Out Loud  / conversations with cal poly authors

Written by Rachel Scott eight 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

Jody (left) and Debra talking about the book

“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 Victoria Billings two years ago

Conversations with Cal Poly Authors puts morality on trial

Photo of Ron Den Otter and Jude Egan at Cal Poly Authors

“I believe that my book, Judicial Review in an Age of Moral Pluralism, is the most important book in the history of the world,” said Ronald Den Otter, Cal Poly associate professor of political science, to kick off the Cal Poly

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

Journey into library land: Blogging bonanza

A photo of a giant microbe plush of an E. coli cell, sitting on top of a shelf of books.

Victoria Billings is the communications and public programs intern at Kennedy Library. ‘Journey into library land’ is a series about what she’s learned creating media for Cal Poly’s university library. It’s been a busy two weeks! And not just because

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

California music is an audible photograph

Photo of Craig Russell

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 two years ago

Journey into library land: Get it into gear

Victoria Billings is the communications and public programs intern at Kennedy Library. ‘Journey into library land’ is a series about what she’s learned creating media for Cal Poly’s university library. New quarters are always a funny time at the library.

Written by Victoria Billings three years ago

Revenge of the white whale

Photo of G. Cotkin and C. Waitinas

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 three years ago

How to make a local climate action plan

Photo of Cal Pol Authors May 4

Why write a book? There are many reasons. One very good one is when a book does not yet exist for your topic. That’s one reason why Michael Boswell, Adrienne Greve and Tammy Seale set about writing Local Climate Action

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