Lecture Series

About our Lecture Series


Many Faces of China lecture by Dr. Haw-Jan "John" Wu.

The John M. Pfau Library regularly offers lectures on topics of interest to the campus and the community, via our Noontime lectures and special series on local history.

All lectures are held in PL-4005, the Special Collections area on the library's fourth floor. Lectures are free and open to the campus and the community.

View the complete list of Lectures & Presentations.

If you have an idea for a lecture or presentation, please contact Iwona Contrera, Head of Exhibits and Lectures, at icontrer@csusb.edu or 909-537-3447.

Special Lecture Series

Rheubottom-Webster Local History Lectures

This series focuses on topics relevant to the history of San Bernardino and the Inland Empire.

Howe Lectures

The Howe Lectures focus on the history and cultures of native peoples in the Inland Empire.

San Bernardino Bicentennial Lectures

Local history lectures celebrating 200 years of San Bernardino's history.


Librarian Barbara Quarton speaks on "Christmas Stories Rediscovered."


Students and faculty watch the 2009 presidential inauguration.