Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

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Can You Judge a Book by Its Cover?: Examples of the Bookbinder’s Art New exhibit in Special Collections

February 13, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

The new display in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives is called “Can You Judge a Book by Its Cover?: Examples of the Bookbinder’s Art.” This display contains a wide variety of bindings that showcases the craftsmanship and beauty that is inherent in wrapping a book to protect it. Examples include

Second World War Aviation Art Collection New exhibit in the Rinker Health Sciences Study Commons

October 8, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Thanks to the generosity of the Jan A. Adams and Linda Adams Family Trust, the Leatherby Libraries has received a major collection of aviation art highlighting famous aircraft and air battles of the second World War. The collection is on display in the Rinker Health Sciences Study Commons from September 16 to November 30, 2019.

California in World War I Cal Poly Pomona visits Chapman for a lively discussion

October 3, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Earlier this year, the Cal Poly Pomona California Center for Ethics and Policy and Veterans Resource Center received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to lead a series of dialogues about the California experience of war. One contingency of the grant was that some of the dialogues take place off of the

Interfaith Lessons from the Art Collections in Lahore Lecture in partnership with Sikhlens

October 2, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Since 2013, the Leatherby Libraries has enjoyed collaborating with Sikhlens, The World’s Premier Sikh Film Festival, an organization based in Orange County focused on showcasing talent from the Sikh community and educating the community at large about Sikhs and Sikhism. From showcasing some of the festival’s excellent art exhibits to helping kick off each November’s

Blueprints of History: Chapman College’s Move from Los Angeles to Orange New Exhibit on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries

September 19, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, on the first floor of the library, has a brand-new exhibit up showcasing an interesting part of Chapman’s history – the architecture. Read exhibit curators Annie Tang and John Encarnacion’s write-up of the exhibit below, and come on by to check it out! Allison & Allison – Architectural Firm

Second Annual OC Archives Bazaar Leatherby Libraries participates in public heritage event

September 17, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last year, the Leatherby Libraries helped organize the first ever Orange County Archives Bazaar, which was a smashing success. This year, we are happy to be participating again in this excellent cultural heritage event, which will take place on Saturday, October 26th, from 11 AM to 5 PM at the Hilbert Museum of California Art.

The American War Experience through California Voices An event in collaboration with Cal Poly Pomona

September 16, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to share that we are collaborating with the Cal Poly Pomona California Center for Ethics and Policy and Cal Poly Pomona Veterans Resource Center to host one of the dialogues in their “The American War Experience through California Voices” series. The discussion, which will take place on Tuesday, September 24th,

Leatherby Libraries Newsletter Sign up to keep up to date with the latest news from the Leatherby Libraries

September 11, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last week, the Leatherby Libraries launched its brand-new newsletter. The newsletter, which will be sent out every other month, provides readers with a summary of recent and upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries, as well as giving insight into the inner workings of the library. The first issue included a message from Dean Charlene Baldwin,

Fashionables Terrace Now Open to Students Study in the sunshine!

August 30, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Fabulous news, Panthers! In response to many requests for outdoor library studying space, we have opened up the Fashionables Terrace to students who want to enjoy the fresh air as they study. Located on the 4th floor of the Leatherby Libraries (when you come out of the elevators, make a hard left turn to find

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