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Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
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Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

On the afternoon of Friday, March 23, 2018, Fisher Fine Arts Library hosted its first Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. This was one of many editing events that took place around the world during the month of March, which is Women’s History Month.  Over the course of the Art+Feminism Collective’s five-year history,  the event has focused on improving and expanding … Continue reading

In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day
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In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

  The Penn Libraries is proud to announce a new exhibit and one-day conference commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I. The exhibit, “Life During Wartime: Penn at Home and Abroad During the Great War,” explores the varied experiences, both positive and negative, of University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and alumni … Continue reading

French Lecturer Samuel Martin’s Translation Shortlisted for the French-American Foundation’s Annual Translation Prize–UPDATE
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French Lecturer Samuel Martin’s Translation Shortlisted for the French-American Foundation’s Annual Translation Prize–UPDATE

UPDATE– Samuel Martin was awarded the 31st Annual French-American Foundation Translation Prize on May 11th, 2018. Congratulations to Dr. Martin on this extraordinary accomplishment!   On March 15, the French-American Foundation announced its shortlist of ten fiction and nonfiction titles for its 31st annual Translation Prize program. For the first time this year, the award … Continue reading

This Spring, the Penn Libraries Invites You to Travel Across Three Centuries of Jonathan Swift’s “Raging Wit”
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This Spring, the Penn Libraries Invites You to Travel Across Three Centuries of Jonathan Swift’s “Raging Wit”

In honor of the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift’s birth, the Penn Libraries is hosting an exhibition and academic conference exploring his legacy as a traveler both in his imagination and in real life. The events are a marvelous opportunity to showcase the Swift-related collections held by the Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center, including the Teerink … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Online Dictionary for Yiddish to English

“Including over 37,000 entries compiled by a team of Yiddish linguists, Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary surpasses its predecessors in the number of words and rich selection of idioms, examples of usage, and coverage of stylistic levels and dialect forms. Entries include words for standard and literary as well as contemporary colloquial and conversational usage and a … Continue reading