Author's Forum Presents: Girls I Know

Girls I Know by Douglas Trevor

The Author's Forum presents Girls I Know: A Conversation with Douglas Trevor and Eileen Pollack. U-M English professor Douglas Trevor reads from his recent book and then jumps into conversation with Professor of Writing Eileen Pollack, followed by audience Q&A.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 25, 2013 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Third Thursday in the Clark Library: Collection Highlights

Map of Ukraine
Map of Ukraine

Welcome back! Please join us in the Clark Library for our first monthly open house in the new school year. Our exhibits include Ukraine: Land of Many Borders; Describing Space: Materials from a creative trip in Kyoto; and a Fall Art Show. We'll also have highlights from our map collections on display.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 19, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

The Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series Presents: Visualizing Data

Why data visualization? Why now? Lisa Strausfeld, Global Head of Data Visualization at Bloomberg, defines the attributes of successful data visualizations and how they can be generalized to other design media.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Michigan Theater
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Should academics get down and dirty with YouTube?

One of Maynard's Risk Bites videos on YouTube; CC-BY

Is there a role for academic institutions in online informal education? Andrew D. Maynard, Director of the Risk Science Center in the U-M School of Public Health, talks about the growing trend in online video being used as an informal education source by individuals.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Digital Innovations in Writing Studies

Naomi Silver, Sweetland Writing Center Associate Director, and Anne Gere, Professor in the Department of English and Education, give an overview of innovations in digital rhetoric.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution, 1660-2013

Part of the cover of the More than Matzo Balls cookbook by the 2010 National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis Section. Courtesy of the University of Michigan Library.

Join us for the exhibit opening of American Foodways: The Jewish ContributionJan Longone, Adjunct Curator in the U-M Special Collections Library, will explore the multifaceted contributions of Jewish Americans, beginning with the first ko

Event Information

Date & Time
September 24, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution — Exhibit

Part of the cover of the More than Matzo Balls cookbook by the 2010 National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis Section. Courtesy of the University of Michigan Library.

This exhibit includes examples of 20th and 21st century Jewish-American charity cookbooks representing all fifty states. Curated by Jan Longone, Adjunct Curator in the U-M Special Collections Library, and Avery Robinson, Graduate Student in Judaic Studies, the exhibit is available during library hours.

Event Information

Dates
September 4th, 2013 through January 3rd
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, North Lobby Cases
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

Many histories have been written about medical care during the American Civil War, but the participation and contributions of African Americans as nurses, surgeons and hospital workers have often been overlooked. Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine looks at the men and women who served as surgeon

Event Information

Dates
July 22nd, 2013 through August 31st, 2013
Location
Taubman Health Sciences Library
Event Type
Exhibit

Emergent Research Series: The Data Infrastructures of Thinking and Making

One of a photo series of household electrical appliances being used near active public power outlets in New York City. Jamie Allen in collaboration with Ian Curry.

Jamie Allen, artist and Head of Research at CIID (the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design), discusses the relationship between technology, data, truth and representation. His projects deal with the material of media and its infrastructure (http://heavyside.net).

Event Information

Date & Time
August 9, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location
Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

Pages

Subscribe to U-M Library RSS