Day: April 30, 2012

Napoleon Rides Again: New Donations in DePaul’s Special Collections

While the events surrounding the feats and follies of Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power and remarkable military campaigns are some 200 years in the past, their history continues to live on through continued donations to DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives. A recent transfer of rare book materials from Christian Brothers

Clearing Our Slates For Poetry, With Emerita Professor Sally Kitt Chappell

“New snow as far as I can see/ Wipes clear the slate for poetry.” Entitled “Winter’s Blessing,” this couplet is featured in award-winning author Sally A. Kitt Chappell’s newest edition of poetry SHARDS: Selected Poems (2011). In this poem, we are reminded how inclement winter weather provides opportunities for creative