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December orders are beginning to arrive in the library.  This month’s selections include a number of great DVD selections.

Here’s the highlight reel:

Personal Connections in the Digital Age
by NancyK. Baym
Cambridge Polity Press, 2010

Journalism Ethics: a philosophical approach
edited by Christopher Meyers
Oxford University Press, 2010

A loss of innocence?: television and Irish society, 1960-72
by Robert J. Savage
Manchester University Press, 2010

The Language of Female Leadership
by Judith Baxter
Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

Featured DVDs

Rana’s Wedding
a film by Hany Abu-Assad
Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband from a preselected list of men, or she must leave Palestine for Egypt with her father by 4:00 that afternoon. With ten hours to find her boyfriend in occupied Jerusalem, she sneaks out of her father’s house at daybreak to find her forbidden love Khalil.

The Garden
a film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy
From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future.

Pow Wow Highway
directed by Jonathan Wacks
Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent.

Bus 174
directed by Jose Padilha
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers.


Kristyna Carroll
Research Support Librarian



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