From the Archives: Bill Cosby

Distinguished comedian and educator Bill Cosby will be an Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Arts and Social Sciences ceremony on May 18 in St. Ignatius Church. But did you know that Bill Cosby previously visited the University of San Francisco campus 25 years ago in April, 1987? The Foghorn (Volume 82, … Continue reading From the Archives: Bill Cosby

Annick Wibben Reading

The Gleeson Library is pleased to welcome University of San Francisco Associate Professor Annick T.R. Wibben who will read from her book Feminist Security Studies: a Narrative Approach (Routledge, 2011) on Wednesday, May 2nd in the Donohue Rare Book Room. The book rethinks security theory from a feminist perspective and challenges the way we think … Continue reading Annick Wibben Reading

Dean Rader Poetry Reading

The Gleeson Library is pleased to sponsor a faculty reading on Thursday, April 26 as it welcomes University of San Francisco Associate Professor Dean Rader, who will read from his book Works & Days (Truman State University Press) which received the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry in 2010. Professor Rader has published widely in the … Continue reading Dean Rader Poetry Reading

California Native Wildflowers

California Native Wildflowers: Prints by Henry Evans is an exhibition of fifteen color linocut prints from the Donohue Rare Book Room’s recent acquisition of a limited edition portfolio of forty botanical prints by the San Francisco printmaker, Henry Evans. The linocut prints, on exhibition through May 11 in the Donohue Rare Book Room, portray some … Continue reading California Native Wildflowers

Calling All Student Poets!

Do you write poetry? Are you a USF Student? Want to perform your original work in celebration of National Poetry Month? Then keep reading! The Gleeson Library Poetry Committee is gearing up for our 4th annual faculty, staff, and student reading. Lily Iona MacKenzie and Kelci M. Kelci (yours truly) will headline, and we want … Continue reading Calling All Student Poets!

New! Text A Librarian

Quick, save this number in your phone or scan this QR code! Start your text with the word: gleeson Example: gleeson  What are the library hours on saturday? (after your first message to us, you don’t have to use the word gleeson any more). Give it a shot and send us a text—we would love … Continue reading New! Text A Librarian