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Leatherby Libraries Staff Art Exhibit Postponed

April 16, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

In light of current circumstances, and the decision to postpone Staff Summit, the Leatherby Libraries has decided to postpone our 7th Annual Staff Art Exhibit as well. As soon as the new date of Staff Summit has been determined, we will make an announcement regarding the Staff Art Exhibit. We look forward to receiving submissions

Show Us Your Art!

March 11, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

Show off your talents at the Leatherby Libraries! It’s time for the 7th Annual Staff Art Exhibition. The deadline to submit your applications is Friday, April 17, 2020, so, get out your art supplies and cameras. We welcome both two- and three-dimensional artworks, such as paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, and crafts. Installation will take place

Documenting History Through Art: The Work of David Labkovski (1906-1991) New exhibit in partnership with the Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

March 9, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

So far this academic year, we’ve seen some fabulous exhibits on the walls of the Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art on the first floor, behind the Reference Desk, celebrating Chapman’s history through blueprints and honoring award-winning authors with creative book covers. The Hall of Art now has another excellent exhibit up, one that showcases the

New Materials for February

March 7, 2020 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

This month, the library celebrates Women’s History Month with a display of books highlighting women who have made an impact on women’s rights. A new addition to the library’s collection is the book No vote for women: the denial of suffrage in reconstruction America, detailing the challenges of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s

Exploring the Library: Fred Kakis Group Study Room

March 6, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

Fred Kakis was a professor of chemistry at Chapman University for twenty-five years starting in 1964 and retiring in 1989. Most importantly, Kakis was a Holocaust survivor who was a part of the 2% of Greek Jews to survive the Holocaust. During WWII, Kakis was a member of the resistance movement, fighting against the Nazi

Exploring the Library: Mendez v. Westminster Study Room

February 21, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

The court case of Mendez v. Westminster was a federal case that several bold Orange County parents fought against the segregated schooling system in Orange County that forced Mexican Americans to attend “Mexican Schools.” This 1947 case predates the historic case of Brown v. Board of Education, which eradicated racial segregation in public schools. Five

New Book Cover Display Honors Celebrated Steampunk Authors

February 18, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

In 2000, Chapman University Professor James P. Blaylock, author and winner of the Nebula & World Fantasy Awards, and his long-time writing colleague Tim Powers founded the Creative Writing Conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA). This exhibit, which is part of the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Creative Writing Conservatory, features artwork

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