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August 2021

Fanning the Flames Speaker Series

August 26 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives invites you to the third event in the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series.  Kamishibai (paper plays) and the Mobilization of Women in Wartime Japan Thursday, August 26, at 12:00 pm PT | 3:00 pm ET Presented by Sharalyn Orbaugh, Head of Asian Studies Department and Professor of Modern Japanese Literature and Popular Culture, University of British Columbia Moderated by Kaoru (Kay) Ueda, Curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives…

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September 2021

Kate Manne: What is Gaslighting?

September 23 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a lecture by Cornell University’s Kate Manne as part of our series titled “All This Rising: The Humanities in the Next Ten Years,” which features ideas and methods that will mark new paths for the humanities. Gaslighting is often glossed as an interpersonal practice involving manipulating the victim into feeling “crazy.” In this talk, Professor Manne will moot various desiderata for an adequate account of gaslighting, and argue for a broader account of the phenomenon—and, ultimately, a definition of…

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Paper Chase: Ten Years of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Cantor

September 29 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience over 100 acquisitions to the Cantor’s collection that investigate issues of science and nature, identity and social conflict, art collecting, and history. IMAGE: Ambreen Butt (Pakistan, b. 1969), Untitled, 2008. Hard ground and soft ground etching, aquatint, spitbite aquatint, drypoint, and chine collé, with hand-coloring. Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund, 2011.38.5 Admission Info Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Sun, 11am – 5pm. CLOSED MON & TUES

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February 2022

A Loaded Camera: Gordon Parks

February 23, 2022 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

An exhibition celebrating work by groundbreaking African American artist Gordon Parks, who used his camera to confront racism and also represent creativity and endurance. IMAGE: Gordon Parks (U.S.A., 1912–2006), Emerging Man, 1952. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of and © The Gordon Parks Foundation. The Capital Group Foundation Photography Collection at Stanford University

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