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“First Gen: A Memoir” A Campus-Wide Book Club Initiative Celebrating First-Gen Panthers

February 22, 2024 by | Events

Calling all readers across campus! Faculty, staff, and students, are you interested in learning about and engaging with the perspectives of first-generation college students? Are you a first-generation student or graduate who would like to share your experiences with others? If so, you may be interested in a new campus-wide book club celebrating First-Gen Panthers

Celebrating Vietnamese Culture A Display Honoring the Rich Traditions and Timeless Heritage of Vietnam

February 16, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to present a new semester-long display celebrating Vietnamese culture and tradition. Vietnamese Lunar New Year, known as Tết (short for Tết Nguyên Đán) was February 10th, 2024. Tết is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture, as it introduces the arrival of spring and encourages families to come together and

Autism Acceptance: A Photographic Exhibition Opening Reception and Panel Discussion Fostering a Conversation from Awareness to Acceptance

February 14, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

Join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, to celebrate the grand opening of the Acceptance photographic exhibit by Chapman University lecturer Bernie Dickson. This event will be in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries. Dickson curated Acceptance: A Step to Promote Awareness and Understanding of Autism after being inspired by her family’s

Leatherby Libraries Named Inaugural Insight to Diversity Winner 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) Award

January 11, 2024 by | Diversity Equity & Inclusion

We are thrilled to announce that the Leatherby Libraries is a recipient of the inaugural 2024 Library Excellence in Access and Diversity (LEAD) award from Insight Into Diversity Magazine. Insight Into Diversity is one of the largest and oldest publications in higher education that focuses on diversity and inclusion. The LEAD award honors academic libraries’ whose

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art Features International Student Photographers Supporting Student Art in Library Spaces

January 5, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

We are excited to announce the International Student Photography Exhibition, the newest art installation at the Leatherby Libraries. This is the first year the exhibition has been housed in the Leatherby Libraries’ Hall of Art. The photos in this exhibition were submitted to the Office of International Student Services and the Center of Global Education

Chinese Culture & Values Display A Display Celebrating Chinese Culture and Values

December 15, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has curated a display celebrating Chinese Culture and Values! There are multiple core values within Chinese culture, with harmony being critical. There is an emphasis on maintaining balance between humankind and nature, between people and society, between members of different communities, and between the mind and the body. This display aims to

Images and Imaginings of Internment Comics and Illustrations of Wartime Incarceration Exhibition

December 12, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives at the Leatherby Libraries and the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences have collaborated to create a semester-long exhibit, Images and Imaginings of Internment: Comics and Illustrations of Camp. This exhibition highlights Japanese American wartime incarceration and its lasting legacy through the lens

Leatherby Libraries’ New Native American Heritage Month Display Recognizing Indigenous Identity and Culture

November 22, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we created a display to celebrate Native American traditions and culture. Native American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in November. This display was inspired by the invaluable contributions that indigenous people have made to American culture. We curated a collection of books highlighting indigenous identities and values to

Black Book Nook Named CASE 2023 Best of District VII Award Winner Fostering Community Engagement with Black History

November 7, 2023 by | Diversity Equity & Inclusion

We are excited to announce that the Black Book Nook: Fostering Community Engagement with Black History has earned a CASE 2023 Best of District VII Winner in the category of Leadership: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives. About the Award The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a nonprofit organization of educational institutions

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