Public Events

California Rare Book School sponsors free, open-to-the-public events each year. Most events are held in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS) Building on the UCLA main campus. For directions to the GSE&IS Building, see our Directions & Parking page.

CalRBS 2017 Events:

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Roberta Malmgren, PhD
Department of Epidemiology, UCLA

August 2, 2017 5:30 p.m.
YRL Conference Room, UCLA

The speaker is an unrepentant bibliomaniac and has been collecting books on London for over 20 years. Recently, hunting and gathering instincts have led her to 19th century color-printed books. She has taken courses at the California Rare Book School, the Virginia Rare Book School, the York Antiquarian Book Seminar and the Rare Books School at the University of London. Diplomas collected: BA (English/Russian), MA (African Area Studies), MS (Public Health), PhD (Epidemiology). Reception to follow in the GSEIS Building in the second floor IS Salon.


“Sacred Geometry and Slimy Sludge, or, Making Art with Alchemy”

David Brafman
Rare Books Curator, Getty Research Institute

August 9th, 2017 5:30 pm
YRL Conference Room, UCLA

Reception to follow in the GSEIS Building in the second floor IS Salon.

Writing Satire in Barberini Rome: The Publication History of Gian Vittorio Rossi’s Eudemia

Jennifer Nelson
Reference Librarian, UC Berkeley School of Law

August 14, 2017 5 pm (hospitality) | 6 pm (presentation)
Book Club of California, San Francisco

An illustrated talk by Jennifer Nelson, Reference Librarian, the Robbins Collection at UC Berkeley School of Law.