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Book Review: ‘The Raj Quartet’

Book Review: ‘The Raj Quartet’

By JOHN VAALER

April 2, 2020

Paul Scott's series about the last days British Crown rule in India tackles racism and colonialism with action, beautiful prose and dark humor.

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 2, 2020

Looking to stay connected to Davis Family Library remotely? Here are some instructions and suggestions to connect through Overdrive.

Bracing for seismic impact of remote learning, faculty turn to DLINQ

Bracing for seismic impact of remote learning, faculty turn to DLINQ

By RAIN JI

March 29, 2020

DLINQ has encouraged faculty to use a variety of online tools, including the now-ubiquitous conferencing platform Zoom for live video calls and Panopto for posted lectures.

Opening doors, starting conversations: ‘Black is the Body’

Opening doors, starting conversations: ‘Black is the Body’

By REGINA FONTANELLI

March 12, 2020

Emily Bernard's on-campus visit last week shared stories from her book, largely about the power of friendship in fighting systemic racism.

‘SEVEN’ celebrates stories of women changemakers

‘SEVEN’ celebrates stories of women changemakers

By EDYTH MOLDOW

March 12, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works brought a powerful arts experience to campus, highlighting the true stories of women who found their voices through human rights activism.

‘Unveiled’ highlights stories from the Muslim diaspora

‘Unveiled’ highlights stories from the Muslim diaspora

By DALEELAH SALEH

March 12, 2020

Last weekend, Rohina Malik performed her one-woman play which portrays her experience as a Muslim woman, providing social commentary and stories inspired by true events.

The Librarian is in: ‘100 Times’

The Librarian is in: ‘100 Times’

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 12, 2020

Chavisa Woods' memoir features vignettes about instances of sexual harassment, assault and discrimination.

Reel Critic: ‘Les Misérables’

Reel Critic: ‘Les Misérables’

By NINA NG

March 12, 2020

The latest installment in the Hirschfield Series brings viewers to the streets of Montfermeil, a modern look at a scene from Victor Hugo's 1862 book, with a dark and striking representation of inequity, institutional violence and hypocrisy.

40th on 100th: David Finckel and Wu Han grace Robinson Hall once again

40th on 100th: David Finckel and Wu Han grace Robinson Hall once again

By EMMA TZOTCHEW

March 5, 2020

Last Friday, the cellist-pianist couple came to campus to deliver the tenth performance of the Performing Arts Series' 100th season, featuring a piece by contemporary composer Pierre Jalbert commissioned especially for the event.

‘Lost Luxuries: Ancient Chinese Gold’ now on exhibit

‘Lost Luxuries: Ancient Chinese Gold’ now on exhibit

By RAIN JI

March 5, 2020

Curated by Professor Sarah Laursen, the new exhibit at the Museum of Art showcases forgotten Chinese gold artifacts.

The Librarian is in: ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

The Librarian is in: ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 5, 2020

Harriett Beecher Stowe's iconic anti-slavery novel provides a perspective into pre-antebellum attitudes towards slavery and religion in America.

An ode to Wodehouse

An ode to Wodehouse

By JOHN VAALER

March 5, 2020

Two generations after his death, P.G. Wodehouse's smart, funny, character-driven prose deserves a revisit.

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