January, 2020 Events

01/2020 Events

Internship Lab

Get real time, personalized support by checking out the Internship Lab. It's designed as a drop-in hour, so come when you can during this time. It's a place for you to search for and find a great internship experience! Chat with folks from the University Career Center to explore Handshake, the University Career Alumni Network (UCAN), and other tools you can use to build a great job or internship search strategy.   

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Date
01/10/2020
Time
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Workshop

Copyright and Coffee: Copyright Essentials

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 operates, 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.  

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Date
01/13/2020
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Room 806
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Event Type
Workshop

My Brothers Empowerment Series

My Brothers is a monthly dialogue series for men of color at the University of Michigan.  The goal of the program is to empower self-identified men of color around issues of identity, intercultural competency, health, and wellness in an open, spirited atmosphere. The program welcomes all self-identified men of color at the University of Michigan — undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff.

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Date
01/14/2020
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Talk

Special Collections After Hours: Awards Season Warmup

Robert Altman's Honorary Oscar, awarded in 2006. Special Collections Research Center.
 

In anticipation of the upcoming onslaught of film award ceremonies, check out the amazing trove of awards presented to Screen Art Mavericks & Makers member Robert Altman that reside in the Special Collections Research Center, including the Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award, and of course the granddaddy of film awards, the Oscar. 

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Date
01/14/2020
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Special Collections Research Center, 6th Floor
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Event Type
Open House

Waterways to Motorways: Traversing the Great Lakes

Join the Clark Library as we celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Waterways to Motorways: Traversing the Great Lakes, a visual tribute to the famed lakes. Explore the new exhibit while delving into the history of exploration and cartography in the Great Lakes. Examine the modern role of tourism and motorized travel and probe the depths of the lakes themselves. Celebrate with us the unique role of the Great Lakes in the history and development of the surrounding areas.  

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Date
01/16/2020
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

Brown v. Board of Education: The Legacy Continues

Cheryl Brown Henderson talks about her personal experience with segregated schools and the story of how Brown v. Board of Education came to be.

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Date
01/20/2020
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Michigan League, Ballroom
Series
U-M Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium
Event Type
Lecture

Dear Stranger: Exhibit Opening and Journaling Workshop

Common Threads Volume LXXII. Candance Hicks, 2016. Special Collections Research Center.
 

In honor of the new Audubon Room exhibit, Dear Stranger: Diaries for the Public and Private Self, we invite you to celebrate the power of personal writing. Take inspiration from the diaries on display in the exhibit, and do some reflective writing of your own. Notebooks and light refreshments will be provided. The curators will share brief remarks about the exhibit at 4:40 pm.  

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Date
01/21/2020
Time
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Copyright and Coffee: Your Dissertation

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between copyright infringement and plagiarism? Do you know when it’s okay to use copyrighted works without permission, or how to get permission when you need it? Explore these and other questions about copyright and dissertations in a workshop facilitated by Raven Lanier. This workshop is primarily designed for students in the Rackham Graduate School.  

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Date
01/22/2020
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Room 806
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Event Type
Workshop

Resume Lab

Get real-time, personalized support at this Resume Lab. It's designed as a drop-in hour, so come when you can during this hour. 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! Just getting started building a resume? Have a draft but not sure how to make it better? Want to learn about resources available to revise your resume? Wherever you are, we can help! 

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Date
01/27/2020
Time
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
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Event Type
Workshop

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