Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Copyright and Coffee: Copyright Essentials

Copyright symbol: a black C surrounded by a black circle.
Have you ever wondered whether you are allowed to use someone else’s work? Or whether you have a copyright in a work that you have created? If you are not entirely sure how copyright works, this is the workshop for you. Sip some coffee as we discuss the basics of copyright law in the US. This 90-minute workshop from Yuanxiao Xu of the U-M Library Copyright Office will cover copyright concepts from the public domain to fair use. All are welcome.

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Date
09/17/2019
Time
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Turkish American Friendship Room (Room 4004)
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Series
Copyright Workshop Series
Event Type
Workshop

Asian/Pacific Islander Associations Welcome Event

The campus APID/A group, Indigo, LSA Asian and Asian Pacific Association, and the United Asian American Organizations are hosting a welcome event and info session to kick off the fall semester.  

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Date
09/17/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Open House

For Dear Life: Women's Decriminalization and Human Rights in Focus

Carol Jacobsen (author, and professor, Stamps School of Art & Design, Women's Studies, American Culture, Human Rights) and Lynn D'Orio (attorney & legal director, MI Women's Justice & Clemency Project) are interviewed by Ruby Tapia (Women's Studies & English).

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Date
09/18/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Discussion

Demystifying Digital Scholarship: Corpus Linguistics

Demystifying Digital Scholarship is a new series co-sponsored by the Rackham Graduate School that introduces faculty and graduate students to digital scholarship methods and expertise in the Library and LSA. Invited speakers will provide opening keynotes and hands-on workshops. The series will also include graduate student presentations and rapid consultation sessions with library and staff experts. You're welcome to attend all or parts of the day. Each workshop has its own registration, marked below.

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Date
09/19/2019
Time
10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Symposium

Around the World with Braun & Hogenberg: An Exhibit Celebration

Celebrate the opening of the new Clark Library exhibit Civitates Orbis Terrarum: Braun & Hogenberg’s Evolving World with us. Explore city views of prominent cities around the world from Braun & Hogenberg's famous 1572 atlas, Civitates Orbis Terrarum, including Cairo, Mexico City, Venice, and Marseille. Take in the panoramic river views of Amsterdam, London, and St. Petersburg from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Date
09/19/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library
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Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Open House

Queer Cuir Feminist Group of the Americas Symposium

This public symposium of the Cuir Américas Working Group | Grupo de Trabajo Feminista/Queer/Cuir will advance the publication of two scholarly journal special issues that will appear in the United States (in English) and in Brazil (in Spanish and Portuguese). The day will include a panel discussion, a keynote speaker, and a reception. 

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Date
09/20/2019
Time
01:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Symposium

Exhibit Opening: Other Crusoes, Other Islands

At this opening reception for the exhibit Other Crusoes, Other Islands: Mapping a Complex Legacy, please join us for a panel discussion about the complicated legacy of The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, with curators, Juli McLoone, Angie Oehrli, and Sigrid Anderson Cordell, and Clement Hawes from the Departments of English and History. Learn about how the exhibit took shape, as well as how critics today view the complex legacy of the novel.

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Date
09/23/2019
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

"Ready, Set, Intern!" for First-Year Students

As a first-year student, it's hard to figure out what you need to do to get an internship or to understand what interests you have. It’s difficult to know what employers look for or how might your interests equal a job or a major. No worries, we designed an experience just for you. During this 50-minute workshop, we hope to... - Walk you through what employers look for in interns - Help you set goals to prepare yourself to be a GREAT candidate - Debunk major and career connection

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Date
09/25/2019
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Workshop

400 Years: A People's Pursuit of Justice

The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies presents the annual Zora Neale Hurston lecture for the Humanities. Dr. Gloria House will give the lecture. Dr. House is a poet, educator, activist, and 2019's Kresge Eminent Artist, an award reserved for those who have made distinguised contributions to the arts and the community, and one of the biggest arts honors bestowed on Detroiters. 

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Date
09/26/2019
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Lecture

Resume Lab

Get real time, personalized support by checking out the Resume Lab. It's designed as a drop-in hour, so come when you can during this time. It's a place for you to learn the basics to get your resume started and get feedback to take your resume from good to great!

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Date
10/01/2019
Time
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Workshop

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