Boom is a peer-review publication dedicated to inspiring lively conversations about the vital social and cultural issues of our time in California and beyond. Come grab a drink, some hors d’oeuvres, and be part of the conversation among colleagues from different CSUF colleges.
Join us for an afternoon of engaging discussion with award winning children’s book author, poet and teacher Nikki Grimes. Students, faculty, staff, emeriti and the public are invited. Refreshments and a book signing will follow Nikki’s talk! Sponsored by the Patrons of the Library and the Donoghue Children's Literature Center.
The name California originated 1510 in a five-volume romance, and California was represented as an island on maps throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Early maps tell us not only what was known at a certain time, but also about that time’s ignorance, fears, hope, misunderstandings, and fantasies.
What can DNA testing tell you about your ethnic origins? How can it be used to piece together your family history? Are those TV commercials all hype? How have anthropologists and historians used this type of DNA testing to solve historical mysteries? Can these tests reveal anything about your health?
A primary source collection presenting multiple aspects of the African-American community through pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories. These documents reveal challenges of racism, discrimination and integration.