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Banner Birthday! Poets and Patriots Recital: A Musical Celebration

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Join us for a concert in honor of Francis Scott Key’s The Star Spangled Banner on its 200th anniversary, performed by voice students of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance and conducted by Jerry Blackstone of the University Musical Society.

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Date & Time
September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Musical Program

Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football

Image of book cover, John U. Bacon, and Tyran Steward

Bestselling author John U. Bacon discusses his book, Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football, with Tyran Steward, historian of African American history and modern U.S. history.

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Date & Time
September 17, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Reception to Celebrate Acquisition of the Tom Hayden Papers

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A white supremacist beats Tom Hayden after he was pulled from a car in McComb, Mississippi, in 1961. Photo from the Tom Hayden Papers at U-M Library.
Join us to celebrate the acquisition of the Tom Hayden papers, secured by U-M Library as a meaningful addition to the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. Expect no formal speeches, just brief words, refreshments, and mingling with Tom Hayden and library friends.

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Date & Time
September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Reception

On View: Art and Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments and make mini works of art as you take in exhibits across the Shapiro and Hatcher Library buildings. Start things off with light appetizers in the Library Gallery and work your way toward dessert in Bert's Study Lounge, a digital exhibit space on the first floor of the Undergraduate Library.

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Date & Time
September 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Library, Gallery; Hatcher Library, 7th Floor Special Collections; Hatcher Library, Stephen S. Clark Library; Shapiro Library, Bert's Study Lounge
Event Type
Open House

Caught in the Cross-Publics of the "Muslimwoman"

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Professor Lila Abu-Lughod, professor of anthropology and gender studies at Columbia University, reflects on the unanticipated passionate and polarized responses to her attempt to intervene in debates about Muslim women and their rights, through her book, Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

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Date & Time
September 22, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Banned Books Week: Phoebe Gloeckner & Jim Ottaviani in conversation about comics & censorship

A Child's Life and Other Stories by Phoebe Gloeckner

Jim Ottaviani, librarian and author of non-fiction graphic novels, interviews noted comics creator and Associate Professor Phoebe Gloeckner about her work in comics and the role of comics in personal artistic expression and their larger role in society.

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Date & Time
September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Gallery, 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Map Thief with Author Michael Blanding

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Award-winning investigative journalist Michael Blanding told the true-life story of map-dealer-turned-criminal E. Forbes Smiley III in his book The Map Thief. Blanding will talk about Smiley's thefts as well as the rare maps that were stolen, plus copies of a few of the maps will be on display. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864. 

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Date & Time
September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Banned Books Week Read In

Join us for our annual Banned Books Week event on the Diag! This year we're celebrating comics and graphic novels at the Read In. Bring a comic or graphic novel to read, learn more about the censorship of comics, and meetup with other readers.

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Date & Time
September 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library steps, Diag
Event Type
Discussion

Stretching Time: Quantum Legacies in Analog and Digital Media

Jonathan Sterne, Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, examines the lesser-known work and legacy of Dennis Gabor, a physicist famous for inventing holography. 

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Date & Time
September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

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