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The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire

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Author Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy challenges the stereotype that Britain should have won the Revolutionary War and that its failure to do so was due to the incompetence of commanders and politicians. He offers a very different explanation of why Britain lost the American War of Independence.

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Date & Time
April 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Imperial State Formation in Britain and America, 1754-1783

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Clements Library Brown Bag Lecture; Brown Bag photo by Jeffrey Beall via Flickr

Aaron Graham, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Junior Research Fellow in History at Jesus College, Oxford, England, gives a short lecture.

All lectures in this series are free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Please email clementsevents@umich.edu or call 734-647-0864.

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Date & Time
April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Lecture

Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in 19th-Century America

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Angelina and Sarah Grimke; public domain images from Wikimedia Commons

April Haynes, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Oregon, gives a short lecture. She's studying the correspondence of abolitionist and moral reformers such as Angelina and Sarah Grimke.

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Date & Time
February 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Lecture

CAA Fair Use Issues Report: Braving through Fear of Fair Use

Are you digitizing a special collection or unique museum materials? Are you a scholar trying to use images for research, scholarly publishing or teaching?

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Date & Time
February 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100, up the ramp and to the right)
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Event Type
Discussion

The Blanket Truth: Stories of Smallpox in Early American Indian History

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Benjamin Hawkins trading with Creeks at trading post in Florida, c. 1790, U-M History of Art Department Visual Resources Collection, public domain

Were smallpox blankets a weapon of war? How did Indians and settlers tie smallpox to the battlefield? Greg Dowd looks for the truth about smallpox in early American history.

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Date & Time
March 18, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Emergent Research Series: The Library and MCubed

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Librarians involved in a wide range of MCubed projects discuss their experiences, including their involvement and methods for forming a cube and their work on specific projects.

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

A Place of One’s Own: Exploring America’s South Asian Diaspora

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Students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1892. Courtesy of Drexel University Archives & Special Collections.

Drawing material from the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA), this exhibit explores signal events, processes, individuals, and institutions that constitute South Asian American history and diaspora--from the congealing of migration channels and emergence of community life in the early twentieth century, to the community’s contemporary pre

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Dates
March 24th through April 21st
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit

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