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Events, Exhibits, and Displays in the Leatherby Libraries


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. Also, see the Leatherby Libraries Permanent and Long-Term Exhibits and Displays


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

“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

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

Past Events

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

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

 

Archived Events

September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013
September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015
September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016


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