Robert Altman's innovations in sound and music recording and editing are among his greatest achievements as a director. Panelists discuss those innovations from their perspectives as scholars, sound editors, and composers with whom Altman collaborated – including collaboration on an opera production at the University of Michigan when Altman was a visiting artist and instructor.
A panel considers some of the performances Robert Altman committed to film from the perspective of cinematography and acting itself. That so many featured players in Altman’s films returned to work on multiple projects is a testimony to the director’s ability to raise the craft of filming performance to a fine art.
This annual walk-in Preservation Clinic is your opportunity to consult with U-M Library experts. Have stuff you want to keep forever but don’t know how? Books, papers, maps, photographs, LPs, or tapes? Getting worried that those digital wedding snaps won’t last to show your grandchildren?
Katie Moynihan and Jack Minor from U-M's Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) provide a general overview of OTT and discuss their work with licensing and startups. They also talk about how OTT reconciles their role with the movement toward open access, when a researcher should contact them, and more.
Aaron McCollough, Editorial Director of Michigan Publishing (including the University of Michigan Press) discusses the library's on-going efforts to find a sustainable model for publishing high quality scholarship in support of a range of academic needs — including the preservation and dissemination of ideas as well as the professional vetting
Libraries are emerging as collaboratories for interdisciplinary research and are important partners in fostering digitally-assisted humanities scholarship.
Reproductive Justice -- the right to have children, not have children, and parent our children in healthy and safe environments -- is a movement and perspective that arose in the 1990s.
April 29 is the day of Greek poet Constantine Cavafy's birth (1836) AND death (1933). In celebration of his life and work we will host an "open mike" event in which faculty, students, artists, and community members are invited to offer readings from testimonies of the poet.
Tim Wendel, writer in residence at Johns Hopkins University, discusses Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever. This 2013 Michigan Notable Book recounts a time marked by assassinations and political protests and a baseball season that rallied the people of riot-torn Detroit and captivated a divided n