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Upcoming Hatcher Graduate Library Events

The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race and the End of Segregation in Mississippi

Stephen Berrey, U-M assistant professor of American culture and history, talks with Angela Dillard, U-M Earl Lewis Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, about Berrey's recent book, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race and the End of Segregation in Mississippi.

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Date
02/09/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Draw a Black Line Through It: On the Surveillance of Blackness

Situating blackness as an absented presence in the field of surveillance studies, Simone Browne questions how a realization of the conditions of blackness—the historical, the present, and the historical present— can help social theorists understand our contemporary conditions of surveillance.

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Date
02/11/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Importance of Social Factors in L2 Pronunciation Learning

John Levis, professor of Applied Linguistics and TESL at Iowa State University, while not minimizing the importance of age-related constraints or experience using the language, argues that attention to social factors is essential to more effective pronunciation teaching for adult second language learners. He presents his research and then suggests several adjustments to language teaching that integrate social factors into L2 pronunciation pedagogy.

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Date
02/19/2016
Time
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Computational Analysis of Marginalized Cultural Production

What unique opportunities and challenges arise when applying computational methods to study the creative output of marginalized people? Cora Johnson-Roberson, Ph.D candidate in Ethnomusicology at Brown University and pursuing a secondary master's in Computer Science, discusses the use of topic modeling to analyze over 18,000 texts drawn from the Original Hip-Hop Lyrics Archive, charting the geographical and temporal distribution of different themes within the corpus.

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Date
02/22/2016
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

#WhoWillBeNext: Inter-professional Leaders Promoting Health Equity: A Dialogue on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”

Join this book dialog with a focus on gender/transgender, race & ethnicity, and health issues related to incarceration for vulnerable populations. We'll talk about the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander with introduction by Cornel West. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the U-M health sciences schools and colleges as part of the MLK Health Sciences Program and in recognition of Black History Month.

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Date
02/23/2016
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West

Silke-Maria Weineck, chair of Comparative Literature and professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at U-M, talks about her recent book, The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West, and is then joined in conversation by Jonathan Freedman, U-M professor of English, American and Jewish Studies.

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Date
03/16/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney, U-M professor of English, talks about his recent book, The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare, with Douglas Trevor, U-M associate professor of Renaissance literature and creative writing. The crises of faith that fractured Reformation Europe also caused crises of individual and collective identity. Structures of feeling as well as structures of belief were transformed; there was a reformation of social emotions as well as a Reformation of faith.

Event Information

Date
04/06/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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