April 4, 2002
Hot lectures, cool music at CSUS library
National Library Week, April 14 - 20,
will be celebrated at California State University, Sacramento
with a series of lectures, book sales, poetry readings and
Created in 1958, National Library Week is celebrated across
the country each April. Its purpose is to recognize the contributions
of our nation's libraries and librarians to society, as well
as to promote library use and support.
The week of April 15 - 19, poetry readings and live music
concerts will take place daily from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the
first floor of the CSUS library. A book sale is scheduled
from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Thursday, April 18 in the Library Breezeway
and a faculty speaker series will be held daily from 4 - 6
p.m., at the CSUS Library Conference Room, fifth floor.
Faculty authors in the series include: Lynn Wilcox talking
about her book Women and the Holy Qur'an on Monday,
April 15, Francisco Reveles talking about his book Encuentros:
Hombre a Hombre on Tuesday, April 16 and Wayne Maeda
talking about his book, Changing Dreams and Treasured Memories:
A Story of Japanese Americans in the Sacramento Region
on Friday, April 19.
Other speakers include professors Randy Phelps, recipient
of the President's award for Research and Creativity, giving
a lecture about "Star Clusters in Chile" on Wednesday,
April 17 and Angus Wright will give a lecture "From Despair
to Hope: Brazil's Landless Movement for Agrarian Reform"
on Thursday, April 18.
For more information about the National Library Week events
call Kim Kuenlen at (916) 278-5954. Additional Media assistance
is available from the CSUS public affairs office at (916)
For further information, send an e-mail
public affairs at (916) 278-6156. For ticketed events, call
the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.
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