September, 2013 Events

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September, 2013 Events

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Party for your Mind

Welcome, Class of 2017! On Sunday, September 1 from 4-6 PM a Party for your Mind will take over the first floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. There will be: free pizza * prizes * video games on the big screens * book making * palm reading * green screen * photo booth * button making * free pizza!

Event Information

Date & Time
September 1, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Undergraduate Library Reference
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Poetics of Identity: A Reading by Hiromi Itō and Mutsuo Takahashi

Mutsuo Takahashi (left) and Hiromi Itō

This event brings together two of Japan’s most influential poets for an afternoon of bilingual readings and discussion about the relationship between language and identity.  Hiromi Itō and Mutsuo Takahashi will read from their works and discuss them in Japanese, with translation provided by Jeffrey Angles.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 11, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type
Discussion

Imaging the Dream Exhibit Opening

The opening of the Imaging the Dream exhibit begins with a talk by Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson in Chesebrough Auditorium, followed by a ribbon-cutting and reception in the Atrium of the Duderstadt Center.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 12, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center, North Campus
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

U-M 3D Lab Open House

The UM3D Lab Open House will feature demonstrations of 3D Scanning, Rapid Prototyping, Virtual Reality, Motion Capture and more. Try out one of the 3D printers and don't miss the Oculus Rift! Join us to see all of the amazing technology and services available.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 13, 2013 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Digital Media Commons, 3D Lab, First Floor Duderstadt Center
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

University Musical Society, Season Launch

Join us in Bert's Study Lounge to kick off the University Musical Society (UMS) season and celebrate the latest donation by Bert Askwith.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 13, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Bert's Study Lounge, First Floor
Event Type
Reception

Shun-kin: The Literature of Junichiro Tanizaki and an International Performing Arts Collaboration

Complicite: Shun-kin; photo by Stephanie Berger

In conjunction with Complicite and Setagaya Public Theatre's production of Shun-kin, this panel discussion contextualizes the theatrical production, probing into Junichiro Tanizaki's aesthetics and director Simon McBurney's ingenious interpretation.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 19, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Third Thursday in the Clark Library: Collection Highlights

Map of Ukraine
Map of Ukraine

Welcome back! Please join us in the Clark Library for our first monthly open house in the new school year. Our exhibits include Ukraine: Land of Many Borders; Describing Space: Materials from a creative trip in Kyoto; and a Fall Art Show. We'll also have highlights from our map collections on display.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 19, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

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