Pollak Library Exhibits Schedule

Current Exhibits and Displays

No Stigma Art Display

Dates:  November 21, 2016 - January 19, 2017
Curator: Dr. Deborah Berberich
Location:  First Floor North
Description:  The display is the sum total of a series of community based events in which people were invited to learn about the stigma of mental illness, and paint their unique conceptualizations of how they saw mental illness. The project was derived from one of the group therapies call "art and expression."

Igniting Sales Careers - Sales Leadership Center

Dates:  September 25 - January 19, 2017
Curator:  Mark Mantey (Sales)
Location:  Second Floor North
Description:   This display highlights the Sales Leadership Center in the Mihaylo College of Business, what it has to offer and how it can be used by students.  The goal is to help build awareness, highlight the Center's certificate, sales education, leadership, team-work, corporate partners and networking opportunities.

Open Access at the Pollak Library

Dates:  Open from October 19, 2015 (Ongoing)
Curators: Mark Bilby, Anthony Davis, Moon Joo Kim, Lindsay O’Neill, Michelle Swadish, Robert Tomaszewski, Megan Wagner, and Greg Yorba
Location:  Faculty Commons, Pollak Library, Second Floor South (near the Academic Technology Center)
Description: October 24 – 30, 2016 is Open Access Week and the Pollak Library is participating in this global event that focuses on open access as it relates to information and research.

Upcoming Exhibits and Displays

The following exhibits and displays are scheduled to show in Pollak Library.

Black History Month

Dates: January 31, 2017 – February 24, 2017                                                             Curators: Joy Lambert and Joy Sage                                                                         Location: First Floor North                                                                                   Description: This book display will have books about the African-American Community from the library’s collection. We’re partnering with the African-American Resource Center for this display. We will also support a small exhibit at the Irvine Library.

Author Nikki Grimes 

Dates: February 24, 2017 - March 24, 2017                                                         Curators: Joy Sage                                                                                                 Location: First Floor North                                                                               Description: This book display will have books written by Nikki Grimes from the library's collection. 

Women's History Month 

Dates: February 24, 2017 - March 30, 2017                                                       Curators: Joy Lambert and Joy Sage                                                                 Location: First Floor North                                                                                 Description: This book display will have books about women's contributions to the world from the library's collection. 

California as an Island & Worlds that Never Were: Selections from the Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography

Dates:  January - March 2017
Curator:  Patricia Prestinary (UA&SC)
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description:  This exhibit will highlight cartography selections from University Archives and Special Collections here at Cal State Fullerton.

April Book Display

Dates: March 30, 2017 - April 28, 2017                                                               Curators: Cynthia Bruns, Eric Karkhoff, Joy Lambert and Joy Sage                   Location: First Floor North                                                                               Description: This book display, will have books about libraries, poetry, jazz, and Earth Day from the library's collection. 

Voces de Liberacion: Latinas and Politics in Southern California

Dates: April - June 2017 
Curator:  Margie Brown-Coronel (History) 
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description:  This exhibit explores the historical anc contemporary stories of women who advocated for political rights locally, regionally, and nationally. Drawing from archival research and the rich collection of oral histories housed at the Center for Oral and Public History, the exhibit tells this story in three different segments.

Imagining Our Stories, Narrating Our World

Dates:  April - June 2017
Curator:  Erin Hollis (English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics) and graduate student Frank Alanis
Location:  Second Floor Terrace
Description:  The goal for this exhibit is to highlight the power of stories and images in creating a world through the works or various graphic novelists, bridging the gap between visual and written language. In addition to using examples of written and illustrated stories, this exhibit functions as an interactive space where members of CSUF have the opportunity for creative expression.

2017 Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition 

Dates: May 15, 2017 - July 31, 2017 (Tentative)                                                 Curators: Greg Yorba                                                                                           Location: First Floor North                                                                                 Description: The book display is to celebrate the Guitar Foundation of America's Annual International Convention and Guitar Competition that is being held at California State University, Fullerton, June 19 - 24, 2017. The Guitar Foundation of America is the pre-eminent non-profit organization dedicated to the classical guitar since the GFA's formation in 1973. 

Celebrating 60 years of community at CSUF (working title)

Dates:  January - March 2018
Curators:  Trish Campbell, Colleen Greene, Scott Hewitt, Patricia Prestinary, and Adolfo Prieto 
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description:  Celebrating the 60th anniversary of California State University, Fullerton.

Advances in Human DNA (working title)

Dates:  April - June 2018
Curators:  Trish Campbell, Colleen Greene, and Robert Tomaszewski
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description:  Coming Soon

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