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Exploring American Patriotism: Coercive Patriotism Panel (Banner Moments)

Date: 
November 12, 2014
Running Time: 
84:41

Comprising the panel "Exploring American Patriotism” are: 
Wayne Baker, U-M professor of Management & Organizations, Ross School of Business, and author of United America 
Kristin Hass, U-M associate professor in American Culture and author of Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall 

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Last modified: 12/10/2014

Translation at Work: Michigan Conversations on Literary Translation

Date: 
November 6, 2014
Running Time: 
54:10

This roundtable discussion focuses on publishers—including major publishing companies, small presses, and online media—who engage in translation. Students (both undergraduate and graduate) can come to meet people working with literature outside of academia and learn about potential alternatives to an academic career.

Campus professionals who engage with foreign literature in the United States in various capacities highlight the ways in which, beyond the work of translators themselves, a variety of professionals deal with the material implications of promoting foreign literature in this country.

This is one in a series of three 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 campus. Each event consists of a roundtable discussion devoted to a specific professional field and brings together three speakers.

Panelists include: Dwayne Hayes (Founder, Absinthe Magazine) , Jill Schoolman (Archipelago Books) and Emily Goedde (Moderator)

 

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College Football: Past, Present, And Future

Date: 
November 5, 2014
Running Time: 
94:16

The uniquely American story of college football, why it matters, and what the future looks like. Best-selling author, college instructor, and University of Michigan graduate (honors degree in history) John U. Bacon shares his thoughts on the history of college football and why it helped fuel the growth of major state universities like U of M.

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Last modified: 11/06/2014

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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The Clements Library Presents: Burbeck Acquisition Reception

Series: 
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
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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Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

Series: 
Author's Forum
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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