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photo by Scott BeadlesAn ancient piece from the Rare Books Department has been translated and published by BYU professor Lincoln Blumell.Read all about it in today’s BYU News:“BYU professor works with University of Utah library to translate 1700 year-old obituary”“I’ve looked at hundreds of ancient...

“Rare Books helped me develop a different perspective on literary analysis.” – Lyuba Basin (Class of 2015 and graduate student in Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies, The University of Utah)Lyuba Basin, former Rare Books Curator, writes from Argentina, where she is spending eight months on a Fulbright...

These commentaries are excerpts from an assigned project for Humanities4900/6900, “Indigenous Peoples: Social and Cultural Perspectives,” taught by Isabel Dulfano, Spring semester 2016. Students studied demographics, Mayan epigraphy, Incan kipu, archaeology, linguistics and other topics as an interdisciplinary approach to critically expanding their understanding of...