Movies @ Moffitt, May 4: Hafu

Movies at Moffitt: Hafu

The Movies @ Moffitt series features films selected by students for students, on the first Wednesday of each month.

Title: Hafu

Directors: Megumi Nishikura & Lara Pérez Takagi

Synopsis: Hafu follows the lives of five "hafus" - the Japanese term for people who are half-Japanese - as they explore what it means to be multiracial and multicultural in a nation that once proudly proclaimed itself as the mono-ethnic nation.

Date: Wednesday, May 4

Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, and the film starts at 7:00pm.

Place: 150D Moffitt Library

A UCB student ID is required for entry, and the event is free. Light refreshments served.

Post contributed by Tim Dilworth, First Year Coordinator, The Library

Apr 27, 2016 | Categories: Featured News | admin

Story Hour celebrates student writers, May 5

Story Hour in the Morrison Library floor 1, Doe Library

Story Hour in the Library celebrates the writers in our campus community with an annual student reading, this year on May 5th. The event will feature short excerpts of work by winners of the year's biggest prose prizes, Story Hour in the Library interns, and faculty nominees.

Evan Bauer
Rachel King
Peiting C. Li
Emma Rosenbaum
Claire Marie Stancek
Jesslyn Whittell
Anthony Williams

Date: May 5
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Place: Morrison Library

Free and open to the public

Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library. In May the program celebrates the writers in our campus community with an annual student reading.

Post contributed by Gigi Gillard, Donor Stewardship & Events Coordinator

Apr 26, 2016 | Categories: Featured News | admin

Lunch Poems celebrates student poets, May 5

Luncpoems - UC Berkeley

Enjoy poetry during lunch on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Lunch Poems is a monthly series of mid-day readings.

One of the year's most lively events, the student reading includes winners of the following prizes: Academy of American Poets, Cook, Rosenberg, and Yang, as well as students nominated by Berkeley's creative writing faculty, Lunch Poems volunteers, and representatives from student publications.

When: 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm, May 5, 2016

Where: Morrison Library

Admission: Free and open to the public

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Laptop Loan Program - extended loan periods available

laptop loan program

The Library introduces ASUC sponsored Extended Laptop Loan Program for Berkeley students. The program was made possible with a grant from the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees (CACSSF).

The 24 MacBook Air laptops with chargers and bags are available to UCB students on a first come basis at the Moffitt Library Circulation Desk. The loan period is 14 days with no renewal and no holds. As with the short-term loan program, students must present their Cal1 ID card and agree to the terms to borrow.

Special thanks to Erik Mitchell, Elise Woods, Paul Payne, JJ Mansalay and the LCIS staff, Jenifer Carter, Aisha Hamilton, Steve Moody, and ASUC representatives Melissa Hsu and Divya Suri for their help in making this happen.

Post contributed by Mark Marrow, Access Services

Apr 25, 2016 | Categories: Featured News | admin

Maps & More Study Break: Grooving with the Earth 4/29

The earth

Ever wonder what the Earth sounds like? Listen to some samples at the next Maps and More - study break edition:

Grooving with the Earth: sounds for studying
Friday, 4/29, 11 am - noon
Earth Sciences & Map Library , 50 McCone Hall

Featuring music/sounds created by The Earth.

Maps & More events are open to the Berkeley community as well as the public.

Post contributed by
Susan Powell, GIS & Map Librarian
Samantha Teplitzky, Earth and Physical Sciences Librarian

Apr 25, 2016 | Categories: Featured News | admin

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