This Thursday, May 24, from 1-3pm, stop by the Barchas Room to see a selection of Stanford Library materials documenting the various protest movements happening around the world in 1968. Set up in conjunction with the "Global 1968" conference, and the visit of Angela Davis to campus, this open house will include archival and published materials from France, Germany, and the US, including Stanford and surrounding communities.
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From May 19 through May 31, the East Asia Library will host a pop-up exhibition featuring works of traditional Chinese brush painting produced by students in the Continuing Studies course ART221: The Art of Chinese Brush Painting, taught by Dr. Felix Chan Lim and Dr. Bobbi Makani-Lim. Dr. Lim and Dr. Makani-Lim will also host a workshop on Chinese brush painting at the East Asia Library on May 31.
The East Asia Library has recently added several new e-resources, including a new online edition of the Siku quanshu 四庫全書, two English-language newspaper databases, and a new database trial.
The East Asia Library is hosting a new exhibition of photographs entitled "An Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969," located in the display cases on the third floor landing.
New Anti-Vietnam War, Nonviolence archive open for research: Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr. papers on the Institute for the Study of Nonviolence, 1965-1987
In the wake of a number of anniversaries marking fifty years since the Vietnam War, including last October’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Stop the Draft Week, the largest militant anti-Vietnam War demonstration up to that time, the Stanford Libraries are pleased to announce the acquisition and opening of the papers of activist, author, and graphic designer Robert P.J. Cooney, Jr., including a substantial amount of archival material from the Institute for the Study of Nonviolence during the 1970s.
Karen Offen on The Woman Question in France, 1400-1870 and Debating the Woman Question in the French Third Republic, 1870-1920
Please join us as we celebrate the recent publications on the woman question in France, by Stanford scholar and library donor Karen Offen.
The Stanford Department of Public Safety will be presenting their Active Threat Training at Green Library (IC Classroom). The training consists of a video presentation followed by a discussion about how individuals can increase their safety in violent situations. The session will be offered twice: