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Shakespeare in India Film Festival

photo of a couple kissing on stage
"Scène du baiser" photo by Clément Belleudy via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0

The Bard goes to Bollywood in this International Studies film festival celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday! Stop by at any time throughout the day to catch three stunning Indian adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, followed by the story of a travelling Shakespeare company struggling with the rise of Bollywood in post-colonial India.

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Date & Time
April 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

National Library Week Town Hall Discussion: The Declaration for the Right to Libraries!

"I Can Gather All the News I Need on the Weather Report," photo by Thomas Hawk via Flickr, CC-BY-NC 2.0

In celebration of National Library Week, American Library Association President Barbara Stripling engages the audience in a town hall style discussion on the state of libraries in America.

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Date & Time
April 14, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Novelist Elias Khoury in Conversation, in Arabic, with Anton Shammas

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Bookcover of Sinalkul, contemporary Arabic fiction by Elias Khoury

U-M Professor of Middle Eastern Literature Anton Shammas joins Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury in a conversation about Khoury’s fiction and writing, and his attitude toward classical and modern Arabic poetry.

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Date & Time
April 3, 2014 - 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 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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Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
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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Series
Clements Library Brown Bag Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

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

photos of Angelina and Sarah Grimke
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
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Brown Bag Lecture Series
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)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library 2014 Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

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