Ranen Omer-Sherman: September 11 Noon Workshop

The first Jewish Studies workshop of the semester is at noon on Monday September 11 in 109 English.

Ranen Omer-Sherman, Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Louisville will discuss his paper, “The European Immigrant and the Rupture with the Past in Early Kibbutz Fiction.” We will serve bagels and cream cheese—please feel free to bring something else to eat if you prefer. More information about Professor Omer-Sherman and a link to his paper are here. All best, Brett

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Audio Recordings of Digital Humanities Scholarship Symposium Now Available

Sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources, the University Library, the Illinois Informatics Institute, the Department of History, and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, the “New Directions in Digital Humanities Scholarship” symposium was held on February 26-27, 2009, in 126 GSLIS. This symposium was designed to explore how information technology is reshaping humanities scholarship. View program and access the audio recordings.

Introducing the Digital Urbana Daily Courier 1916-1925

Published from 1897 through March 1979 under a succession of titles, the Urbana Daily Courier provides rich documentation of the development of commerce and industry, the course of local and regional politics, and the history of cultural and social life in our community, as well as the local experience of global events.

More information about the Courier Release.