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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.