Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Active Minds Panel Discussion

Listen to student panelists tell their own stories. The Council for Disability Concerns produces an annual series of events designed to raise awareness of disability topics on campus and in our community. The events are presented by the University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns in collaboration with University Human Resources, Michigan Medicine, and University Health Service. All events are free and everyone is welcome. If accommodations are needed, contact disability@umich.edu at least one week in advance.

Event Information

Date
10/22/2018
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Film: Intersexion

Please join the Spectrum Center for a viewing of the film Intersexion, which details the lives and experiences of intersex individuals and how they navigate a male/female world.

Event Information

Date
10/24/2018
Time
05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Film

My Latinx Is...

by Emilio Rodrioguez

Please join us for an open mic night of art, performance, and reflection followed by discussion. Refreshments will be provided. Participants are invited to define and reflect their own Latinx identities through performances including but not limited to poetry, music, dance, and theater. If you would like to sign up as a performer, please email mylatinxis@umich.edu.

Event Information

Date
10/25/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Musical Program

Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony, 2017-2018

Please join us as we honor the 2017-2018 U-M Library Undergraduate Research Award recipients.  Meet the recipients, hear about their projects, and enjoy light refreshments. Find out more about this year's award recipients.

Event Information

Date
10/26/2018
Time
03:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Study Lounge (Lobby)
Location Information
Event Type
Reception

Intersectionality and Race/Culture Literacy

Join us for an open discussion on the intersectionality of gender, orientation, and race/culture — and how literacy can be increased.

Event Information

Date
10/29/2018
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

Language and Disability: An Exploration

This event explores language and disability experiences through multiple lenses, including poetry, political implications, access to the nuances of English for people with hearing loss, and a discussion panel on linguistic authority, implications of language choice, and building community across differences. Panelists: Petra Kuppers, Lloyd Shelton, Dessa Cosma, Pam McGuinty, Luke Kudryashov.

Event Information

Date
10/30/2018
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Technologies for Intuition: Cold War Circles and Telepathic Rays

Alaina Lemon (U-M professor of anthropology) and Karla Mallette (U-M professor of Italian and Middle East studies) discuss Lemon's new book "Technologies for Intuition: Cold War Circles and Telepathic Rays," followed by Q & A. About the book:

Event Information

Date
10/30/2018
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

International Studies Horror Film Fest

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It’s our annual Halloween spectacular, where we screen frightening foreign-language movies from around the world! All films are subtitled in English. Drop in for one or all of the movies; it's free and snacks are provided. 11:00 a.m. — Little Otik (Czech) 1:15 p.m. — What We Do in the Shadows (New Zealand) 3:00 p.m. — Ghost of Mae Nek (Thai) 5:00 p.m. — Go Goa Gone (India)

Event Information

Date
10/31/2018
Time
11:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Film

Dialogues in Contemporary Thought IV | On Literature

Join us for lectures by two humanities scholars. Prof. Jonathan Culler (Cornell) presents "Some Problems Concerning Narrators of Novels and Speakers of Lyrics," and Prof. Yopie Prins (Michigan) presents "Sapphic Stanzas: How can we read the rhythm?"

Event Information

Date
11/01/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

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Library Events are open to the public. If you have a disability and require an accommodation to attend or participate in an event, please notify the Event Contact at least two weeks in advance of the event.