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Orson Welles: Opening Remarks

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Matthew Solomon, associate professor at U-M, and Catherine Benamou, associate professor in Film & Media Studies, University of California-Irvine, kick off the Orson Welles symposium.

Event Information

Date
06/08/2015
Time
01:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Orson Welles: Donors & the Archive with Christopher Wilson

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Christopher Wilson donated his father Richard Wilson's papers to U-M. He discusses his father's longtime friendship and professional relationship with Welles as well as his own relationship with his father. Moderated by Brad Schwartz, historian and author, and Vince Longo, U-M graduate student.

Event Information

Date
06/08/2015
Time
01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Orson Welles: Donors & the Archive with Oja Kodar

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Oja Kodar shares her memories of her life with Orson Welles and the importance of creating an archive dedicated to his work. Moderated by Elliot Wilhelm, curator of film and video, Detroit Institute of Arts.

Event Information

Date
06/08/2015
Time
03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Orson Welles: Rededication Ceremony

Join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Orson Welles-Oja Kodar Collection and the Richard Wilson-Orson Welles Collection. U-M Library is the home of the largest assortment of Orson Welles archival papers and documents in the world. Join us for any or all of the sessions that are part of the symposium, Wellespring: A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles.  

Event Information

Date
06/08/2015
Time
04:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Orson Welles: Scholarship & the Archive

This panel, consisting of two generations of scholars, presents work that originated from research done within the various Orson Welles collections at U-M Library. Panelists:

Event Information

Date
06/09/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Orson Welles: Legacy & the Archive

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Panelists discuss how the legacy of Orson Welles has been shaped in various media thirty years after his death. Panelists:

Event Information

Date
06/09/2015
Time
02:30 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Wellespring:  A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Event Type
Symposium

Sundance Film Forward: The Internet's Own Boy

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U-M Library, in conjunction with Sundance Film Forward, screens The Internet's Own Boy, followed by a Q&A with director Brian Knappenberger.

Event Information

Date
06/16/2015
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
Series
Sundance Film Forward
Event Type
Film

Open Access Activism

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Join Melissa Levine, U-M Library's lead copyright officer, Jack Bernard, U-M associate general counsel, and Brian Knappenberger, who wrote, directed, and produced The Internet's Own Boy. Knappenberg's film chronicles the story of Aaron Swartz, the information-access activist and Internet prodigy who was targeted by the FBI in a high-profile criminal case involving JSTOR and MIT prior to his suicide. The panel will discuss  the Swartz case and its relevance to libraries and information, both in general and here at the University of Michigan.

Event Information

Date
06/17/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher North Gallery (Room 100)
Series
Sundance Film Forward
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Sundance Film Forward: We Are The Giant

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U-M Library, in conjunction with Sundance Film Forward, screens We Are The Giant, followed by a Q&A with director Greg Barker.

Event Information

Date
06/17/2015
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
State Theater, 233 S. State St., Ann Arbor
Series
Sundance Film Forward
Event Type
Film

The Secret History of Comics Readers

Talk by Carol Tilley, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Friday, June 19, 1-2 p.m. in 1180 Duderstadt

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Date
06/19/2015
Time
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt 1180 Duderstadt Center
Event Type
Lecture

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