November, 2013 Events

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November, 2013 Events

Author Talk: Detroit City is the Place to Be

Portion of the book cover from Detroit City Is the Place to Be

U-M alumnus and Detroit-area native Mark Binelli talks about his latest book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, followed by an audience Q&A session.

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Date & Time
November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

The Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series Presents: Visualizing Data

Why data visualization? Why now? Lisa Strausfeld, Global Head of Data Visualization at Bloomberg, defines the attributes of successful data visualizations and how they can be generalized to other design media.

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Date & Time
November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Michigan Theater
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

The Grocery Gap: Unequal Access to Healthy Foods in Southeast Michigan

Dorceta Taylor of the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment examines access to food in this part of the state and explores new approaches to understanding and assessing food insecurity, which is very high in parts of Southeastern Michigan.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Game On! Video Game Research & Teaching at the University of Michigan

Courtesy of flickr member Patrick hoesly: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zooboing/4543757687/

Join us for a panel discussion with U-M faculty who work with video games as they discuss their game-related research and how they integrate games into their teaching. Panelists include Sheila Murphy, Screen Arts & Cultures; Sean Silver, English; and Erik Hildinger, Engineering/Technical Communications.

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Date & Time
November 12, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Exhibit Reception for Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity

Freedom Flag #4, Faith Ringgold

Join us for the opening reception of the exhibit Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity, with special guest Indira Frietas Johnson, exhibition artist. Remarks at 6:00 p.m.

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Date & Time
November 12, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Gallery, Duderstadt Center
Event Type
Reception

Jim Ottaviani Reads From His New Graphic Novel About Primate Researchers

book cover of Primates, by Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks

Author and U-M Librarian Jim Ottaviani reads from his book Primates followed by discussion with John Mitani, the James N. Spuhler Collegiate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Anthropology. Book sales are courtesy of Vault of Midnight.

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Date & Time
November 13, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Computer and Video Game Archive 5th Anniversary Party

We're throwing a party to celebrate the CVGA's 5th anniversary, and you're invited! Come and see what we have to offer, enjoy food and drink just outside of the archive, and, if you're feeling adventurous, participate in a Super Smash Bros. tournament.

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Date & Time
November 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Computer & Video Game Archive, Room B474, Duderstadt Center
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Transportation Forum

Image: 'Grand Street: Texting' http://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00/126238642 Found on flickrcc.net
The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) will host a Transportation Forum in the Library Gallery.  As the number of transportation initiatives in Washtenaw County continue to grow, it can be difficult for the public to differentiate or to track progress of these projects. This event brings together many of the project leaders advancing a comprehensive vision for an integrated transportation system. 
 

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Date & Time
November 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Open House

Analyze This: A Panel Conversation on Ethics and Privacy in Learning Analytics

With the growing importance of learning analytics in higher education, the ethics and privacy issues around learning analytics have become important for instructors and students to consider. What ethical requirements do researchers and institutions have for protecting student data?

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Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library North
Location Information
Series
MLibrary Learning Analytics Series 2013-2014
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Cooking Reform Judaism

Cookbook cover from Sisterhood Temple Emanu-el, 1967

Discover what lay inside the covers of sisterhood cookbooks assembled by Jewish women who joined Reform Temples in the 20th century. What were the tastes of "Jewish cooking"? And why did women cook? 

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Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

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