Title page of L'Hospital General Charitable

Saint Vincent’s Reading List LXV:  Vincent de Paul and the Hôpital Général of Paris

L’Hospital General Charitable. A Paris: Chez Charles Savreux, 1657. Call Number: SpC. 362.110944 H828s1657 This broadside is the 1657 public prospectus for the establishment of the famous Hôpital Général of Paris by Louis XIV.  In the middle years of the seventeenth century, the cumulative effects of decades of continental war, civil

Lynd Ward

Celebrate Frankenstein and Halloween with Special Collections and Archives!

DePaul Special Collections and Archives (SPCA) will be hosting an open house on October 31st as part of the world-wide celebration of the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein known as Frankenreads. Visitors can compare and interact with different editions of Frankenstein including two illustrated editions and other materials directly related to

Frankenreads

Frankenstein Takes Over the Richardson Library on Halloween

Looking for a monstrously good time this Halloween? Join the Library and Studio CHI for Frankenweek, October 24-31. This celebration of the 200 year anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein demonstrates the range of work this seminal literary piece has inspired.  The Media and Cinema Studies Program will be showing “Hideous

PIL News Study

“Fake” News, “Fast” News, and More: Project Information Literacy Releases National Study of Student Engagement with the News

Project Information Literacy has released a new report exploring “how U.S. college-age students are accessing, consuming, and engaging with news in the digital age” based on a landmark, mixed-methods study of almost 6,000 students drawn from 6 high schools and 11 colleges and universities across the country, including DePaul. The