Events

03/2017 Events

Exhibit Reception: Chinese Dance

Join us at this opening reception for the exhibit Chinese Dance: National Movements in a Revolutionary Age, 1945-1965. The exhibit draws from the Chinese Dance Collection developed during the past three years by the U-M Library's Asia Library. It includes photographs, performance programs, archival materials, and videos.

Event Information

Date
03/06/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Online Discussion: Copyright and Course Websites

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How does copyright law impact what you can post on a course website? When is posting material there a fair use? What about using materials the library has licensed? Bring your questions for an online small-group discussion of copyright and course websites hosted by Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office. The office’s guide to Copyright and Course Websites will provide a framework for group discussion. All are welcome.

Event Information

Date
03/07/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Online/Google Hangout
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Discussion

Film: Moonlight

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The movie Moonlight (1hr, 51 min), based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, chronicles the life of a young black man as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. The movie won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Sponsored by Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) in observance of Black History Month.

Event Information

Date
03/07/2017
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Ballroom, Michigan League
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

CANCELED: Author's Forum Presents: Gold Fame Citrus

book cover from Gold Fame Citrus
This event has been canceled. Participants will be on strike in solidarity with women across the world. Claire Vaye Watkins, U-M assistant professor of English, reads from her novel "Gold Fame Citrus," followed by a conversation with Emily Chew, U-M graduate student in English, audience Q & A, and book signing. The novel speculates future life in a California where drought has turned the state into an endless desert.

Event Information

Date
03/08/2017
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Discussion

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Join us for an all day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. We'll provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, and refreshments. Bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. For the editing-averse, we urge you to stop by to show your support. Please RSVP.

Event Information

Date
03/11/2017
Time
12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Design Lab (1st Floor)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

Money Matters: Remaking U-M in the Auto Age

The U-M we know is a product of the auto age, its campus, its scholarship, and its politics all remade by Michigan’s defining industry and the sweeping changes it unleashed. Professor Kevin Boyle (Northwestern University) will explore this history in his talk "Money Matters: Remaking U-M in the Auto Age."

Event Information

Date
03/13/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Film: Rockers

Rockers dvd cover
The movie Rockers (1hr, 40min) is a Robin Hood style story of oppressed Jamaican musicians getting even with the "mafia types" in the business.

Event Information

Date
03/15/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

Soundings: A Cartographic Celebration of Marie Tharp

Hali Felt, author of “Soundings: the Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor," reads from and discusses the book at 4:00 p.m. Hear about the fascinating life of Michigan alumna and Ypsilanti native, Marie Tharp, whose work led to the acceptance of the theories of plate tectonics and continental drift.

Event Information

Date
03/16/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library (2nd Floor Hatcher)
Location Information
Series
Third Thursday in the Clark Library
Event Type
Lecture

HIV Today: Health, Research, Life

Join us for HIV Today, part of LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Week, as we hear a panel of speakers share their personal experiences and stories about HIV in today's society.

Event Information

Date
03/16/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The U-M Detroit Student Service Workshop III

Find out how you can get involved in Detroit from a variety of Detroit-based organizations and campus programs, hear from students about their experiences and advice for Detroit engagement, and get information about possible funding opportunities. The event is open to all U-M undergraduate and graduate students. Attendance at prior workshops is not required. Pizza, salad and refreshments will be available.

Event Information

Date
03/21/2017
Time
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

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