Hatcher North

Mapping Fear: Stoking the Fires of the French and Indian War

A New and Accurate Map of the English Empire in North America by a Society of Anti-Gallicans, London, 1755

Mary Sponberg Pedley, adjunct assistant curator of maps at the Clements Library, discusses how "A New and Accurate Map of the English Empire in North America by a Society of Anti-Gallicans," published in London in 1755, demonstrates how jealousy, greed, and commercial rivalry can drive foreign affairs. With this illustrated talk, Dr.

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Date & Time
November 21, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Lecture

A Conversation on Poetic Science: The Bookwork of Daniel E. Kelm

Religio Mathmatica opened and closed, artist book by Daniel E. Kelm, courtesy of the artist

Massachusetts book artist and binder Daniel Kelm presents his recent work. Kelm is noted for his blend of contemporary art and tradition in the creation of highly sculptural bookbindings and ingenious book structures.

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Date & Time
November 19, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Game On! Video Game Research & Teaching at the University of Michigan

Courtesy of flickr member Patrick hoesly: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zooboing/4543757687/

Join us for a panel discussion with U-M faculty who work with video games as they discuss their game-related research and how they integrate games into their teaching. Panelists include Sheila Murphy, Screen Arts & Cultures; Sean Silver, English; and Erik Hildinger, Engineering/Technical Communications.

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Date & Time
November 12, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Panel Discussion

The Grocery Gap: Unequal Access to Healthy Foods in Southeast Michigan

Dorceta Taylor of the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment examines access to food in this part of the state and explores new approaches to understanding and assessing food insecurity, which is very high in parts of Southeastern Michigan.

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Date & Time
November 11, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Author Talk: Detroit City is the Place to Be

Portion of the book cover from Detroit City Is the Place to Be

U-M alumnus and Detroit-area native Mark Binelli talks about his latest book, Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis, followed by an audience Q&A session.

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Date & Time
November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Daughters of Fire: Tom Peek Discusses His New Novel

Daughters of Fire bookcover

Author Tom Peek talks about his mystical novel Daughters of Fire, which illuminates how the Hawaiian islands' transformation into a tourist mecca and developers’ gold mine sparked a Native Hawaiian movement to reclaim their culture, protect sacred land, and step into the future with wisdom.

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Date & Time
October 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Open Access Essentials

Open education resources, open data, MOOCs and more…what does open access mean to academics and how does copyright relate?

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Date & Time
October 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Faculty Exploratory, Room 206
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Event Type
Workshop

Food Day Focuses on Farmworker Justice: The Harvest/La Cosecha

Image from "The Harvest," courtesy of Shine Global

Do you know where your food comes from and who works to get it to your table? Join us for refreshments and a screening of the film The Harvest/La Cosecha, followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include Dr. Andrew Jones, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, School of Public Health; Dr.

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Date & Time
October 23, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

Where Harry Met Sally: the Jewish Deli in America

Ted Merwin, professor of Religion and Judaic Studies at Dickinson College, explores the evolution of the deli, which came from Germany and Eastern Europe, and how it developed in America into a neighborhood institution on par with (or perhaps beyond) the synagogue.

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Date & Time
November 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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Event Type
Lecture

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