Monthly Archives: February 2015

Marshall Toman leads discussion of “21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare”

Join us on Thursday, February 26 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Library Breezeway for a discussion of Bill Hagestad’s 21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare.”  Hagestad grew up in River Falls, his father taught at UWRF, and his grandfather was a University of Wisconsin Regent and the namesake of Hagestad Hall.  Hagestad will be on campus on March 5 for two public lectures.  In anticipation of those events, Marshall Toman, Professor and Chair of the English Department, will lead a discussion 21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare, one of several books authored by Hagestad.  21st Century Chinese Cyberwarfare draws from a combination of business, cultural, historical, linguistic and the author’s personal experience to explain the use of cyber warfare doctrine by the People’s Republic of China.  Two copies of the book are available in the library main collection, HV6773/15 C97 .H34 2012


Year of China Book Discussion Series

The Library is pleased to host the Year of China Book Discussion Series. Plan your reading now for the Spring 2015 series, which includes discussions of Bill Hagestad’s 21st Century Cyberwarfare led by Marshall Toman, Peter Hessler’s River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze led by Rhonda Petree, and Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem led by Alex Hatheway. See for more information about these titles, discussion dates and times, and selections from Hagestad’s book. Two copies of each book are available in the library for checkout.


Database Change: In the First Person no longer available

As of December 19th, 2014, Alexander Street Press decommissioned In the First Person and it is no longer available.  Alexander Street Press offers a number of resources focused on personal letters, diaries, oral histories, and other first-person narratives that can be accessed via the Databases A-Z list:
North American Women’s Letters and Diaries
• British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries
• North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories