Events Archive

Upcoming Library 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 digitized 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 he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. 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
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

Author's Forum Presents: Gold Fame Citrus

book cover from Gold Fame Citrus
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. The Author's Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, the University of Michigan Library, & the Ann Arbor Book Festival.

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)
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Event Type
Workshop

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

The U-M Detroit Student Service Workshop III

Learn about engagement opportunities in the City of Detroit as well as available options for project funding. This workshop will feature organizations seeking volunteers and capacity builders and will share information about available options to contribute and acquire project funding. Current students participating in engagement programs will share their experiences. The event is open to all U-M undergraduate and graduate students. Attendance at prior workshops is not required.

Event Information

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

Visualizing the Occult: Spirit Photography in the Philippines and the World

Join us for a fascinating exploration of spiritism and spirit photographs. U-M Professor Deirdre de la Cruz (Southeast Asian studies and history), speaks about her research regarding early twentieth-century spirit photographs in the Philippines and elsewhere, and her use of Clark Library resources.

Event Information

Date
03/22/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library (2nd Floor Hatcher)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum Presents: "A Perfect Life"

book cover from A Perfect Life
Eileen Pollack, U-M English professor, reads from her latest novel, "A Perfect Life," followed by a conversation with Tim McKay, U-M professor of physics, astronomy, and education; then Q & A and book signing.

Event Information

Date
03/22/2017
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Islamic Traditions of Papermaking in India

Radha Pandey in the studio (Photo by Aimee Lee)

Papermaker and letterpress printer Radha Pandey gives a lecture focused on the history and contemporary legacy of papermaking in India followed by a papermaking demonstration featuring traditional Islamic methods she has studied. Pandey earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She has studied Western and Asian Papermaking techniques with Timothy Barrett and teaches book arts classes in India and the US.

Event Information

Date
03/30/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Current Library Exhibits

Library Events are open to the public. If you have a disability and require an accommodation to attend or participate in an event, please notify the Event Contact at least two weeks in advance of the event.