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Brownbag: Does Open Access Really Increase Accessibility for Underserved Populations?

Join members of the Open Access Committee and School of Information students as we discuss the impact of open access for underserved populations, OA’s role in social justice, and OA’s role in developing countries.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
North Quad, Room 2265
Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Discussion

Detroit's LGBT Heritage

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Jerry "Jai" Moore as "Lady Jai" at the Golden Slipper gay bar in Detroit on Halloween, 1955

In honor of LGBT History Month, join this conversation about gay life and activism in 1950s Detroit.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (gEECS)

Members of the Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student group (gEECS) share their thoughts on how the group supports the research and education of women at U-M and some benefits they experience by participating in gEECS. They also share their thoughts on how gender affects research and education, specifically in technology areas.

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Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research Series
Event Type
Lecture

Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

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Gayle S. Rubin, U-M professor of anthropology and women's studies, reads from her collection of writing, Deviations. U-M Professor Valerie Traub, whose research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England, joins her in conversation.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

The Clements Library Presents: Burbeck Acquisition Reception

Please join the Clements Library's Curator of Maps and Associate Director, Brian L. Dunnigan, and Curator of Manuscripts, Cheney J. Schopieray, as they discuss the recent acquisition of military papers and maps of General Henry Burbeck (1754-1848). A few items will be on display for viewing. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Film Forward: Dancing in Jaffa

Film still from Dancing in Jaffa
Film still from Dancing in Jaffa

Join us for a screening of Dancing in Jaffa followed by a Skype discussion with director Hilla Medalia.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 29, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
Location Information
Series
Film Forward
Event Type
Film

Women in the Sports Pressbox: A Chat with Andrea Joyce of NBC Sports

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U-M Alum Andrea Joyce, longtime sportscaster for CBS Sports and now NBC Sports, sits down with fellow journalist Joanne Gerstner for a discussion of her pioneering work as a woman in the world of televised sports.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 30, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University
Event Type
Lecture

Material Conversations

Learn about the newest and coolest materials on the planet and new trends in materials research and design applications. What are you making? Need a little inspiration and impetus? The library's not just about books and journals!

Event Information

Date & Time
November 3, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Art, Architecture & Engineering Library, 2nd Floor Duderstadt Center, North Campus
Series
Material Conversations series
Event Type
Symposium

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