Pollak Library Exhibits Schedule

Current Exhibits and Displays

Presidential Campaign Collections

Dates:  October 5 - 31, 2016
Curator:  Patricia Prestinary (UA&SC)
Location:  First Floor North Open Space & Wallcase
Description:  Pollak Library has a diverse collection of materials, which includes Presidential campaign ephemera. This display highlights a selection of material from University Archives & Special Collections to commemorate this election year.

Campus as Living Lab: A Sustainable Campus

Dates:  October 4 - December 2016
Curator:  Tamara Wallace (Facilities)
Location:  Second Floor Terrace
Description:  Campus as a Living Lab provides students with opportunities to apply theory to real world situations without having to leave campus. While strengthening problem solving and reinforcing the bond between the student and campus, the exhibit provides a greater understanding of and appreciation for the management and operation of a university campus through fostered partnerships.

Art of My Science

Dates:  October 3 - December 2016
Curator:  Merri Lynn Casem (Biology)
Location:  Second Floor East Terrace
Description:  This exhibit will display the beauty behind the science conducted by students and faculty from the Department of Biological Science at CSUF. The exhibit consists of photographic images and models representing the range of research activity occurring in the department.

A Country Called Syria

Dates:  October 1 - December 21, 2016
Curators:  Maria Khani, Dania Alkhouli, and Trish Campbell
Location:  Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery
Description: This exhibit provides a comprehensive background into the history and culture of Syria. It includes artifacts, artwork, books, portraits, paintings and textiles directly from Syria.

LGBT(Q) History Month

Date: September 30 - October 28, 2016
Curators: Joy Lambert, Adolfo Prieto, Joy Sage
Location: First Floor North
Description:  This display highlights books written by authors from the LGBT community and books discussing the history of LGBT rights. In addition, the display focuses on the new LGBT database. All books on display have been selected from Pollak Library stacks and are available for reading and borrowing. 

Igniting Sales Careers - Sales Leadership Center

Dates:  September 25 - December 21, 2016
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.

Cartography Collections

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

Taking a Stand: Legacies of Latina Activism in Orange County

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 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:  Spring 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.

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