Past Events

Triton Weeks of Welcome: Library Tours

Sep 19, 2022 - Sep 21, 2022 (All Day)
Triton Weeks of Welcome: Library Tours
Welcome back, Tritons! Join a Library Tour to learn about the many ways that Library collections, study spaces, technology, staff expertise, and other offerings can support your academic success. Tours …

Book Talk Featuring Amelia Bonow ("Shout Your Abortion") and Beezus Murphy and Tatiana Gill ("My Mom Had An Abortion")

Sep 10, 2022 (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Book Talk Featuring Amelia Bonow (“Shout Your Abortion”) and Beezus Murphy and Tatiana Gill (“My Mom Had An Abortion”)
Join us for an intimate book talk on reproductive health featuring Amelia Bonow discussing the book "Shout Your Abortion" and author Beezus Murphy and illustrator Tatiana Gill discussing their book …

22nd Annual Toy Piano Festival

Aug 30, 2022 (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
22nd Annual Toy Piano Festival
Here at the Library, toy pianos have been celebrated with great fanfare on or around September 5 to honor the birthday of composer John Cage. Cage was the first composer …

A Conversation with Emily St. John Mandel

Jun 16, 2022 (5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
A Conversation with Emily St. John Mandel
Register now for the Library's final Author Talk of 2021-2022! Join us on Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. as University Librarian Erik Mitchell is in virtual conversation with bestselling …

VIP Study Room Raffle

May 16, 2022 - May 30, 2022 (All Day)
VIP Study Room Raffle
Want a chance to win exclusive, 24-hour use of a Geisel Library group study room during Finals Week? Tell us what kind of furniture you would like to see in …

Holocaust Landscapes: The Spatiality of Death and Survival with Tim Cole

May 25, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Holocaust Landscapes: The Spatiality of Death and Survival with Tim Cole
How does the concept of space enhance our understanding of the Holocaust? In this talk, British historian Tim Cole tells the story of the Shoah through an exploration of the …

Global Accessibility Awareness Fair 2022

May 19, 2022 (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Global Accessibility Awareness Fair 2022
In this highly digital world, the best way to reach our audience is to ensure that our digital environment is accessible. Be it a digital marketing campaign, online lesson, department …

"The Labyrinth: The Testimony of Marian Kolodziej" Film Screening and Discussion with Ron Schmidt and Michael Berenbaum

May 4, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:15 pm)
“The Labyrinth: The Testimony of Marian Kolodziej” Film Screening and Discussion with Ron Schmidt and Michael Berenbaum
Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej, a Polish Catholic, was on one of …

Preservation Week 2022: Digital Preservation’s Impact on the Environment

Apr 28, 2022 (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Preservation Week 2022: Digital Preservation’s Impact on the Environment
Digital content is created and collected by everyone, not just libraries and archives. Keeping digital content viable requires not only energy use, but also refreshing the digital storage media and …

De-Stress with Pups

Apr 27, 2022 (2:30 pm - 4:00 pm)
De-Stress with Pups
Join us in the Active Learning Lab (next to the Digital Media Lab) anytime during the event to relax and de-stress with the dogs. Research shows interaction with animals like …

Preservation Week 2022: How to Implement Sustainability in your Facility

Apr 26, 2022 (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Preservation Week 2022: How to Implement Sustainability in your Facility
In a time when sustainability and saving energy is imperative to slowing down climate change, institutions and organizations must become more aggressive when it comes to saving energy. There are …

Reading Group Discussion: "I Was Their American Dream"

Apr 19, 2022 (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)
Reading Group Discussion: “I Was Their American Dream”
In celebration of APIMEDA Programs and Services' 5th anniversary, join us for a reading group discussion on Malaka Gharib's graphic memoir, "I Was Their American Dream." The book describes her …

Hugo Marcus: A Muslim Jew Under the Swastika with Marc David Baer

Apr 6, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Hugo Marcus: A Muslim Jew Under the Swastika with Marc David Baer
Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent …

The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians with Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

Mar 2, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:15 pm)
The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians with Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor
When the Second World War came to an end, Berlin, the capital of the Third Reich, lay in ruins. Few contemporaries, if any, could have anticipated that 70 years later, …

Love & Breakup Letters to the Library 

Feb 1, 2022 - Feb 28, 2022 (All Day)
Love & Breakup Letters to the Library 
Congratulations to Alexander and Kimberly for winning the Love Letter and Break Up Letter categories (respectively), and thank you to everyone who participated! Read all the heartfelt letters we received …

The Dis/Appearance of Mei and Fusako Shigenobu

Feb 28, 2022 (11:00 am - 12:30 pm)
The Dis/Appearance of Mei and Fusako Shigenobu
A Dialog with Mei Shigenobu About 27 Years Without Images Register Here Professors Setsu Shigematsu and Anne McKnight of UC Riverside lead a dialog with journalist, author, political analyst, TV …

UC Love Data Week

Feb 14, 2022 - Feb 18, 2022 (All Day)
UC Love Data Week
Join us for UC Love Data Week, a series of data-related talks, workshops and presentations from February 14-18, 2022. Whether you’re working on qualitative or quantitative data, we’ve got events for you!

A Conversation with Marlon James

Jan 26, 2022 (5:30 pm - 6:45 pm)
A Conversation with Marlon James
Join the UC San Diego Library for our first signature event of 2022: a virtual discussion with award-winning novelist Marlon James. In 2015, James won the Man Booker Prize for …

A Child in Birkenau with George and Stephanie Heimler

Jan 19, 2022 (5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
A Child in Birkenau with George and Stephanie Heimler
It would be difficult to imagine a more hostile place to spend one’s childhood than the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Yet this was the fate, at least for a time, …

Geisel After Dark Virtual Event 2021

Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021 (All Day)
Geisel After Dark Virtual Event 2021
Join the Library for our 8th annual Geisel After Dark event for chances to win weekly raffles for $20 Amazon e-gift cards and a final raffle for a $50 Amazon e-gift …

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