Blog topic: Exhibits

New exhibition on view at East Asia Library - Xiaoze Xie: Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects

Image of a ceramic book
September 26, 2022
by Joshua Capitanio

The East Asia Library is currently hosting a new exhibition of work by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, on view in the main second-floor exhibit space at the Stanford East Asia Library.

Guest blogger: Teiana Gonsalves (Women's Community Center Archivist & University Archives Student Intern)

Teiana Gonsalves
August 31, 2022
by Josh Schneider

Aloha! ‘O wau o Teiana Gonsalves a no Kailua, Hawai‘i mai au. Hello! My name is Teiana Gonsalves and I’m from Kailua, Hawai‘i. As the Stanford Women’s Community Center’s (WCC) Archivist and Social Media Coordinator, I help develop and expand the Digital Archive of the history of the WCC. Eager to share the breadth and depth of the WCC’s legacy, I dive deep into spotlighting our galleries, documentation, testimonies, and more. After releasing the WCC Archives website in 2021 and continuing to gather research, I have the privilege of capturing and highlighting the contributions and achievements made by the WCC community throughout our incredible history.

Tabletop Tuesdays: Getting Clue’d into the mysterious murder of Jane Stanford in July 2022

Image of the modified game board
August 16, 2022
by Kathleen M Smith

In 1905, Jane Stanford died of strychnine poisoning while traveling in Hawaii. Books such as The Mysterious Death of Jane Stanford by Robert Cutler (2003) and, most recently, Who Killed Jane Stanford? by Richard White (2022) explore the suspicious circumstances of her death by examining archival records and surviving documents, many of which are here in the Stanford collections.

Shahrokh Meskoob Archive and Publication of Edited Volume

May 16, 2022
by C. Ryan Perkins

In October of 2020, Stanford Libraries and the Hamid and the Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies held a one day conference and published an online digital exhibit focused on the Iranian writer and intellectual, Shahrokh Meskoob (1924-2005). 

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch online exhibit on freedom and the history of Estonia

Hidden Estonian flag, ca. 1939-1940. Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom Key Artifacts Collection, 1939-1991:
April 25, 2022
by Liisi Esse

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu have launched a new online exhibit, “The Aim is Freedom: A History of Occupations and Independence in Estonia." The exhibit, which was curated by making use of Stanford's online exhibit platform Spotlight, draws material from Vabamu's collection of manuscripts and artifacts and explains the historical events through personal stories. The exhibit introduces the history of Estonia during the Nazi and Soviet occupations and describes the story of the restoration of Estonia’s independence in the 1980s

East Asia Library hosts exhibition on "Japanese Functional Objects"

Hokusai image of artisans working near Mt. Fuji
April 19, 2022
by Joshua Capitanio

The East Asia Library is hosting an exhibition of student projects from the Winter 2022 course, Japanese Functional Objects (JAPAN 126/226), currently on view in the second floor display cases. 

Stanford Earth winning photos in Hohbach Hall

Earth Day flyer
April 5, 2022
by Alma Elizabeth Parada

Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22nd!

The Branner Earth Sciences Library has partnered with Stanford Earth, Stanford Earth Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Stanford Environmental Justice Group to celebrate Earth Day!

East Asia Library hosts "Religion in Manga and Anime" poster exhibition

Poster for Religion in Manga and Anime exhibition
March 2, 2022
by Joshua Capitanio

From March 10 - 31, 2022, the East Asia Library will display 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 10.