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February, 2015 Events

U-M Faculty Authors Celebration

A small sampling of faculty books

Please join us as we honor the U-M faculty authors in the arts, humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, and international studies who published monographs in 2014. Remarks by Charles Watkinson, Director, University of Michigan Press and AUL for Publishing, and John J. Edwards, President and CEO, Edwards Brothers Malloy Inc.

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Date & Time
February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reception

Confetti Sunrise: An Evening of Queer Dance - Thursday

Performances include traditional Irish music & dance by Nic Gareiss and Cleek Schrey; Kathak, a classical Indian dance by Post Natyam Ensemble; solo performances by Peter Carpenter and Anna Martine Whitehead and a burlesque/drag performance by Ricki Mason.

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Date & Time
February 19, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location
Duderstadt Center, Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

Research with Material Objects

A cross-disciplinary panel discusses trends, issues, and challenges of doing research with material culture and material objects. Panelists also address the role of technology in facilitating their research process. Participants include:

Katie Lennard, PhD Candidate, Department of American Culture

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Date & Time
February 23, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Stories of Impact: Faculty and Students Speak

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

Hear from faculty and students featured in the exhibit Learning in Real Life: Stories of Impact Through Engagement.  Cliff Lampe and Michelle Jackson talk about his project Citizen Interaction Design, which she participated in as a student; Tati Calixto and a few of her stude

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Date & Time
February 25, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Learning in "Real Life" Event Series
Event Type
Panel Discussion

French Canalettos? -- Cityscapes of the French Enlightenment

Detail from Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (French, 1715-1793) A View of Paris with the ile de la Cité, 1763, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Unlike Canaletto’s views of Venice or London, paintings by artists such as Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (1715 – 1793) and Alexandre-Jean Noël (1752 – 1834) are not well-known today. Professor Jean Boutier discusses their cityscapes and the works of other artists.

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Date & Time
February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Lecture

To Light a Candle

The U-M Baha’i Club invites you to a screening of "To Light a Candle," a documentary by the Iranian-Canadian filmmaker Maziar Bahari that tells a compelling story about the triumph of the human spirit and its quest for the light of knowledge in the face of relentless onslaught by those who seek to extinguish it.

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Date & Time
February 25, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

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