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The Library Diversity Committee at Fresno State

Diversity and Inclusion

Executive Order 9066

   

Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside
February-May 2017 Display

Display recognizing the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 signed on February 19, 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Featuring the library's collection of media, books, and government documents, presented by the Library Diversity Committee in correlation with the Madden Library Special Collections Resource Center's Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside exhibition.

Articles

Resources

Human Trafficking

   

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

January 2017 Display

Display recognizing Human Trafficking Awareness Month (January) by featuring the library's collection of media, books, and government documents, presented by the Library Diversity Committee.

The Collegian - Fresno State's library features display on human trafficking

Resources

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Honoring Our Veterans

  

(Fallen Comrade Table)

Honoring Our Veterans

November 2016 Display

TRiO Student Support Services Veterans (SSSV) and the Library Diversity Committee present an interactive homage to current military members and veterans of previous service. The exhibition showcases Fresno State students who have served or who are still serving in the armed forces, and are observing customs and courtesies performed by uniformed members.

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Native Voices

  

Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness

The Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee presents an interactive exhibition, and series of events, which examine the concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawai’ians; and features interviews with more than 100 tribal leaders, healers, physicians, educators and others.

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  • September 19 through Oct 23, 2016
  • Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery in the Henry Madden Library (2nd floor, North Wing)
  • This is a free public exhibition open during normal Library hours.
  • Parking may be restricted. Please visit a campus parking kiosk.
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Sorting Out Race

  

Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotype in Thrift Store Donations

Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library Diversity Committee will host the traveling exhibition, “Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotype in Thrift Store Donations” during normal library hours from Sept. 9 through Oct. 28. The free, public interactive exhibition will be on display in the Pete P. Peters Ellipse Balcony gallery on the third floor (north wing) of the library.

Designed to resemble a thrift-store front, the exhibition examines the relationship of cultural artifacts and racial identity as viewed through the framework of thrift store donations. It poses the question: should objects of stereotypical representation remain circulating in today’s society or should they be “sorted out” of the resale market and discarded?

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