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Events and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 20, 2016-Saturday, August 20, 2016

(All day)
East Asia Library, Lathrop

Free and open to the public.

Exhibit: An exploration of modern East Asian information technology through historical artifacts from the personal collection of Professor Thomas S. Mullaney (History) and the Stanford East Asia Library.

Opening reception and guest lectures by Jidong Yang (EAL) and Thomas S. Mullaney (History) on Wednesday, January 20 at 5pm.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Green Library, Bing Wing, 5th Floor, Bender Room

RSVP to This event is free and open to the public.

Today, we stand at the very edge of a vast, uncharted digital landscape, where our collective memory is stored in ephemeral bits and bytes and lives in air-conditioned server rooms. What sources will historians turn to in 100, let alone 1,000 years to understand our own time if all of our memory lives in digital codes that may no longer be decipherable?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

(All day)
Green Library, Bing Wing, 4th Floor

This event is free and open to the public.

Don't miss our special presentations and workshops in celebration of the opening of the David Rumsey Map Center
April 19, 2016
6:00-7:00 pm      Open House
April 20, 2016
10:00-10:45         Grant Parker: Mapmaking Before Maps
10:45-11:30         Chet Van Duzer: Early Maps as Sources for Historical Research
11:30-12:15         Anne Knowles: TBD