The East Asia Library is currently hosting an exhibition containing works of Korean calligraphy created by members of the Galmul Hangeul Calligraphy Association. Several of the calligraphers will visit Stanford to offer a demonstration of Korean calligraphy on February 1, 2018.
Blog topic: Exhibits
Super Bowl by the Bay, now on display in Green Library's south lobby, highlights the excitement that gripped the campus on January 20, 1985, when Stanford served as the host of Super Bowl XIX.
A new exhibit about the role of the Stanford University School of Medicine in WWI is now on view in Lane Library, marking the 100th anniversary of the US entry into the war. The exhibit examines the split that occurred within the university and the country over the proper role of the US when war broke out in 1914, as well as the varied ways that the School of Medicine faculty, students, and facilities eventually became involved. The exhibit features historical photographs and documents from the Stanford Medical History Center, located in Lane Library.
During the week of November 4 - November 10, the East Asia Library hosted a pop-up exhibition of Chinese brush paintings created by the students in ART 243: The Art of Peony in Chinese Brush Painting, a course taught through the Continuing Studies program by Dr. Felix Chan Lim and Dr. Bobbi Makani-Lim.
There is a new exhibit in the South Lobby/East Wing of Green Library, highlighting Stanford Special Collections’ trove of Russian satirical journals from the beginning of the 20th century: “The Russian Revolution of 1905: Political Change Reflected in Satire & Caricature.”
Russia had a revolution in 1917. In fact, it had two revolutions in 1917 – the first one in February, and then the one in October. But it also almost had one in 1905.
In conjunction with the ongoing exhibition at the East Asia Library, entitled Words in Characters: Books as Vehicles, the library will host a conference on Friday, October 13 featuring talks given by several of the artists whose works are included within the exhibit.
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce a new exhibition entitled "Words in Characters: Books as Vehicles." Located in the entrance hall display cases, this exhibition explores intersections between art and language in contemporary Chinese culture.