Hatcher North

Caught in the Cross-Publics of the "Muslimwoman"

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Professor Lila Abu-Lugho, professor of anthropology and gender studies at Columbia University, reflects on the unanticipated passionate and polarized responses to her attempt to intervene in debates about Muslim women and their rights, through her book, Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

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Date & Time
September 22, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

United States of Paranoia with Author Jesse Walker

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Jesse Walker discusses his book, The United States of Paranoia, which presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.

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Date & Time
September 8, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Maker Spaces

This panel explores the ways in which the University Library and the Ann Arbor community maker spaces are serving the local DIY culture. Rebecca Price and Linda Knox talk about the maker spaces on U-M's north campus and Emily Puckett Rodgers talks about the Ann Arbor maker community and the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire.

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Date & Time
August 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Banner Moments: The U.S. National Anthem in American Life

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Detail from The Star Spangled Banner, transcribed for the piano by Ch. Voss, 1861. Courtesy of the Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music, The Sheridan Libraries, The Johns Hopkins University.

Celebrating the bicentennial of the U.S. National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” (1814–2014), this exhibit illustrates the cultural history of the national anthem in American life.

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Dates
September 12th through December 14th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room and Gallery
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Event Type
Exhibit

Puzzle Me This: Early Binding Fragments and Other Evidence from the U-M Papyrology Collection

Small papyrus codex used as an amulet, with magical symbols and drawings. P.Mich.6632, 1st-2nd century CE.

Binding fragments from the U-M Papyrology Collection—including leather covers, papyrus cartonnage, sewing evidence and thread—are puzzles; few retain enough structural and decorative information to accurately date them and determine what they would have looked like when intact. View original fragments next to models constructed to illust

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Dates
July 14th through September 11th
Next Opening
August 22nd from 8:30am to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room & Lobby Cases
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Event Type
Exhibit

Data Visualization in the Library

Justin Joque, U-M Visualization Librarian, explores the landscape of research data visualization and the role the library can play in supporting visualization across campus.

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Date & Time
July 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Talk

SEAD: Sustainable Environment through Actionable Data

Margaret Hedstrom, U-M School of Information and Institute for Social Research, speaks about the Sustainable Environment through Actionable Data project (SEAD). SEAD provides lightweight data services specifically designed to support multi-disciplinary research and to meet the needs of small-team and single investigator projects.

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Date & Time
June 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Visible and Invisible Wounds of Today's Veterans

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9/11 American Flag, flown over the World Trade Center during rescue and recovery efforts; Flickr photo by V Malazarte

Join us for a talk by Philip Larson, program director of U-M Veteran and Military Services.

This presentation is part of a year-long series of events to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the U-M Services for Students with Disabilities office.

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Date & Time
June 12, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

John Sayles Symposium: Opening Remarks

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From the John Sayles Archive, U-M Library

Join us to kick off the John Sayles Symposium. Jim Burnstein, screenwriter, producer, and U-M professor gives opening remarks. Feel free to stay for any or all of the symposium!

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Date & Time
June 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Talk

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