Events

10/2016 Events

The Gems of Lake Superior: Brainard Freemont Childs' 3D Voyage in 1870

BF Childs was one of the most prolific photographers of the Lake Superior region. His artistic and historic views of Lake Superior captured every aspect of life in the North Country. Join photographer and collector Jack Deo as he takes us on a trip back in time to view a 3D slide show of historic Lake Superior with scenes including Native Americans, copper and iron mining camps, towns, lake transportation and the beauty of Lake Superior. 3D glasses provided.

Event Information

Date
10/11/2016
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

Short Films Night: Compensation, Her Giveaway, Talk to Me

Compensation: The first feature by award-winning filmmaker Zeinabu Irene Davis (Cycles and A Powerful Thang), presents two unique African-American love stories between a deaf woman and a hearing man. Inspired by a poem written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, this moving narrative shares their struggle to overcome racism, disability and discrimination.

Event Information

Date
10/14/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Film

Layla and Majnun: From the Page to the Stage

Islamic Manuscript 417, p111, Layla visits Majnun in the wilderness

A panel of experts discusses the long and fascinating history of Layla and Majnun: Cameron Cross (Near Eastern Studies) on the Persian epic that made the doomed lovers famous, Christiane Gruber (Art History) on the lavish manuscript paintings of their tragic tale, and Aida Huseynova (Music, Indiana University) on bringing their romance to life on the stage.

Event Information

Date
10/15/2016
Time
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Copyright and Your Dissertation

This Copyright Office workshop addresses common questions about copyright and dissertations. It's intended for graduate students, but all are welcome. U-M faculty, staff, and students can sign up via TeachTech; others can send a request to Ana Enriquez at anaenriq@umich.edu.

Event Information

Date
10/20/2016
Time
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Disability Justice Panel

A panel of scholars and activists from the U-M community reflect on the ways in which disability activism may connect with other movements for social justice. Drawing from their own work and experience, panelists explore the meaning of disability justice and offer wisdom for building social movements based on interdependence.

Event Information

Date
10/20/2016
Time
03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Happy Birthday, NPS! A Cartographic Celebration of 100 Years of Our National Parks

Join us for a cartographic celebration of 100 years of our national parks. Come and explore the varied and vast landscapes and monuments protected by the National Park Service. We'll feature 19th century maps of Yosemite and Yellowstone, as well as one of Michigan's own national parks, Isle Royale. Third Thursday is a monthly open house that highlights items from the Clark Library’s vast map collection. These fun, thematic events are open to everyone, offering the community a look at some of our favorite maps and other materials.

Event Information

Date
10/20/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

Copyright Workshop: Fair Use Cases

This workshop will use court cases to illustrate the doctrine of fair use, with a particular focus on fair use as it applies to libraries and universities. Participants will then be invited to practice applying fair use to a set of hypothetical scenarios. All are welcome, but please register: U-M faculty, staff, and students can sign up via TeachTech; all others can send an email to Ana Enriquez at anaenriq@umich.edu.

Event Information

Date
10/21/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method

Joan Kee, U-M associate professor of art history, will read from her book, followed by a conversation with David Chung, an artist and professor in the Stamps School of Art & Design.

Event Information

Date
10/26/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

My Queer Lineage

David Roche, writer, inspirational humorist, and speaker on disability-related topics, joins us via Skype to present his new piece on the intersectionality of disability identity and the emergence of AIDS among gay men in 1980's San Francisco. Followed by Q&A.

Event Information

Date
10/27/2016
Time
07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Lecture

Film: Miya of the Quiet Strength

Miya of the Quiet Strength is a documentary about the life of Miya Rodolfo-Sioson, the lone survivor of the November 1, 1991 University of Iowa shooting, 25 years ago. Following her injury, Miya became a quadriplegic. The film shows Miya’s life as an activist, following her as she overcomes many challenges and fights for the rights of others she sees as less fortunate than herself.

Event Information

Date
10/28/2016
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Film

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