Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

The Intersection of Disability and Diversity

A panel discusses exploring the many aspects of diversity including intersectionality, particularly with the broad spectrum of differences found in the disability community. Panelists:

Event Information

Date
10/10/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Dogs on the Diag - Service and Therapy Dogs

Various breeds, sizes and types of service and therapy dogs can be seen (and petted, with permission, if they are not working). We hope to raise consciousness about and reinforce the animal-human bond with the intent of making the academic, hospital, and surrounding local community feel comfortable with and appreciative of therapy and service dogs and their various roles in helping human beings.

Event Information

Date
10/11/2016
Time
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Location
Diag, outside of the Hatcher Library
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Open House

Finding the Public Domain

This workshop covers materials that are in the public domain and how to determine a work's copyright status. All are welcome. The meeting URL for this online workshop will be shared upon registration. 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
10/11/2016
Time
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Online
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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