Archive for February, 2007

Christopher Columbus Admiral of the Open Seas

The Frank V. de Bellis Collection presents

“CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ADMIRAL OF THE OPEN SEAS”

February 16 through March 26, 2007


The collection is commemorating the 500 year anniversary of the death of Christopher Columbus with an exhibit of images and information produced by the National Committee for Celebrations of Christopher Columbus, by the Fondazione Regionale Cristoforo Colombo, and by the Regione Liguria.

The exhibit consists of 40 illustrated panels that cover the life and history of the great Genovese explorer.

Curated by Gabriella Airaldi, University of Genoa.

Free and open to the public: Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00pm

On loan courtesy of the Italian Cultural Institute, San Francisco

Add comment February 9th, 2007

"Whatever Happened to Orson Welles" presentation, Joseph McBride (Cinema)

Thursday, February 8, 2007
3:30-5 PM
SFSU’s McKenna Theater (free to all)

Join Joseph McBride, Assistant Professor in the Cinema Department, and author of the new book What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career, for a discussion, which will include the screening of rare clips from such Welles films as Chimes at Midnight, The Immortal Story, and Don Quixote.

Add comment February 2nd, 2007

Reflections on the Oakland General Strike

Please join us in celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Labor Archives and Research Center of San Francisco State University on Friday, February 23rd. Our keynote speaker will be Chris Rhomberg author of “No There, There: Race, Class and Political Community in Oakland” Chris will explore the 1946 Oakland General Strike and its impact on the city’s political landscape.

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Governor signs $21 million augmentation for Library Project

Governor Schwarzenegger signed the postsecondary education facilities bill SB 682. This law provides an additional $21 million in state funding for the planned renovation and expansion of the J. Paul Leonard Library.

Add comment February 1st, 2007


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