Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Note: This event is currently at capacity. Registered attendees will be admitted according to the space available on a first-come, first-served basis.
A Centennial Celebration, Symposium, and Exhibition at Stanford
Jack London (January 12, 1876- November 22, 1916) was a prolific turn of the century author and journalist best known for his adventure novels set in the great American West. His novels, including The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Martin Eden, placed London among the most celebrated western authors of his time. London was also a leading journalist and an outspoken socialist. He authored about 300 short stories, novels, poems, and articles during his brief 40 years of life.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Baltic Film Series at Stanford concluded this May after eight film screenings that Stanford Libraries and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) hosted during fall and spring quarters. The screenings featured Baltic and Nordic films focusing on various aspects of the history and culture of the Baltic countries.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
On June 15, Salim Mohammed, Stanford's rare map curator and David Rumsey was featured on KQED's Forum with Michael Krasney. Salim and David spoke about the unique and varied map collection at the David Rumsey Map Center, the benefits of exploring both the physical and digital map collection, and "how digitizing maps make them even more relevant today."