Kyungmi Chun is retiring after almost sixteen years of service to Stanford Libraries and its users. When she joined Stanford in 2007 as Korean Studies Librarian, the Korean Collection was in its inception, having only been established in 2005. During her time at Stanford, Kyungmi built a world-class collection from ground-up. Her work has been an integral part in the growth of the Korean Studies program at Stanford. She has supported the faculty and students, especially graduate students, in Korean Studies. Previously, Kyungmi served as the Korean Studies Librarian at the University of
Contours of an Invisible City envisions Rome as a multiverse of sorts – an ancient metropolis teeming with phantasms and histories. Pairing guidebooks from the 16th-20th centuries with a new series of photographs by non-fiction photographer Kieran Dodds, the exhibition invites reflection on the palimpsest of invisible cities that are Rome.
Curated by Christian Gonzalez Ho, 2nd-year PhD student in art history.
Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability (SDSS) are delighted to announce that Christine (Chrissy) Garcia will be joining Stanford Libraries on November 14, 2022 as the Geoscience Specimen Collections Curator and Manager. This unique position sits within the Libraries, but will be responsible for managing the rock, mineral, and paleontology collections for the School. This collaboration will combine the expertise of both groups with active faculty input on the historical and contemporaneous collections and the libraries deep knowledge of material management, metadata standards, physical and digital preservation, and digitization workflows.
The East Asia Library is currently hosting a new exhibition of work by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, on view in the main second-floor exhibit space at the Stanford East Asia Library.