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Upcoming Hatcher Graduate Library Events

Film: Winnie

Join us for a free film screening of Winnie as part of the African Diasporic Film Festival. The movie is a 2011 drama film adaptation of Anne Marie du Preez Bezrob's biography Winnie Mandela: A Life, and stars Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.  Hosted by the U-M Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

Event Information

Date
11/28/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
African Diasporic Film Festival
Event Type
Film

Exhibit Opening: DNA Origami

Join us at the opening reception for the exhibit DNA Origami. Get a visual glimpse of the future of biotechnology and cutting-edge research methods in Biophysics with this exhibit that showcases unusual nanoscopic scale images created by students in the Biophysics DNA Origami class. Presented as part of the LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester "Michigan Horizons" with generous support from the University of Michigan Bicentennial Theme Courses Subcommittee.

Event Information

Date
11/29/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Exhibit Opening: The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet

Carington Bowles. Bowles’s New Four-Sheet Map of the World on Mercator’s Projection: Exhibiting the Several Quarters of the Globe Divided into their Respective Empires, Kingdoms, States, & c....London: Bowles & Carver, 1807

Exhibit curators Sigrid Cordell and Juli McLoone give a short talk introducing the exhibit The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet. Join us at 4:00pm for light refreshments, with the lecture starting at 4:30pm.  Marking the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, this exhibit showcases significant early editions of Austen’s works alongside materials revealing the historical milieu in which she and her characters lived.

Event Information

Date
11/30/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

The Book of Wonders: A Conversation with Douglas Trevor and Peter Ho Davies

bookcover: three colorful butterflies
Author Douglas Trevor, director of U-M's Helen Zell Writers' Program, reads from his new novel The Book of Wonders followed by a conversation with Peter Ho Davies, professor in the Helen Zell program; then Q&A and book signing.

Event Information

Date
12/04/2017
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Boers at the End of the World

The film focuses on a family, the Dickasons, who have a deep yearning to see the land of their ancestors. They travel from Argentina back to Africa for the first time to meet their distant family – and their ideas of home, culture and belonging will never be the same. 

Event Information

Date
12/05/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
DAAS African Diasporic Film Festival
Event Type
Film

Futures of Law and Political Inclusion

The Futures of Law and Political Inclusion panel features:

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Date
12/06/2017
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium: Crisis Democracy
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Futures of Democratic Social Movements

The Futures of Democratic Social Movements panel features: 

Event Information

Date
12/07/2017
Time
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium: Crisis Democracy
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Democratic Futures at Michigan: A Discussion with Local Organizers

Crisis Democracy: Conversations on Politics in America encourages the university community to reflect on, interpret, and imagine the future of political participation, inclusion and expression. Conversations between academics and local organizers explore topics including: legal developments that affect citizen democratic participation, debates over free speech and safe spaces, and the shifting configurations of social movements. Discussion panel forthcoming.

Event Information

Date
12/07/2017
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium: Crisis Democracy
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Fugitive Democracy Revisited

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, delivers the keynote lecture of the LSA Crisis Democracy symposium. His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities and reveal complexities, vulnerabilities, and opportunities for hope.

Event Information

Date
12/07/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium: Crisis Democracy
Event Type
Lecture

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