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Founders Memorial Library Exhibits - May 2016
This exhibit aims to highlight and celebrate women in Southeast Asia, from their roles in society to their fashion, to their work in
the political and social sphere. Featured also, are profiles of five important women in modern Southeast Asia.
Contact person(s): Joanna Kulma, (815) 753-1819
Rare Books and Special Collections exhibit- 4th floor
"Las palabras tienen vida/Words Have Life: Celebrating Latino/a and Hispanic Literature"
This exhibit, featuring works by Latino/a and Hispanic writers held in Rare Book and Special Collections, was created in conjunction with DeKalb Public Library’s The Big Read, funded by the National Endowment of the Arts. This year’s Big Read book is In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.
Contact: Angie Schroeder, (815) 753-9838.
Southeast Asia Collection exhibits- 4th floor
The exhibit features and in depth look at the music of Cambodia, from traditional music to the music of today and everything in between. Through books, photos, articles and records the exhibit explores such topics as: traditional music, Cambodian music of the 1950’s and 1960’s, music performance and dance, as well as, stories of music under the Khmer Rouge and Cambodian music today. This exhibit was curated entirely by SEA student worker and graduate student in Anthropology Alexxandra Salazar.
Contact: Joanna Kulma, 815-753-1819.