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The Continuing Influence of James Baldwin

Finding James Baldwin at the Library
James Baldwin taken Hyde Park, London. Allan Warren, CC BY-SA 3.0

We’re inspired by BAMPFA’s current film exhibition, James Baldwin, Reflection and Resistance: James Baldwin and Cinema! Brush up on your Baldwin with his works available at the UC Berkeley Libraries.

The recent 2016 film I Am Not Your Negro based on James Baldwin’s incomplete manuscript, Remember This House, has made quite the critical splash, and yet this award-winning film is far from the first Baldwin piece to make it to the silver screen. In related programming, Thursday, November 9th at BAMPFA features a showing of documentary The Nine Muses by John Akomfrah, with an introduction from UC Berkeley’s own Stephen Best, and Tongues Untied, introduced by Damon Young, on Thursday, November 16th. Can’t make it? You can find both films at the Moffitt Library Media Resources Center here and here.

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My OskiCat text messages and patron history

My OskiCat alerts and patron history
Library notices via text message (SMS)

If you choose to participate, you will receive text messages when items are ready to pick-up at the Library and when they’re overdue.

To receive text message notices from the Library:

  • Sign in to My OskiCat.
  • Select the button to Update Your Account.
  • Enter your phone number and check the box to opt-in under Mobile Settings.
  • After hitting the Submit button you will receive a text message confirmation.
  • Reply YES to the text message to confirm your subscription.

Please note that message and data rates may apply depending on your mobile service provider plan.

For more details, please visit the My OskiCat Help Page.

Patron history

To enable OskiCat to remember your checkouts for you, please follow these directions. Please note, that if you do not opt in your history will NOT be saved.

  • In My OskiCat, find the button labelled My Reading History at the end of the row of buttons to the right of your name.
  • If you select the My Reading History button, you’ll go to a new screen which also has your name and other information in the top left, but which has a button labelled Opt In. Below this will be the sentence No Reading History Available.
  • Press the Opt In button and it will change immediately into a similar button labelled Opt Out with a red X.
  • You have now turned on the Patron History functionality and OskiCat will remember your checkouts.
  • The next time you check something out, an entry will be saved featuring a link to the item record, the author(s), and the checkout date.

More information is available on the Library website under Borrow.

New Books In Graduate Services In August

 

Airmail : the letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer

Airmail: The Letters Of Robert Bly and Tomas Transtromer edited by Thomas R. Smith

Signature Derrida.

Signature Derrida by Jacques Derrida edited and with a preface by Jay Williams and introduction by Francoise Meltzer

A companion to Foucault

A Companion To Foucault edited by Christopher Falzon, Timothy O’Leary, and Jana Sawicki

Daddy Love

Daddy Love by Joyce Carol Oates

The years

The Cambridge Edition Of The Works Of Virginia Woolf: The Years edited by Anna Snaith

Read Our Books!: New Books In Graduate Services In January

New books for a new year here in Graduate Services. So, Come Read Our Books if you are a faculty member, graduate student, visiting scholar, or staff member. Read Our Books! We have books of all sizes here in Graduate Services. We got small books, tall books, skinny books, fat books. Read Our Books! And books of all colors: blues, purples, reds, oranges, blacks, yellows. A combination of all the colors and their various shades can be found right here in Graduate Services. Read Our Books! Some of our books even have pictures in them! Color Pictures! Read Our Books! The type setting is in all kinds of fonts: Adobe Garamond, Bodoni Book, Garamond Premeir Pro among many others. Read Our Books! Do you like acid free paper? We have many books printed on this kind of paper. Read Our Books! Do you have scurvy? We have books that have acidically aged so well that you can get your daily supply of vitamin C just by thumbing through them. Read Our Books! Are you into the Humanities and Social Science? Well, that’s great because those are the kinds of books we have here in Graduate Services. Read Our Books! We have books for everyone who is a faculty member, graduate student, visiting scholar, or staff member interested in size, fonts, colors, paper, and the Humanities and Social Sciences. Read Our Books! So don’t forget if that is you, we have Your book that can be read in Our room! Read Our Books! Enjoy.

BADIOU
Philosophy For Militants by Alain Badiou

berry
A Place In Time: Twenty Stories Of The Port William Membership by Wendell Berry

graham
All Things by Jorie Graham

gray
The Fall Of Kelvin Walker: A Fable Of The Sixties by Alasdair Gray

gray
Something Leather: A Novel by Alasdair Gray

gray
Ten Tales Tall And True: Social Realism, Sexual Comedy, Science Fiction, Satire by Alasdair Gray

hejinian
Writing Is An Aid To Memory by Lyn Hejinian

hendel
The Book Of Genesis: A Biography by Ronald Hendel

james
The Uncollected Henry James: Newly Discovered Stories edited by Floyd Horowitz

james
From Here To Eternity: The Complete Uncensored Edition by James Jones with a forward by William Styron

malabou
Ontology Of The Accident: An Essay On Destructive Plasticity by Catherine Malabou

luc nancy
Adoration: The Deconstruction Of Christianity II by Jean-Luc Nancy

common law
Common Law, History, And Democracy In America, 1790-1900: Legal Thought Before Modernism by Kunal M. Parker

shepard
Fifteen One-Act Plays by Sam Shepard

The Times They Are A Changing: New Books In Graduate Services In December

It’s the end of the year and the time for rebirth is upon us. No, I’m not talking about the Mayan Apocalypse. I’m talking about some old man love between Alain Badiou, Alasdair Gray, and George Bernard Shaw that’s going to posthumously bring about the rebirth of history in the letters section of The Times. This is heavy stuff my friend. But then again, rebirthing always is. And did I mention it is only happening here in Graduate Services? Well, it is; so you better get here fast or you might be celebrating the holidays the old world way. And the new world is going to be so much cooler. You’ll see. It’s going to be happy hour all day long. Enjoy.

 

The rebirth of history

The Rebirth Of History by Alain Badiou

Old men in love : John Tunnock's posthumous papers : introduced by Lady Sara Sim-Jaegar

Old Men In Love: John Tunnock’s Posthumous Papers by Alasdair Gray

The letters of Bernard Shaw to The times, 1898-1950

The Letters Of Bernard Shaw To The Times collected and annotated by Ronald Ford

Gobble Gobble Hey: New Books In Graduate Services In November

Another November and another batch of new books in Graduate Services. You’d be a turkey not to dig in. Because we accept you. You’re one of us. Enjoy.

 

The dream of the unified field : selected poems, 1974-1994

The Dream Of The Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994 by Jorie Graham

What light can do : essays on art, imagination, and the natural world

What Light Can Do?: Essays On Art, Imagination, And The Natural World by Robert Hass

Praises

Praises by Elizabeth Jennings

Textes dispersés / Miscellaneous texts / edited and introduced by Herman Parret ; with an epilogue by Jean-Michel Durafour ; translated by Vlad Ionescu, Erica Harris & Peter W. Milne.

Miscellaneous Texts I: Aesthetics And Theory Of Art by Jean-Francois Lyotard

Textes dispersés II: artistes contemporains

Miscellaneous Texts II: Contemporary Artists by Jean-Francois Lyotard

The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

The Year Of Dreaming Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek

Burried Alive In A Firewoks Display: New Books In Graduate Services in July

Only one book this month with revolution in its title. Did you really expect more from a non-circulating collection though? Anyway, come on in for the 3% if that’s your thing, but don’t forget about the other 97% if it isn’t (These are rounded figures by the way). Enjoy.

 

alkire

Romance Language: A Historical Introduction by Ti Alkire and Carol Rosen

HD

The Sword Went Out To Sea (Synthesis Of A Dream) by Delia Alton/H.D.

ascoli

A Local Habitation And A Name: Imagining Histories In The Italian Renaissance by Albert Russell Ascoli

barth

Final Fridays: Essays, Lectures, Tributes & Other Nonfiction, 1995- by John Barth

behringer

A Cultural History Of Climate by Wolfgang Behringer

bentley

Monstrous Martyrdoms: Three Plays by Eric Bentley

berry

New Collected Poems by Wendell Berry

bold

The Oxford History Of Popular Print Culture Volume 6: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920 edited by Christine Bold

bond

Play:9 by Edward Bond

boyaren

The Jewish Gospels: The Story Of The Jewish Christ by Daniel Boyarin

bunting

Bunting’s Perisa: Translations By Basil Bunting edited by Don Share

burke

Reflections On The Revolution In France: A Critical Edition by Edmund Burke edited by J.C.D Clark

chartier

The Order Of Books: Readers, Authors, And Libraries In Europe Between The Fourteenth And Eighteenth Centuries by Roger Chartier

conrad

The Cambridge Edition Of The Works Of Joseph Conrad: A Personal Record edited by Zdzislaw Najder and J.H. Stape

conrad

The Cambridge Edition Of The Works Of Joseph Conrad: Tales Of Unrest edited by Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape

esmeir

Juridical Humanity: A Colonial History by Samera Esmeir

faulkner

Novels 1926-1929: Soldiers’ Play, Mosquitoes, Flags In The Dust, The Sound And The Fury by William Faulkner

farrell

Dreaming Baseball by James T. Farrell

farrell

My Days Of Anger by James T. Farrell WIth An Introduction By Charles Fanning

fitzgerald

The Cambridge Edition Of The Works Of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Tender Is The Night: A Romance edited by James W. West III

frost

The Collected Prose of Robert Frost edited by Mark Richardson

hejinian

The Book Of A Thousand Eyes by Lynn Hejinian

housman

The Letters Of A.E. Housman Volumes 1 and 2 edited by Archie Burnett

hughes

Poet And Critic: The Letters Of Ted Hughes And Keith Sagar edited by Keith Sagar

mazower

No Enchanted Palace: The End Of Empire And The Ideological Origins Of The United Nations by Mark Mazower

morrison

Home by Toni Morrison

moyn

The Last Utopia: Human Rights In History by Samuel Moyn

o'keefe

Stealing Obedience: Narratives Of Agency And Identity In Later Anglo-Saxon England by Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe

piccioto

Labors Of Innocence In Early Modern England by Joanna Picciotto

posner

The Romance Languages by Rebecca Posner

quayson

The Cambridge History Of Postcolonial Literature volumes 1 and 2 edited by Ato Quayson

reid

Getting Published In International Journals: Writing Strategies For European Social Scientists by Natalie Reid

sewell

Logics Of History: Social Theory And Social Transformation by William H. Sewell Jr.

steiner

The Poetry Of Thought: From Hellenism To Celan by George Steiner

woolf

The Shakespeare Head Press Edition Of Virginia Woolf: Three Guineas edited by Naomi Black

You’ve Got Mail: New Books In Graduate Services In June

You can say that four books is not a lot to get in a month. But what if two of those books were collections of letters? Would you still say that? I mean imagine how much mail this would be if each one of the letters in these two books arrived at your door. You’d think you were a teen pop star, or at least some sad public figure who survived a tragedy and ended up on a day time television talk show. Either way lots of mail would be coming your way and you would probably have your own mail room section at the local post office. That’s the way I like to think about these four books: two books plus the condensed intensity of years of mail service. Enjoy.

 

dreiser

A Picture And A Criticism Of Life: New Letters Volume 1 by Theodore Dreiser

hemingway

The Letters Of Ernest Hemingway Volume 1: 1907-1922 edited by Sandra Spanier and Robert W. Trogdon

plath

The Magic Mirror: A Study Of The Double In Two Of Dostoevsky’s Novels by Sylvia Path

raymond

The Oxford History Of Popular Print Culture Volume 1: Cheap Print In Britain And Ireland To 1660 edited by Joad Raymond

There Is No Book So Bad…That It Does Not Have Something Good In It: New Books In Graduate Services In May

There were lots of books that arrived here in Graduate Services in May. And I betcha one of these books uses the word quixotic at least once. I wonder which one it is. You might have to come down here and go through all of them to find out. Enjoy the books while you’re doing this.

 

angrist

Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion by Joshua D. Angrist and Jorn-Steffen Pischke

antliff

Avant-Garde Fascism: The Mobilization Of Myth, Art, And Culture In France, 1909-1939 by Mark Antliff

armitage

The British Atlantic World, 1500-1800 Second Edition edited by David Armitage and Michael J. Braddick

bates

States Of War: Enlightenment Origins Of The Political by David WiIliam Bates

benton

A Search For Sovereignty: Law And Geography In European Empires, 1400-1900 by Lauren Benton

betjemen

Poems In The Porch: The Radio Poems Of John Betjeman edited by Kevin J. Gardner

burbank

Empires In World History: Power And The Politics Of Difference by Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper

burke

Equipment For Living: The Literary Reviews Of Kenneth Burke edited by Nathaniel A. Rivers and Ryan P. Weber

cannadine

Ornamentalism: How The British Saw Their Empire by David Cannadine

carruthers

The Book Of Memory: A Study Of Memory In Medieval Culture (Second Edition) by Mary Carruthers

cascardi

Cervantes, Literature And The Discourse Of Politics by Anthony J. Cascardi

cohen

The Sentimental Education Of The Novel by Margaret Cohen

darwin

The Empire Project: The Rise And Fall Of The British World-System, 1830-1970 by John Darwin

drabble

The Seven Sisters by Margaret Drabble

drayton

Nature’s Government: Science, Imperial Britian, And The “Improvement” Of The World by Richard Drayton

dreiser

The Financier: The Critical Edition by Theodore Dreiser edited by Roark Mulligan

forster

The BBC Talks Of E.M. Forster, 1929-1960: A Selected Edition edited by Mark Lago, Linda K. Hughes, and Elizabeth MacLeod Walls

frede

Doubt, Atheism, And The Nineteenth-Century Russian Intelligentsia by Victoria Frede

gallay

The Indian Slave Trade: The Rise Of The English Empire In The American South, 1670-1717 by Alan Gallay

gigante

Life: Organic Form And Romanticism by Denise Gigante

gray

A History Of American Literature (Second Edition) by Richard Gray

groe

Green Imperialism: Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens, And The Origins Of Environmentalism, 1600-1860 by Richard H. Grove

hejinian

The Wide Road by Lyn Hejinian and Carla Harryman

bodies of memory

Bodies Of Memory: Narrative Of War In Postwar Japanese Culture, 1945-1970 by Yoshikuni Igarashi

kerouac

The Sea Is My Brother: The Lost Novel by Jack Kerouac

1491

1491: New Revelations Of The Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann

moretti

Signs Taken For Wonders: Essays In The Sociology Of Literary Forms by Franco Moretti

moretti

The Way Of The World: The Bildungsroman In European Culture (New Edition) by Franco Moretti

morton

Ecology Without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics by Timothy Morton

murray

The Agamben Dictionary edited by Alex Murray and Jessica Whyte

oates

Mudwoman by Joyce Carol Oates

olson

Charles Olson: Letters Home, 1949-1969 edited by David Rich

o'neil

Exorcism: A Play In One Act by Eugene O’Neil with a Foreward by Edward Albee

shagan

The Rule Of Moderation: Violence, Religion And The Politics Of Restraint In Early Modern England by Ethan H. Shagan

sheehan

Where Have All The Soldiers Gone?: The Transformation Of Modern Europe by James J. Sheehan

spector

Habermas: An Intellectual Biography by Matthew G. Specter

starr

Christianity Not As Old As The Creation: The Last Of Defoe’s Performances edited by G.A. Starr

stein

Ida: A Novel by Gertrude Stein edited by Logan Esdale

stein

To Do: A Book Of Alphabets And Birthdays by Gerturde Stein with illustrations by Giselle Potter and an introduction by Timothy Young

st john

Line In The Sand: A History Of The Western U.S.-Mexico Border by Rachel St. John

totani

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit Of Justice In The Wake Of World War II by Yuma Totani

wallerstein

World-Systems Analysis: An Introduction by Immanuel Wallerstein

williams

Capitalism And Slavery by Eric Williams with a new introduction by Colin A. Palmer

Happy Hour All Day Long: New Books In Graduate Services In April

Come on into Graduate Services this month for Everyday Drinking by Kingsley Amis, and stay around for Rub Out The Words by William S. Burroughs. Before its over you’ll be mind deep in The Handbook of Medieval Sexuality among other things. I mean its a proven equation for happines: (Social Lubrication) + (Rubbing One Out) + (Getting All Medieval) = Smiley Face. I know. I promise. Enjoy.

 

amis

Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kingsley Amis with an introduction by Christopher Hitchens

bullough

Handbook Of Medieval Sexuality edited by Vern L. Bullough and James A. Brundage

burroughs

Rub Out The Words: The Letters Of William S. Burroughs, 1959-1974 edited by Bill Morgan

bushman

The Refinement Of America: Persons, Houses, Cities by Richard L. Bushman

conrad

The Works Of Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim edited by J.H. Stape and Ernest W. Sullivan II

drabble

The Red Queen: A Transcultural Tragicomedy by Margaret Drabble

forester

The Pursued by C.S. Forester

goble

Beautiful Circuits: Modernism And The Mediated Life by Mark Goble

kinsella

Fat Master by Thomas Kinsella

kinsella

Love Joy Peace by Thomas Kinsella

the grand piano

The Grand Piano: An Experiment In Collective Autobiography, San Francisco, 1975-1980 v.1-10 by Bob Perman, Steve Benson, Tom Mandel, Kit Robinson, Rae Armantrout, Barrett Watten, Carla Harryman, Ron Silliman, Lyn Hejinian, and Ted Pearson

white

It’s Your Misfortune And None Of My Own: A New History Of The American West by Richard White

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