Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking about zines, and making zines. We will make mini-zines, stitch and bind some zines, and create some collaborative zines. You can contribute a page to a zine about social justice, your weirdest dream, your favorite spot in San Francisco. For more information, check out the Gleeson Zine … Continue reading Make Zines!
The feast day of St. Jerome – Sunday, September 30th – is upon us! Gleeson Library celebrates St. Jerome because he is the patron saint of libraries, librarians, and scholars. Born in 347 and died circa 419, Jerome devoted his life to asceticism, monastic studies, and biblical scholarship. His most notable work is a Latin … Continue reading Feast of St. Jerome
In honor of Constitution Day, we are celebrating voting rights at Gleeson Library. Continue reading Happy Constitution Day!
Members of USF’s Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity have created a Student Social Justice Exhibit for Gleeson Library on the topic of foster care. The fraternity annually donates money to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization that provides foster children with consistent, caring volunteer advocates, trained to address each child’s needs in the court and … Continue reading Foster Care – Student Social Justice Exhibit
American poet John Ashbery passed away on Sunday September 3, 2017 at age 90. In his acclaimed career, Ashbery published more than 20 volumes of poetry, most noted for their intricacy and controversy. He has won almost every major American poetry award, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Yale Younger Poets Prize, … Continue reading Gleeson Library Remembers: John Ashbery
Last year the library launched an innovative project to promote peer to peer learning around social justice topics. The Student Social Justice eXhibits (SSJX) project involves students selecting and researching a social justice topic of their choosing, and then creating a display using Gleeson Library materials such as books, videos, and journal articles. Librarian Carol … Continue reading Student Social Justice Exhibits
Our newest Student Social Justice Exhibit is entitled “Female Body Image,” and was created by USF students Jessica Joyner, Dong Ma, and Aaron Wong. The display focuses on the biology and appearances of different kinds of bodies, ranging from how a woman’s body develops to the pressure society places on women to have a perfect body image. All the books on display are available to be checked-out. Thanks to Jessie, Dong, and Aaron for their work!Continue reading “Female Body Image Display”