Events

12/2017 Events

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)
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Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Free Professional Headshots

Professional headshots aren't just for top executives; everybody needs one. This is your chance to drop in for a free professional photo! We've got a few tips for you: * Business or business casual attire is appropriate * Darker, solid colors are typically better * Avoid busy patterns * Keep any make-up natural * Show up with clean, groomed hair and facial hair * Keep glasses on if you typically wear them Hosted by the University Career Center and the U-M Library Peer Information Counseling Program.

Event Information

Date
12/04/2017
Time
05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Winberg Media Production Room, First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

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)
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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

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

Michigan Foreign Policy Council Fall Conference

The Michigan Foreign Policy Council Fall 2017 Conference is a space for members to share their semester’s work with each other and the broader public. Students will present their extensive research papers on a foreign policy topic of their choice; papers are within the realm of national security, energy/climate, trade/economy, human rights, and global health.

Event Information

Date
12/09/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Symposium

Therapy Dogs in the Library

photo of a therapy dog
Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us at the Design Lab's PIE Space (Prototype-Inspire-Explore) on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:     Saturday, December 9th: 6pm - 8pm     Tuesday, December 12th: 6pm - 8pm

Event Information

Date
12/09/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Shapiro First Floor Shapiro Library
Event Type
Open House

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