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Japanese Consular Services at U-M

The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit will provide several types of consular services at information tables in the Gallery. The services available are primarily for Japanese nationals, and are presented in Japanese, but the Consulate General staff can also answer basic questions about Japanese visas.

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Date & Time
September 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

The Book in Graeco-Roman Egypt: Evidence from the Papyri

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

Join this discussion about the evolution of the book in later ancient Egypt, with particular emphasis on the transition from the bookroll (scroll) to the codex form and the role of Christian communities and their literary productions.

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Date & Time
September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Banner Birthday! Poets and Patriots Recital: A Musical Celebration

image of flags on Star Spangled Banner lyrics

Join us for a concert in honor of Francis Scott Key’s The Star Spangled Banner on its 200th anniversary, performed by voice students of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance and conducted by Jerry Blackstone of the University Musical Society.

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Date & Time
September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Star Spangled Banner, 200th Anniversary
Event Type
Musical Program

Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader

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Gayle S. Rubin, U-M professor of anthropology and women's studies, reads from her collection of writing, Deviations. U-M Professor Valerie Traub, whose research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England, joins her in conversation.

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Date & Time
October 27, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Author's Forum Presents: To Forget Venice

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Poet Peg Boyers reads from her latest collection of poems, To Forget Venice, and then dives into conversation with U-M Professor of English Language and Literature Nicholas Delbanco.

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Date & Time
October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Stretching Time: Quantum Legacies in Analog and Digital Media

Jonathan Sterne, Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, examines the lesser-known work and legacy of Dennis Gabor, a physicist famous for inventing holography. 

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Date & Time
September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Map Thief with Author Michael Blanding

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Award-winning investigative journalist Michael Blanding told the true-life story of map-dealer-turned-criminal E. Forbes Smiley III in his book The Map Thief. Blanding talks about Smiley's thefts and the rare maps that were stolen. Copies of a few of the maps will be on display. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested via email or 734-647-0864. 

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Date & Time
September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lectures
Event Type
Lecture

Caught in the Cross-Publics of the "Muslimwoman"

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Professor Lila Abu-Lughod, 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

Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football

Image of book cover, John U. Bacon, and Tyran Steward

Bestselling author John U. Bacon discusses his book, Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football, with Tyran Steward, historian of African American history and modern U.S. history.

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Date & Time
September 17, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum and LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University
Event Type
Discussion

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

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