The Grocery Gap: Unequal Access to Healthy Foods in Southeast Michigan

Dorceta Taylor of the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment examines access to food in this part of the state and explores new approaches to understanding and assessing food insecurity, which is very high in parts of Southeastern Michigan.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Exhibit: AfroKilt

AfroKilt explores the connections between Africa and Scotland through textiles – specifically, the role of Anchor thread, an embroidery thread with a unique versatility of color and texture. Anchor thread originates from Scotland’s oldest thread manufacturer J&P Coats and is found in contemporary Nigerian embroidered robes.

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Dates
October 18th, 2013 through December 22nd, 2013
Location
Clark Library
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Exhibit

Daughters of Fire: Tom Peek Discusses His New Novel

Daughters of Fire bookcover

Author Tom Peek talks about his mystical novel Daughters of Fire, which illuminates how the Hawaiian islands' transformation into a tourist mecca and developers’ gold mine sparked a Native Hawaiian movement to reclaim their culture, protect sacred land, and step into the future with wisdom.

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Date & Time
October 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Open Access Essentials

Open education resources, open data, MOOCs and more…what does open access mean to academics and how does copyright relate?

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Date & Time
October 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Faculty Exploratory, Room 206
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Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Workshop

Food Day Focuses on Farmworker Justice: The Harvest/La Cosecha

Image from "The Harvest," courtesy of Shine Global

Do you know where your food comes from and who works to get it to your table? Join us for refreshments and a screening of the film The Harvest/La Cosecha, followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include Dr. Andrew Jones, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, School of Public Health; Dr.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

Q&A: Open Access for the Sciences and Humanities

Interested in submitting an article to an open access journal, but not sure which one to choose? Or maybe you've already published something, and you'd like to know how you can share it with the world. Learn about all this and more during an informal Q&A with open access experts.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Bert's Lounge/Lobby
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Series
Open Access Week
Event Type
Open House

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