Jerry Schwartz, father of Larry Schwartz (Library), passed away October 30. He was 83 years old and had been hospitalized for the past three and a half weeks with pneumonia. He was a veteran of the Korean War (Clearing Company, 115th Medical Battalion, 40th Infantry). A memorial service will be held Monday, Nov. 5 and the brethren of Conejo Valley Masonic […]
Larry Schwartz, Librarian, presents a Deans’ Lecture on “All of the Good Metaphors for a Title were Taken: The Great Plains and/in Fiction” at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the Comstock Memorial Union 203. The body of Great Plains and Canadian prairie fiction is large but, outside of a number of acknowledged classics, not widely known – much like the region itself. This lecture will survey some of the known and some of the unknown works that typify the Plains. All are welcome to attend.