Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Spring Book Party for Faculty Authors on Feb. 17

January 28, 2011

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Feb. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor periodicals area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a spring book party recognizing new works by Amherst faculty in the social sciences.

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Highly valuable Audubon original 'Birds of America' on display at Amherst College

Frost Library’s rare 2-by-3-foot original volume of John James Audubon’s Birds of America was the subject of a lengthy story in the Amherst-area newspaper. 

Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Fall Book Party for Faculty Authors on Oct. 28

October 21, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. in the first-floor Periodicals Area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a fall book party recognizing new works by Amherst faculty in the humanities.

Clues in the Exeter Book: A Case History in Manuscript Study

Patrick W. Conner, the Eberly Centennial Professor in English at West Virginia University, will deliver a talk on the Exeter Book of Old English Poetry on Wednesday,  October 27th at 4:30 P.M. in the Periodicals Reading Room of the Robert Frost Library.  This is the third lecture in the Library's series on the History of the Book.

Managing the Wide-Open Morass

By Emily Gold Boutilier

David Bollier to Discuss “The Promise of Digital Technologies” at Amherst College’s Frost Library April 26

April 15, 2010                                                                                 

AMHERST, Mass. – On Monday, April 26, at 4 p.m., Amherst College Croxton Lecturer David Bollier will discuss “Academia as a Commons: The Promise of Digital Technologies at Amherst College and the Five Colleges” in the Periodicals Area of the school’s Frost Library.

World-Renowned Russian Literature Translators to Speak at Amherst College March 3

February 17, 2010                                                    

AMHERST, Mass.—AmherstCollege will host a conversation with world-renowned Russian literature translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky on Wednesday, March 3, at 4 p.m. in the periodicals area of the school’s Frost Library.

Two Museums, Library at Amherst College Unveil Darwin Displays

November 20, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Charles Darwin and the publication of his revolutionary book On the Origin of Species 150years ago are being commemorated at AmherstCollege through special exhibits and displays at the Museum of Natural History, the MeadArt Museum and the Frost Library.

Prolific Bird Book Collector to Speak about Hobby at Amherst College Nov. 6

November 2, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. –Richard Soffer, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1954, will give a lecture titled “Collecting Ornithological Books - A Personal Odyssey,” at 4 p.m. Friday, November 6, in Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

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