Head, Literatures & Languages Lib.

Oct 14, 2010

Paula Carns has accepted a three-year appointment as Head of the newly-forming Literatures and Languages Library, effective Nov. 1, 2010.

Paula has served as the Librarian for Spanish, Italian and Portuguese since 2003 and was recently promoted to Associate Professor.  She holds a doctorate in art history and a master's degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois.

Paula's research focuses on the intersection of medieval visual arts, literature and literary culture. She has an abiding interest in literary and culture theory, and also reads 18th and 19th century British and Spanish literature for pleasure.

For an update on the timeline for the opening of the Literatures and Languages Library, please see:

http://www.library.illinois.edu/nsm/news/lit/libraries_wbclosure.html