Videos

Jim Ottaviani, "Feynman"

Book cover: Feynman
Date: 
October 13, 2011
Running Time: 
57:21

Author and U-M Librarian Jim Ottaviani talks about his latest graphic novel, "Feynman," throwing in some amusing stories about Feynman, some physics, and some tidbits about the process of creating and publishing a graphic novel.

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Last modified: 03/08/2013

Howard Markel, "An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the Miracle Drug Cocaine"

Portrait of Dr. Howard Markel.
Date: 
October 12, 2011
Running Time: 
77:42

The acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel talks about his latest book, An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the Miracle Drug Cocaine – the  astonishing account of the years-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud, young, ambitious neurologist, and William Halsted, the equally young, pathfinding surgeon.

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Last modified: 08/20/2013

Jill Vexler, "Photographer as Witness: Proof Enough?"

Jill Vexler
Date: 
October 11, 2011
Running Time: 
69:02

Jill Vexler, Ph.D., discusses the work she did while curating the exhibit Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman. Vexler is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in curating museum exhibitions about world cultures.

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Last modified: 05/28/2014

Daniel Okrent, "Death of the Book"

Danial Okrent
Date: 
October 6, 2011
Running Time: 
60:02

Daniel Okrent is best known as the first public editor at the New York Times, but he first spent more than 25 years in magazine and book publishing. He talks about how “The digital revolution has upended the roles of bookstores, libraries, publishers, and, of course, readers.

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Merrie Haskell Fuller, "The Princess Curse"

Book cover: The Princess Curse
Date: 
October 4, 2011
Running Time: 
47:06

Author Merrie Haskell Fuller, an MLibrary employee (!), discusses her first novel, The Princess Curse, and the path to getting published.

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Margaret Leary, "Giving It All Away"

Book cover: Giving It All Away
Date: 
September 27, 2011
Running Time: 
52:18

Retired Director of the Michigan Law Library, Margaret Leary, talks about her book, Giving It All Away: The Story of William W. Cook and His Michigan Law Quadrangle.

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The Man Who Never Died, with William M. Adler

Date: 
September 22, 2011
Running Time: 
77:30

William M. Adler, author of The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon, talks. Music by Chris Buhalis.

 

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Copyright Camp keynote with Deborah Wythe

Date: 
July 29, 2011
Running Time: 
92:54

Keynote speaker Deborah Wythe, manager of the Brooklyn Museum of Art’s Digital Collections and Services department, talks about why the Brooklyn Museum of Art adopted Creative Commons licenses for images of many artworks in its collections, what it's meant for them, and how they did it.

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