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Diversity & Inclusion Town Hall

Consider how the University of Michigan Library can promote inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility to the U-M community and what barriers might exist. Facilitators will take participants through an idea sharing activity resulting in a list of insights, ideas, suggestions and questions for U-M Library.

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Date & Time
February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Library WinterFest for the Humanities Collaboratory

Learn how the library engages with and supports collaborative humanities work. Stop by for lightning talks, mini consultations, and giveaways! Light refreshments.

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Date & Time
February 22, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

#WhoWillBeNext: Inter-professional Leaders Promoting Health Equity: A Dialogue on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”

Join this book dialog with a focus on gender/transgender, race & ethnicity, and health issues related to incarceration for vulnerable populations. We'll talk about the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander with introduction by Cornel West. Refreshments provided.

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Date & Time
February 23, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Draw a Black Line Through It: On the Surveillance of Blackness

Situating blackness as an absented presence in the field of surveillance studies, Simone Browne questions how a realization of the conditions of blackness—the historical, the present, and the historical present— can help social theorists understand our contemporary conditions of surveillance.

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Date & Time
February 11, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Importance of Social Factors in L2 Pronunciation Learning

John Levis, professor of Applied Linguistics and TESL at Iowa State University, while not minimizing the importance of age-related constraints or experience using the language, argues that attention to social factors is essential to more effective pronunciation teaching for adult second language learners.

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Date & Time
February 19, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney, U-M professor of English, talks about his recent book, The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare, with Douglas Trevor, U-M associate professor of Renaissance literature and creative writing.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 6, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West

Silke-Maria Weineck, chair of Comparative Literature and professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at U-M, talks about her recent book, The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West, and is then joined in conversation by Jonathan Freedman, U-M professor of English, American and Jewish Studies.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 16, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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