Pollak Library Exhibits Schedule

Current Exhibits and Displays

CSU Japanese American Digitization Project

Dates:  February 6 - May 31, 2017
Curator:  Patricia Prestinary (UA&SC)
Location: Second Floor Terrace
Description:  The CSU Japanese American Digitazation Project consists of a consortium of 15 separate CSU Archives. The project, funded for $640,000, by NPS and NEH has been creating a digital repository to make over 15,000 records available for researchers interested in the incarceration of Japanexe American during World War II. The project continues to add repositories to its partner list and will be completed in 2018. The resources will be on the project website, Calisphere and the Digital Public Library of America. The posters and images on display are the culmination of this ongoing digitization effort. 

Black History Month

Dates: January 31, 2017 – February 24, 2017                                                             Curators: Joy Lambert and Joy Sage with Patricia Prestinary
Location: First Floor North                                                                                   Description: This book display contains books about the African-American Community from the library’s collection. The curators are partnering with the African-American Resource Center for this display. In addition, there is a smaller version also on display at the Irvine campus Library.

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

Dates:  January 22 - March 28, 2017
Curator:  Patricia Prestinary (UA&SC)
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description:  This exhibit highlights cartography selections from University Archives and Special Collections here at Cal State Fullerton.

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.

Author Nikki Grimes

Dates: February 24, 2017 - March 24, 2017                                                         Curators: Joy Sage                                                                                                 Location: First Floor North                                                                               Description: This book display contains books written by Nikki Grimes from the library's juvenile and young adult literature 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 contains books about women's contributions to the world from the library's collection. 

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 contains 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 and contemporary stories of women who advocate 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.

Celebrating the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition 

Dates: May 15, 2017 - July 31, 2017 (Tentative)                                                 Curators: Gregory 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, 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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