Events

April, 2015 Events

Caravana 43: State Violence in Mexico

Image of Caravana poster
On September 26, 2014, 43 students from a rural teacher training school were disappeared by the Mexican State. Their parents and classmates took up the fight to demand that they be returned alive. Join us to hear the parents and student survivors share their stories and struggle for justice. This event will be in Spanish with English translation. Press conference to follow.    

Event Information

Date
04/11/2015
Time
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Michigan Animation Club Mini-Workshop: Rotoscoping

Join us to learn some useful animation tricks. The focus for this workshop is Rotoscoping, where an animator traces over video footage frame by frame to use in animated film. The Michigan Animation Club is offering a series of mini-workshops to introduce interested students, from any background, to some of the simple concepts surrounding animation production.

Event Information

Date
04/11/2015
Time
07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Duderstadt Duderstadt Center, Vis Lab 1 (Room 1401)
Series
Michigan Animation Club
Event Type
Workshop

The Body in the Library: Lord Lansdowne and his Nursery for Reform

David Hancock

David Hancock, U-M professor of history, talks about the important private collection of books and manuscripts assembled by William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquis of Lansdowne (1737-1805), Britain’s first Irish-born prime minister, and housed at his palace in London. He examines the design, decoration and furnishing of a space to house them in, their acquisition, use and disposition between 1761 and 1805, and the tastes and thoughts they reflected.

Event Information

Date
04/14/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Going Blind

Image depicting Going Blind in Braille dots
Join us for a screening of the 2010 documentary film, Going Blind, which explores vision loss and blindness in the United States. Allow time to stop by the Hatcher lobby exhibit cases to view an exhibit about the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled, created in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library.

Event Information

Date
04/15/2015
Time
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Film

Without Cassini – Colbert and the Administrative Cartography of the French Provinces, 1661-1683

Jean Boutier, Directeur d’Etudes at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Marseille) and visiting scholar in the U-M Department of History, discusses new research on a little known project to map France, initiated by Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), the powerful minister to Louis XIV.

Event Information

Date
04/16/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher North Clark Library Instruction Space (2nd floor Hatcher)
Event Type
Lecture

Dogs in the Library

dog photo

Ahhhhhh. In the library, 2013

Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us at the Browsing Collection on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:      Monday, April 20, 2:00-5:00 p.m.      Thursday, April 23, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Dogs being dogs, they might need to leave early!

Event Information

Date
04/20/2015
Time
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

The Birds and The Beasts: Audubon's Masterpieces at the University of Michigan

Audubon's Wolverine

Join the University of Michigan Library and the Clements Library to celebrate the acquisition of John James Audubon's The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America with a viewing and panel discussion. Each volume of this fabulous publication will be on display in the Audubon Room from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. and again, after the discussion, from 5:00-5:30 p.m. Panelists will include:

Event Information

Date
04/22/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

More Dogs in the Library

photo of two golden retrievers
We've got what you need to shake off end-of-semester stress: therapy dogs, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us at the Browsing Collection on the first floor of the Shapiro Library to feel the love.

Event Information

Date
04/23/2015
Time
02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Browsing Collection, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Emergent Research Lecture with Charles Burant

Charles F. Burant presents the Emergent Research lecture for April. Dr. Burant's clinical interests are in the area of metabolic syndromes and management of Type II Diabetes. His research laboratory investigates the mechanisms of insulin resistance and utilizes animal models of diabetes to identify pathways important in understanding diabetes progression. His lab also studies adult pancreatic progenitor cells and how they might be used to generate new insulin secreting beta-cells.

Event Information

Date
04/27/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Who is this Jack Carney?

Photo of Jack Carney

Jack Carney, c. 1928

Dublin native James Curry, history and digital humanities doctoral scholar at the National University of Ireland Galway, gives an introduction to the Jack Carney papers held in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection of the Special Collections Library. Carney was a left-wing journalist who edited or wrote for various labor, socialist and communist newspapers in Ireland, Britain and America during the decades prior to his death in London in 1956.

Event Information

Date
04/27/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

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