Oculus Rift Hackathon

Oculus Rift

Presented in conjunction with the Ann Arbor District Library, All Hands Active, Ann Arbor Game Makers Meetup and WolverineSoft, the Oculus Rift Hackathon is your chance to experience the dream of the 90’s and the biggest thing in gaming right now.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 11, 2013 - 9:00pm to October 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Center for Entrepreneurship
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Event Type
Workshop

Imaging the Dream Exhibit Opening

The opening of the Imaging the Dream exhibit begins with a talk by Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson in Chesebrough Auditorium, followed by a ribbon-cutting and reception in the Atrium of the Duderstadt Center.

Event Information

Date & Time
September 12, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center, North Campus
Series
Imaging the Dream
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Imaging the Dream

Imaging the Dream is an interactive exhibit developed by JP Morgan Chase and The King Center in Atlanta that allows visitors to view documents and images from and about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other key Civil Rights figures.

Event Information

Dates
September 12th, 2013 through September 20th, 2013
Location
Atrium, Duderstadt Center
Event Type
Exhibit

Costumes by Design

Presented by Professor Jessica Hahn, Department of Theatre & Drama, Costumes by Design features a selection of costumes from plays, musicals, opera and dance from the 2012-2013 School of Music, Theatre & Dance season.

Available during Duderstadt Gallery hours: Mon-Fri Noon-6pm, Sun Noon-5pm

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Dates
September 5th, 2013 through September 20th, 2013
Location
Gallery, Duderstadt Center
Event Type
Exhibit

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

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