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Submitted by aridzona@stanfo... on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 15:59.
On August 10, 1945, a day after the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan accepted the Potsdam Conference terms of unconditional surrender, as President Truman ordered a halt to atomic bombing. The Hoover Institution's current exhibit, The Battle for Hearts and Minds: World War II Propaganda, includes many posters from the archives’ rich and extensive collection of more than 100,000 posters. The exhibit is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free of charge. Parking on campus is free on Saturdays.
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 07:29.
The winners and finalists of the 2012 Saroyan Prize for Writing have been announced: Elisabeth Tova Bailey's The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating won in the non-fiction category, and Daniel Orozco's Orientation and Other Stories won for fiction. The finalists for non-fiction are Arion Golmakani's Solacers and John Jeremiah Sullivan's Pulphead; and for fiction, Ben Lerner's Leaving the Atocha Station and Miroslav Penkov's East of the West: A Country in Stories.
From the Stanford News story:
Submitted by email@example.com on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 08:21.
To kick off this year's San Francisco International Poetry Festival, Mayor Ed Lee announced yesterday that the city has a new poet laureate: Alejandro Murguía. Murguía, professor of Latino/Latina Studies at San Francisco State University, is the city's sixth poet laureate.
Take a look at SearchWorks for titles by Alejandro Murguía available here in Green Library.
Submitted by aridzona@stanfo... on Fri, 07/20/2012 - 07:38.
Next Tuesday noted Russian historian and Hoover Institution fellow Robert Service will discuss his latest book: Spies and Commissars: Bolshevik Russia and the West. The talk will be held in Stauffer Auditorium in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Building at 4:00 PM. This event is open to all.