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Rob Penny

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the papers of Rob Penny, noted Pitt professor, activist, playwright, and poet!

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Horror Studies - Expanding the Horror Canon

Horror Studies - Expanding the Horror Canon

Join us on Tuesday, October 5th – 7p.m. for a virtual conversation with acclaimed authors Hailey Piper and Eric LaRocca, whose works have emerged as among the most important and visible examples of LGBTQ+ horror texts of 2021. Our conversation will explore definitions of ‘queer horror’, the history of the subgenre, and the importance of...

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Owen Library Reopens with Additional Study Space

Owen Library Reopens with Additional Study Space

Owen Library at Pitt Johnstown reopened today, with space reconfigured to provide more open study area after suffering water damage in January.

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!

Actor, bibliophile and philanthropist Richard E. Rauh (A&S ’62, ’64G) has donated his extraordinary collection of rare books and manuscripts valued at more than $1.4 million to the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS). The Rare Book Library of Richard E. Rauh will be housed in the Archives & Special Collections department of Hillman Library alongside nearly 100,000 other rare books, broadsides, pamphlets, sheet music and serials. For more...

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University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection

University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection

The University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) is pleased to announce several significant new acquisitions to its Horror Studies Collection. 

First announced during an installment of the ULS Horror Studies Webinar Series, hosted in collaboration with Pitt’s Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP), the ULS has acquired the papers of Linda D. Addison, the most decorated horror...

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