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Upcoming Hatcher Graduate Library Events

The Map Thief with Author Michael Blanding

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Award-winning investigative journalist Michael Blanding told the true-life story of map-dealer-turned-criminal E. Forbes Smiley III in his book The Map Thief. Blanding talks about Smiley's thefts and the rare maps that were stolen. Copies of a few of the maps will be on display. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864. 

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Date & Time
September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Stretching Time: Quantum Legacies in Analog and Digital Media

Jonathan Sterne, Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, examines the lesser-known work and legacy of Dennis Gabor, a physicist famous for inventing holography. 

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Date & Time
September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Robert Hass & Brenda Hillman in Conversation with One Pause Poetry's Sarah Messer

Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman

Poets Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman are both active in the Ecopoetry movement which searches for ways to use language to better appreciate/understand the interconnectedness of human, animal, mind, matter and nature. Language not as an object but as a motion.

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Date & Time
September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Symposium: Thirty Years of "Thinking Sex"

Six scholars address how Professor Gayle Rubin's 1984 essay, “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality," has been generative in LGBTQ and sexuality studies, including its impact across disciplines and adaptations to new topics and concerns in the present and future.

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Date & Time
October 2, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

The French Poster and World War I

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French World War I poster, courtesy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ségolène Le Men, former curator at the Musée d'Orsay and a professor at Paris X-Nanterre, examines French propaganda posters from World War I, an important but overlooked corpus of images.

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Date & Time
October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

How Can Parents **Really** Talk with Their Children About Divorce?

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Clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst Joshua Ehrlich explores why parents and children tend to drift apart in the aftermath of divorce and offers concrete suggestions for how parents can initiate meaningful conversations with their children so they can stay connected as they navigate the many challenges of divorce.

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Date & Time
October 7, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Clements Library Presents: Burbeck Acquisition Reception

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Please join the Clements Library's Curator of Maps and Associate Director, Brian L. Dunnigan, and Curator of Manuscripts, Cheney J. Schopieray, as they discuss the recent acquisition of military papers and maps of General Henry Burbeck (1754-1848). A few items will be on display for viewing. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864.

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Date & Time
October 14, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum Presents: To Forget Venice

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Poet Peg Boyers reads from her latest collection of poems, To Forget Venice, and then dives into conversation with U-M Professor of English Language and Literature Nicholas Delbanco.

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Date & Time
October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

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