Research and Instructional Services Librarian in the Humanities and Area Studies
I have an undergraduate degree in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing, along with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.
I serve as the departmental and program librarian for the Humanities and Area Studies at Barnard: Africana Studies, Anthropology, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Comparative Literature, English, French, German, Italian, Jewish Studies, Slavic Studies, and Spanish and Latin American Cultures. In addition, I'm the constellation librarian for first year students in Pyxis.
My specialties at Barnard comprise subjects in the Humanities and Area Studies. I’m excited to help you with research in any other topic as well!
My research guides:
- Africana Studies
- Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
- Comparative Literature
- Jewish Studies
- Slavic Studies
- Spanish and Latin American Cultures
- Translation Studies
Some of my course-specific research guides:
- AFRS 3589: Black Feminism(s)/Womanism(s)
- AFRS 3560: Human Rights and Social Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
- AFRS 3562: Caribbean Sexualities
- AFRS 3998: Africana Studies Senior Seminar
- ENGL 3997: Senior Seminar: Humans and Other Animals
- ENGL 3997: Senior Seminar: On Happiness
- ENGL 3997: Senior Seminar: Poets and Correspondences
First Year Seminar
I’m also available to offer:
- Custom instruction in library research
- One-on-one consultations
- Course-specific research guides for the library web site
- Collection development to support faculty and student research and reading
- Help with Zotero
- And more!
In the News
The Scholar & Feminist XL: Action on Education February 27 & 28, 2015
BLAIS staff members Jenna Freedman, Michael Diggs, Vani Natarajan, Alexis Seeley, Martha Tenney and Nick Wolven published an Op-Ed in the Columbia Spectator.
CRUSHES AND MOUNTAINS