Brown Bag: Dean Miles Jackson on Hawaii’s African American History

September 22, 2008 on 2:29 am | In Events | No Comments

LIS Dean Emeritus Miles Jackson will give a public brownbag talk on Wednesday, October 22nd, about his upcoming documentary film on the history of Hawaii’s African Americans. Dr. Jackson has published extensively on the subject, including the books And They Came: A Brief History of Blacks in Hawaii, and They Followed the Trade Winds: African Americans in Hawaii. We hope you can join us for this talk about his experience as a researcher and co-producer from 11-12:30 PM in Room 319 of Bilger Hall at UH Manoa.

L.A. County Public Library Recruiting LIS Grads

September 22, 2008 on 2:27 am | In Job Postings, Events | No Comments

Josie Reyes (Regional Supervisor, North Area) from the County of Los Angeles Public Library will be giving a talk on working as a public librarian in California on Monday, 27 October from 4:00 to 4:45 pm in the ICS Conference Room (POST 302). Interested students and alumni are especially invited, as Ms. Reyes is also hoping to interview candidates while in Hawaii. More than half a dozen UH LIS grads work in the County of Los Angeles Public Library System.

Brett Bodemer publishes John Hedley In North China and Inner Mongolia

September 22, 2008 on 2:26 am | In General, Congratulations | No Comments

LIS Student Brett B. Bodemer publishes John Hedley In North China and Inner Mongolia (1897 - 1912). The book tells the history of a British missionary who witnessed the Yellow River Flood of 1898, the Boxer Rebellion, and the First Chinese Republic, and traveled extensively in Mongolia.

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