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Written by Rachel Scott one month ago

Cal Poly Authors: Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

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Friday, May 29, architect Clare Olsen and engineer Sinead Mac Namara spoke about their book, Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering at Conversations with Cal Poly Authors. Olsen is assistant professor of architecture at Cal Poly and Mac Namara is associate professor at Syracuse University. Mac

Written by Rachel Scott seven months ago

Cal Poly Authors: Tehachapi, the first women’s prison in California

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On Friday, December 5, Kennedy Library welcomed Kathleen Cairns to speak about her book, Hard Time at Tehachapi: California’s First Women’s Prison. She spoke about the first women’s prison in California, from the personal stories of the inmates to the historical significance

Written by Tyler Deitz one year ago

Conversations with Cal Poly Authors explores what it means to be wild

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Kennedy Library got wild on Friday, April 18, as we welcomed Mary Stewart Atwell and Elizabeth Adan for our most recent Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event.

Written by Tyler Deitz one year ago

Remembering love with Jody Lisberger

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“Write a story that really matters to you,” said Jody Lisberger, associate professor and director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at University of Rhode Island. Jody was inspired to write short stories that mattered to her, and her inspirations

Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

So. Many. Events.

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Welcome back Mustangs! Kennedy Library is hitting the ground running this quarter with a lot of fun, unique events coming up. In January and February, the library will be holding a variety of events about topics from biofuels to love

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

BDSM as an ethical lifestyle: A conversation with Lewis Call and Jane Lehr

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The term “BDSM” and the word “library” are not often used in the same sentence (I don’t think). Kennedy Library, however, changed that last Friday, October 18, at its most recent Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event. During this conversation, Lewis Call,

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

California music is an audible photograph

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How do you understand history? Do you look at photos, read books? Watch the History Channel? For Craig Russell, Cal Poly music professor, a community’s songs are enduring records of their era, providing in-depth and textured insight into their ways

Written by Victoria Billings three years ago

Revenge of the white whale

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Cal Poly author and history professor George Cotkin shared his own eccentric, extensive and often hilarious relationship with Herman Melville’s classic “Moby Dick” on October 12 at Kennedy Library’s first Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event of the school year.

Written by Karen Lauritsen four years ago

Blurred boundaries, self-consciousness and other contemporary film noir themes

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Doug Keesey, English professor, and Josh Machamer, associate professor in the Theatre and Dance Department, joined us for a conversation about contemporary film noir that made me want to 1) hear conversations between two thinkers in the liberal arts more

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