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December, 2014 Events

Author's Forum Presents: The Infinitesimals

book cover image

Join the conversation with author Laura Kasischke and Megan Levad as they talk about Kasischke's latest book of poetry, The Infinitesimals. Book sales provided by Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room.

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Date & Time
December 1, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives

Cover Image from Glissant, Édouard, and Nancy Morejón. Fastos. Matanzas, Cuba: Ediciones Vigía, 1998

View selections from Cuban Artists' Books held in Special Collections at U-M Library, emphasizing the work of artist Rolando Estevez.

In anticipation of an upcoming online exhibition of the same name, please join us for this exhibit launch and multimedia mini-exhibit. Brief remarks by the curatorial team and special guests will be accompanied by light refreshments.

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Date & Time
December 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

This Is America: Jimi Hendrix’s Reimaginings of The Star-Spangled Banner as Social Commentary

image of flags on Star Spangled Banner lyrics

U-M Professor of Musicology Mark Clague talks about Jimi Hendrix's version of The Star Spangled Banner, "This is America."

Allow time to view the adjacent exhibit, Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life.

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Date & Time
December 5, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Star Spangled Banner, 200th Anniversary
Event Type
Lecture

Myths and Realities of Youth Sport Head Injuries

Dr. Jeff Kutcher, Director of the Michigan NeuroSport Program and Associate Professor in the U-M Department of Neurology, talks about concussion research.

Sponsored by the University Library and the LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University.

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Date & Time
December 8, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University
Event Type
Lecture

Used Book Sale 2014

brightly colored design books on bookshelves
Book image courtesy of See-ming Lee

The University Library is selling several thousand gently used books, including duplicate or superseded titles and other books not needed for the collection. Other miscellaneous items may also be available, such as CDs, DVDs, and maps.

There's something for everyone at low, low prices.

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Date & Time
December 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 10:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

Hearing Silenced Voices in the Archive

Joy A.J. Howard, Clements Library Upton Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, talks about "Hearing Silenced Voices in the Archive: Rebecca Kellogg and Mohawk Heartlands after the 1704 Deerfield Raid." All Clements lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is requested via clementsevents@umich.edu or 734-647-0864.

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Date & Time
December 16, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Series
Clements Library Brown Bag Lecture
Event Type
Lecture

Library Exhibits