Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

My Brothers Empowerment Series

My Brothers is a monthly dialogue series focused around the success and cross-cultural development of self-identified men of color at the University of Michigan. All students, staff, and faculty are invited to this space.

Event Information

Date
01/15/2019
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

Special Collections After Hours: Winter Wonderland

The front cover of "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats, from the Walp Family Juvenile Collection
 

The weather outside is frosty, and so are our collections! Come warm up in the Special Collections Research Center with materials related to snow and winter, as well as some toasty recipes to take the edge off the Michigan chill.

Event Information

Date
01/15/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Special Collections, 6th Floor
Location Information
Series
Special Collections After Hours
Event Type
Open House

Containment and the Carceral State

This roundtable is part of the Carceral State Project, a year of dialogue about criminal justice, policing, imprisonment, inequality, and what we can do about it. 

Event Information

Date
01/16/2019
Time
05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Aboard the Nautilus with Cpts. Smith & Nemo: a cartographic journey through the worlds of Jules Verne

Step aboard our hot air balloon as we set off for the Mysterious Island, plot a course for the center of the Earth, and follow the Nautilus to the depths of the sea. Join us as we map the life and literary works of the Father of Science Fiction, Jules Verne. Examine moon maps, study the bottom of the ocean, peruse maps of steamship routes, investigate the layers of the Earth, and look for the Mysterious Island. We will also feature maps of important locales from Jules Verne’s own life, including Nantes, Paris, and Amiens. Step into the fantastic world of Jules Verne with us.

Event Information

Date
01/17/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library, 2nd Floor
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

MLK Day: Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson speaks about Martin Luther King Jr. and African-American Leadership in the 21st Century. Dyson's rise from humble roots in Detroit to his present perch as a world class intellectual, noted author of 19 books, prominent leader and national media fixture testify to his extraordinary talent. He is a Georgetown University sociology professor, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic and of ESPN's The Undefeated website.

Event Information

Date
01/21/2019
Time
02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Michigan League Ballroom, 911 N. University Ave, Ann Arbor
Series
U-M Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium
Event Type
Lecture

An Emergent Research Talk with Nicky Andrews

Emergent research logo

Join us for discussion with Nicky Andrews (she/they) North Carolina State University library fellow. Her research interests include Mātauranga Māori, Indigenous knowledge systems, and exploring meaningful ways of sustaining retention for minoritized people in librarianship.

Event Information

Date
01/22/2019
Time
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Talk

Latinx Lunch Series

Visit the Hatcher Gallery to participate in a lunch series focused on building community on campus for Latinx students while providing education and resources for mental health wellness. We'll have open discussions founded on principles of Positive Psychology, and hope it will be a space to build community, reduce stigma regarding mental health support, and promote resilience of Latinx Wolverines. Topics include the importance of connection, how to build self-compassion, and fostering hope.  Sponsored by U-M Counseling and Psychological Services  

Event Information

Date
01/23/2019
Time
11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

Current Library Exhibits

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.