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Symposium: Thirty Years of "Thinking Sex"

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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 pres

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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 Collections of CMU's Clarke Historical Library

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Frank Boles

Former Bentley Historical Library archivist Frank Boles lectures on the special collections held at the Clarke Historical Library as well as his experience during the Clarke's 1999 expansion and renovation project. Boles is currently the director of Central Michigan University's Clarke Historical Library. The event is 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 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Gallery, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
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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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Detroit's LGBT Heritage

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Jerry "Jai" Moore as "Lady Jai" at the Golden Slipper gay bar in Detroit on Halloween, 1955

In honor of LGBT History Month, join this conversation about gay life and activism in 1950s Detroit.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

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Gayle S. Rubin, U-M professor of anthropology and women's studies, reads from her collection of writing, Deviations. U-M Professor Valerie Traub, whose research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England, joins her in conversation.

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Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

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 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Film Forward: Dancing in Jaffa

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Film still from Dancing in Jaffa

Join us for a screening of Dancing in Jaffa followed by a Skype discussion with director Hilla Medalia.

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Date & Time
October 29, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Series
Film Forward
Event Type
Film

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