October, 2013 Events

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October, 2013 Events

Ukrainian Society, Culture and Politics: A Conversation with the President and First Lady of Ukraine 2005-2010

The Orange Revolution

Join the President of Ukraine (2005-2010), Viktor Yushchenko, and First Lady Kateryna Yushchenko for a discussion about modern Ukrainian society - its people and their values - with emphasis on international cooperation in science, culture and education, and in particular the participation of Ukrainian int

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Date & Time
October 4, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Clark Library, Seminar Room, Second Floor Hatcher Library
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Event Type
Discussion

Publishing Practice Series: Building Your Online Identity

Jonathan McGlone, Digital Publishing Project Manager at Michigan Publishing, explains how to create an effective and professional presence online.

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Date & Time
October 8, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location
U-M Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer, Room 1022
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Workshop

Beyond Pontiac's Shadow: Michilimackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763

Keith R. Widder

Keith R. Widder, author and former curator of history for Mackinac State Historic Parks explores how early alliances among the British and Indians in the Michilimackinac borderland prevented the Ojibwe attack at Michilimackinac on June 1763 from igniting more violence against the British.

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Date & Time
October 8, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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Event Type
Lecture

Engaged Learning: Emerging Campus Perspectives

Photo credit: GIEU
Photo credit: GIEU

What is engaged learning? What is happening with engaged learning on our campus? Come join the Engaged Learning Task Force for the first in a series of panels and conversations exploring this issue.

Our first panel will feature three campus leaders sharing their perspectives.

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Date & Time
October 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Author's Forum Presents: From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha

portion of bookcover from From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha

U-M Professor Donald Lopez reads a short excerpt from his new book, From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha, followed by conversation with Bill Zirinsky, owner of Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room, and ending with audience Q & A.

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Date & Time
October 9, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Oculus Rift Hackathon

Oculus Rift

Presented in conjunction with the Ann Arbor District Library, All Hands Active, Ann Arbor Game Makers Meetup and WolverineSoft, the Oculus Rift Hackathon is your chance to experience the dream of the 90’s and the biggest thing in gaming right now.

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Date & Time
October 11, 2013 - 9:00pm to October 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Center for Entrepreneurship
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Event Type
Workshop

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