March, 2018 Events

03/2018 Events

Mini Grant Momentum Panel

Join us to hear about work being done by students on campus—work that is made possible through Library student mini grants and pairing students with a Library mentor. Today's speakers:

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Date
03/06/2018
Time
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library Instructional Space, 2nd Floor
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Series
Mini Grant Momentum
Event Type
Lecture

The Jane Austen Project: Kathleen Flynn In Conversation with Laura Thomas

Cover of The Jane Austen Project, showing a woman in a white regency-era dress walking away from the viewer
Join Nicola's Books and the Ann Arbor District Library for a conversation between author Kathleen Flynn and U-M Residential College Creative Writing Director Laura Thomas. They will discuss Flynn's debut novel, The Jane Austen Project. This engrossing novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel.

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Date
03/07/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Series
Austen Bicentennial Events
Event Type
Talk

HOW SHOULD A BODY BE?

Join us for an inspirational, funny and relatable afternoon of storytelling with writer and motivational speaker Bethany Meloche. Bethany is the author of the memoir, HOW SHOULD A BODY BE?, a coming-of- age story about growing up in Michigan, falling in love, and learning to live with a progressive disease and a body that doesn’t conform to expectations.

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Date
03/09/2018
Time
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Measuring the Future: Project & Problematization

Jason Griffey discusses his Measure the Future project, examining the genesis of the idea (a privacy-sensitive tool for analyzing library space usage) as well as examining the larger issues of patron privacy, data gathering, and the risks therein.

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Date
03/12/2018
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Talk

Mini Grant Momentum Panel

Join us to hear about work being done by students on campus—work that is made possible through Library student mini grants and pairing students with a Library mentor. Today's speakers:

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Date
03/13/2018
Time
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library Instructional Space, 2nd Floor
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Series
Mini Grant Momentum
Event Type
Lecture

5th Annual SSD SpeakAble event

This student event is aimed at increasing awareness of disability issues and promoting a disability community on campus.

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Date
03/13/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Other People's Footage: A Fair Use Documentary

Join us for a screening of the 2016 documentary Other People’s Footage: Copyright and Fair Use. Following the screening, attorney Susan Kornfield, U-M Associate General Counsel Jack Bernard, and Associate Professor of Screen Arts and Culture Matthew Solomon, will discuss the documentary and its portrayal of fair use in film.

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Date
03/13/2018
Time
06:45 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Screening Room 2160
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Series
Fair Use Week
Event Type
Film

The Google of Healthcare: Making Big Data Work for—As Opposed to Against—Our Patients’ Best Interest

Kayte Spector-Bagdady explores how health data are currently being collected and by who, as well as ways we can both serve and protect our patients in the future. Our data are collected at every turn: where we drive, who we email, what we google, what we buy. Perhaps a last bastion of expected privacy protections surrounds our health data—but while some systems (like healthcare providers) have stringent governance, others (like wellness apps) do not.

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Date
03/14/2018
Time
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Talk

Author's Forum Presents: Early Modern Cartesianisms

Tad Schmaltz (philosophy) and George Hoffman (French) discuss Schmaltz's new book, Early Modern Cartesianisms. About the book:

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Date
03/14/2018
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Meme War!

Celebrate Fair Use Week with a Meme War! Participants will be asked to create a meme centered around their experience at U-M. The event will feature a short talk by representatives from the Library Copyright Office highlighting how Fair Use underlies the existence of the Meme culture. There will be prizes for the best memes and dinner will be provided while supplies last.

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Date
03/14/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Design Lab, 1st Floor
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Series
Fair Use Week
Event Type
Workshop

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