Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Islamic Traditions of Papermaking in India

Radha Pandey in the studio (Photo by Aimee Lee)

Papermaker and letterpress printer Radha Pandey gives a lecture focused on the history and contemporary legacy of papermaking in India followed by a papermaking demonstration featuring traditional Islamic methods she has studied. Pandey earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She has studied Western and Asian Papermaking techniques with Timothy Barrett and teaches book arts classes in India and the US.

Event Information

Date
03/30/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Experiencing the Rebellion in the City of Detroit

The 1967 rebellion rocked Detroit and the nation. This panel highlights the experiences of Detroit residents who lived through and shaped these events. Featuring Herb Boyd, Christian Davenport, Bill McGraw, Danielle McGuire, Ike McKinnon. This LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester event is presented with support from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office. Additional support provided by the Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.

Event Information

Date
03/31/2017
Time
11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Symposium 1967: Shock Waves: The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Experiencing the Rebellion on Campus and in Ann Arbor

This panel of alumni and campus activists will discuss the protests of the Black Action Movement and its connection to left-labor activism. With Rich Feldman, Matthew Lassiter, Austin McCoy, Cynthia Stephens. This LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester event is presented with support from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office. Additional support provided by the Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.

Event Information

Date
03/31/2017
Time
02:00 PM to 03:45 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Symposium 1967: Shock Waves: The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Rebellion’s Legacies

In this panel, activists, journalists, and scholars will assess the legacy of 1967—including how and to what extent city leaders and University officials attempted to remedy racial inequalities and injustices. Featuring Sheila Cockrel, Angela Dillard, Stephen Henderson, Suzanne Smith, Heather Thompson.

Event Information

Date
03/31/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:45 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Symposium 1967: Shock Waves: The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Online Discussion: Copyright Permissions

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How can you get permission to use a particular work that’s protected by copyright law? How can you find works that you already have a license to use? Bring your questions for an online small-group discussion of copyright permissions hosted by Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office. The office’s guide to Obtaining Copyright Permissions will provide a framework for group discussion.

Event Information

Date
04/04/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Online/Google Hangout
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Discussion

At the Cutting Edge: Michigan in 1817

Brian Dunnigan, Curator of Maps, will describe what Michigan was like when the U-M first opened its doors to scholars. Using images of original maps, art, architecture, and letters from the amazing collection of the Clements Library, he will transport you back to the Michigan of 200 years ago. Clements Library events are free and open to the public, but please register.

Event Information

Date
04/04/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library, Founders Day Lecture
Event Type
Lecture

How librarians can fight for digital privacy: lessons from Library Freedom Project with Alison Macrina

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Alison Macrina talks about how the Library Freedom Project is fighting surveillance and making digital privacy tools mainstream and ubiquitous through the trusted space of the library, followed by a Q/A session. Macrina is a librarian, internet activist, the founder and director of the Library Freedom Project, and a core contributor to The Tor Project.

Event Information

Date
04/05/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Africa-China Conference 2017: Infrastructure, Resource Extraction, and Environmental Sustainability

Focusing on sustainability, infrastructural development, cultural practices, resource extraction, and new media usage, this conference provides a space for leading scholars across all disciplines to explore the social and environmental realities of Chinese engagement in Africa. The conference explores China-Africa issues using interdisciplinary approaches to notions of nature, power, infrastructure, ownership, and belonging.

Event Information

Date
04/06/2017
Time
08:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Symposium

Feast of Ideas: Building the Bicentennial Bot

Joan Baez, 1969 Ann Arbor concert, courtesy of Bentley Historical Library

Justin Schell, learning design specialist at U-M Library, shares the design process and implementation of the "Bicentennial Bot," a Twitter account (@UMLibraryBot) that automatically tweets out images from the University of Michigan’s 200-year history. Images are drawn from the University Library Special Collections and the Bentley Historical Library. Favorite images from the bicentennial year will be included in the presentation.

Event Information

Date
04/06/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Location
Moe Sport Shops, 711 N. University Ave
Series
Feast of Ideas
Event Type
Talk

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