Stanford Libraries and Vabamu have launched a new online exhibit, “The Aim is Freedom: A History of Occupations and Independence in Estonia." The exhibit, which was curated by making use of Stanford's online exhibit platform Spotlight, draws material from Vabamu's collection of manuscripts and artifacts and explains the historical events through personal stories. The exhibit introduces the history of Estonia during the Nazi and Soviet occupations and describes the story of the restoration of Estonia’s independence in the 1980s
The East Asia Library is hosting an exhibition of student projects from the Winter 2022 course, Japanese Functional Objects (JAPAN 126/226), currently on view in the second floor display cases.
The Stanford Libraries will once again host several high school students this summer for the Libraries High School Internship Program. The program supports first-generation, local, college-bound students by providing paid work experience, along with enrichment activities that highlight topics and skills relevant to the college experience. The program, which first began in the summer of 2013, has been on hiatus for several years, however, starting June 2022, the Libraries will welcome eight students from the East Palo Alto Academy.
Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch Global Conversations, a new series of talks, lectures, and seminars focusing on the benefits and fragility of freedom.
Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22nd!
The Branner Earth Sciences Library has partnered with Stanford Earth, Stanford Earth Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Stanford Environmental Justice Group to celebrate Earth Day!
(University Archives student employees Avi Udash on the left and blog post author Rohan Cherivirala on the right)
Hi! My name is Rohan Cherivirala. I am currently a freshman at Stanford University. As of now, I plan on double majoring in math and computer science. Since my second quarter at Stanford, I have been working in the Stanford University Archives and have enjoyed every single minute of it.
Special Collections is happy to announce that the Amalia Mesa-Bains papers (M2707) are now open for research. The collection, around 100 linear feet plus 8 map folders, reflects Amalia Mesa-Bains's long-time involvement in, and contributions to, the Chicano art movement and cultural studies and can be accessed through Searchworks.
This blogpost was co-authored by Chris Hacker, Astrid Smith, Sarah Newton, Rebecca Wingfield, and Dinah Handel