Hatcher North

Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol

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Self-portrait of John DePol on a wood engraved block, ca. 1990

This exhibit serves as an introduction to the incredible wood engravings of the American master John DePol (1913–2004), one of America’s most prolific book illustrators. His dramatic images often feature bold, dominant black backgrounds from which the image appears in white.

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Dates
March 3rd through June 5th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th floor, Special Collections Library
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Event Type
Exhibit

Translation for Vulnerable Times: Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid

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Bookcovers: Iliad & Aeneid

Stanley Lombardo, professor of classics at Kansas University, reads from his translation of Homer's Iliad (1997), and Sarah Ruden, poet and translator, reads from her translation of Virgil's Aeneid (Yale 2008). They discuss the creative process of translating classical epic poems from ancient Greek and Latin into English for modern readers.

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Date & Time
January 13, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Michigan’s Story: The History of Race at U-M

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George Jewett, the first African American to play varsity football at Michigan, appears in this 1890-91 football team photo. Courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library.

This student-researched exhibit chronicles many “firsts” at the University of Michigan, including the first African American, Japanese, Puerto Rican and Chinese students.

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Dates
January 20th through February 28th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit

Creating an Inexpensive Open Source Book Scanner

Linear Book Scanner Prototype

Please join us to hear Mechanical Engineering 450 students discuss their Linear Book Scanner project, describe the improved design, and demo their prototype.

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Date & Time
December 9, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Gallery Lab
Event Type
Talk

Used Book Sale 2013

brightly colored design books on bookshelves
Book image courtesy of See-ming Lee

The University Library is selling several thousand gently used books, including duplicate or superseded titles and other books not needed for the collection. Other miscellaneous items may also be available, such as CDs, DVDs, and maps.

There's something for everyone at low, low prices.

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Date & Time
December 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

Transportation Forum

Image: 'Grand Street: Texting' http://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00/126238642 Found on flickrcc.net
The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) will host a Transportation Forum in the Library Gallery.  As the number of transportation initiatives in Washtenaw County continue to grow, it can be difficult for the public to differentiate or to track progress of these projects. This event brings together many of the project leaders advancing a comprehensive vision for an integrated transportation system. 
 

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Date & Time
November 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Open House

Exhibit: Plainly Spoken

Book binding by Ethan Ensign

View a range of binding ideas that came to fruition: models that replicate books from a historical period, cut-aways that visually reveal their hidden structure, design bindings that interpret a concept from the text, and artists’ bindings that play with structures and materials to create something new.

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Dates
January 31st through April 10th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room
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Event Type
Exhibit

Acoustic Songwriting Showcase

Nine songwriters perform new music, written this semester as part of the course Acoustic Songwriting for Beginners. Each student has written between seven and ten songs, many of which have been workshopped with the class, and in this final showcase concert each student will play two songs. A warm and appreciative audience will be appreciated!

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Date & Time
December 2, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Musical Program

Analyze This: A Panel Conversation on Ethics and Privacy in Learning Analytics

With the growing importance of learning analytics in higher education, the ethics and privacy issues around learning analytics have become important for instructors and students to consider. What ethical requirements do researchers and institutions have for protecting student data?

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Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library North
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

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