Julia Miller, Book Conservator and Guest Curator, presents Changes in the Codex Represented in the Exhibit "Historical Bookbindings: A Thousand Years of Structure and Style." The presentation draws on selected bindings in the exhibit to illustrate changes in the codex, moving from early historical bindings representing well-documented styles to
Money Shot is a book of poetry by Rae Armantrout. The Author's Forum presents this conversation with Armantrout, a 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner who teaches writing at the University of California, San Diego, and Linda Gregerson, who teaches creative writing and Renaissance literature at the University of Michigan.
Meg Waite Clayton (BA '81, JD '84), author of the acclaimed bestseller The Wednesday Sisters, talks about her latest novel, The Four Ms. Bradwells. The book is about four women who are University of Michigan Law School graduates; it explores the secrets we keep, even from those closest to us, and celebrates the enduring power of friendship.
Watch the debate between PETA Vice President Bruce Friedrich and The Michigan Ethics Bowl Team.
Brian Kahn, author of Real Common Sense: Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim Our Nation and Stop the Radical Right from Hijacking America, poses the question, “Who are the true heirs of Tom Paine’s common sense ideology: conspiracy theorists and wealthy, tax-addled Tea Partiers, or average working class Americans?”
In researching his book series, Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading, Ari Weinzweig, author, co-founder of Zingerman’s, and CEO of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, was drawn to the anarchist writings in the Labadie Collection at the U-M Library.
Andrew Kessler, author of MARTIAN SUMMER: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix Mars Mission, talks about his three months--with 130 top NASA scientists and engineers--in mission control of the Phoenix Mars expedition.
Gloryland is the fictional memoir of a buffalo soldier--a black U.S. cavalryman and the son of slaves--who finds true freedom when he is posted to patrol the newly created Yosemite National Park in 1903.
Ted Rall, author of The Anti-American Manifesto, calls for radical change in an America heading toward economic and political collapse. A Pulitzer Prize finalist and twice the winner of the Robert F.