Books & Arts

  • Odes to Omaha

    Odes to Omaha

    Sven Birkerts, 15 Nov 2012

    Essayist and critic Sven Birkerts reviews the new story collection by Ron Hansen M.A. '95. Hansen will read from his book on Nov. 20 in Corte Madera.

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    SCM, 1 Nov 2012

    New books from Thomas Plante and Lisa Davis examine abuse, betrayal, and conviction; Helen Popper offers up an indispensible guide for California native plant gardeners.

    Fall 2012

  • In Print

    In Print

    SCM, 1 Nov 2012

    Chuck Eichten ’84 writes on living a better life despite diabetes and Nicholas Buccola ’01 examines the political thought of Frederick Douglass.

    Fall 2012

  • Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Clay Hamilton, 20 Oct 2012

    Writers Bo Caldwell and Ron Hansen M.A. '95 give a reading Oct. 23 at 4:00 in SCU's Fess Parker Studio.

  • Meeting the assassin with love

    Meeting the assassin with love

    John Dear, S.J., 29 Jun 2012

    In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.

  • Get on your feet

    Get on your feet

    Pamela Feinsilber , 20 Jun 2012

    Gospel Fest comes to the Mission Church—bringing songs of inspiration and singers from around the Bay Area.

  • A clash of cultures

    A clash of cultures

    Clay Hamilton, 13 Jun 2012

    The soccer rivalry between the U.S. and Mexico has been called one of the most complex in the world. The latest film by documentarian Michael Whalen explores why.

  • The Makers

    The Makers

    Jesse Hamlin, 24 May 2012

    What does it mean to teach the arts—and to create art in all its forms—here and now? By that, we mean here at Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, with threads reaching out to the rest of the world.

    Summer 2012

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    Steven Boyd Saum, 24 May 2012

    Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76

    Summer 2012

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Sam Scott '96, 24 May 2012

    Dante "Dan" Pastorini '71 reveals his past "fast-lane lifestyle" and his journey to a better self in his book Taking Flak: My Life in the Fast Lane.

    Summer 2012