September, 2017 Events

09/2017 Events

Forever Unfinished: Ribbon Cutting and Gallery Walk

Join the exhibit creators for a ribbon cutting and a short tour of Forever Unfinished: Making and Remaking a Public University. The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as a public institution, a concept for which there were few models. What makes a university public? What should it look like? Whom should it serve? Who should have access to its resources, and where should those resources come from?

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Date
09/08/2017
Time
03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Selma Film Screening and Discussion

Attend this free screening of the critically acclaimed film Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay and based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. A short introduction to the film and its historical context will precede the screening at 4:10pm, and a discussion with graduate students Maryam Aziz (American Culture), David Hutchinson (History), and Tara Weinberg (History) will follow at 6:30pm. 

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Date
09/12/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

Remembering Tom Hayden Through Current Scholarship

Tom Hayden visiting his archive, 2014; photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography

Join us to celebrate the life and legacy of anti-​war activist, politician, and U-M alumnus Tom Hayden (1939-2016) through the research of current U-M students and recent U-M graduates who have focused on topics related to Hayden's work. Talks will be followed by a reception.

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Date
09/14/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Talk

Islamotopia: American Exceptionalism and Muslim Reform

Michael Muhammad Knight, assistant professor of religion at the University of Central Florida, examines the development of American Muslim exceptionalism, the exclusions and marginalizations that it performs, and calls attention to indicators of its decline.

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Date
09/15/2017
Time
12:30 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Copyright and Your Lab Website

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How can you preserve your right to post your own scholarship on your lab website? How does copyright law impact what you post? This workshop from Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office will explain how copyright law applies to lab websites.

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Date
09/18/2017
Time
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Office Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

"Punks" @ 20: Revisiting Cathy Cohen’s Queer Coalitional Vision

The  Lesbian, Gay, Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI) presents a symposium in tribute to and reconsideration of Cathy Cohen’s generative article “Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?” Published in GLQ in 1997, Cohen’s piece articulated a queer of color critique that transformed the field. Light refreshments.

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Date
09/18/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

Using Open-Licensed and Public Domain Content

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Have you ever wanted an image you could just use, without worrying about copyright? This workshop from Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office explains how to find images and other resources that are open-licensed or are in the public domain. Register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
09/19/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Room 4059 -- University Library Instructional Center (ULIC)
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Series
Copyright Office Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Copyright for Music, Theatre, and Dance

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What works qualify for copyright protection? How does copyright impact the music business? How does licensing work for musical works, dramatic works, and sound recordings? This workshop from Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office explains how copyright law works in the areas of music, theatre, and dance. Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
09/21/2017
Time
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Music 2026 Moore Building
Series
Copyright Office Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Copyright and Digital Scholarship

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This workshop from Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office addresses common questions about copyright and digital scholarship. Participants will have the opportunity to apply copyright to hypothetical situations involving digital scholarship. Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
09/21/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Office Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

USPTO Commissioner for Trademark Presentation

The Commissioner for Trademarks from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mary Boney Denison, will provide news and updates on the Trademark Office—including hiring possibilities, trademark application filings, and current initiatives. We are honored to have Commissioner Denison join us; this is a rare opportunity for you to converse with the Commissioner for Trademarks directly. Please register for the talk by the Commissioner for Trademarks.

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Date
09/27/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Duderstadt 1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus
Event Type
Lecture

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