Videos

The Book That Launched Scores of Scholars

Date: 
November 5, 2014
Running Time: 
58:52

University of Michigan Press celebrates the 20th anniversary of the publication of Academic Writing for Graduate Students by John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak.

Among the many featured speakers are: James Hilton, University of Michigan Dean of Libraries, Ann Johns, Professor Emerita at San Diego State University, who will discuss the book’s impact worldwide, Yu-Shiang Jou, PhD Student, UM School of Education, who will talk about how the book influenced his decision to attend graduate school at Michigan and the Authors of the book, John Swales and Christine Feak.

 

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Last modified: 11/06/2014

The Clements Library Presents: Burbeck Acquisition Reception

Date: 
October 28, 2014
Running Time: 
62:01

Clements Library's Curator of Maps and Associate Director, Brian L. Dunnigan, and Curator of Manuscripts, Cheney J. Schopieray, discusses the recent acquisition of military papers and maps of General Henry Burbeck (1754-1848).

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Last modified: 11/04/2014

Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (gEECS)

Date: 
October 27, 2014
Running Time: 
80:48

Members of the Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student group (gEECS) share their thoughts on how the group supports the research and education of women at U-M and some benefits they experience by participating in gEECS. They also share their thoughts on how gender affects research and education, specifically in technology areas.


The gEECS group is dedicated to encouraging the professional, academic, and social development of women in technology-related fields of study.

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Last modified: 10/28/2014

Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

Date: 
October 27, 2014
Running Time: 
70:38

Gayle S. Rubin, U-M professor of anthropology and women's studies, reads from her collection of writing, Deviations. U-M Professor Valerie Traub, whose research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England, joins her in conversation.

Rubin has been a pioneering theorist and activist in feminist, lesbian and gay, queer, and sexuality studies since the 1970s. Deviations features insightful writing on subjects such as lesbian history, the feminist sex wars, the politics of sadomasochism, crusades against prostitution and pornography, and the historical development of sexual knowledge.

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Last modified: 10/28/2014

Bentley Web Archiving Event: Keynote, Megan Ankerson

Date: 
October 24, 2014
Running Time: 
64:18

The keynote address is focused on theoretical issues and challenges surrounding software and web history presented by Megan Ankerson, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies.

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Last modified: 11/18/2014

Bentley Historical Library: Visualizing the Archive

Date: 
October 24, 2014

Introductory Remarks and Overview of the Archive with Alexa Pearce, Librarian for History and American Culture, Hatcher Graduate Library Justin Joque (MSI '10), Data Visualization Librarian, Clark Library , Main presentation by Michael Shallcross (MSI '10), Assistant Archivist, Data Curation Division, Bentley Historical Library.

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Last modified: 11/18/2014

Authors’ Forum Presents: To Forget Venice

Date: 
October 22, 2014
Running Time: 
58:56

Poet Peg Boyers reads from her latest collection of poems, To Forget Venice, and then dives into conversation with U-M Professor of English Language and Literature Nicholas Delbanco.
Venice is the site of several unforgettable years of Boyers' adolescence, and the place she has returned to more frequently than any other city. It is both adored and reviled by the speakers in her poems.

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Last modified: 10/28/2014

Sports Anthems: The History, Power, and Business of Music in Athletics

Date: 
October 15, 2014
Running Time: 
98:03

A panel discussion with sports writer John U. Bacon, U-M professor and author of Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football, Dave Barrett, composer and lyricist of the NCAA Final Four anthem “One Shining Moment", John Pasquale, director, Michigan Marching Band, Madison Ristovski - U-M women’s basketball, Mark Clague, professor of musicology, School of Music, Theater, and Dance, moderates the discussion. The panel discusses our national anthem and the role of music at athletic events.

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