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February 2014

  • Albert Camus' Legacy

    Posted Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

    Albert Camus' Legacy:
    A panel discussing the French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher

    Tuesday, February 25, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library

    Featuring Guest Panelists: 

    Dr. Hélène Laroche Davis
        Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, Notre Dame de Namur University
    Lorenzo Giachetti
        Ph.D Candidate in French, Stanford University

    Student Panelists:
    •    Ellen Paolini
    •    Kyra Sjarif
    •    Kelly Shi

    This presentation is held in conjunction with Albert Camus 1913-2013, a Digital Multimedia and Multilingual Exhibit, located in the Lower Level, Living Room of the Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library.

    Co-sponsored by The Alliance Française Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the SCU University Library

    Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Joanne Britton (408-551-1753, TTY 1-800-735-2929) at least 48 hours prior to event.


  • The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains

    Posted Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9:05 a.m.

    Book of the Quarter, Thu Feb 27
    4 - 5:30 p.m.

    More Info

  • Can Scholarly Publishing Change?

    Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

    Can Scholarly Publishing Change? Should It? 
    The Creation of the Amherst College Press 

    Press Director Mark Edington discusses opportunities, challenges, and the impact on authors. 
    Wednesday, February 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library

    Mark Edington, Amherst College Press
    Edington, a social entrepreneur with an extensive background in higher education, was recently named the founding director of the newly established Amherst College Press. 
    Amherst College Press (ACP) will publish scholarly works that are peer-reviewed, rigorously edited, published digitally, and completely free. ACP is particularly interested in the ways the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities intersect.  

    If you would like a box lunch, please RSVP to Christa Bailey (, 408-554-5031) by Monday, February 10.
    Co-sponsored by Faculty Development and the University Library