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The Leatherby Libraries offers programming and exhibits throughout the year that complement and enhance the curriculum, study, and research interests at Chapman. The Art, Exhibits and Events Committee (AEEC) is a dedicated group of library staff who volunteer their time to bring programming to life. The following is a listing of upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries.

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Current Exhibitions and Displays

“Character References: The Art of the Animation Drawing” and “A New Hope: The Star Wars Art of Robert Bailey”
An exhibition in partnership with the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University
Exhibit Dates: January 9, 2019 – April 5, 2019
Reception Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5 – 7 p.m.
Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room
Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

“3D Printing & Design: Introducing New Library Materials on 3D Technology and Makerspaces”
Curated by Catalina Lopez
Exhibit Dates: January 21, 2019 – May 24, 2019
Leatherby Libraries, First Floor Lobby

“Paws, Claws, and Praha: Photography from the Prague Zoo”
An exhibition of artwork by Livi Dom ‘20
Exhibit Dates: February 1, 2019 – May 24, 2019
Reception Date: Friday, February 22, 2019, 4 – 5 p.m.
Hall of Art
Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl
In partnership with the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department of English
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

John and Margaret Class Lecture Series Second Annual Lecture: “Shakespeare in Virginia,” Kenneth Karmiole
Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Bovey Lee – Climbing Mountains, Crossing Oceans: Creating Contemporary Narratives from Lineage and Memories
Soft opening of art exhibition The Border: Art from the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art
In partnership with the Chapman University Art Collections, the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department of Peace Studies, and the Delp Wilkinson Peace Lecture Series
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

The Border: Art from the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art
An exhibition in partnership with the Chapman University Art Collections and the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department of Peace Studies
May 2, 2019 – November 18, 2019
Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room
Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

 

Past Events

Meet the Author: Richard Bausch
A Reception for Book Club Members
Monday, October 1, 2018 • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) 
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level 

Let’s Chat: Cultivating Community University Dialogue
A Panel Discussion Moderated by President Daniele C. Struppa 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) 
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level 

America's Great War Romance: Love and Death, 1917-1919
A Lecture by Andrew J. Huebner
Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 6 – 8 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) 
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level 

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration
In Partnership with University Advancement
October 12 - 13, 2018

  • Center for American War Letters Archives
    Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Center for American War Letters (B03)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level
  • California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archives 
    Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Huell Howser Archives (B11)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level
  • Leatherby Libraries Booth
    College Tailgate Zone
    Saturday, October 13 • 4 – 6:30 p.m.
    Aitken Arts Plaza, Musco Center for the Arts
  • Huell Howser Screening: “A Golden State of Mind”
    Saturday, October 13 • 3 - 4 p.m.
    Huell Howser Archives (B11)
    Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level
  • Leatherby Libraries Open House 
    Saturday, October 13 • 12:30 – 4 p.m.
    Leatherby Libraries, All Floors

First Annual Orange County Archives in Action: A Regional Archives Bazaar
November 3, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Bowers Museum 
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Flyer

Sikhlens Exhibition: Opening Reception
Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room
Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor 

The Mentoris Project: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Maria Montessori
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 • 7 – 9 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) 
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level 

A Conversation with Kishi Bashi and Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa 
In partnership with the Musco Center for the Arts 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 • 7 p.m. 
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03) 
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level
For video of the event, click here

“FROM INSPIRATION TO ILLUMINATION: A Brief Introduction to The Saint John’s Bible” 
Featured Speaker: Tim Ternes, Director of The Saint John’s Bible at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN 
In partnership with the Office of Church Relations 
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m. 
Wilkinson Founders Chapel 
Fish Interfaith Center

“Trouble at Home: War Weariness, American Strategy, and the Meaning of Victory in the Pacific War
A Conversation with Bancroft Prize-Winning Historian Marc Galliccio
In partnership with the MA Program in War and Society Studies and Wilkinson College
Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Center for American War Letters Archives (B03)
Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

13th Annual Leatherby Libraries Book Sale
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Joyce Marion Chapman Rotunda
Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

+ - Permanent and Long-term Exhibits and Displays in the Leatherby Libraries

Testudines of the World
A turtle art and paintings exhibit from the Collection of Walter B. Allen and Casa de Tortuga
On display beginning September 16th, 2013
1st floor 

50 Year Club Display: Class of 1965
May 22nd, 2015 through May 15th, 2016
Alumni Association Reading Alcove, 2nd floor

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+ - 2017-18 Events, Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries offers programming and exhibits throughout the year that complement and enhance the curriculum, study, and research interests at Chapman. The Art, Exhibits and Events Committee (AEEC) is a dedicated group of library staff who volunteer their time to bring programming to life. The following is a selected listing of upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries.

Artiscopic Cellular Art Exhibition

By Dr. Mohammad Kamal (KIMO)

Exhibition Dates: September 3 – December 17, 2018

Thurmond and Athalie Clarke Gallery Wall

Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Orange Dream: California’s Citriculture Through Advertising

Exhibit Dates: August 16 – December 14, 2018

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Fourth Floor

Curated by Rand Boyd, Special Collections and Archives Librarian

The World Remembers: Honoring Victory and Loss at the End of the First World War

Exhibit Dates: September 12 – December 14, 2018

Center for American War Letters Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

International “The World Remembers”

Display Dates: September 12 – November 11, 2018

Center for American War Letters Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

In Honor of Vernon Adams Free Font Designer

Exhibit Dates: : October 1 – December 1, 2018

Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

Curated by Professor Rachelle W. Chuang and her students

Duo Exhibition: Color Scape and River of Ashes

An exhibition featuring photographs from Alumni Frederick Bourbon ‘12 and Dani Sanchez-Lopez ‘09

Exhibit Dates: October 1, 2018 - November 10, 2018

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room

Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Sikhlens Exhibition

Exhibit Dates: November 15, 2018 – January 15, 2019

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room

Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Reading Revamp

Exhibit Dates: : December 5, 2018 – January 15, 2019

Leatherby Libraries, Hall of Art, First Floor

Created by Professor Rachelle W. Chuang’s students

+ - 2016-17 Events, Exhibits and Displays

Events, Exhibits, and Displays in the Leatherby Libraries

During 2016-2017

The Leatherby Libraries offers programming and exhibits throughout the year that complement and enhance the curriculum, study, and research interests at Chapman. The Art, Exhibits and Events Committee (AEEC) is a dedicated group of library staff who volunteer their time to bring programming to life. The following is a selected listing of upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries.

The Spirit of Our Leaders: Presidents of Chapman University”

Exhibit Dates: August 15 – December 16, 2016

Curator: Chloe Van Stralendorff, SJSU iSchool Intern

The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives, Leatherby Libraries, 4th floor

Flyer

“The Business of Dying”

Exhibit Dates: August 29 – December 21, 2016

Curator: Andrea Paquin

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

“External Peace”

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: September 1 – November 1, 2016

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, 2nd floor

Flyer

“External Peace”

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: September 1 – November 1, 2016

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, 2nd floor

Flyer

Creating a Living Eternity: The art of Jayne Reich

Exhibit Date: September 21 – November 10, 2016

2nd and 3rd floors, Leatherby Libraries

Guest Lecture by Poetry Scholar and Critic Marjorie Perloff, Ph.D.

“Languages in Exile: Reflections on the Autobiography of Elias Canetti”

Monday, September 26, 2016 • 6 p.m.

The William and Willa Dean Conference Center, Argyros Forum 209

View the keynote lecture

Electrifying Dialogue on Creativity in Art and Science

Exhibition of Jayne Reich’s arts and dedication of one sculpture in the Aharonov Alcove followed by a champagne toast.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico and Yakir Aharonov Alcove, Leatherby Libraries, 3rd floor

Flyer

View the keynote lecture

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration

In Partnership with University Advancement

September 30th – October 2nd, 2016

Center for American War Letters Archives

Friday, September 30, 2016 and Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archives

Friday, September 30, 2016 and Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Aitken Arts Plaza, Musco Center for the Arts

Dialogue with the Dean

“Daniele C. Struppa: Our 13th President”

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lobby, Leatherby Libraries, 1st floor

Leatherby Libraries Open House

Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:30 – 4 p.m.

Leatherby Libraries, All Floors

Faculty Master Class with Performing Arts Librarian, Taylor Greene

"Concerts in the Library? Connecting the College of Performing Arts to the Leatherby Libraries in Unexpected Places"

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2 – 3 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, 3rd floor

Flyer

Screening: “A Golden State of Mind”

Saturday, October 1, 2016 3 – 4 p.m.

Huell Howser Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Book Sale

Saturday, October 1, 2016 4 – 7 p.m.

Aitken Arts Plaza, Musco Center for the Arts

7th Annual Chapman Chili Cook-Off

Leatherby Libraries and Town & Gown Team

Saturday, October 1, 2016 4 – 6:30 p.m.

Aitken Arts Plaza, Musco Center for the Arts

Dyslexia Awareness Month Display

Display Dates: October 1 – October 31, 2016

Lobby, Leatherby Libraries, 1st floor

Tabula Poetica Presents: 2016 Reading Series

Poetry reading by Alan Shapiro

Thursday, October 6, 2016 • 4 p.m.

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

“All of our Colors”

Artist: Gabi Abrahamson

Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 2016 • 4 – 5 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: September 12 – December 16, 2016

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, 1st floor

Civil War Books Display

Display Dates: October 21 – November 31, 2016

Lobby, Leatherby Libraries, 1st floor

Elephant on the Edge

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Flyer

Presidential Election Display

Display Dates: November 1 – November 9, 2016

Lobby, Leatherby Libraris, 1st floor

Get Square with the Rebs: The Charles M. Jenkins Civil War Diary

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Flyer

Music at the Malloy

Friday, November 11, 2016 • 12-1 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, 3rd floor

Flyer

An Electrifying Dialogue on Creativity in Art and Science

Monday, November 14, 2016 • 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, 3rd floor

Dr. Bhagat Singh Thind Archives Exhibition

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: November 17 – January 15, 2016

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, 2nd floor

Flyer

Tabula Poetica Presents: 2016 Reading Series

Poetry reading by Elline Lipkin

Thursday, December 1, 2016 • 4 p.m.

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Threads of Utopia

Exhibition Dates: January 30 - May 18, 2017

Reception: February 8, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Curator: Marc Voss Center for American War Letters Archives,

Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Tiki in Orange County

Open House: Thursday, February 23. 4 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 4, 2017 • 4:30 – 06:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: January 23 - August 25, 2017

Fourth Floor Portico and Fashionables Terrace, Leatherby Libraries, 4th Floor

Reading Revamp Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: February 20 – March 10, 2017

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room

Leatherby Libraries, 2nd Floor

The Sikh Soldier in the first world war culture:

Image, Music, Words A lecture by Dr. Santanu Das, King’s College, London

A LECTURE BY DR. SANTANU DAS, KING’S COLLEGE, LONDON

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

An Evening for Poetry

Featuring Dr. Marjorie Perloff and Dr. Douglas Messerli

Thursday, March 9, 2017 • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Film Screening: “Carbon Nation”

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 • 5 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

The Last Hurrah II

Abe Ordover, Photography

Exhibit Dates: March 15 – September 30, 2017

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room and Thurmond and Athalie Clarke Gallery

Leatherby Libraries, 2nd Floor

Exhibit Catalog

Max Brooks World War Z Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

The Dream of America, Panel Discussion

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, 2nd Floor

Max Brooks World War Z Book Club Meeting

Thursday, March 30, 2017 • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

The United States in the First World War Exhibit

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 1, 2017 • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: April 1 – June 5, 2017

Allred Entrada, Leatherby Libraries, 1st Floor

Events in Washington, D.C.

April 3 - 5, 2017

Latinx Art Exhibit

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 1, 2017 • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: April 1 – May 22, 2017

Hall of Art, Leatherby Libraries, 1st Floor

An Evening of Literature

Featuring Richard Bausch, Anna Leahy, and Douglas R. Dechow

Friday, April 7, 2017 • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

A Two Cents' Worth P.A.L. Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: April 10 - May 21, 2017

Hall of Art, Leatherby Libraries, 1st Floor

Literary PUB(lishing) CRAWL

Lectures and book signings by current authors and publishers

Partnership with the Department of English

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 • 3:00 p.m.

Bush Conference Center (Beckman 404)

Leatherby Libraries 11th Annual Book Sale

April 12-13, 2017

Campus-Only Sale: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Campus Community Day: Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Lobby, Leatherby Libraries, Ground Floor

Louie Take a Look at This! Book Launch at Chapman University

Saturday, April 15, 2017 • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Huell Howser Archives and Center for American War Letters Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Leatherby Libraries Students Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives

Leatherby Libraries, 4th Floor

Leatherby Libraries Community of Readers

Win prizes for your summer reading!

Dates: May 22, 2017 – August 17, 2017

First Brown Bag Lunch: Friday, June 23 • 12:00 p.m.

Second Brown Bag Lunch: Friday, July 21 • 12:00 p.m.

Last day to submit reviews: Thursday, August 17

End of the Program Party: Friday, August, 18 • 12:00 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives

Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level

Chapman Staff Art Exhibition

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 29 • 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: June 9 - August 25, 2017

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

+ - 2015-16 Events, Exhibits and Displays

Events, Exhibits, and Displays in the Leatherby Libraries

During 2015-2016

The Leatherby Libraries offers programming and exhibits throughout the year that complement and enhance the curriculum, study, and research interests at Chapman. The Art, Exhibits and Events Committee (AEEC) is a dedicated group of library staff who volunteer their time to bring programming to life. The following is a selected listing of upcoming events in the Leatherby Libraries.

“Kids Giving Hope to Kids” exhibit

Drawings by children from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the USA in response to the refugee crisis in Syria and Iraq

Curated by Lynn Matthews

Main Display Case, Leatherby Libraries, first floor

Exhibit Dates: August 24th, 2015 - December 1st, 2015

Learn More

“Angels”

Angels from the private collection of Donna Ford Attallah ’61 and the Angel Series of paintings by Isa D’Arleans

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, second floor

Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, 5 – 7 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: August 28–November 8, 2015

About the Exhibition

View the exhibition catalog

“A Country Called Syria”

Illustrating different foods, attires, trades, cities, and contributions of Syria

Partnership with Karam Foundation and Aleppo’s Kitchen

Fourth Floor Portico & Fashionables Terrace, Leatherby Libraries, fourth floor

Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015, 5 – 7 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: August 31st – December 15th, 2015

The War Is Over

Commemorating the battles of the Pacific Theater and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two

Partnership with the Center for American War Letters

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015, 5 – 7 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archive, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Exhibit Dates: September 2nd - November 12th, 2015

Leatherby Libraries Services Fair

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Allred Entrada and Information Commons, Leatherby Libraries, first floor

Poetry Reading: Carolyn Forché

Partnership with the Department of English

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 • 4:00PM

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Student Art Exhibit: Daniel Malikyar Visuals

Opening Reception: Monday, October 19, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: October 19 – January 4, 2016

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, first floor

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration

Partnership with University Advancement

October 2nd - October 3rd, 2015

Faculty Master Class

Dr. Doug Dechow & Dr. Jana Remy: “The Digital Humanities at Chapman University”

Friday, October 2, 2015, 3 – 4 p.m.

Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Dialogue with the Dean

“Special Collections in a 21st-century library”

Friday, October 2, 2015, 5 – 6 p.m.

Donor Alcove, Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

Leatherby Libraries Open House

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 1 – 4 p.m.

Leatherby Libraries, First Floor

Screening: “A Golden State of Mind”

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 2 - 3 p.m.

Huell Howser Archive, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Author Showcase and Book Sale

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wells Fargo Stage, Attallah Piazza

Featuring special guests:

10 a.m. - noon: Rich Grimes ’68

Noon - 2 p.m: Authors from Black Hill Press / 1888

2 - 4 p.m.: Karyn Planett ’70 and Geoff Thompson

4 - 6 p.m.: Seth Casteel ’03

Milan Panic... Prime Minister for Peace

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, 5 - 7 p.m.

Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center

Poetry Reading: Ilya Kaminsky

Partnership with the Department of English

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 • 4:00PM

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Poetry Reading: Jessica Piazza

Partnership with the Department of English

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 • 4:00PM

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Music at the Malloy

Guitar performance by students of Professor Jeff Cogan

Partnership with Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music

Friday, November 13th, 2015, 12:00 PM

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, third floor

“The Last King”

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 19th, 2015, 6 - 8 p.m.

Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, second floor

Exhibit Dates: November 16th, 2015 – May 20th, 2016

Partnership with the Sikhlens Sikh Art and Film Festival

and Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

“400 Years of Mysticism: Selections from the Merle Bobzien Collection”

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries, fourth floor

Exhibit Dates: February 1 – May 13, 2016

The Vienna Paradox: Jewish Identity and Austrian High Culture Between the World Wars

Partnership with The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 • 7:00 p.m.

Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center

“Diversity in the Second World War: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen”

Exhibit Dates: February 17 - May 1, 2016

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

“Howard Arthur Tibbs: Citizen, Musician, and Tuskegee Airman”

Lecture by Philip Tibbs

Partnership with the Center for American War Letters

and the MA Program in War and Society

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 • 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

“Desegregation in California: Local Roots”

Partnership with Orange Public Library

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 18, 2016 • 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Exhibit Dates: February – April 2016

Parent Summit 2016: Lunch ‘n the Library

Partnership with the Office of Parent Programs

Saturday, February 27, 2016 • 1:00-2:00 p.m.

RSVP at https://chapmanuniversity.regfox.com/pss2016

The Legacy of Henri Temianka: Musician, Writer, Educator

Partnership with College of Performing Arts

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Exhibit Dates: March 1 – June 30, 2016

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 23, 2016 • 5-7 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, third floor

View the exhibition catalog

Fowles Lecture Series

Pedro Mairal

Partnership with the Department of English

Monday, March 7, 2016, 5:00 PM

Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Student Art Exhibit: “Characters: The Artwork of Melanie Duke”

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 31, 2016 • 5:00 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: March 21 – May 19, 2016

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, first floor

Fowles Lecture Series

Andrés Neuman

Partnership with the Department of English

Monday, March 28, 2016, 5:00 PM

Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Fowles Lecture Series

André Klotzel

Partnership with the Department of English

Monday, April 4, 2016, 5:00 PM

Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Leatherby Libraries 10th Annual Book Sale

April 7 - 8, 2016

Campus-Only Sale: Thursday, April 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Campus & Community Sale: Friday, April 8, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl and Book Signing

Lectures and book signings by current authors and publishers

Partnership with Department of English

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 • 3:30-8 p.m.

Bush Conference Center (Beckman 404)

Libraries Transform: A Conversation with Sylvia Cieply

2015 winner of ALA’s “I Love My Librarian” Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 • 5-7 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Fowles Lecture Series

Ángela Pradelli

Partnership with the Department of English

Monday, April 18, 2016, 5:00 PM

Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor

Dr. Emily Carman: Book Talk & Signing, Independent Stardom

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 • 4-6 p.m.

Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

Leatherby Libraries Student Awards Ceremony

Celebrating the winners of the John and Margaret Class Book Collection Contest

and the Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 • 4-6 p.m.

Malloy Performance Portico, Leatherby Libraries, third floor

¡Viva el Mariachi Femenil!

Exhibit of photos and artifacts depicting the history of women in mariachi from 1903-2016

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 29, 2016

Exhibit Dates: May 29 – June 30, 2016

Main Display Case (Leatherby Libraries, first floor)

and Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room (Leatherby Libraries, second floor)

Chapman Staff Art Exhibit

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 9, 2016 • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Exhibit Dates: June 1 – August 25, 2016

Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, first floor

View the exhibition catalog

Summer Writing Project – Marketing: Building Your Brand

Partnership with local literary nonprofit 1888.center

Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 2 – 4 p.m.

Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Libraries, lower level

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