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Birthing Reproductive Justice: 150 Years of Images and Ideas

CARASA News Vol. 3, No 9

Birthing Reproductive Justice: 150 Years of Images and Ideas Reproductive Justice -- the right to have children, not to have children, and to parent children in healthy and safe environments -- is a movement and perspective that arose in the 1990s as a broader alternative to reproductive rights…


Travel Through Maps & Narratives: An Exhibit on Travel & Tourism

Clark Exhibit Cases

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page." - St. Augustine of Hippo Humans have always traveled, but our reasons for travel have changed and multipled over time. Travel has evolved into an industry with social, economic, and environmental impacts. People all over the world…

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From Trace to Text: Highlights from the University of Michigan Papyrology Collection

Papyrus fragments that have not yet been conserved or studied.

The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection is a premier collection of papyri, recognized worldwide for its great breadth and the excellence in research, teaching, and outreach it supports. Founded by the visionary Francis W. Kelsey, the Papyrus Collection has been the training ground for many…

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

The Old Library before 1917

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is an exhibit of photographs of the establishment and evolution of the University of Michigan Library and its major building, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The Organic Act of March 18, 1837, established the University of Michigan. In…

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Translating Homer: From Papyri to Alexander Pope

Engraved Homer

This is an online version of the exhibit “Translating Homer: from Papyri to Alexander Pope,” which was on display at U-M’s Hatcher Graduate Library from August 9-October 7, 2012. Based on holdings from the Papyrology Collection and the Special Collections Library, the exhibit…

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Sacred Hands

Greek Epistle to the Romans

A selection of items from Sacred Hands, an exhibit which was on display in the Library's Audubon Room from January 13 - March 4, 2012. The exhibition catalog can be viewed online and downloaded in full from the HathiTrust Digital Library. It seems appropriate to use the term “sacred” to…