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On the Road: Celebrating 100 Years of the Lincoln Highway

Lincoln Highway (formerly Foothill Blvd) near Hayward, California in Alameda County

On the Road: Celebrating 100 Years of the Lincoln Highway uses rich visual resources – including vintage postcards, maps, and photographs – to document the formation and early days of the Lincoln Highway Association and the construction of the highway itself.

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Dates
June 5th, 2013 through August 29th, 2013
Location
Audubon Room
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Event Type
Exhibit

Altmannerisms: American Maverick

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Family members, scholars and close colleagues offer their personal and professional reflections on a prolific and versatile master: Robert Altman. Altman remains a titan in the rich American tradition of "maverick directors."

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Date & Time
June 8, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Discussion

Altmannerisms: Altman in the Archives

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

This roundtable promises a vibrant, lively discussion among students and international film scholars and film makers who have already enjoyed hands-on study of resources in the Robert Altman Collection at the University Library.

Event Information

Date & Time
June 8, 2013 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Altmannerisms: Public Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Paul Courant, Dean of the University of Michigan Library, and Mrs. Kathryn Altman, widow of famed director Robert Altman, lead the official public unveiling and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Robert Altman Archive at the University of Michigan. Brief remarks.

Event Information

Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Altmannerisms: Sound and Music

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

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.

Event Information

Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Altmannerisms: Acting and Performance

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

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.

Event Information

Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Many Hats of Robert Altman: A Life in Cinema

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

This exhibit draws on the riches of the University of Michigan’s Robert Altman archive, including examples of his novel approach to overlapping dialogue, his exploration of movie genres, his use of ensemble casts, and how audiences and critics viewed his work.

Event Information

Dates
April 22nd, 2013 through June 30th, 2013
Location
Gallery, Room 100
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

Document Delivery Services

Free Services: For All Students, Staff and Faculty

For books and other materials that are available for check out from a campus library, the Library offers a number of delivery services. 

  • Mirlyn Get This
    Have books and other materials held at the Circulation Desk in a library most convenient for you. Do this by:
    • Logging into Mirlyn, the library catalog of the University of Michigan, with your uniqname and password.
    • Locate the desired item.
    • Select the Get This button in the "holdings" section to request delivery of an available item to the library of your choice.
    • Chose a pick up library location in the Hold for me at a library box.

    You will receive an email message when the item is ready for pick up. (See our video for additional help.)

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    When the UM Library does not own a copy of a book or other material, borrow it from another library.
  • UBorrow
    UBorrow is another service of interlibrary loan (ILL) for the borrowing of physical items that allows you to:
    • Search 14 combined library catalogs
    • Get real time info on item availability
    • Request items (usually delivered within a week)
    • Keep most books for 12 weeks

 

Free Services: For Graduate Students, Staff and Faculty

(Available to Undergraduate Students for a small fee)

  • 7FAST- MLibrary Document Delivery
    Have books and articles (PDFs) delivered quickly to you, including from the Kresge Business Administration Library and the Law Library. (2-4 day turnaround)

 

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Last modified: 04/23/2014

Publish Not Perish: Faculty Advice for New Academic Authors

Stack of books

Are you an undergraduate, graduate student, or faculty member interested in learning more about academic publishing? Please join us for a distinguished panel of faculty members from across the disciplines who will discuss the academic publishing experience for aspiring authors from a variety of viewpoints.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 14, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

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