Events

04/2016 Events

Student Panel

Students from the Student Engagement Program discuss project work and how working at the library has deepened their perspective on academic life at the University of Michigan.

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Date
04/01/2016
Time
09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Library Engagement Symposium
Event Type
Symposium

Project Showcase 2

Project showcase sessions highlight the dynamic work of this year's library mini-grant recipients. Students received up to $1,000 to support innovative and collaborative projects that make a real­-life impact. Projects strengthen community partnerships, enhance global scholarship, and/or advocate for diversity and inclusion.

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Date
04/01/2016
Time
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Library Engagement Symposium
Event Type
Symposium

Humanities Tools for Library Resources

Hilde De Weerdt, Professor of Chinese History at Leiden University, reviews recent efforts to connect text databases, biographical databases, geographic information systems, and tools generated from within the humanities community. She argues that connecting databases and tools, open access as well as commercial, is an important mission for researchers and librarians in Chinese Studies and one that has been ignored for too long.

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Date
04/04/2016
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

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.

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Date
04/06/2016
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

Arab American Voices: Poetry, Performance, Readings

In Honor of Arab American Heritage Month, join us for a fun night of readings, Q&A, conversation, coffee and Arabic pastries. Carol Bardenstein, U-M Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Culture & Comparative Literature, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, LS&A, hosts a lively performance of poetry, rap, short narratives, and creative works, by students, alumni & other community members, featuring:

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Date
04/06/2016
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Lounge (Lobby)
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Event Type
Reading

Lead to Pixels: Setting the G gathering of the Hamlet Second Quarto

Students setting type to replicate the G gathering of Q2 (Hamlet: 1604). L-R: Elijah Sparkman, English major, LSA undergraduate; Rebecca Fortes, fiction, MFA; Amanda Rybin-Koob, poet, MFA.

Please join Rebecca Chung (UMSI), Fritz Swanson (Wolverine Press), and Justin Schell (Shapiro Design Lab), for conversation about the Wolverine Press's edition of a famous sheet of paper: the G gathering from the Q2 (second quarto) of Hamlet, which includes Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be” speech, his repudiation of Ophelia with “Get thee a Nunry,” and his speech to the players, “sute the action to the word.”

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Date
04/07/2016
Time
01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Workshop

The Comedy of Consent: Shakespeare’s Dream of Politics

Joseph Loewenstein, Washington University professor and a specialist in Renaissance Literature and Culture, unearths the constitutional politics of Shakespearean comedy and considers Shakespeare’s meditation on publicness in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He says, "For all their remarkable achievements in fine arts, literature, astronomy, philology, mathematics, and engineering, Renaissance Europeans had few successes as political theorists. Or so we are told.

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Date
04/07/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Policies on the Refugee Crisis

Join us for a conversation with leading international refugee law expert and U-M Law Professor James Hathaway as well as representatives from the Detroit Amnesty International chapter.  The International Refugee Crisis: currently, 19.5 million people have been forced to seek sanctuary abroad. Now more than ever it is important to understand the domestic and international policies that affect the future of these individuals. We are honored to have Professor Hathaway with us to share his knowledge and answer your questions about this important issue.

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Date
04/07/2016
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Strengthening the Huddle: An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion on Athletes and Mental Health

A panel discusses athlete mental health, addressing mental health and stigma among college athletes, mitigating the effects of mental health related to sports, the challenges and successes of addressing mental health, and advocating for the integration of mental health and sports. Free, but please RSVP. Refreshments provided.

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Date
04/08/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Preservation Clinic

photo of 2013 participants

Leyla Lau Lamb, senior conservator at the U-M Library, examines a photo album and photos to give advice about their preservation. Photo by Jeff Gilboe.

Preservation and conservation experts from the University of Michigan Library give one-on-one consultations about caring for your treasures. Learn how to preserve items so they can be passed on to future generations. Bring some of your personal history along to get specific advice: audio and video recordings, books, diaries, electronic files, genealogical information, letters, maps, photo albums and photographs, postcards, prints, or scrapbooks. The right expert for the right media will advise you how to store, handle, and safely display or share them. Spread the word!

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Date
04/10/2016
Time
01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

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