Pollak Library Exhibits Schedule

Current Exhibits and Displays 

The following exhibits and displays are currently showing in the Pollak Library.   


Open Access Week graphic Open Access Week at the Pollak Library

Pollak Library participates in Open Access Week, a global event that focuses on open access as it relates to information and research.

On exhibition October 19, 2015 - Present (Ongoing)
2nd Floor Library South, by the Faculty Development Center

 

 


Upcoming Exhibits and Displays

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


Black History Month

This display will be made up of books about the history of the African American community along with the Civil Rights Movement, alongside a number of books written by African American authors. The display will affirm the university's commitment to freedom of thought, inquiry, and speech. It will also provide students, staff, and facutly the opportunity to engage in scholarly and creative activities and the exchange of ideas.

Curator: Joy Lambert

Scheduled for January 26, 2018 - February 24, 2018 in the First Floor North


Celebrating 60 Years of Community at CSUF (working title)

Description: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of California State University, Fullerton.

Curators: Trish Campbell, Colleen Greene, and Adolfo Prieto

Contributors: Dr. Clem Guthro and Patricia Prestinary

Scheduled for January 2018 - March 2018 , in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery


The Nineties in Baseball: A Look Back

This exhibition aims to portray the issues and history of basbeall during the decade of the 1990s, a turbulent time for Major League Baseball (MLB) and a triumphant time for Cal State Fullerton's Baseball team. 

Curator: Renee Jean

Advisor: Trish Campbell

Scheduled for January - March 2018


Cesar Chavez

This exhibit will display books from the library's collection which depict the history of Cesar Chavez and the farmers' rights he fought for. 

Curator: Joy Lambert

Scheduled for February 23, 2018 - March 30, 2018 in the First Floor North


Author Lecture Janet Tashjian

This display will showcase books written by author Janet Tashjian.

Curator: Joy Sage

Scheduled for March 2018 in the First Floor North.


April Is...

This display will be made up of books celebrating National Library Week, Poetry Month, Jazz appreciation Month, Earth Day, Asian/Placific Islander Month, and much more.

Curator: Joy Lambert

Schedule for March 30 - April 27, 2018, in the First Floor North.


Advances in Human DNA (working title)

Curators: Trish Campbell, Colleen Greene, and Robert Tomaszewski

Scheduled for April 2018 - June 2018, in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery

 


Vietnames Art From Prehistoric to Modern Time

This exhibit will display original Vietnames art works, reprints, and cultural artifacts that are in the possession of artists and collectors in the U.S.

Curator: Paul Minh

Scheduled for July 2018 - September 2018, in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery


The Frankenstein Meme

This exhibit will feature an original art show and a Special Collections display focusing on the enduring influence of Mary Shelley's world-famous novel, Frankenstein.

Curators: Dr. David Sandner, Cliff Cramp, and Patricia Prestinary

Scheduled for October 2018 - December 2018, in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery


C-Real

This exhibit will highlight the history of the Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership by presenting on the impact research has on educational practices and policies.

Curators: Mariana Bruno and Elizabeth Rivera

Scheduled for January 2019 - March 2019, in the Second Floor Terrace


Echoes of Steel- A History of European Martial Arts

This exhibit will display the emergent field of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA)- highlighting the history and importance of European martial arts to the modern world. 

Curators: Myles Cupp and RJ McKeehan

Scheduled for January 2019 - April 2019, in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery


Threads of Utopia

This exhibit will provide a snapshot of life in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) through paraphernalia alongside stories and a concise history of the GDR. 

Curator: Heather Moore

Scheduled for April 2019 - June 2019, in the Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery 


Recognizing and Remembering the Kitaoka Family: An American Experience 

This exhibit will explore tolerance through the engagement of local public history, specifically the experiences of the Kitaoka family. 

Curator: Joshua Cawley

Scheduled for April 2019 - June 2019, in the First Floor North 

 

 
 
 

Upcoming Exhibits and Displays

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

Memories of Migration: Telling our Stories & Connecting our Journeys

Dates:  July 8 - August 31, 2017
Curators:  David Lopez, Barbara Miller, Irma Morales, Brenda Ramirez, and Saidy Valdez
Location: Second Floor East Terrace
Description:  The project chronicles the migration stories of migrants in the Orange County area. While primarily focusing on Latino history in and around Orange County, the project has collected hundreds of migration stories from individuals from all walks of life to demonstrate that migration is a universal part of the human condition. The exhibit is a collection of various media from artists throughout the country exploring the theme of migration through their own interpretation.


 

Imagining Our Stories, Narrating Our World

Dates:  September - December 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 60 Years of Community at CSUF (working title)

Dates:  January - March 2018
Curators:  Trish Campbell, Colleen Greene, Dr. Clem Guthro, 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