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Finding Their Way: Maps of Exploration

We invite you to join us as we follow some of the greatest expeditions to uncharted territories. We'll feature maps of exploration of the Arctic​, the Lewis & Clark expedition, the Apollo missions, and beyond. Come to the Clark and explore with us.

Event Information

Date & Time
December 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

Plotting Revolution: A Cartographic Look at Wars and Revolutions in History

Come to the Stephen S. Clark Library as we look at some of the wars and revolutions that have shaped our modern world. Pulling from the library's vast historical collection, we will feature maps of the American Civil War, the Napoleonic wars, silk maps from World War II, and numerous other wars, revolutions and rebellions around the world.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 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
Open House

Striving to Stimulate Serious Thought: Jewish Scholarly and Cultural Life at Michigan Across Two Centuries

Commemorative plate

This exhibit chronicles Jewish life and Judaic studies at the University of Michigan from the 19th century to the first Hebrew language and Hebrew Bible courses in 1890 to the founding of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies in 1988 to the present day.

Event Information

Dates
October 7th through February 22nd, 2017
Next Opening
December 7th from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor, Special Collections
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

My Queer Lineage

David Roche, writer, inspirational humorist, and speaker on disability-related topics, joins us via Skype to present his new piece on the intersectionality of disability identity and the emergence of AIDS among gay men in 1980's San Francisco. Followed by Q&A.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Lecture

Happy Birthday, NPS! A Cartographic Celebration of 100 Years of Our National Parks

Join us for a cartographic celebration of 100 years of our national parks. Come and explore the varied and vast landscapes and monuments protected by the National Park Service. We'll feature 19th century maps of Yosemite and Yellowstone, as well as one of Michigan's own national parks, Isle Royale.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 20, 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

Of Love and Madness: The Literary History of Layla and Majnun

Opening of Laylī va Majnūn in Niẓāmī’s Khamsah from Isl. Ms. 287 (copied 1824)

This exhibit offers a glimpse into the literary history of Layla and Majnun, a romance of Arabian origins that exists in many poetic versions.

Event Information

Dates
October 7th through February 22nd, 2017
Next Opening
December 7th from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, 7th Floor Exhibit Space
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit

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.

Event Information

Dates
September 1st through December 21st
Today's Hours
8:00am to 11:45pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
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.

Event Information

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

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