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Banned Books Week Pop-Up Library & Read In

Join us for our annual Banned Books Week event on the Diag! In effort to bring awareness to issues of censorship, we're hosting a pop-up library of children's and young adult books that have been banned or challenged in libraries and schools in the United States.

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Date & Time
October 1, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Front Steps (on the Diag)
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Event Type
Open House

The Japanese Way of Tea (cha no yu)

Students in the course "Geisha: Arts, History and Politics" have sponsored this demonstration of the Way of Tea by Japanese Tea Masters.

Centuries ago, a simple practice of serving & being served a cup of tea was elevated to the Way of Tea (sadō) – a lifelong pursuit of disciplined esthetic, skills, knowledge of the arts, and hospitality centering around the communal sharing of tea.

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Date & Time
September 28, 2015 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Author's Forum Presents: Vox Popular, The Surprising Life of Language in the Media

The creative decisions behind voices in our favorite movies and TV shows—such as what accent or dialect to use—offer rich data for sociolinguistic study. Robin Queen, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Linguistics, English Languages and Literatures, and Germanic Languages and Literatures, and Anne Curzan, Arthur F.

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Date & Time
December 2, 2015 - 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

Author's Forum Presents: From Bombay to Bollywood

In From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry, Aswin Punathambekar analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multi-media cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2015 - 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

Author's Forum Presents: Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century

Claire Zimmerman, associate professor of history of art and architecture, talks with Krisztina Fehérváry, assistant professor of anthropology, about Zimmerman's book, Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century.

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Date & Time
October 28, 2015 - 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

Plurality of Love: Cafecito and Lecture

Eva enciende su manzana ante el espejo de Eva (Eve lights her apple before the mirror of Eve)​, painted in Ann Arbor in 2012 by Rolando Estévez for U-M Library

Start with a half-hour traditional social and cultural Cuban experience, the cafecito: coffee, treats, and conversation. Join in discussion about Rolando Estévez's books and art with the artist himself and Ruth Behar, Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at U-M.

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Date & Time
September 30, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Michigan Libraries for Life: Join the Organ Donor Registry

More than 95% of Americans support organ, tissue and eye donation. We'll answer any questions you have, provide fun give-away items, and, most importantly, help you sign up to join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry! Sign-up takes just minutes.

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Date & Time
October 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, North Lobby
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Event Type
Discussion

Author's Forum Presents: A Prehistory of the Cloud

Tung-Hui Hu examines the gap between the real and the virtual in our understanding of the cloud in his book A Prehistory of the Cloud.

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Date & Time
October 13, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Lecture

Preserving Your Intellectual and Creative Legacy

Photo courtesy of Hallwyl Museum, Jens Mohr, CC BY-SA

Join Authors Alliance, University of Michigan faculty, authors, and policy experts for a panel discussion and workshops aimed at empowering authors in all spheres to ensure the long-term discoverability, accessibility, and preservation of their work. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

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Date & Time
October 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

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