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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Socialist Press Poster
by Sarah Sussman

Between Theory and Practice:
The 19th Century French Socialist Press at the Stanford University Libraries
IC Classroom, Green Library, Stanford University
November 1-2, 2013

The Gustave Gimon Collection on French Political Economy is one of the highlights of Stanford University Libraries’ French collections. With materials spanning from the 16th century through 1848, one part of this collection has received particular attention by researchers -the nineteenth century French socialist press.

Estonian Song Festival 'To Breathe as One' in 2009

Although a small country, Estonia has rich culture and history, both of which will be celebrated through film at Stanford on November 19. This free event aims to bring together Stanford faculty, staff, and students, local Estonians as well as other people interested in Estonian heritage.

Monday, October 21, 2013

"Libertad" by Ester Hernandez c 1976, reproduced courtesy of the artist. From M1301, Ester M. Hernandez collection, ca. 1960-2000, flat box 10 [Liberdad]. SUL Special Collections

by Mattie Taormina and Regina Roberts

When Patti Hanlon-Baker, Associate Director for Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, asked if SUL might like to participate in the Ninth Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics conference, Chris Bourg, Mattie Taormina, and Regina Roberts gladly welcomed the invitation. With 425 conference attendees coming to Stanford to hear papers on global feminist rhetoric and keynote speakers such as Dorothy Allison, Lynda Barry, and Lisa Ede, we saw this as a great opportunity to reinforce, once again, the idea of integrating library resources into the research process and conversation.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World...
by G. Salim Mohammed

Rare Maps Workshop, Finding Rare Maps Online

Where: Barchas Room, Access is through the Lane Reading Room, Second Floor of the Bing Wing, Green Library
When: October 17, 2013, Thursday, 10:30 am - 12 pm

This workshop will focus on different ways to find rare maps online - ranging from Stanford sources to sources around the world. Actual maps from our collection will also be available for you to view at the workshop. The workshop runs from 10:30 am to 12 pm, with the second 45 minutes devoted towards looking at the physical maps.

For more information, please contact gsalim@stanford.edu.

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