From March 15 - May 3, the East Asia Library will be displaying an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies. An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Thursday, March 14.
Carolee Schneemann, painter, performance artist, filmmaker, installation artist, and visionary feminist has died at the age of 79. Schneemann’s groundbreaking work wove themes of sexuality, sensuality, and embodiment into a visceral, inimitable and bold art practice. Her work uprooted staid notions of gender while unflinchingly confronting societal taboos.
March 8, 2019 is International Women's Day, and Stanford Libraries would like to share some of our outstanding collections focusing on women! When I put out the call to our staff for collections that celebrate women, I was overwhelmed by the response. The subjects range from women who were integral to Stanford's history to feminist activists and writers to educators, artists, and pioneers in their fields. Here are just a few fantastic resources found at Stanford Libraries:
Many curators in HASRG balance active research in their subject fields with daily work at Stanford Library. Participating in the scholarly and professional debates in our areas of expertise shapes how we develop the collections, and allows us to provide top notch research and outreach services to students and scholars at Stanford and in the larger academic realm. A recently-formed writing group, organized by Margarita Nafpaktitis, Eitan Kensky, and Kathleen Smith, offers collegial support.
On February 25 the East Asia Library hosted a workshop to introduce the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) to Stanford faculty and students working in topics related to East Asian Studies.
Apotheosis of St. Louis, by Charles Henry Niehaus, depicts Louis IX of France (1214-1270), namesake of St. Louis, Missouri.
Music librarians from around the country traveled to St. Louis, MO recently for the 88thannual meeting of the Music Library Association.