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Events and Exhibits

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Green Library, 5th floor, Bender Room

RSVP to Sonia Lee:

Free and open to the public.

Join us for a book launch of Writing America by Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Copies of Writing America will be available for purchase and signed by Shelley Fisher Fishkin after the program.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Lathrop East Asia Library

Free and Open to the Public, with Opening Reception and Guest Lectures by Jidong Yang (EAL) and Thomas S. Mullaney (History) on Wednesday, January 20 at 5pm.

During the 19th and 20th centuries, groundbreaking information technologies like the telegraph, the typewriter, and the computer changed the world. All of these technologies were designed with the alphabet in mind, however, leaving open the question: what about China, Japan, and Korea? In this exhibition, the history of modern East Asian information technology is explored through artifacts from the personal collection of Professor Thomas S.