Display Case Exhibits at Western Libraries

50 Years Since Stonewall
The June 1969 Stonewall riots, memory, and terrains of LGBTQ+ liberation The Stonewall riots marked one of the most galvanizing periods in the fight for sexual and gender liberation and the six days of protest against transphobia, homophobia, and police repression offered powerful stories,... more
Display by: LGBTQ+ Western
Display Date: 6/08/2019
Library Case 5
Autumn Hues
gone are summer’s greens here are autumn’s golds, reds, browns dusky hues surround Featured figurines: Bookend with Mexican man reading Man with pipe and open book Omar Khayyam Cornhusk doll with red book Ayacucho woman reading to four children Woman reading with baby in her... more
Display by: Pattie Moon
Display Date: 10/07/2017
Mathes Figurine Exhibit
Ella Higginson’s Works
"Ella Rhoads Higginson (January 28, 1862?-December 27, 1940) was a prominent American author. She wrote award-winning fiction, poetry, and essays characteristically set in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. She was the author of two collections of short stories, six books of poetry... more
Display by: Michelle Becker and Marielle Stockton
Display Date: 4/06/2019
Library Case 1
Innovative Teaching Showcase
The Innovative Teaching Showcase is a publication created by the Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment (CIIA) at Western Washington University as a way to highlight and share exceptional teaching practices by WWU faculty. Each year the Western community nominates WWU instructors who... more
Display by: Justina Brown
Display Date: 6/08/2019
Library Case 7
WWU former Japanese Student Display
Western Washington University is conferring a posthumous honorary baccalaureate degree to James Okubo, the only known Japanese American student attending Western Washington College of Education in 1942.  Okubo was unable to finish his degree when he and 32 other established Bellingham and... more
Display by: Carole Teshima
Display Date: 6/08/2019
Library Case 4
Summer Youth Programs
Western’s Youth Programs have been inspiring youth for 33 years through academic enrichment and recreational activities. Taught by highly regarded educators, students enjoy access to specialized labs and university resources as they explore their intellectual and creative passions in a safe, lively... more
Display by: Megan Havens
Display Date: 6/08/2019
Library Case 2
Survivance: The Power of Powwow
Please join Western's Native American Student Union in reviving the annual spring powwow! It will be a fun 2-day event including live music, traditional dance competitions, and food & art vendors. The event will be held in Carver Gym on the WWU campus. Friday, April 12th: Coastal Jam &... more
Display by: WWU Libraries Diversity Committee
Display Date: 4/06/2019
Library Case 8