Free Visits to the Huntington Library

Visit the Huntington Library on Saturdays and Sundays in October and receive free entrance with your PCC ID. No reservation is required. Just bring your PCC ID and a print out of the Huntington Dawn Activity

Download Huntington Dawn Activity

Speak Series Events

Join us at our 2017 Speaker Series, events designed to accompany the shared reading of Dawn by Octavia Butler. All campus members and the larger community is welcome!

  • SEPT
    21
    Dawn: A Talk-through the Octavia Butler Archives

    A journey through the Huntington Library's Octavia E. Butler archives to enhance the reading of Dawn. Ayana Jamieson, Founder of the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network 

    12-12:50 pm, Thursday, September 21, 2017 
    C-333


  • SEPT
    28
    Dawn: A Talk-through the Octavia E. Butler Archives

    A journey through the Huntington Library's Octavia E. Butler archives to enhance the reading of Dawn. Ayana Jamieson, Founder of the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network 

    12-12:50 pm, Thursday, September 28, 2017 
    C-333


  • OCT
    03
    Opening Pandora’s Box: The Octavia E. Butler papers at The Huntington Library

    Natalie Russell, the Assistant Curator of Literary Collections at the Huntington Library, and curator of the recent exhibit Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories, will lead audience members through an exploration of Octavia E. Butler's papers.

    12 - 12:50 pm, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 
    Sexson Auditorium


  • OCT
    05
    Dawn: A Talk Through the Octavia E. Butler Archives

    A journey through the Huntington Library's Octavia E. Butler archives to enhance the reading of Dawn. Ayana Jamieson, Founder of the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network 

    12-12:50 pm, Thursday, October 5, 2017 
    C-333


  • OCT
    27
    Dawn: Exploring Consent

    Aaron Hartzler, acclaimed author of What We Saw and Rapture Practice, will lead a discussion on the complicated topic of consent. Bring your questions on how this topic relates to the reading of Dawn.

    12:30 - 1:30 pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 in C-333

    RSVP


  • OCT
    27
    Dawn: Exploring Consent

    Aaron Hartzler, acclaimed author of What We Saw and Rapture Practice, will lead a discussion on the complicated topic of consent. Bring your questions on how this topic relates to the reading of Dawn.

    2:15 - 3:15 pm, Friday, October 27, 2017 in C-333

    RSVP


  • DEC
    06
    Dawn: A Staged Reading by Towne Street Theatre

    Please join us for the culminating event of the 2017 One Book, One College Speaker Series for Dawn by Octavia E. Butler. Towne Street Theatre, LA's premiere African-American theater company, will be performing scenes from the first book in the Xenogenis trilogy by the award-winning science fiction writer and distinguished PCC alumna.

    5:30 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday December 6, 2017 in Sexson Auditorium. RSVP


  • DEC
    06
    Dawn: A Staged Reading by Towne Street Theatre, 2nd Showing

    Please join us for the culminating event of the 2017 One Book, One College Speaker Series for Dawn by Octavia E. Butler. Towne Street Theatre, LA's premiere African-American theater company, will be performing scenes from the first book in the Xenogenis trilogy by the award-winning science fiction writer and distinguished PCC alumna.

    7:30 - 8:30 pm, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Sexson Auditorium. RSVP

From the Huntington Library's Octavia E. Butler archives