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With the newest additions, UWDCC builds on the work that began in 2006 when Ibero-American Studies Bibliographer Paloma Celis Carbajal met with members of Eloísa Cartonera, the first cartonera publisher.

This fall the Center for Open Science will be on campus to provide a workshop on reproductibility in quantitative research.

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Alias Jimmy Valentine, memory sequence

Alias Jimmy Valentine, memory sequence. Directed by Maurice Tourneur, 1915.

Theatre to Cinema

The centerpiece of this collection is a reprint of Theatre to Cinema: Stage Pictorialism and the Early Feature Film, by Ben Brewster and Lea Jacobs first published by Oxford University Press in 1997. While previous accounts of the relationship between cinema and theatre have tended to assume that early filmmakers had to break away from the stage in order to establish a specific aesthetic for the new medium, Theatre to Cinema argues that the cinema turned to the pictorial, spectacular tradition of the theatre in the 1910s to establish a model for feature filmmaking.

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  • Today marks the second day of #BannedBooksWeek, a week dedicated to celebrating the freedom to read. The Call of the Wild by Jack London follows a dog named Buck struggling to survive in Alaska stolen from his home and sold into service as a sled dog. According to the banned books week website, the book has been challenged for its “dark tone and bloody violence.” This edition was published in 1903 by Macmillan Co. 
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  • Happy #InternationalDayofPeace. This sign comes from Sahiyar’s Grassroots Feminist Political Posters in India collection. #Peace #PeaceonEarth #Peaceful #PoliticalPoster #peaceandlove #librarylove #librariesofinstagram #GenderStudies #peaceday .
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  • Up here in Wisconsin, getting to the library can be a challenge. That
  • A cabinet card-style photograph of circus performer Ella Kate Ewing (1872-1913), contrasting her height with a guitar resting on a couch. Known sometimes as "the Missouri giantess," Ewing was often billed as the world