Talk: David E. James, Avant-Garde Film in Los Angeles in the Early 1940s

Thursday October 20, 2016, 7pm
LMU, Animation Drawing Room, Communication Arts Building, Room 310

USC Professor David E. James discussed his book The Most Typical Avant-Garde: History and Geography of Minor Cinemas in Los Angeles (2006).

Stretching Time: A Slow Arts Festival

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 4-7pm
Burns Fine Arts Complex

Animation, music, dance and food at a slower pace. This event is co-organized by the Bellarmine Forum and the Laband Art Gallery.

Talk: Professor Nigel Raab, Learning from Each Other, Early Soviet & American Film

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 9-10am
Communication Arts, Mayer Theater

Gallery Walkthrough with Curator Tom Klein and Opening Reception

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 3-6pm
Walkthrough (3pm) Opening Reception (4-6pm)

LMU Chair of Animation and Curator of the exhibition led a walkthrough of the exhibition followed by an opening reception.

Artists' Reception & Awards Ceremony – Young Contemporaries 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 5-7pm

Opening Reception – Young Contemporaries 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6-8pm

Talk: The Dark Side: Your Personal Archive, Data Collection, & Privacy

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 5-7pm
Seaver Science Hall 100

Other types of archiving and data collection are occurring on a daily basis around our shopping, browsing, and physical location. Where is this information going and how do citizens protect their privacy in a digital age? Guest speakers are Dr. Douglas Thomas, professor of Communication in the Annenberg School at USC and Dr. John Nockleby, LMU Law School. These guest speakers, will be introduced by Dr. Jason Jarvis of LMU, Dept of Communication Studies who did his Dissertation Research on Anonymous/hactivist and the event is co-organized with the Department of Communication Studies.

Conversation: Gaming, Its Past and Its Future, Tracy Fullerton & Tom Klein

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7pm
LMU, Von der Ahe Building, Room 190

USC Game Designer/Professor Tracy Fullerton and LMU Animation Professor Tom Klein will discuss how traditions of analog and digital game design inform the creative process of current video game development. This event is co-organized with the School of Film and Television. Read a recent article about Tracy Fullerton in the LA Times.

DIY Archiving Workshop & Exhibition Tour

Saturday. February 13, 2016, 9:30am-12:30pm
Von der Ahe Suite 322, William H. Hannon Library

Learn how to best preserve your treasured documents, images, and objects, both print and digital. The workshop will be followed by a tour of the exhibition with curator Carolyn Peter.

Ask An Archivist Panel

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 5:30-7pm
Von der Ahe Suite 322, William H. Hannon Library

Archivists from diverse archives across Southern California will discuss the relationship between researchers and the work of archivists.

Talk: Nuala Creed & Brewster Kahle & Opening Reception

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 2-5pm
Artist's Talk (2-3pm) Reception (3-5pm)
Murphy Recital Hall and Laband Art Gallery

Internet Archive Founder Brewster Kahle and artist Nuala Creed offer insight in the archive and the unique artistic commission. The talk will be followed by reception. The talk is co-organized by the Laband Art Gallery and KaleidoLA: The Speaker Series of the Department of Art and Art History.

Free Little Libraries

January 23 - March 20, 2016

Dotted across LMU's campus are Free Little Libraries where you can take a book and/or leave a book. Stop by the Laband or the Hannon Library for a map and go on a treasure hunt to locate them all.