Events

01/2019 Events

Make Your Own Cartoneras!


Image courtesy of Mayela Rodriguez

Inviting all Latinx students, faculty, and staff: express yourself, share your Latinx pride, and leave your mark on the University of Michigan! During this two-hour workshop you will learn all about the history of this Latin American publishing style, see examples of cartonera books from U-M Library’s collection, and make your very own cartoneras. The workshop is completely free and all materials will be provided. There will also be light refreshments. If you can’t make it to this workshop, keep a lookout for future cartonera workshops!  

Event Information

Date
01/29/2019
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library PIE Space
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Event Type
Workshop

Coffee with the Curators: Written Culture of Christian Egypt

Shenoute of Atripe (ca. 348-465). Content: Canon 7. Acephalos work A13: 79: i.1-ii.32. Is Ecclesiastes Not Wise: 80: i.2-ii.33. Parchment, 1 leaf, 380 x 288 mm. Verso. Origin: White Monastery (Atripe, Egypt). 8th AD. Mich. Ms. 158. 14 b: White Monastery Codex YR 79/80

Join us to learn more about the exhibit Written Culture of Christian Egypt: Coptic Manuscripts from the University of Michigan Collection. Curators Evyn Kropf and Pablo Alvarez will give you a tour of this extraordinary exhibit. 

Event Information

Date
01/30/2019
Time
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Migrant Narratives — World Cafe Conversation

We invite those from migrant backgrounds to share a meal and join a conversation about their lived experiences. Participate in facilitated, informal conversations around topics such as language, identity, and culture. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to this free event. Dinner will be provided. Registration is suggested but not required.

Event Information

Date
01/31/2019
Time
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

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