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"San Jose and World War One: A Centennial Exhibition" (King Library) (11/1/2018 - 11/30/2018)

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:00am
Start Date: 11/1/2018 All DayEnd Date: 11/30/2018
SJSU Main Campus

SJSU Main Campus - King Library

SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: DiNapoli Gallery

Thursday, November 1st to Friday, November 30th, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Second Floor Art Gallery "San Jose and World War One: A Centennial Exhibition" Posters, maps and artifacts explain and commemorate the First World War, focusing on its impact on San Jose and the surrounding area. Although Santa Clara County was far from the battlegrounds of Europe, the war affected virtually everyone living here. While thousands joined the military and thousands more died, an anti-war movement also existed. The war spawned music, poetry, prose and film, and it changed American life forever. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Thursday, November 1st, 2018 6:00 to 8:30 pm Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 255 Opening reception for "San Jose and World War One: A Centennial Exhibition." Hear Dr. Karen English of the Humanities Department present "A Tribute to American Poetry of the Great War" and view the exhibition in the Second Floor Art Gallery. The San Jose State University Air Force ROTC's Precision Drill Unit will present the colors. Refreshments will be provided.

"Power of Protest" 1968 Olympics Anniversary Exhibit (King Library) (9/7/2018 - 11/15/2018)

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:00am
Start Date: 9/7/2018 Start Time: 11:00 AMEnd Date: 11/15/2018 End Time: 6:00 PM
SJSU Main Campus

SJSU Main Campus - King Library

SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: Special Collections

Titled “The Power of Protest: Speed City and the Legacy of the Olympic Project for Human Rights,” this exhibit will feature select curated pieces from the Dr. Harry Edwards collection including original correspondence, photographs, articles, newspaper clippings, artifacts and copies of books written by Dr. Edwards.

200 Years of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (9/1/2018 - 11/15/2018)

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 8:00am
Start Date: 9/1/2018 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 11/15/2018 End Time: 9:00 PM
SJSU Main Campus

SJSU Main Campus - King Library

Inside the cases outside of the fifth floor elevators, a variety of materials related to the 200 year anniversary of "Frankenstein" will be on display. In late October, the library will host a Halloween event in collaboration with the Department of English & Comparative Literature.