March, 2014 Events

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March, 2014 Events

Third Year Memorial of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Photo of earthquake devastation
Japanese coastal town of Otsuchi days after the earthquake; Al Jazeera English via Flickr; BY-SA 2.0

Michigander Paul Fales shares his experience in Japan when it was ravaged by a huge tsunami, earthquake, and Fukushima nuclear accident three years ago. Fales was serving as an English teacher when the earthquake and tsunami hit the city, Kesennuma, where he was stationed. He was found by CNN a few days after the disaster.

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Date & Time
March 11, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Beautiful Books, Subversive Ideas

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Handmade bookcover, courtesy of Ediciones Vigía

Cuban book artist Rolando Estévez, speaking Spanish with simultaneous English translation, talks about the role of handmade books in Cuba and in the world today.

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Date & Time
March 14, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Blanket Truth: Stories of Smallpox in Early American Indian History

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Benjamin Hawkins trading with Creeks at trading post in Florida, c. 1790, U-M History of Art Department Visual Resources Collection, public domain

Were smallpox blankets a weapon of war? How did Indians and settlers tie smallpox to the battlefield? Greg Dowd looks for the truth about smallpox in early American history.

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Date & Time
March 18, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum: The Imperative of Integration

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Detail of bookcover, The Imperative of Integration, Princeton University Press

Elizabeth Anderson, John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at U-M, reads from her recent book, The Imperative of Integration, which exposes the profoundly detrimental effects that continued segregation has had on our society.

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Date & Time
March 19, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Third Thursday at the Clark Library: The U-M Himalayan Expedition, 1932-34

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Detail from bookcover of The Himalayan Journey of Walter N. Koelz, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan

Carla Sinopoli, U-M professor of anthropology, as part of the LSA India in the World Theme Semester, shares tales from her recent book "The Himalayan Journey of Walter Normal Koelz: The University of Michigan Himalayan Expedition, 1932-34."

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Date & Time
March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Series
Third Thursday at the Clark Library
Event Type
Lecture

U-M Faculty Authors Celebration

A small sampling of faculty books

Please join us as we honor the U-M faculty authors in the humanities, arts, social sciences, and international studies who published books in 2013. Remarks by James Hilton, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, and Evans Young, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education.

Enjoy a book display, music, and mingling over light refreshments.

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Date & Time
March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reception

Curators' Tour of the Maps and Map Making in India Exhibit

Clark Library Indian Maps Exhibit
Clark Library Indian Maps Exhibit

Join Tim Utter, Manager of the Clark Library, and Jeff Martin, Librarian for South Asian Studies, for a curators' tour of the

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Date & Time
March 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Library
Series
Global Information Week 2014
Event Type
Talk

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