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Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams, Assistant Professor Of Africana Studies, Musselman Library, Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams Nov 2014

Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams, Assistant Professor Of Africana Studies, Musselman Library, Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams

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In this new Next Page column, Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, shares with us highlights from a recent trip to Trinidad he took with students, where he gets his daily dose of news, and which book "gives him fire" after each reading.


Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor Of The Civil War Era And Director Of Civil War Era Studies, Musselman Library, Allen C. Guelzo Sep 2014

Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor Of The Civil War Era And Director Of Civil War Era Studies, Musselman Library, Allen C. Guelzo

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In this first Next Page column of the 2014-15 academic year, Allen Guelzo, the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies, shares with us what he would ask Dickens, St. Paul, Tolstoy, and Lincoln if he had the chance; which texts inspired him to study history; and which title he would recommend if you want to "fall in love with the Civil War."


David Flesner, Professor Emeritus Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, David E. Flesner May 2014

David Flesner, Professor Emeritus Of Mathematics, Musselman Library, David E. Flesner

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In this new Next Page column, David Flesner, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, explains why he is a big fan of author Dan Brown, which book inspired him as a child to pursue mathematics, why he adopted “Fyodor” as a class name in high school, and much more.


Jocelyn Swigger, Associate Professor Of Music, Musselman Library, Jocelyn Swigger Apr 2014

Jocelyn Swigger, Associate Professor Of Music, Musselman Library, Jocelyn Swigger

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In this new Next Page column, Jocelyn Swigger, Associate Professor of Music, shares with us which authors and books are her “comfort foods,” how she has introduced meditation to her daily practice as a musician, and one of the few things she likes about Twitter.


Jan Powers, Professor Emerita Of Interdisciplinary Studies And Women, Gender, And Sexuality Studies, Musselman Library, Janet M. Powers Apr 2014

Jan Powers, Professor Emerita Of Interdisciplinary Studies And Women, Gender, And Sexuality Studies, Musselman Library, Janet M. Powers

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In this new Next Page column, Jan Powers, Professor Emerita of Interdisciplinary Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies shares her thoughts on what makes a great novel and where she believes the best literature in the English-speaking world comes from.


Erin Duran, Lgbtqa Advisor And Residential Life Coordinator, Musselman Library, Erin E. Duran Mar 2014

Erin Duran, Lgbtqa Advisor And Residential Life Coordinator, Musselman Library, Erin E. Duran

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In this new Next Page column, Erin Duran, LGBTQA Advisor and Residential Life Coordinator, shares with us the name of the author he appreciates even more now that he knows said author is from his home state of Texas, which title caught his attention as a sixth grader (and the hit song played on repeat while reading!), and which authors he frequently recommends to students for their challenging (in a good way) discussion of LGBTQA topics.


Dan Gilbert, Levan Professor Of Ethics And Management, Musselman Library, Daniel R. Gilbert Jr. Mar 2014

Dan Gilbert, Levan Professor Of Ethics And Management, Musselman Library, Daniel R. Gilbert Jr.

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In this latest edition of Next Page, Dan Gilbert, the David M. LeVan Professor of Ethics and Management, shares with us books that inspired his teaching career, his love of baseball (1,100+ games and counting!), and the activities he’s looking forward to as he shakes off the Gettysburg winter and settles into retirement in sunny Southern California. We will miss you, Dan!


Ed Riggs '77, Musselman Library, Edward Riggs Feb 2014

Ed Riggs '77, Musselman Library, Edward Riggs

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In this Next Page contribution, Ed Riggs ’77 talks about his adventures on the Appalachian Trail last summer, what he read to prepare for the trip, how he got his trail name, favorite authors to read when he's off the trail, and more.


Mauricio Novoa, Class Of 2014, Musselman Library, Mauricio E. Novoa Jan 2014

Mauricio Novoa, Class Of 2014, Musselman Library, Mauricio E. Novoa

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In the current issue of Next Page, Mauricio Novoa, Class of 2014 and winner of the Silent Leader Award, tells us which authors‘ discourse on race has inspired him and what poet Marianne Moore has taught him about writing.


Larry Marschall, Professor Of Physics, Musselman Library, Laurence A. Marschall Dec 2013

Larry Marschall, Professor Of Physics, Musselman Library, Laurence A. Marschall

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In this issue of Next Page, Professor of Physics Larry Marschall tells us about the many influential authors (and a musician!) who inspired everything from his career path, to his political involvement and how he raised his children.


Megan Adamson Sijapati, Associate Professor Of Religious Studies, Musselman Library, Megan Adamson Sijapati Nov 2013

Megan Adamson Sijapati, Associate Professor Of Religious Studies, Musselman Library, Megan Adamson Sijapati

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In this new Next Page offering, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Megan Adamson Sijapati divulges her old school methods of keeping track of what to read next, as well as which book recently replaced Steinbeck's East of Eden as her go-to book for giving as a gift.


Michael Birkner, Franklin Professor Of The Liberal Arts And Professor Of History, Musselman Library, Michael J. Birkner Oct 2013

Michael Birkner, Franklin Professor Of The Liberal Arts And Professor Of History, Musselman Library, Michael J. Birkner

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In the latest edition of Next Page, Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts and Professor of History Michael Birkner shares why he connects with Richard Russo’s work and which amazing book he has given away as a gift in recent years (hint: it’s not an Eisenhower book!).


John Commito, Professor Of Environmental Studies, Musselman Library, John A. Commito Oct 2013

John Commito, Professor Of Environmental Studies, Musselman Library, John A. Commito

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In this edition of Next Page, Professor of Environmental Studies John Commito reveals his love for all things Maine and why his neighbors don’t believe he reads half of what he says he does.


Amy Dailey, Assistant Professor Of Health Sciences, Musselman Library, Amy B. Dailey Sep 2013

Amy Dailey, Assistant Professor Of Health Sciences, Musselman Library, Amy B. Dailey

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In this next edition of Next Page, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Amy Dailey shares with us which article she recommends to students for a better understanding of the health care crisis in America along with her mild fascination with dystopian literature and books about mammograms.


Jack Ryan, Vice Provost, Musselman Library, Jack Ryan Sep 2013

Jack Ryan, Vice Provost, Musselman Library, Jack Ryan

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In this first edition of Next Page, Vice Provost Jack Ryan shares with us his reading habits, book recommendations, and which returning television show will likely soak up a solid eight hours of his reading time.


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2004), Musselman Library Jul 2004

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2004), 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!

The spring 2004 issue of You’ve Gotta Read This! expanded to include recommendations from Gettysburg College staff and administrators in addition to faculty. Popular titles for this year were A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson and Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci ...


You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2003), Musselman Library Apr 2003

You've Gotta Read This: Summer Reading At Musselman Library (2003), 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!

This first issue of You’ve Gotta Read This was published in May 2003 and featured fabulous clip-art for the cover and recommendations from 37 faculty members. The most popular title for this year? The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver.