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Material Conversations

Learn about the newest and coolest materials on the planet and new trends in materials research and design applications. What are you making? Need a little inspiration and impetus? The library's not just about books and journals!

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Date & Time
November 3, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Art, Architecture & Engineering Library, 2nd Floor Duderstadt Center, North Campus
Series
Material Conversations series
Event Type
Symposium

College Football: Past, Present and Future

John U. Bacon, best-selling author, college instructor, and U-M graduate (honors degree in history) will share his thoughts on the history of college football and why it helped fuel the growth of major state universities like U-M.

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Date & Time
November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

The Book That Launched Scores of Scholars

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Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Academic Writing for Graduate Students by John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak.

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Date & Time
November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Talk

Translation at Work: Michigan Conversations on Literary Translation

This roundtable discussion focuses on publishers—including major publishing companies, small presses, and online media—who engage in translation. Students (both undergraduate and graduate) can come to meet people working with literature outside of academia and learn about potential alternatives to an academic career.

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Date & Time
November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Sustaining the Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship: What Role for the Library?

Nancy Maron, program director of sustainability and scholarly communications at Ithaka S&R, shares key findings from research which identified three models—service, lab, and network—that represent different approaches to supporting digital humanities work. Light refreshments.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music

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Nadine Hubbs, U-M professor of women’s studies, music, and american cultures, talks with Paul A. Anderson, U-M associate professor of American culture and Afroamerican and African studies, about Hubbs' new book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music which looks at how class and gender identity play out in one of America’s most culturally and politically charged forms of popular music.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Exploring American Patriotism

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Comprising the panel "Exploring American Patriotism” are:

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Date & Time
November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Star Spangled Banner, 200th Anniversary
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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