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Hofheimer Happenings: Current Happenings

Recent information about library resources and services!

New Resources

Banned Books Week Winner

Librarian, Jenny Erdmann poses with Banned Books Week winner, first-year Bayli Foley in front of this year's Banned Books display.  Hofheimer Library and the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom collaborated on the celebration of Banned Books Week.


2015 Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the 2015 Library Research Award!

Jennifer Panton and Melissa Hazen each received a cash prize of $125.00 thanks to a generous gift from the Driscoll Family.

Left to right: Jennifer Panton, Patty Clark (Research & Instruction Librarian), and Melissa Hazen.

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Guide

New Faculty Publication : The Prettiest Girl on Stage is a Man

Kathleen Casey, Assistant Professor of History at Virginia Wesleyan College, has released her new book, The Prettiest Girl on Stage is a Man: Race and Gender Benders in American Vaudeville. The book is available at the Hofheimer Library and can also be purchased through the Scribner Bookstore. It will be released on Amazon on October 22, 2015.


New Journal : Green Humanities

Faculty member, Josh Weinstein, is co-editor of a new open access journal entitled, Green Humanities: A Journal of Ecological Thought in Literature, Philosophy & the Arts. Green Humanities ( is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication of papers and poems that brings a humanities perspective to environmental issues and sustainability. 


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