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 detaili
It's that time again. Time to get away from your noisy roommates and study for exams.
Join us at the Computer & Video Game Archive to celebrate female gamers. Dress up, bring friends, and get your geek on! Ladies get priority on game stations, but everyone is welcome.
There is a Lioness on the University of Michigan campus, and her name is Cassie Michael. You wouldn’t know it by looking at her, but this by-all-appearances typical undergraduate spent two 7-month tours in Iraq wearing Kevlar and a helmet.
The Third Thursday at the Clark Library theme this month is "Maps of Food," so we'll have maps related to all things food, drink, and agriculture, including many beautiful antique maps with illustrations of food bounty to highlight a region's agricultural fecundity.
Dr. Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann describes her project of cataloging Greek manuscripts in American Libraries and then focuses on the University of Michigan collection and the results of her research to date.
This is an opportunity to learn about visual impairment from those whom you may not know live, work, cope and succeed with severe visual issues. Participants include Carolyn Grawi from the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living and the U of M School of Social Work, Jane Berliss-Vincent of the U of M Knox Center for Adaptive Technology; a piano performance by Carmen Cazarez Polk from Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis and an art exhibit by Sunny Smith of the University Library.
The Stephen S. Clark Library will be hosting their regular Third Thursday exhibit this Thursday, October 18th, entitled "Perils at Sea." The event will feature maps of 17th century sea monsters, Great Lakes shipwrecks, treasure maps, pirates, more modern threats such as U-boats, and much, much more!
This two-day interdisciplinary symposium on the cultural history of cartography intends to facilitate discussion among scholars of history, art history, literary criticism, area studies, and architecture and urban planning. To develop comparative modes of inquiry, each panel will address specific concerns across geographical spaces and temporal periods.