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Archive: Feb 2014

Speech, Chant, Manifesto: The Words of the Asian American Movement

Tuesday March 4, 2014

7-9pm

An ensemble of actors and organizers will stage a theatrical reading of writings and interviews of the 1970s Asian American Movement, including luminaries like Richard Aoki and Chris Iijima.

Screening: The Great Book Robbery

Monday March 3, 2014
7pm

Join members of Librarians and Archivists to Palestine for a screening and discussion of The Great Book Robbery, a documentary about the looting of 70,000 books from private Palestinian libraries during the 1948 war, directed by Benny Brunner.  This screening is part of Israeli Apartheid Week .

The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies

Traveling Exhibition at the DOX Gallery, Prague.

February 14–May 19, 2014

Sexing Sound: Aural Archives and Feminist Scores

Traveling Exhibition at the James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

February 6–March 8, 2014

Prague Post: February 16, 2014

Exhibit: The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies traces propaganda at DOX Published: 16 February 2014 Written by Raymond Johnston World War I began the use of the poster as an ideological tool The year 2014 isn’t only the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, but also the start of using posters | More »

Happy New Year!

We just received this beautiful card from Tomie Arai, celebrating the beginning of 2014 Year of the Horse. We’ve been so happy to see Tomie Arai around the Archive during the Serve the People exhibition.  If you haven’t had an opportunity to visit the exhibition yet – or if you want to check it out | More »

Haiti Solidarity Trip Report Back

Thursday February 6, 2014
7-9pm

Learn about community organizing and the state of libraries in Haiti from six U.S. librarians, archivists, technologists and community organizers who went on a trip to Port-au-Prince, Haiti this past January for solidarity meetings with organizations.