Videos

Kids Read Comics! Panel – Using Comics in the Classroom

Date: 
June 20, 2014
Running Time: 
55:28

Wondering how to get the most out of using comics to teach your students or to create compelling events at your library? Moderator Colby Sharp (Nerdy Book Club, nErDcamp MI) and an all-star cast of cartoonists and educators share some engaging strategies and tips to get your students more immersed in any subject. Colby is joined by Matt Holm (Babymouse, Squish), Ruth McNally Barshaw (Ellie McDoodle), Sharon Iverson (Librarian behind much of the comics programming at AADL), Jim McClain (Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter), Steve Lieber (Periscope Studios), and Sara Ryan (Bad Houses).

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Last modified: 07/24/2014

Kids Read Comics! Panel – How You Read and Write Visually: The Lean Into Art Cast

Date: 
June 20, 2014
Running Time: 
58:26

Why are some book covers, posters, comics, or even apps more instantly appealing than others? What’s happening in your mind when you find yourself emotionally responding to an image? Is it simply the “magic” of art, or can we unbox the language of visual storytelling to become better educators and creators? This video features teaching artist Jerzy Drozd and cartoonist/game developer Rob Stenzinger , and a live recording of the Lean Into Art Cast, who explores some key design principles that will make you a more intentional reader, educator, and creator.

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Last modified: 07/24/2014

The Visible and Invisible Wounds of Today's Veterans

9/11 American Flag, flown over the World Trade Center during rescue and recovery efforts; Flickr photo by V Malazarte
Date: 
June 12, 2014
Running Time: 
102:28

Phil Larson, from the office of Veterans and Military Services Program, speaks on issues pertaining to combat injury, physical and mental, visible and invisible. This presentation is part of a year-long series of events to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the U-M Services for Students with Disabilities office.

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Last modified: 06/18/2014

The David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography Reception

Items from the David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography; photo courtesy of the U-M Clements Library
Date: 
June 10, 2014
Running Time: 
60:10

Clements Library staff honors and celebrates Dave Tinder and his family and friends who have contributed to the David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography. Clayton Lewis offers his comments and a slide presentation. Clayton Lewis is Curator of Graphic Materials where he oversees the Clements' collection of historical prints, photographs, artwork, illustrated sheet music, ephemera, and other visual materials.

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Last modified: 06/18/2014

John Sayles Symposium: Opening Remarks

From the John Sayles Archive, U-M Library
Date: 
June 4, 2014
Running Time: 
105:16

This is the kick off of the John Sayles Symposium. Jim Burnstein, screenwriter, producer, and U-M professor gives opening remarks.

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Sayles-ing the Seas of Diversity: John Sayles on Race, Ethnicity and Gender

From the John Sayles Archive, U-M Library
Date: 
June 4, 2014
Running Time: 
101:13

John Sayles has consistently incorporated themes of social injustice into his narratives, underscoring the difficulties and challenges individuals face daily. This panel of scholars examines how over the course of his film career, Sayles created a full tapestry of the American experience in a way that is true to his vision of "the community as hero."

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Lone Star: John Sayles and the Changing Landscape for Independent Cinema

From the John Sayles Archive, U-M Library
Date: 
June 4, 2014
Running Time: 
93:34

Sayles never sought assistance from Hollywood to create his films. His first film, produced for $60,000, helped to write the textbook of how to make a film in the contemporary age when big ideas combine with a shoe string budget. This panel of friends, cohorts and collaborators of Sayles share how their collective careers began and how the industry has changed and changed them in the process.

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Emergent Research Series: The Library and MCubed

Date: 
April 28, 2014
Running Time: 
82:38

Librarians involved in a wide range of MCubed projects discuss their experiences, including their involvement and methods for forming a cube and their work on specific projects.

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Last modified: 05/09/2014

Engraved in Wood: The Curator's View

Block and Tools, woodcut by artist John DePol
Date: 
April 28, 2014
Running Time: 
52:07

Cathleen Baker, conservation librarian and exhibit conservator for the University of Michigan Library, speaks about her friendship with the American book illustrator John DePol and shows examples of his work currently on display in the exhibit on the 7th Floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library.

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Last modified: 05/09/2014

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