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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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History of Books

In the library

  • Books about the history of books are found in Z4-659
  • Calligraphy and handwriting scripts, NK3600-3630 and Z40
  • Calligraphy and handwriting scripts, NK3600-3630 and Z40
  • Book covers, NC973
  • Children’s book illustration, NC965
  • History of graphic design, NC998+

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  • Book collecting
  • Book covers
  • Book design
  • Book industries and trade
  • Book jackets
  • Books and reading
  • Books – Conservation and restoration
  • Books - Ornamentation
  • Books - History
  • Calligraphy
  • Graphic arts - History
  • Handwriting
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts
  • Illustrated books
  • Publishers and  publishing

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