September 2012 Archives

Exhibition: Touring Yosemite

Lyman_250.jpgCome "tour" Yosemite through books, drawings, photographs, ephemera and other, mostly 19th century, primary source materials from Special Collections. On view in Honnold/Mudd Library, 2nd Floor, North Entrance, September 1-December 22, 2012.

Discover how visitors traveled to Yosemite. See where they stayed and what they did and saw. See how they reflected upon their experiences after leaving this wondrous place!

To download the exhibit handout and checklist, and to see information about related events, visit Special Collections Exhibits & Events.

FIVE - 5Cs Journal: Submit Your Writing!

Are you a Claremont Colleges undergrad? If so, you are invited to submit academic writing that you have produced while a student at The Claremont Colleges for publication in the second issue of FIVE, an online journal in scholarship@Claremont, which will feature outstanding undergraduate academic works from the 5Cs. The second issue of this journal will be published at the end of Fall semester, 2012.

Submissions must be received by Monday, October 8.

This new journal seeks to publish outstanding academic writing from across the disciplines. What is academic writing? It's the kind of writing you generally do for classes--for example, research papers, project reports, historical analyses, psychological studies, political arguments, close readings or explications of another piece of writing.

All submissions will have identifying information removed and will then be reviewed by a Board of Reviewers and an Editorial Board, both comprised of students, faculty, and librarians from across The Claremont Colleges.

How do you submit your writing? Go to Five Submission Guidelines.

Have questions? Contact the Coordinator of your campus Writing Center or email FIVE Staff.

7C Students: Play the Library Game and (maybe) Win a $250 Visa Gift Card

Game runs Sept. 17-23. 7C students can stop by the Services Desk to pick up their Library Passport and game instructions. Once you've finished the game you'll be entered to win one of several prizes: a $250 Visa gift card, gift certificates to Huntley bookstore, free Claremont cash.

Constitution Day Events at the Library

On Constitution Day, Mon., Sept. 17, come to the Services Desk at Honnold/Mudd Library and pick up a free copy of of book, The Declaration of Independence and Other Great Documents Of American History, 1175-1865.

On Wednesday, September 19th, please join us at 4:15 PM in the Founder's Room of Honnold/Mudd Library for a Claremont Discourse panel discussion in recognition of Constitution Day:

The Constitution and The American Family

with Audrey Bilger (CMC Literature), N Ann Davis (Pomona Philosophy), Diana Selig (CMC, History), George Thomas (CMC Government) Janet Farrell Brodie, moderator (CGU History).

The Constitution aims to guarantee individual rights, yet is remarkably silent on the matter of what defines a family and which family members are entitled to particular constitutional protections. Debates over such topics as marriage, parental rights, and reproductive technologies have raised complex questions for the courts, representatives and citizens. At this panel, scholars from a range of disciplines will consider the significance and status of the family under the Constitution.

For more information, contact Adam Rosenkranz, adam_rosenkranz@cuc.claremont.edu or ext. 73986.

ARTstor Image Database Will Be Down for Maintenance Sat., Sept 15, 7-11 PM

ARTstor is a database of over 1 million high resolution art and other images. You can find a link to it from our Databases page.

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