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2015 TLA Book Awards at the Library for the Performing Arts

November 2nd, 2015 | Awards, Book Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

Hello TLA Members and Friends! We’re delighted to report that our annual event, which was held on Friday October 16th at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) was a triumphant success! For the first time, this year’s Book Awards ceremony was produced as part of LPA’s Public Programs Series. The event […]

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TLA Book Awards Ceremony

September 30th, 2015 | Book Awards, Events

Hello TLA members and fans! Our book awards jurors have finished reading this year’s nominees and they’ve chosen some wonderful books to recognize this year at a ceremony in New York.  TLA is thrilled to invite you to the annual presentation of the Theatre Library Association’s Book Awards, honoring English language works of scholarship on […]

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TLA Annouces 2014 Book Award Winners!

September 15th, 2015 | Awards, Book Awards, Book/Media Reviews

The Theatre Library Association is proud to announce the TLA Book Award winners for English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2014.   The 2014 George Freedley Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of live theatre or performance will be awarded to Arnold Aronson for Ming Cho Lee: […]

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Book Awards Committee Update

April 16th, 2015 | Book Awards

Hello from TLA’s Book Awards Committee! Submissions are now closed for the 2014 TLA Book Awards. We’ve dispatched the final boxes of books to our jurors, and they are now busily reading the 107 nominated titles for this year’s GEORGE FREEDLEY MEMORIAL AWARD and RICHARD WALL MEMORIAL AWARD. The winners will be announced in early […]

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Announcing a TLA Panel Discussion: Women in Film

September 16th, 2014 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Events

After taking a year-long hiatus, Theatre Library Association is proud to present the TLA Book Awards this Fall for performing arts books published in 2013. Keeping the performing arts libraries community engaged with the performing arts scholarship community is one of our most cherished mandates at Theatre Library Association. And we on the Book Awards […]

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TLA Announces 2013 Book Award Winners

September 13th, 2014 | Book Awards

The results are in! The Theatre Library Association is proud to announce the TLA Book Award winners for English language works of scholarship on theatre, film, and broadcasting, published in 2013. The George Freedley Memorial Award has been awarded to Alisa Solomon for Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof, published by […]

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End of Summer

September 8th, 2014 | ALA, Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Conferences, Events, Job Postings, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, President's Blog

The end of summer is upon us. Best wishes to all of you in academic libraries for a terrific year ahead. To those of you not on the semester calendar, continued great work in the coming year. It has been a productive (and terrific!) year for TLA.  The summer was filled with activity beginning with […]

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