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.

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

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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).

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

Research in Library Settings

Photo of Elisabeth Jones
Elisabeth Jones

Elisabeth Jones, Intermittent Lecturer at the UM School of Information, Research Area Specialist for the Dean of Libraries, and Doctoral Candidate in Information Science at the University of Washington, will briefly describe the uses and pragmatics of a selection of social research methods, such as surveys, interviews, and experiments, w

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Date & Time
July 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery in Room 100, Hatcher North
Series
U-M Emergent Research Conversations
Event Type
Lecture

In Between Worlds

In Between Worlds, an integrative project by Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design senior Elaine Czech, reimagines humans' relationship with primates through a series of carved wooden masks inspired by Japanese Noh Theater masks. 

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Dates
April 19th, 2013 through May 5th, 2013
Location
Current Periodicals Reading Room
Event Type
Exhibit

On View: Art and Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments and make mini works of art as you take in exhibits across the Shapiro and Hatcher Library buildings. Start things off with light appetizers in the Library Gallery and work your way toward dessert in Bert's Study Lounge, a digital exhibit space on the first floor of the Undergraduate Library.

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Date & Time
September 19, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Library, Gallery; Hatcher Library, 7th Floor Special Collections; Hatcher Library, Stephen S. Clark Library; Shapiro Library, Bert's Study Lounge
Event Type
Open House

The Many Hats of Robert Altman: A Life in Cinema

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

This exhibit draws on the riches of the University of Michigan’s Robert Altman archive, including examples of his novel approach to overlapping dialogue, his exploration of movie genres, his use of ensemble casts, and how audiences and critics viewed his work.

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Dates
April 22nd, 2013 through June 30th, 2013
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Exhibit

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