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The Lost and the Living: One Family's Journey Between the Old and New Worlds

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Lisa Lainer-Faigan family

Los Angeles native Lisa Lainer-Fagan presents her extraordinary research and the family trip to Lithuania designed to discover the fate of her great-uncles and aunts who disappeared during the Holocaust.  This slide-lecture will feature photographs of the many clues they followed in learning the truth – actual letters, survivor testimony, historical photos, government documents, maps – and the actual sites in Lithuania that they visited. Read more

Visualize This! The Creative Side of Copyright

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Visualize This! The Creative Side of Copyright

Join us as we discuss matters such as fair use, intellectual property, reuse, and the proliferation of online access as it applies to visual formats such as photography, comics, digital media - even 3D printing! Read more

Lane Ryo Hirabayashi - Executive Order 9066: déjà vu or redux?

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

The Friends of the Oviatt Library invite you to join us for a buffet luncheon and Presentation by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, professor in the Department of Asian American Studies at UCLA, where he is also the inaugural "George & Sakaye Aratani Chair in Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community.” Read more

Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Eva Brettler

PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE. Eva Brettler, a survivor of the Ravensbruck concentration camp, will be speaking about her experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Read more

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage and Culture Renewed

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rabbi Devin Villarreal

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more

NEDAW 2017 -

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

NEDAW 2017 Male Body Concerns

All are welcomed to join us for this workshop that will focus on something that males frequently don't discuss...body image concerns. Read more

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