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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Gilead book cover

The latest Stanford Presidential Lecture website was published recently, highlighting upcoming lecturer Marilynne Robinson, excellently written and curated by Rebecca Wingfield, Stanford University Libraries' Curator for British and American Literature.

You can find this unique collection of writings (including Rebecca's essay, selected bibliography, and selection of excerpts of Robinson's work) on Stanford's Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts website.

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new positions this week:
Center Services Supervisor, Library Specialist 3 (#68873)
Assistant/Associate Editor (#68843)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Dangerous Summer book cover image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "Dangerous Summer" (2000) with introduction by Marta Mannenbach.

When: Monday, November 2, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Pigott Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Building 260
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Set in Riga, the capital of Latvia, the film tells a tragic love story before and during the Soviet invasion of Latvia in 1940 and the early stages of World War II.

All film screenings are free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Following this event, the Baltic Film Series will feature: "In the Crosswind" (2014), and "Land of Songs" (2014). Please see the Baltic Film Series page for a full listing of films, event times and locations, and film synopses.

SUL Rosette

Effective October 19, Melissa Katz joined the SUL HR staff as HR Administrator. Melissa's responsibilities will include processing all personnel actions for all Contingent staff (students, temporary and casual), as well as all Exempt and Nonexempt regular staff employees.