Events Archive

Upcoming Hatcher Graduate Library Events

Democracy in Chains

Nancy MacLean, Duke University, discusses her recent book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America, which is longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award. The book has been described as "An explosive exposé of the right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution." Sponsored by the U-M Department of History, Department of American Culture, and Residential College.

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Date
11/20/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Film: Orkiteng Loorbaak: Rite of Elders

Catch this free screeening of Orkiteng Loorbaak: Rite of Elders as part of the African Diasporic Film Festival. Hosted by the U-M Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

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Date
11/21/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
African Diasporic Film Festival
Event Type
Film

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

Join exhibit curators Sigrid Cordell and Juli McLoone for a short talk introducing the exhibit The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet followed by a reception. 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

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