Nancy Ruyter Book Talk | Langson Library | February 12, 2019 | 2pm-3:30pm
UCI Libraries are pleased to invite you to a book talk and signing with dance historian, choreographer and Professor Emeritus of Dance, Nancy Ruyter. Join us in the Holden Faculty and Graduate Student Reading Room, Langson Library from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please click here to RSVP by Friday, February 7. Parking details are forthcoming with confirmation. Click here to learn more.
UCI Giving Day | April 22, 2020
Support UCI Libraries during UCI’s fourth annual Giving Day. Giving Day is an annual campus-wide 24-hour online giving campaign designed to bring the UCI community together to celebrate the Anteater Spirit. Gifts pledged on Giving Day help UCI unlock matching gifts from donors and endowments. Gifts in 2020 will support the Libraries’ efforts to level the playing field by providing new technologies that UCI students can check-out for free (laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, videocameras, etc.). Gifts can also support improvements in study and collaboration spaces within all facilities and the enhancement of our collections. For more information on Giving Day, please contact Angelica Simmons at email@example.com
UCI Libraries’ Spring 2019 Exhibit: From I-Ching to Manga: UCI’s East Asian Collection Celebrating 30 Years | Langson Library | April 14, 2020 – Fall 2020 | Exhibit opening program April 14, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The UCI Libraries announce the opening of a new exhibit, From I-Ching to Manga: UCI's East Asian Collection Celebrating 30 Years. This exhibit celebrates the thirty year anniversary of the establishment of the East Asian Collection – highlighting treasures from the past.
The exhibit opening speaker will be UCI History Professor Yong Chen, who will share how he uses the UCI East Asian Collection in research. In addition to doing research and teaching history, Professor Chen is the School of Humanities' Associate Dean of Curriculum and Student Services and author of Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America and Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History.
From I-Ching to Manga: UCI’s East Asian Collection Celebrating 30 Years, will open Tuesday, April 14, 2020 and will be on display in Langson Library during regular library hours until fall 2020.
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn! | Grunigen Medical Library | May 18, 2020 to June 27, 2020
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn! explores an increasingly popular, yet little-known literary field that presents personal illness narratives and health information through the medium of comics. The exhibition showcases items from the National Library of Medicine’s growing collection of graphic memoirs depicting people’s experiences with an array of health issues, including breast cancer, deafness, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and more. This exhibition was produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and curated by cartoon artist Ellen Forney. For more information please click here.