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The Research Spotlight Series explores the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly works. Dr. Antoinette Burton, professor in the Department of History, will talk about her research process in writing her latest book, "An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire: Or a Primer of Conquest, Dissent and Disruption."
The Slavic Reference Service will host Yukhym Melamed, an expert on Ukrainian archives to discuss research and access. This event is intended to assist scholars of Ukrainian and Jewish studies in navigating research in these archives.
Join The Rare Book & Manuscript Library for a public viewing of Sir Isaac Newton’s “Opus Galli Anonymi.” This exciting manuscript, acquired through a generous gift from Library Friends Jim and Lionelle Elsesser, is Newton’s Latin translation of a French work on making the philosopher’s stone, with corrections and notes by the mathematician based on his own scientific work.
The website “Marcel Proust’s World War I Letters,” featuring a selection of letters from the years 1914-1918, is the first phase of Corr-Proust, a new digital edition of French novelist Marcel Proust’s correspondence. Caroline Szylowicz and François Proulx will present the website and discuss the next phases of this long-term digital humanities project.
Join the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on November 28 for a behind-the-scenes lecture and reception with the actors from Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories—The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. A general public performance will take place the following evening.