Events

12/2018 Events

Therapy Dogs in the Library

photo of a Golden Retriever therapy dog wearing red plush reindeer antlers
Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan. Join us near the Design Lab's PIE Space (Prototype-Inspire-Explore) on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:     Thursday, December 6th: 4:00-6:00 p.m.     Thursday, December 13th: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Event Information

Date
12/06/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Shapiro First Floor Shapiro Library
Event Type
Open House

Used Book Sale 2018

books stacked horizontally
The University Library is selling several thousand gently used books, including duplicate or superseded titles and other books not needed for the collection. We often have maps, pamphlets, CDs and DVDs as well! There's something for everyone at low, low prices.

Event Information

Date
12/11/2018
Time
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Special Collections After Hours: Do You Want to Play a Game?

box and colorful board game

Class War board game from the Joseph A. Labadie Collection, Special Collections Research Center

Smashing the State isn't the only thing radicals do for fun. Join us for a look at some of the interesting board games in the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. This event is part of Special Collections After Hours, a new monthly open house series sharing highlights from the many books, documents, and artifacts in our collections. Each event is open to everyone and will offer a new group of themed materials for visitors to explore. Open houses are held on the second Tuesday of each month during the academic year. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event Information

Date
12/11/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Special Collections, 6th Floor
Location Information
Series
Special Collections After Hours
Event Type
Open House

Contesting invisibility through a collaborative production of knowledge: The Afrodescendant Presence in Argentina

Emergent Research is written on a marbled blue background.
Marisol Fila, PhD Candidate in Spanish and Portuguese in Romance Languages and Literatures at U-M, discusses the projects she has been generating with the Afro-Argentine organization Xangô to explore the possibilities of a scholarly work conceived as a combination of theory and practice, that seeks to produce knowledge in collaboration and to promote participative and horizontal partnerships between academia and community-based organizations.

Event Information

Date
12/12/2018
Time
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Talk

More Dogs in the Library

photo of 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 near the Design Lab's PIE Space (Prototype-Inspire-Explore) on the first floor of the Shapiro Library.

Event Information

Date
12/13/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library First Floor
Location Information
Event Type
Open House

Listening & Watch Event: Sustainability and the Environment

The Sustainable Living Experience is hosting a listening/watch party featuring select podcast and video shorts (2-5 minutes) related to sustainability and the environment. Students and community members are encouraged to submit media to be considered for this event by Friday, November 30th. Submit your media here.

Event Information

Date
12/13/2018
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Film

My Brothers Empowerment Series

My Brothers is a monthly dialogue series focused around the success and cross-cultural development of self-identified men of color at the University of Michigan. All students, staff, and faculty are invited to this space. Sponsored by the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI), Center for Psychological Services, Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, and Center for Psychological Services.

Event Information

Date
12/14/2018
Time
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Talk

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