Events

March, 2015 Events

Early Modern Maps of Paris – a History of Measures and Representations

Detail from the Turgot/Bretez Plan of Paris, 1739

Start with a discussion and viewing of Paris maps and atlases, followed by a talk at 5:00 pm by Professor Jean Boutier. Drawing from his definitive work, Les plans de Paris des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle (2e éd. 2007), Boutier discusses cartographic history using selected maps or atlases drawn from the Clark Library collections. A reception will follow the talk.

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Date
03/19/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Fastest to Best: Getting Help with Career Resources

Anxious about post-college plans and the job search process? Don’t know where to start? Join us for a joint workshop with U-M Library and the Career Center to find the fastest way to the best resources in your career search. Discover resources that the library has to offer, and hear from Career Center advisors about tips and tricks to get you the perfect job. And...pizza!

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Date
03/20/2015
Time
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Event Type
Workshop

Famous/Infamous: Exploring Reputation in Early Modern Spain Conference


Painting: ​Magdalena Ventura with Her Husband and Son by Jusepe de Ribera

This conference brings together seven exciting and cutting-edge scholars working in the domains of literature, aesthetics, performance, and cultural history. The goal is to shed new light on a neglected side of an epoch in which failure mattered greatly. Find the conference schedule here.

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Date
03/21/2015
Time
09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Symposium

PCAP Curator Tours & Opening Reception

"The Way It Is!" by Rafael DeJesus

Join curators for a guided tour of the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. Free, but advance registration is required: call 734-647-7673 or visit the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) website to sign up for a tour. Sales of items on display begin at 6 pm, and the opening reception starts at 7pm.

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Date
03/25/2015
Time
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
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Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Reception

Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet’s Art and His Nation

Book cover of Mahmoud Darwish
Join us for a conversation with author and U-M Associate Professor Khaled Mattawa and U-M Professor Anton Shammas about Mattawa's recent book, Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet's Art and His Nation. The Author's Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, the University Library, and the Ann Arbor Book Festival.

Event Information

Date
03/25/2015
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

Teach-In: Commemoration Through Emulation: Antiwar Movements from Vietnam to Climate Change

Join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion. William Gamson Boston College Professor of Sociology, former U-M faculty member, and convener at the 1965 teach-in Marshall Sahlins University of Chicago Professor Emeritus, member and convener at the 1965 teach-in

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Bring our Loved Ones Home: Lessons from California’s Fight to get People out of Prison

"The Way It Is!" by Rafael DeJesus

From prisoner hunger strikes to deadly crowding, California prisons have been in the notorious spotlight for more than a decade. Emily Harris from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights—and PCAP Advisory Board Member—discusses the challenges and opportunities of organizing at this time in the prison bellwether state. Can a “broken system” be fixed? If not, what are our alternatives? Allow time to view the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
Location Information
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Lecture

Love Songs Playaround Shakespeare

Love Songs Playaround Shakespeare combines the lyrical and romantic songs from a contemporary piece, LOVE SONGS-A Musical, (Book, Music & Lyrics by Steven Cagan), with some of Shakespeare’s most passionate, poetic love scenes, enhanced by modern visual technology and dance.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Duderstadt Center, Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

Teach-In: The Science and Politics of Climate Change

In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Teach-In: Searching for Solutions at the Global and National Level

In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Event Information

Date
03/28/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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