Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

All month - "Bridge the Century: In celebration of SFSU history"
A self-guided tour of SF State's history. In the Library's display cases and lobbies.
Info: contact the Library's Archives/Special Collections Department, sixth floor, M-F, 1-5 p.m., 338-1856.
Sponsored by the Friends of J. Paul Leonard Library

Begin here for a timeline of SFSU history. First floor circulation lobby.

The Strike of 1968-69
Sampling points of view and events that shaped one of SF State's most controversial periods. First floor exhibit corridor.

San Francisco State Normal School
Artifacts from SF State's earliest years. Includes the text of the 1899 establishing act, the Ritual of the Teachers Guild Service, and the Teacher's Creed. First floor elevator lobby.

A Century of Campus Fashions
This mini-exhibit traces the history of fashions on campus from our earliest years to the present day and examines the concept of anti-fashion. Second floor elevator lobby.

University Clubs and Organizations
Get to know some of the groups that bring the campus community together to share common interests and objectives. Third floor elevator lobby.

Meet Past Faculty
Get to know 15 people who have served the campus community. Fourth floor elevator lobby.

The Women of SF State
This exhibit consists of two visual collages: the first depicts the past contributions of faculty and staff women to the evolution of the University, and the second highlights the careers of selected women who have attended SF State. Fourth floor wall case near room 426C.

History of the Land (Lake Merced Campus)
Explore the acquisition and development of SF State's physical plant, and see what was here before SFSU. Fifth floor elevator lobby.

All month -- "Dreams, Realities, and Challenges"
A pictorial exhibition on the founding of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, 644 Broadway, San Francisco. Hours: Mon. 1-4, Tue.-Fri. 10:30-4, closed Sat. and Sun.
Info: 415/391-1188 or
Sponsored by the CHSA and the Asian American Studies Department

1-5 -- "Stories from the Strike" Holloway Historians' special focus week.
What was the 1968-69 student/faculty strike really all about? The Holloway Historians will be recording the living memories of those who were involved in or affected by the strike, or who just remember particular moments about that time. Sessions held Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., focusing on different populations each day. Members of the campus community, alumni, and the greater community are invited to participate: tell their stories, hear others' memories, ask questions. All sessions in held in the de Bellis Collection Room, J. Paul Leonard Library, 6th floor. Concurrent with an exhibit in library display cases, first floor.

Nov. 1 "Students"
Nov. 2 "Faculty"
Nov. 3 "University management and local/state government"
Nov. 4 "Unions"
Nov. 5 "The community"

Info: 415/338-1856.
Sponsored by the Holloway Historians

1-20 -- "Chang Dai-chien in California"
Exhibition of 50 paintings by acclaimed Chinese artist Chang Dai-chien. This is the first exhibit of work made by Chang during his residency on the Monterey Peninsula from 1967 to 1977, when he developed a "splash color and splash ink" technical and radical media handling technique evocative of abstract expressionism. Art Department Gallery, Fine Arts (formerly Arts & Industry). Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m., Wednesday, noon-7 p.m.
Info: 415/338-1442 or Chang Web page
Sponsored by the SFSU Art Department Gallery, the SFSU College of Creative Arts, the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, China Airlines, and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

2 -- "An Ambassador's View: Sweeden in the European Union"
With the Honorable Margareta Hegardt, former Ambassador of Sweeden to the U.S., and others. Reception 6:30 p.m.; lecture 7 p.m.; location TBA.
Info:415/ 338-6990.
Sponsored by the Northern California Chapter of the Fullbright Association and the Office of the President

6 -- "Teachers by the Bay"
Workshop for High School science teachers led by scientists at the Romberg Tiburon Center. The workshop will focus on the San Francisco Bay ecosystem and will provide hands-on projects for teachers to take back to their classrooms. Space limited. Call to register. Lunch included. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Bay Conference Center, Romberg Tiburon Center, 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon.
Info: 415/338-6063 or
Sponsored by SFSU's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

9 -- "Legislating Language: Multilingualism, Language Policy, and Language Rights in California and Mexico."
Colloquium examining the complex relationships between Mexico and California, attitudes toward minority languages and language rights on both sides of the border. Speakers on linguistic human rights from Europe, Mexico, and California. 5-7:30 p.m., Seven Hills Conference Center.
Info: 415/338-1534.
Sponsored by the College of Education and the Cesar Chavez Institute for Public Policy

10 -- "History of the SFSU Foundation"
Holloway Historians Centennial Year Lecture Series, noon-2 p.m., Verducci Room, University Club.
Info: 415/338-1856.
Sponsored by Holloway Historians

13 -- "Unbound Voices of Chinese American Women"
Book-signing reception and spoken-word performance for Judy Yung, author of "Unbound Voices: A Documentary History of Chinese Women in San Francisco." 1-4 p.m., Chinese Culture Center Auditorium, Holiday Inn, 3rd floor, 750 Kearny St., San Francisco. Part of the yearlong Chinese Historical Society/SFSU in the Community Lecture Series.
Info: 338-7590 or
Sponsored by the CHSA and the Asian American Studies Department

19 -- "Red Power: Thirty Years of American Indian Activism in the San Francisco Bay Area"
Symposium marking 30th anniversary of the founding of American Indian Studies at SFSU. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center.
Info: 415/338-2013, e-mail or visit Redpower
Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Department

19 -- "SFSU in Search of Roots"
SFSU students and alumni/alumnae who participated in the "In Search of Roots" program will talk about their experiences in tracing their family history. Part of the yearlong Chinese Historical Society/SFSU in the Community Lecture Series. 7-9 p.m., CHSA Museum, 644 Broadway, 4th floor, San Francisco.
Info: 338-7590 or
Sponsored by the CHSA and the Asian American Studies Department

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