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Happenings @ Hannon
Volume 6, Issue 9
September 2015
 
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
Unless otherwise noted, all library events are free, and take place in the Von der Ahe Family Suite on level 3.

Click event title for more information, and to RSVP.

Sun 9/20 / 2:00-3:30pm

Mon 9/28-Tue 9/29 / 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Sign up here to join in on the fun!

Wed 9/30 / 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM / RSVP

Thur 10/1 / 4:30 PM

Exhibits
Level 1 8/25- 9/30
Archives & Special Collections gallery Level 3 8/20 - 12/11 

Level 3 Atrium 
8/28-10/2
Photo of the Month
The library awaits you!

Beautiful shot by Instagram user and library denizen @mattsnation
Featured Resource 
In celebration of Latino Heritage Month (9/15-10/15) we are highlighting the Encyclopedia of Latino Culture: From Calaveras to Quinceaneras

This resource is also available in e-book format.  Find it here...
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Los Angeles, CA 90045
310.338.2788

An Independent Will: The Rise of Women's Literacy
What Does It Mean to Be a Woman Reader?
 
The history of women's literacy is so important to understanding our current culture. To be a woman reader in the modern world is to live the life that so many other women readers, writers, and critics pushed for through the centuries. Read more here . . .
-Dana England, exhibit curator

 
An Independent Will: The Rise of Women's Literacy will run from 8/20-12/11 in the Department of Archives and Special Collections on the third floor of the library.
9/15: Faculty Pub Night 2015-2016 begins with Ernesto Colín
Ernesto Colín is a two-time LMU Lion graduate. He is a visual artist, 20-year Aztec Dancer, gardener, KXLU DJ, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban Education at LMU. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology of Education from Stanford University.

This book presents an ethnography of contemporary indigenous education through the spirit practice, dance ceremonies, and cultural diffusion efforts of a Mexica (Aztec) dance circle in the United States.
 
Learn more and RSVP here.
Latino Heritage Month Events
In partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library, LMU's departments of Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o-Latina/o Student Services, and the William H. Hannon Library invite you to two special events in celebration of Latino Heritage Month:
  • Empire of Dreams (PBS Latino Americans documentary series episode 2) Screening & Panel Discussion. Playa Vista Library, September 24 (Thursday) 6:00-7:45pm
  • Prejudice and Pride (PBS Latino Americans documentary series episode 5). LMU Ahmanson Auditorium (University Hall 1000), October 10 (Saturday):
    • 1:00pm Documentary Screening
    • 2:00pm Panel Discussion
    • 3:00pm Special Reception
These events are in conjunction with the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History public programming project sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Click here for more information.
Collaboration y Comunidad: An Author Talk Featuring Dr. Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson (Chicana/o Studies Chair)

In celebration of Latina/Latino Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the William H. Hannon Library and Chicana/o-Latina/o Student Services welcomes Dr. Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson to discuss her two recent publications: an edited collection entitled, The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics; and a co-authored work entitled, Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking. Eliza will also talk about her personal journey to LMU, leading to her recent appointment as new Chair of Chicana/o Studies.

This event will take place on 9/30 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Click here for more information.
Banned Books Week 2015

Banned Books Week Is Coming September 27- October 3!
 
Why do we have a Banned Books Week? To protect our freedom to read! You are invited to join library staff and other members of the LMU community at the William H. Hannon Library to celebrate our freedom to read! Click here to learn more about Banned Books Week and click here to sign up to read aloud in our second annual Banned Books Read Out .