Topic: books

woman in front of chalkboard
Research | September 20, 2017
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
Group of indigenous women
Research | August 7, 2017
Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.
several books
Arts and Culture | April 5, 2017
Librarian Priscilla Finley recommends some of her favorite Las Vegas-set reads for the beach or your backyard.
Several covers of Believer magazine
Arts and Culture | March 30, 2017
The Believer, one of the world's leading journals of arts and culture, is a five-time finalist for the National Magazine Award; publication part of BMI mission to connect writers, and literary imagination, to public life.
Priscilla Finley
Arts and Culture | February 8, 2017
Humanities Librarian Priscilla Finley on the depictions of our city in the new "Writers Imagine Las Vegas" exhibit at Lied Library.
Tim Gauthier
Research | February 2, 2017
Liberal arts professor Tim Gauthier explores post-9/11 fiction to determine what these stories say about how the tragedy changed us.
Georgiann Davis speaks at TEDxUNLV
Research | December 15, 2016
Georgiann Davis, intersex educator and advocate, seeks to inform the current sociopolitical discourse on the subject through her new book.
David J. Morris
Campus News | October 14, 2016
David J. Morris' 'Evil Hours,' a gripping personal account of PTSD and its treatments, is worthy of conversation for all of us.
Katherine Keller with book
Arts and Culture | September 23, 2016
Library technician Katherine Keller is fighting censorship of comic books and graphic novels through her work with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Shakespeare's First Folio
Arts and Culture | August 31, 2016
University Libraries packs the month with 14 events to celebrate the playwright's First Folio! exhibit. Plans include lectures, performances, and kids activities.
Marquin Parks
People | April 8, 2016
When Marquin Parks challenged his class to read more, he found his own voice as a writer. Now the College of Education alumnus has two book series under his belt.