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Lunch series to focus on 'Books as Art'

June 11, 2009

Mireille Djenno, assistant professor of librarianship and first-year experience librarian at Drake University, will present a talk on "Books as Art" on Tuesday, June 23, as part of Cowles Library's Midweek Muses and Munchies series.  

The initiative aims to promote discussion and discourse related to books and various academic topics.

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 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 – "The Copyfight: Can Intellectual Property Rights be Pushed Too Far?" -- 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.