February, 2014 Events

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February, 2014 Events

The Janus of Tiger: Korean Decorative Painting, Magpie and Tiger

Korean painting of tiger and magpie
Tiger and Magpie; a Korean folk painting drawn during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (1392-1910); Wikimedia, U.S. public domain

Byung-Mo Chung, professor at Gyeongju University, is the first scholar to travel the world to propagate and research the value and meanings of Korean traditional decorative art culture.

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Date & Time
February 6, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Plainly Spoken: Remarks on the Book, the Binders, and the Bindings

image of bookcover
cover of Books Will Speak Plain

Julia Miller, author of Books Will Speak Plain: A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings, delivers a lecture in conjunction with the exhibit Plainly Spoken, a traveling exhibit of book bindings sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers.

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Date & Time
February 11, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Engaged Educational Opportunities for Graduate Students

Arts of Citizenship

Cliff Lampe and Joyojeet Pal, School of Information faculty, and Elizabeth Werbe, associate director of Rackham’s Arts of Citizenship program, highlight several projects and programs that enable graduate students to address real-world challenges as part of their research, teaching, and coursework.

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Date & Time
February 13, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Poverty in Southeast Michigan

Photo by Aaron Harmon

Sandra Danziger (School of Social Work), Kristin Seefeldt (School of Social Work),  and Sarah Burgard (Sociology) discuss poverty in southeast Michigan in the wake of the Great Recession that ended in 2009.

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Date & Time
February 13, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Cafe Shapiro: Students Read Creative Works

Photo of a cup of tea
Detail of Tea, a photo by Ben Matthews

Hear over 50 undergraduate students read from their creative works! Join us in Bert's Lounge for the 17th annual Cafe Shapiro; the coffee, tea, and cookies are on us.

You have four options to attend: February 10, 11, 12, and 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. each day. Come to one or come to all!

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Date & Time
February 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Bert's Study Lounge (Lobby)
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Event Type
Reading

Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution

photo of Nathaniel Philbrick
photo courtesy of Nathaniel Philbrick

New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick talks about his research at the Clements Library and the Revolutionary war documents that were helpful in writing his book Bunker Hill. The event is free, but please register by emailing clementsevents@umich.edu or calling 734-647-0864.

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Date & Time
February 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum: Darktown Follies

image of bookcover
Darktown Follies bookcover; Tupelo Press

Amaud Jamaul Johnson reads from Darktown Follies, his daring and surprising new collection of poems that respond to Black Vaudeville, specifically the personal and professional challenges African American variety performers faced in the early twentieth century.

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Date & Time
February 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reading

CAA Fair Use Issues Report: Braving through Fear of Fair Use

Are you digitizing a special collection or unique museum materials? Are you a scholar trying to use images for research, scholarly publishing or teaching?

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Date & Time
February 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100, up the ramp and to the right)
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Event Type
Discussion

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