardelli '19)

Life in the Fishbowl (Brittany Barry '17)

In Memory of Douglas R. Price; Former Aide to Eisenhower

Special Purchases

From the Piano Bench (Jay P. Brown ’51, Doug Brouder ’83, Julie Caterson ’84 and Mr. & Mrs. Michael Fiery)

Research Reflections: The Spirit of Gettysburg (Timothy Sestrick)

Gift of Art

Old Gettysburg Back to Thee (Jenna Fleming '16, Avery Fox '16, Melanie Fernandes ...


Henning Wrage, Assistant Professor Of German Studies, Musselman Library, Henning Wrage Feb 2016

Henning Wrage, Assistant Professor Of German Studies, Musselman Library, Henning Wrage

Next Page

In this issue of Next Page, Assistant Professor of German Studies, Henning Wrage reveals the book that caused him to become a vegetarian—for a short time at least, and the unusual reading matter that literally surrounded him as a child.


Jeanne Arnold, Chief Diversity Officer, Musselman Library, Jeanne Arnold Jan 2016

Jeanne Arnold, Chief Diversity Officer, Musselman Library, Jeanne Arnold

Next Page

In this new Next Page column Jeanne Arnold, Gettysburg College's Chief Diversity Officer, explains how one book provided a deeply emotional sense of connection to her African ancestors.


Darren Glass, Associate Professor Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, Darren B. Glass Nov 2015

Darren Glass, Associate Professor Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, Darren B. Glass

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Darren Glass, Associate Professor of Mathematics, shares where he discovers new fiction to read (it includes a tournament and a live rooster!) and which work of foodie fiction he considers to be the gold standard.


Suzanne Flynn, Associate Professor Of English, Musselman Library, Suzanne J. Flynn Sep 2015

Suzanne Flynn, Associate Professor Of English, Musselman Library, Suzanne J. Flynn

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Suzanne Flynn, Associate Professor of English, confesses which of the “classics” she hasn’t read, shares which Victorian poets and novelists are among her favorites, and explains how her students connect with literature from the 19th century.


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2015), Musselman Library Jul 2015

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2015), Musselman Library

You’ve Gotta Read This: Summer Reading at Musselman Library

Each year Musselman Library asks Gettysburg College faculty, staff, and administrators to help create a suggested summer reading list to inspire students and the rest of our campus community to take time in the summer to sit back, relax, and read. These summer reading picks are guaranteed to offer much adventure, drama, and fun!

With the 2015 collection, we again bring together recommendations from across the Gettysburg College campus—the books, movies, TV shows, graphic novels and even podcasts that have meant something special to us over the past year. Ninety faculty, administrators and staff offer up a list of ...


Zakiya Whatley, Visiting Assistant Professor Of Biology, Musselman Library, Zakiya Whatley Apr 2015

Zakiya Whatley, Visiting Assistant Professor Of Biology, Musselman Library, Zakiya Whatley

Next Page

In our last Next Page column of the year, Zakiya Whatley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, provides a recommended read for any budding geneticist; shares which books she's looking forward to reading next for her book group; and tells us what her students will be doing for class this Friday, April 24, 2015, in celebration of National DNA Day.


Daniel Denicola, Professor Of Philosophy, Musselman Library, Daniel R. Denicola Apr 2015

Daniel Denicola, Professor Of Philosophy, Musselman Library, Daniel R. Denicola

Next Page

In this issue of Next Page, Professor of Philosophy Daniel DeNicola reveals his appreciation for mysteries, especially those focused on manuscripts or works of art, and how his incessant childhood habit of reading the backs of cereal boxes at breakfast led his parents to buy him a set of "Children's Classics" and his very own encyclopedia-sold in installments at the supermarket.


Erin O'Connor, Class Of 2015, Musselman Library, Erin C. O'Connor Mar 2015

Erin O'Connor, Class Of 2015, Musselman Library, Erin C. O'Connor

Next Page

In this current issue of Next Page, Erin O'Connor, Class of 2015 and winner of this year's Silent Leader Award, tells us which influential courses and works inspired her to develop her own major, Diversity and Development in Education, what conversation she would like to have with Paulo Freire if given the chance, and which books are on her "To Read" list for after graduation.


Emelio Betances, Professor Of Sociology And Latin American Studies, Musselman Library, Emelio Betances Feb 2015

Emelio Betances, Professor Of Sociology And Latin American Studies, Musselman Library, Emelio Betances

Next Page

In this new Next Page column, Emelio Betances, Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies, talks about how growing up during turbulent political times in the Dominican Republic sparked his passion for reading and why he's such a fan of authors J.M. Coetzee and Orhan Pamuk.


Radost Rangelova, Assistant Professor Of Spanish, Musselman Library, Radost A. Rangelova Nov 2014

Radost Rangelova, Assistant Professor Of Spanish, Musselman Library, Radost A. Rangelova

Next Page

In our newest Next Page column, featured reader Radost Rangelova, Assistant Professor of Spanish, shares with us what she reads for fun and the course it inspired (she had to warn the students NOT to read ahead!); one of the influential works that solidified her passion for the study of gender and the cultural construction of space; and her recommendation of a contemporary Colombian author to read next – perhaps something to add to your holiday wish list?