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Emergent Research: The Accidental Archive

Date: 
January 28, 2013
Running Time: 
78:46

Finn Brunton, Assistant Professor at the School of Information Professor Brunton engages in a wide range of inquiry that includes: the digital humanities, the history of technology, STS, "dead media", Internet culture, and network politics. Professor Brunton responds to a series of prepared questions related to his research process(es), followed by Q & A from the audience.

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Last modified: 07/11/2013

Martha Graham in Retrospect: Legacies and Innovations

Martha Graham in Retrospect
Date: 
January 25, 2013
Running Time: 
80:06

 

Peter Sparling and Clare Croft (U-M Department of Dance) and Martha Graham Dance Company artistic director Janet Eilber participate in a panel discussion exploring Graham's legacy, vital voice, and the frames for looking at, understanding, and interpreting her work.
 
Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), the U-M Institute for the Humanities, and the University Musical Society (UMS).
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Last modified: 02/12/2013

The Author's Forum Presents: The Selvage

The Selvage
Date: 
January 16, 2013
Running Time: 
83:37

The Author's Forum presents "The Selvage: A Conversation with Linda Gregerson and Daniel Herwitz," where U-M Professors Gregerson and Herwitz discuss Gregerson's new collection of poetry. In eloquent poems about Ariadne, Theseus, and Dido, the death of a father, a bombing raid in Lebanon, and in a magnificent series detailing Masaccio’s Brancacci frescoes, The Selvage deftly traces the “line between” the “wonder and woe” of human experience.

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Last modified: 02/07/2013

Mats Selen, i>clicker co-founder

Mats Selen
Date: 
December 7, 2012
Dr.  Mats Selen, Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, gives a talk on engaging students during lecture and best practices for using clickers in class. 
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Last modified: 01/08/2013

Ediciones Vigía: Talk and Exhibit

Cuban Book
Date: 
December 5, 2012
Running Time: 
82:05

Presentation by Rolando Estévez, principal designer and founder of Ediciones Vigía, a producer of handmade books in Mantanzas, Cuba, with an accompanying exhibit. Estévez’s Ediciones Vigía books are collected privately and are held by cultural institutions in Europe and the US, such as the British National Library and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The U-M Library holds a major collection of these extraordinary books.

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Last modified: 07/10/2013

Taking Them Seriously: A Celebration of "Mother Camp"

Mother Camp
Date: 
November 29, 2012
Running Time: 
66:10

This lecture by David Valentine of the University of Minnesota marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Esther Newton's Mother Camp, a singular milestone—as David Halperin has said, "Mother Camp was the first major book in queer studies."  Valentine speaks to assumptions about gender and sexuality that reinforce racial and class hierarchies and that, ironically, negatively impact the most vulnerable transgender-identified people—young, poor people of color.

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Last modified: 02/07/2013

Translating Slavery, Translating Freedom

Translating Slavery-Translating Freedom
Date: 
November 28, 2012
Running Time: 
94:18

 

Panel Discussion

Christi Merrill, co-director of the UM LSA Translation Theme Semester, moderates a panel discussion featuring Françoise Massardier-Kenney, co-author of Translating Slavery and professor of French at Kent State University; Martha S. Jones, associate professor of history and co-director of the Michigan Law Program in Race, Law & History; and Jean M. Hébrard, visiting professor and co-director of the Law in Slavery and Freedom Project at UM. The panelists cover issues related to translation in the contexts of slavery and emancipation.

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Last modified: 02/12/2013

Science and Secularism: Feminist Issues

 Feminist Science Studies poster
Date: 
November 27, 2012
Running Time: 
81:48

IRWG's Feminist Science Studies presents Sandra Harding, one of the world's most influential and foundational scholars of feminist and postcolonial science studies. Harding, professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA, has made major contributions to standpoint theory, postcolonial science studies, and feminist epistemology.

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Last modified: 02/07/2013

Antigonick (sophokles), a reading and booksigning by Anne Carson and friends

Anne Carson
Date: 
November 14, 2012
Running Time: 
47:54

A reading of Antigonick (sophokles), a translation by Anne Carson, published by New Directions Press (2012). 

The reading features Robert Currie, Ray McDaniel, Joan Morris, William Bolcom, Eliza Woodford, John Woodford, Amanda Krugliak, Ken Mikolowski and Spencer Hawkins in addition to Carson.
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Marge Piercy: Fiction and Poetry Reading

Marge Piercy
Date: 
November 1, 2012
Running Time: 
53:34

New York Times bestselling author Marge Piercy, known for her roles in the anti-Vietnam War and women’s movements, reads selections of her poetry and fiction as part of the 50th anniversary conference: A New Insurgency: The Port Huron Statement in its Time and Ours. This event was cosponsored by the Center for the Education of Women; the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; University Libraries; and the English Language and Literatures and History departments.

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