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Programs & Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions


On view through Summer 2014; Doheny Library first floor
Lives of the Great Patriotic War: The Untold Story of Soviet Jewish Soldiers in the Red Army During WWII
Lives of the Great Patriotic War explores the unknown story of 500,000 Jewish soldiers who fought in the Soviet Armed forces against Nazi Germany during WWII (known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War). The exhibit presents, for the first time, the remarkable experiences of those who were there, and provides an overview of the war on Soviet soil and an examination of the factors that influenced its direction and outcome. In print and interactive digital displays, the exhibit features war-time diary and letter excerpts, reproductions of archival photographs and documents, as well as video excerpts from contemporary oral testimonies.

Coming in fall 2014; Doheny Library Treasure Room
What Makes a Monster?
An exploration of everything monstrous in the universe, from fictional and mythical characters to real-life serial killers, microscopic pathogens to black holes, clowns, freak shows, and the Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft.

Archive of Past Exhibitions