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Drake Cowles Library presents Midweek Muses and Munchies series

June 9, 2009

CONTACT: Susan Breakenridge, 515-271-3994, susan.breakenridge@drake.edu

Drake University's Cowles Library recently launched its Midweek Muses and Munchies series that will begin on Tuesday, June 9. The
initiative aims to promote discussion and discourse related to books and
various academic topics.

Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, will kick
off the series with a talk on the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The events, which are free and open to the public, will
begin at 12:10 p.m. by Cowles Café outside of room 122 in Cowles Library, 28thStreet and University Ave.

Participants can bring their own lunches or purchase food
from the café or the grill outside the library's main entrance.

The rest of the Midweek Muses and Munchies schedule is
below:

  • June
    10
    -- "Graphic Novels": Part I -- Sean
    Stone, assistant professor of librarianship and pharmacy science librarian
  • June
    11
    -- "Graphic Novels": Part II -- Sean
    Stone, assistant professor of librarianship and pharmacy science librarian
  • June
    16
    -- "Dead Sea Scrolls":
Part II --
    Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism
  • June
    17
    -- TBA
  • June
    18
    -- "1950s Hollywood": Part I -- Dina
    Smith, assistant professor of English
  • June
    23
    -- "Books as Art" -- Mireille
    Djenno, assistant professor of librarianship and first-year experience
    librarian
  • June
    24
    -- "Dyslexia and Reading Struggles" -- Anne Murr, Adult Literacy Center coordinator
  • June
    25
    -- "1950s Hollywood": Part II --
    Dina Smith, assistant professor of English
  • June
    30
    -- TBA
  • July
    1
    -- TBA -- Elizabeth West, assistant
    professor of English
  • July
    2
    – "Women in Horror Films": Part I --
    Beth Younger, associate professor of English
  • July
    7
    -- "Cataloging History"
-- Dorothy
    Pisarski, assistant professor of journalism, and Drake student Chad Allen
  • July
    8
    -- TBA -- Elizabeth West, assistant
    professor of English
  • July
    9
    -- "Women in Horror Films": Part II
    -- Beth Younger, associate professor of English
  • July
    22
    – "Pet-Themed Books" -- Marcia
    Keyser, coordinator of information services and associate professor of
    librarianship

For more information about the series, contact Susan
Breakenridge at 515-271-3994 or susan.breakenridge@drake.edu.

Read more about the series online.