Events

04/2016 Events

Wolverine Podcast Listening Party

Join us to hear a sneak peak of the University Library's new Wolverine Podcast project, with interviews and stories directly from students about their first experiences here at Michigan. Learn how students relate to their common identity as Wolverines, while they shed light on their unique individual experiences. This project was completed by Engagement Fellows below from our Student Engagement Program, in collaboration with library project leader and multimedia producer, Eleanor Schmitt. Erica Lignell, Writer BA '16 Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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Date
04/11/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Design Lab, 1st Floor
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Event Type
Talk

An Interview with Dr. Jack Shaheen on Arab and Muslim Stereotypes Over the Last Four Decades

Evelyn Alsultany, Director of Arab and Muslim American Studies, interviews Jack Shaheen about his experiences researching representations of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. over the last four decades, tapping into his long experience in documenting media images and their connections to anti-Arab and anti-Muslim policies and perceptions. Followed by a reception.

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Date
04/11/2016
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Series
Arab Heritage Month 2016
Event Type
Discussion

Turing conoce a Cervantes​: Professor Juan Luis Suárez

Professor Juan Luis Suárez (Western University, Ontario), Director of CulturePlex Lab, one of Canada's largest projects on digital humanities, gives the lecture followed by discussion.

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Date
04/12/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Conversaciones Cervantinas
Event Type
Lecture

What Happens

Author Sara Kosiba, Troy University in Alabama, reads from and discusses the book What Happens, a Library of Michigan 2016 Notable Book that she recently edited.

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Date
04/13/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher
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Event Type
Discussion

What Is Digital Studies?

Join us for the conference, “What Is Digital Studies?” Interdisciplinary Digital Studies at the University of Michigan. Conference Schedule: 11:30am | Lunch 12:30 - 12:45pm | Opening Remarks, Professor Lisa Nakamura 12:45 - 2:15pm | “What Is Digital Studies?” Graduate Student and Faculty Panel

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Date
04/15/2016
Time
11:30 AM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

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 outside of the Design Lab on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:

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Date
04/19/2016
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library First Floor
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Event Type
Open House

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 ouside of the Design Lab on the first floor of the Shapiro Library to feel the love.

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Date
04/21/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library First Floor
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Event Type
Open House

Third Thursday in the Clark Library: The Geography of Shakespeare

Help us celebrate the life and legacy of William Shakespeare by exploring Shakespeare’s most famous works through maps of England, Italy, Paris, Cyprus and much more. Did you know that William Shakespeare never set any of his plays in his own Elizabethan London? On display will be William Camden’s Britannia (1637), maps from John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (ca.1610), and early maps of Denmark, Cyprus, as well as many others.

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Date
04/21/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Open House

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