Hatcher South

A Community for Victory: Ann Arbor in World War II

The exhibit explores community life in Ann Arbor during World War II, using the Ann Arbor District Library's extensive local historical archives, the Stephen S. Clark Library's map collection, and special materials from the U-M Library's American Culinary History Collection.

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Dates
May 1st through September 22nd
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Exhibit

Portraying the World Anew: Martin Waldseemüller’s "Carta marina" (1516)

Detail from Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta marina map of 1516

Chet Van Duzer, Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellow at the Clements Library, examines the differences between Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta marina of 1516 and his more famous 1507 map.

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Date & Time
April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Lecture

Radiation mapping is too important to be left to experts: the role of maps in Japan after March 11, 2011

Japan Radiation Map from GoogleEarth

Jean-Christophe Plantin talks about how traditional "critical cartography" assumes that maps can either serve the interests of those in power or empower those seeking social justice, and how this ambivalence in cartography is present in contemporary web-based mapping applications. Light refreshments.

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Date & Time
April 7, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Instruction Space, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Event Type
Lecture

Curators' Tour of the Maps and Map Making in India Exhibit

Clark Library Indian Maps Exhibit
Clark Library Indian Maps Exhibit

Join Tim Utter, Manager of the Clark Library, and Jeff Martin, Librarian for South Asian Studies, for a curators' tour of the

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Date & Time
March 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Library
Series
Global Information Week 2014
Event Type
Talk

Third Thursday at the Clark Library: The U-M Himalayan Expedition, 1932-34

image of bookcover
Detail from bookcover of The Himalayan Journey of Walter N. Koelz, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan

Carla Sinopoli, U-M professor of anthropology, as part of the LSA India in the World Theme Semester, shares tales from her recent book "The Himalayan Journey of Walter Normal Koelz: The University of Michigan Himalayan Expedition, 1932-34."

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Date & Time
March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Clark Library, 2nd Floor
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Series
Third Thursday at the Clark Library
Event Type
Lecture

Maps and Mapmaking in India: An Exhibit

Illustration for Maps and Mapmaking in India exhibit

The Stephen S. Clark Library’s map collection contains a rich variety of historical and modern maps and atlases of India. The exhibit, which runs through April 22, highlights many of our earliest maps, including a facsimile of an Arabic manuscript from 1159 C.E.

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Dates
January 16th through April 22nd
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Library
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Event Type
Exhibit

Exhibit: AfroKilt

AfroKilt explores the connections between Africa and Scotland through textiles – specifically, the role of Anchor thread, an embroidery thread with a unique versatility of color and texture. Anchor thread originates from Scotland’s oldest thread manufacturer J&P Coats and is found in contemporary Nigerian embroidered robes.

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Dates
October 18th, 2013 through December 22nd, 2013
Location
Clark Library
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Event Type
Exhibit

Ukrainian Society, Culture and Politics: A Conversation with the President and First Lady of Ukraine 2005-2010

The Orange Revolution

Join the President of Ukraine (2005-2010), Viktor Yushchenko, and First Lady Kateryna Yushchenko for a discussion about modern Ukrainian society - its people and their values - with emphasis on international cooperation in science, culture and education, and in particular the participation of Ukrainian int

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Date & Time
October 4, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Clark Library, Seminar Room, Second Floor Hatcher Library
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Event Type
Discussion

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