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Upcoming Library Events

Jell-O: America’s Most Famous Dessert, At Home Everywhere

Join us for a talk and reception to celebrate the upcoming online exhibit "Jell-O: America’s Most Famous Dessert At Home Everywhere." Dr. Nicole Tarulevicz of the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania speaks at 5:00 p.m.

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Date & Time
January 12, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Cities Divided: the Persistence of Segregation in the American Metropolis

Focusing on the historical and continual impact of racial and economic segregation in urban areas, this event includes a student presentation on segregation from a planning perspective and a panel discussion with Detroit organizations that are helping to lead the fight for more equitable communities.

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Date & Time
January 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

MLK Day Lecture: Diversity, Racism and the Future

Stephen Henderson, editorial writer for the Detroit Free Press, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his columns about the financial crisis facing Detroit. He speaks to the MLK Day theme for the U-M campus — Unity NOT Uniformity.

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Date & Time
January 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Rogel Ballroom, Michigan Union
Event Type
Lecture

Promoting Translated Literature in the U.S.

This is one in a series of panels on the practice of literary translation presented by the Department of Comparative Literature as part of its ongoing effort to promote translation in all its forms across the U-M campus. Students can come to meet people working with literature outside of academia and learn about potential alternatives to an academic career.

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Date & Time
January 22, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Staging Ground: An American Theater and Its Ghosts

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The Author's Forum presents Staging Ground: An American Theater and Its Ghosts, which features a short reading by Ann Arbor author Leslie Stainton followed by conversation with Stainton, Jim Leija (University Musical Society), Martin Walsh (actor and U-M instructor) and Leigh Woods (actor and U-M theater professor).

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Date & Time
January 28, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Downtown Ann Arbor District Library, Multipurpose Room
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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