Arnold Hirshon

Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University

Arnold Hirshon

Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University

Biography

ARNOLD HIRSHON. The son of a professional photographer, an avid travel photographer himself, and the father of two sons, one a photographer and film editor and another who completed an MFA in Illustration last spring, Arnold Hirshon is a collector of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, who has a particular interest in the visual representation of the works over the past 150 years.  Professionally, Hirshon has been the Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University since 2010.  Previously, he  served as the Executive Director of NELINET (a library consortium in New England), as Chief Information Officer at Lehigh University, University Librarian at Wright State University, Associate Director of Libraries at Virginia Commonwealth University, and in library administrative posts at Duke University and Wayne State University.   A highly travelled speaker, he has given presentations and workshops in over 45 countries on six continents, and he will be speaking next month in Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Latvia. Hirshon has an extensive scholarly publications record regarding library leadership, and he is currently exploring ideas for an extensive digital scholarship project regarding illustrations of both of the Alice books.

All sessions by Arnold Hirshon

Illustrating Alice

13:30-17:00
NYIT auditorium