On February 22, as part of its Black History Month activities, the UC San Diego Library will hold a panel discussion from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. that will include City of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a Freedom Rider, and other activists from the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
UC San Diego historian Mark Hanna, an authority on the rise and fall of pirates during the first British Empire, will deliver a lecture at 1 p.m. on January 16 on “Pirates in Print: Seafaring Treasures of the Mandeville Special Collections Library.” The lecture is free and open to…
“There is an old saying that people without a history is like a tree without roots,” said Herman Baca, founder and longtime chairman of the Committee on Chicano Rights. “It’s important for people to know their history, especially when they face the same struggles and issues today that their community…
Victorian time-travellers are invited to join fellow futurists, explorers, and adventurers at a steampunk-themed tea on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m., in Geisel Library—known as the “mother ship”—on the UC San Diego campus.
The University of California, San Diego will host its annual Dinner in the Library fundraiser Friday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. The evening’s festivities—which will take place in the iconic Geisel Library building—will include a gourmet dinner, a silent auction, and a keynote talk on “The Lost…
Phillip Van Saun, director of Continuity and Emergency Services at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Failure is an Option: A Primer and Guide for Managing Crises, at a talk from 3 to 4 p.m., June 20, 2012, in the Seuss Room in Geisel Library.
The San Diego Book Arts will hold their Fourth National Juried Exhibition of works of art in book form at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library from May 26 through July 8, 2012.
A full slate of guest speakers helped update UC San Diego's Academic Senate last Tuesday, with Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown, Registrar William Haid and University Librarian Brian Schottlaender describing developments in key areas of campus life.
A series of exhibits and events in celebration of Black History month will be held during winter and into spring quarter at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library. All events are free and open to the public.
The history of the Chinese American community in San Diego will be the subject of a February 4 lecture and book signing at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library by Murray K. Lee, author of the recent book, In Search of Gold Mountain: A History of the Chinese in San Diego, California.