Events

02/2020 Events

Ann Arbor Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is a global campaign to improve representation of cis and transgender women, feminism, and the arts on Wikipedia. This year’s communal editing event will focus on recognizing the accomplishments of women and non-binary people of color in arts and activism, with a particular emphasis on artists and activists from Detroit and Michigan.

Event Information

Date
02/22/2020
Time
11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Location
Stamps Gallery, 201 South Division St., Ann Arbor
Event Type
Workshop

Music in the Stacks

Join us for a concert celebrating scholarship and performance with music from the Stellfeld Collection and the Women Composers Collection. Musicians will be performing, amid the stacks of the Music Library, works of C.P.E. Bach, Hortense de Beauharnais, Antonio Lotti, and Elizabeth Turner. Featuring faculty: Stanford Olsen, tenor Joseph Gascho, Harpsichord with special guests: Kathie Stewart traverso Eva Lymenstull, viola da gamba

Event Information

Date
02/22/2020
Time
05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Music Library 3rd Floor Moore Building
Location Information
Event Type
Musical Program

Black Art, Politics and Visibility: “Printed” Challenges for the Black Community in Brazil and the US in Times of Totalitarianism

Luciane Ramos Silva and Nabor Junior, editors of the Afro-Brazilian magazine O Menelick 2Ato, will discuss historical and current relations between Brazilian and American black presses. By discussing the dominant aesthetic and poetic regimes of representation, Luciane and Nabor will propose the black arts as a fundamental channel of critical engagement in contexts of social and political cleavage. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Information

Date
02/25/2020
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
North Quad, Room 2435
Series
O Menelick 2Ato: Art, Culture and Society From the Perspective of Contemporary Brazilian Black Press series.
Event Type
Lecture

From the Great Lakes to the Global Water Crisis: Writers on Water

Join us for an evening of poetry and prose dedicated to water in Michigan and beyond. A part of the semester-long campus-wide conversation about the Great Lakes, the evening will include readings from Great Lakes area writers and Michigan Quarterly Review (MQR) contributors Jerry Dennis, Anna Clark, Keith Taylor, and Margaret Noodin.

Event Information

Date
02/25/2020
Time
05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Reading

Copyright and Coffee: Public Domain

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Please join us for coffee and to learn about copyright-free works in the public domain. What is the public domain and how can you determine whether a work has entered the public domain? You will learn how works enter the public domain and where you can find public domain works. This 60-minute workshop from Justin Bonfiglio of the U-M Library Copyright Office will focus primarily on the public domain but will also cover additional copyright-related topics, including Creative Commons licenses and fair use.

Event Information

Date
02/26/2020
Time
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Turkish American Friendship Room (Room 4004)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

Launch of O Menelick 2 Ato #21 and Opening of “O Menelick 2Ato. Making Black Press in 21st Century Brazil”

Launch of the 21st issue of the Afro-Brazilian magazine "O Menelick 2 Ato" and of its curated edition in English. We'll have a panel discussion with Q&A featuring the magazine editors, Luciane Ramos Silva, Nabor Jr. and U-M faculty. The discussion will be followed by the opening of a digital and print exhibit of selected magazine covers by Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Diasporic artists, including light refreshments. The exhibit will be on display until March 11th in the Hatcher Library Gallery.

Event Information

Date
02/26/2020
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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