September, 2014 Events

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September, 2014 Events

Japanese Consular Services at U-M

The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit will provide several types of consular services at information tables in the Gallery. The services available are primarily for Japanese nationals, and are presented in Japanese, but the Consulate General staff can also answer basic questions about Japanese visas.

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Date & Time
September 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

Open House for New Graduate Students and Faculty

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It’s YOUR Library. Come learn about it! 
Free Food. Meet Your Librarians. Amazing Collections.
Library Instruction Info. Research Help. Library Swag and Raffle!

See you there!

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Date & Time
September 8, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 2nd Foor, Reference Area
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Event Type
Open House

United States of Paranoia with Author Jesse Walker

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Jesse Walker discusses his book, The United States of Paranoia, which presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 8, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

The Book in Graeco-Roman Egypt: Evidence from the Papyri

image of a papyrus codex
Small papyrus codex used as an amulet, with magical symbols and drawings. P.Mich.6632, 1st-2nd century CE.

Join this discussion about the evolution of the book in later ancient Egypt, with particular emphasis on the transition from the bookroll (scroll) to the codex form and the role of Christian communities and their literary productions.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

UM3D Lab Open House

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Join us for a UM3D Lab Open House to see the amazing technology and services available as part of the Library. Plus, attendees have an opportunity to win free 3D printing material!

Event Information

Date & Time
September 12, 2014 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Digital Media Commons, First Floor Collaboration Area, Duderstadt Center, North Campus
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Event Type
Open House

Banner Birthday! Poets and Patriots Recital: A Musical Celebration

image of flags on Star Spangled Banner lyrics

Join us for a concert in honor of Francis Scott Key’s The Star Spangled Banner on its 200th anniversary, performed by voice students of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance and conducted by Jerry Blackstone of the University Musical Society.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Star Spangled Banner, 200th Anniversary
Event Type
Musical Program

Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football

Image of book cover, John U. Bacon, and Tyran Steward

Bestselling author John U. Bacon discusses his book, Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football, with Tyran Steward, historian of African American history and modern U.S. history.

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Date & Time
September 17, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum and LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University
Event Type
Discussion

Reception to Celebrate Acquisition of the Tom Hayden Papers

Photograph of Tom Hayden sitting on the ground
A white supremacist beats Tom Hayden after he was pulled from a car in McComb, Mississippi, in 1961. Photo from the Tom Hayden Papers at U-M Library.
Join us to celebrate the acquisition of the Tom Hayden papers, secured by U-M Library as a meaningful addition to the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. Expect no formal speeches, just brief words, refreshments, and mingling with Tom Hayden and library friends.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reception

Film Forward: The Rocket

Still from The Rocket

Join us for a screening of The Rocket. A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family and a couple of ragged misfits through Laos to find a new home.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Video Studio, Duderstadt Center, North Campus
Series
Film Forward Series
Event Type
Film

On View: Art and Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments and make mini works of art as you take in exhibits across the Shapiro and Hatcher Library buildings. Start things off with light appetizers in the Library Gallery and work your way toward dessert in Bert's Study Lounge, a digital exhibit space on the first floor of the Undergraduate Library.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Library, Gallery; Hatcher Library, 7th Floor Special Collections; Hatcher Library, Stephen S. Clark Library; Shapiro Library, Bert's Study Lounge
Event Type
Open House

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Library Exhibits