Hatcher South

Curiouser and Curiouser: Exploring Wonderland with Alice

Image of Alice stretched tall

An Illustration by John Tenniel in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, this exhibit includes a copy of the 1865 first edition as well as diverse 20th and 21st century materials inspired by Alice and her curiosity.

The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Event Information

Dates
August 25th through December 17th
Next Opening
August 31st from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor Exhibit Space
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

Textile Trade Ascendancies

photo of fabric, blue and yellow on a background of white

This exhibit features cloth samples, photographs, and maps, and offers an overview of changing patterns of the textile trade in Nigeria from 16th century trading with Portugal to the present, when the Nigerian textile trade is dominated by imports from China. Curated by Elisha P.

Event Information

Dates
May 10th through August 15th
Location
Clark Library (2nd floor Hatcher)
Event Type
Exhibit

Microscope Exhibit Reception

Left: Engraving depicting the coffee plant and tools to make coffee from Philippe Sylvestre Dufour's Traitez nouveaux & curieux du café, du thé et du chocolate, 1688  Right: Engraving of a louse from Robert Hooke's Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, 1665

Event Information

Date & Time
April 24, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor Exhibit Space
Location Information
Event Type
Reception

Through the Magnifying Glass: A Short History of the Microscope

Detailed image of a flea

Engraving of a flea, from Micrographia, 1665
 

This exhibit displays a selection of books from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that contain extraordinary illustrations of animals and plants as they were originally seen through the lenses of early microscopes. Also included are three eighteenth-century microscopes and a series of images taken by modern microscopes.

Event Information

Dates
April 9th through August 20th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor Exhibit Space
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

Fastest to Best: Getting Help with Career Resources

Anxious about post-college plans and the job search process? Don’t know where to start? Join us for a joint workshop with U-M Library and the Career Center to find the fastest way to the best resources in your career search.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 20, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

Early Modern Maps of Paris – a History of Measures and Representations

Detail from the Turgot/Bretez Plan of Paris, 1739

Start with a discussion and viewing of Paris maps and atlases, followed by a talk at 5:00 pm by Professor Jean Boutier. Drawing from his definitive work, Les plans de Paris des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle (2e éd.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Winds, Settlers, and Farmsteads in the 19th Century

Sunnyside Farm

James E. Davis, Professor Emeritus of History & Geography at Illinois College, discusses a theoretical approach to the geography of 19th-century farmsteads and provides a working knowledge of the Wind Rose and the ability to apply it everywhere on earth.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 19, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library Instruction Space (2nd floor Hatcher)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Brown Bag Lectures
Event Type
Lecture

Researching in Real Life: Publicly Engaged Scholars Share Their Stories

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

Three U-M scholars share their research and answer questions about engaged scholarship and how this work brings together academy and community.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library Instruction Space (2nd Floor Hatcher)
Location Information
Series
Learning in Real Life Event Series
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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