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UW Podcast Examines Harper Lee, Rare Books

February 29, 2016
person's hands holding open a medieval text
This is among the illuminated manuscripts from the 1400s that can be seen at the Toppan Rare Books Library at UW’s American Heritage Center. (Toppan Rare Books Library)

English Professor Jeanne Holland will discuss the worldwide popularity of author Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

In other segments, Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Susan Dewey will explain a new program to assist incarcerated women in Wyoming, and Curator Anne Marie Lane will describe some of the books that can be touched and read at the American Heritage Center’s Toppan Rare Books Library.

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New podcasts are scheduled weekly and will be updated with new episodes every Thursday.

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