Does Torture Work? A discussion with John Schiemann and Robert Houle

YOU get to interrogate the professor!

Join Dr. John Schiemann as he discusses his new book, Does Torture Work?, with Dr. Robert Houle on Wednesday, March 2, at 3:30 PM in the Orangerie.

Light refreshments. FREE.

 

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The Trial of John Wilkes Booth’s Accomplices: A Travesty of Justice

FDU Press author, Thomas J. Reed, discusses his new book, Avenging Lincoln’s Death, and the trial of John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices Tuesday, March 1, at 3:30 PM in the Orangerie.

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Learn about publishing in different genres and the publicity side of publishing!

Join the Creative Writing team Thursday, February 18, from 12:00-1:30 in Hartman Lounge to meet award winning author, Terese Svoboda and master publicist, Lauren Cerand.

They will talk about publishing in three different genres (poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction) as well as the publicity side of publishing: which social platforms are most important for authors and how they can best support their own publications and professional profile.

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Enjoy free access to the Chronicle of Higher Education Online!!

The library is currently running a trial for the Chronicle of Higher Education Online through March 8 and would like your feedback. Please take a moment to look at this resource and take this brief 4 question survey.

This trial is available to on-campus students, faculty, and staff.  The trial can be accessed at http://chronicle.com/

What is the Chronicle of Higher Education?

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

 

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A Reading with Marie Rutkoski and Hear About the Process of Writing for Young Adults!

Enjoy hearing Marie Rutkoski’s read from her latest book, The Winner’s Curse, and hear about the process of writing for Young Adults tomorrow from 2:10 PM to 3:30 PM in Hartman Lounge.

Marie Rutkoski is the best selling author of several novels for children and young adults. After attending the University of Iowa and living in Moscow and Prague, she studied Shakespeare at Harvard University.  Marie is now a professor of English at Brooklyn college, where she teaches Renaissance drama, children’s literature, and fiction writing.

 

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Online access to The New York Times for the FDU Community!

 

We are excited to announce that online access to The New York Times is now available to the Fairleigh Dickinson University community.

The “Academic Pass” provides students, faculty and staff with an online subscription to the nytimes.com website along with additional resources for research and classroom content.

Coverage starts from the very first issue in 1851 and runs through today’s latest news.

To access your subscription, you’ll need to create your account at nytimes.com/passes using your FDU webmail credentials.

For more information about this resource click here.

A representative from the New York Times will be on campus in the Monninger Center January 26th and 28th to help create user accounts and give an overview of the sites features.

For more information, please contact Robert Wolf at x8523 or email: wolfrd@fdu.edu.

 

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3-D Art Exhibition and Reception

The 3-D Art Exhibition starts Monday, November 23, in the Reference Room.

Be sure to join the closing reception on Wednesday, December 2, at 3:30 PM in the Monninger Center Atrium. Invite your friends. It is free and refreshments will be served.

See you there!

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Creative Writing Publishing Panel

Be sure to attend the Creative Writing Publishing Panel TODAY at 12 noon in Hartman Lounge in the Mansion.

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International Education Week

It’s International Education Week!  Lots of activities happening on and off campus.

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A Reading and Book Signing with Rosie Schaap

Hear author Rosie Schaap speak about “Drinking with Men” on Thursday,
Oct 22, at 2:15 PM in Hartman Lounge in Hennessey Hall (the Mansion). This is a Creative Writing Dept event.

Questions? Contact smess@fdu.edu or 973-443-8711

 

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