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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.

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.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

zombie
by Felicia Smith & Dr. Kathleen Tarr

STUDENTS!!! What celebrates Halloween better than ZOMBIES?!
    EDUCATORS!!! What celebrates Halloween better than ZOMBIES?
        LIBRARIANS!!! What celebrates Halloween better than ZOMBIES?!
           STAFF!!! What celebrates Halloween better than ZOMBIES?!

WHEN: Friday, October 30, 1-4 pm
WHERE: Green Library, Media & Microtext Center
WHAT: Call of Duty Black Ops II, Bus Depot Zombie Op (Xbox)

                     HOW MANY ROUNDS CAN YOU SURVIVE?! 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Those Who Dare poster

Film Screening of "Those Who Dare" (2015) with introduction by Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, 1988-1995. 

When: Monday, October 19
Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

RSVP. This event is free and open to the public.

6:00-6:45pm: Reception
6:45-7:15pm: Introduction by Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, 1988-1995)
7:15-8:15pm Screening of the film
8:15-8:45pm Q&A with Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson

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