#HackFSM winners announced

Congratulations to the #HackFSM first place winners: Cassie Xiong, Kevin Casey, Craig Hiller, and Alice J.Q. Liu! Check out their winning entry: http://2n.io/

Read full article here.

Apr 15, 2014 | Categories: News | Titangos

Juana Briones and Her California: Pioneer, Founder, Healer

The California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

This exhibition tells in Spanish and English the story of an extraordinary woman whose life bridged the Spanish Colonial, Mexican, and U.S. periods of California's history. Her story is told through historical documents many of which are on loan from The Bancroft Library and reveal many aspects of Juana Briones's contribution to California. Exhibition closes June 8, 2014.

For further info: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibitions/juana-briones/

Apr 14, 2014 | Categories: Exhibits | Titangos

Cal Day 2014

Saturday, April 12th

Slow Art Day at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

11:00 am-2:00 pm
2121 Allston Way

In addition to offering Cal Day exhibition tours, The Magnes in downtown Berkeley joins museums nationwide for Slow Art Day, a celebration of art that encourages people to look at art slowly and experience it in a new way. For more information about The Magnes, visit http://www.magnes.org/.

Gallery Talk: Comics, Cartoons and Funny Papers

1:00-2:00 pm
Bancroft Library Gallery

Gain special insight into the current exhibit Comics, Cartoons and Funny Papers: The Rube Goldberg, Phil Frank and Gus Arriola Archives at The Bancroft Library.
Jack von Euw, Curator, Pictorial Collection

Free Speech Movement Archive Hackathon Awards

3:00-4:30 pm
210 South Hall

Winners of the #HackFSM hackathon showcase their web interface for the Bancroft Library's collection of digital images and texts related to the Free Speech Movement. This event is part of Berkeley's digital humanities initiative and is co-sponsored by the Library, the Bancroft Library, the Division of Arts and Humanities, the I-School and the Office of the CIO. For more information, visit http://digitalhumanities.berkeley.edu/hackfsm.

Apr 08, 2014 | Categories: Events | Titangos

Special Roundtable: Of Yosemite, Sacramento, and San Francisco

April 4th
Lewis Latimer Room, Faculty Club
12:00 PM (talk starts at 12:30 PM)

Led by Charles W. McCurdy, Professor of History and Law, University of Virginia

This year, distinguished Jefferson Memorial Lecturer, Charles McCurdy (Professor of History and Law , University of Virginia), will also lecture in The Bancroft Library Roundtable series on Friday, April 4. In his Friday talk, Professor McCurdy will return to a topic that he first explored in his early days of research at Bancroft: how Stephen Field, a newly elected U.S. Senator and newly appointed Supreme Court Justice transformed the face of California in 1864.

Apr 02, 2014 | Categories: Events | Titangos

Fourteenth CTP Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

"Finding, Moving, and Reading Papyri: The Lives and Work of B.P. Grenfell and A.S. Hunt"

April 2nd
Morrison Library (inside the Doe Library), UC Berkeley
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Reception to follow

Led by Dr. Nikolaos Gonis, Department of Greek and Latin, University College London

Join us as Dr. Gonis discusses Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt, the Oxford papyrologists who excavated the Tebtunis papyri. For further info, please contact soknebtunis@berkeley.edu, 510-664-4245.

Mar 27, 2014 | Categories: Events | Titangos

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