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The Florence Flood, November 1966: The Conservation of Books at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale and Beyond

This exhibit focuses on the destruction of Florence during the flood on November 4, 1966. Among the collections severely impacted by the muddy waters were those in the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze. Book conservators from the United States and Western Europe were called in to help with the recovery efforts.

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Dates
September 1st through December 21st
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Exhibit

I Could Have Mapped All Night: Musicals from Broadway to Bollywood

We'll have maps on display from the location and time period during which popular musicals were set. Examples: The King and I will be represented by maps of Thailand (Siam) made in 1862; The Music Man -- Iowa, 1912; Les Miserables -- Paris, 1815-1832.

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Date & Time
September 15, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

The Road to Xanadu: Charting the Lost World

Explore the lost world with us through maps of real and legendary lost cities and ghost towns. We'll explore the ruins of Persepolis, travel the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, rediscover Angkor in the jungles of Cambodia, and chart a course for Atlantis aboard the Nautilus.

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Date & Time
June 16, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

A New Treasure Trove at Special Collections

photo of a man driving an old car

From Motor Days in Japan, 1917. Part of the Transportation History Collection.

This display showcases recent acquisitions that strengthen our extraordinary holdings in the areas of radical literature, transportation history, film, rare books, culinary history, Islamic manuscripts, children’s literature, and Judaica. View an eclectic display of unique artifacts that reflect the broad range of our collections.

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Dates
May 9th through September 21st
Next Opening
August 29th from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor Exhibit Space
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Event Type
Exhibit

What Happens

Author Sara Kosiba, Troy University in Alabama, reads from and discusses the book What Happens, a Library of Michigan 2016 Notable Book that she recently edited.

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Date & Time
April 13, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher
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Event Type
Discussion

Exhibit Opening: Intersections/Connections

Join us for the grand opening of the exhibit Intersections/Connections, to include opening remarks and light refreshments. This International Studies exhibit focuses on materials from across the world, including many nations and cultures.

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Date & Time
March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Third Thursday in the Clark Library: Intersections/Connections Exhibit Celebration

Join the celebration for the U-M Library International Studies exhibit Intersections/Connections which focuses on materials from across the world, including many nations and cultures. The exhibit concentrates on the connections and intersections among disparate regions.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 17, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Third Thursday in the Clark Library: The Geography of Shakespeare

Help us celebrate the life and legacy of William Shakespeare by exploring Shakespeare’s most famous works through maps of England, Italy, Paris, Cyprus and much more. Did you know that William Shakespeare never set any of his plays in his own Elizabethan London?

Event Information

Date & Time
April 21, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Open House

Intersections/Connections

This International Studies exhibit focuses on materials from across the world, including many nations and cultures. Rather than displaying each area separately, the exhibit concentrates on the connections and intersections among disparate regions.

Event Information

Dates
March 17th through August 21st
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

Maps of the Middle East: From Ancient to Modern

Al-Idrisi's world map (1456)

Join us for Third Thursday in the Clark Library where we'll have maps of the Middle East on display. Light refreshments.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 18, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library (2nd Floor Hatcher)
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

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