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Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

book cover of Thundersticks

The adoption of firearms by American Indians between the 17th and 19th centuries marked a turning point in the history of North America's indigenous peoples. Author David Silverman will discuss this profound "cultural earthquake" and its impact with special focus on Pontiac's War.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 20, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

A Michigan Map Society Lecture From Samuel de Champlain to Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin: Mapping the Great Lakes in the 17th century

Jean-François Palomino

Join Jean-François Palomino as he discusses early French mapping of the Great Lakes region and two noted cartographers who played a seminal role in introducing the Great Lakes to Europeans. Free, but please register.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Breaking the Barriers of Voluntourism

This workshop is open to any student planning to teach English abroad this summer or over spring break. Students will learn from faculty experts about best practices for ESL and interacting respectfully with communities abroad, plus receive resources to help them during their time overseas. Dinner will be provided.

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Date & Time
February 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Workshop

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.

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Date & Time
March 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Fair Use: You Be The Judge

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Have you ever wondered whether you’re allowed to use someone else’s copyrighted material? Learn about fair use, the foremost user’s right under U.S. copyright law, at this workshop from the U-M Library Copyright Office.

Event Information

Date & Time
May 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

The Fair Use Factors: Their History and Application

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The language of the fair use factors has changed very little since the nineteenth century, but the doctrine of fair use has changed a great deal. Understanding the history of the factors, particularly their changing importance, is crucial to making accurate fair use decisions today.

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Date & Time
February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

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.

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Date & Time
March 15, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

Film: Generation One: The Search for Black Wealth

Generation One dvd cover

The documentary Generation One (1hr, 12min) acknowledges the lack of generational wealth in the African American community and takes a hard look at numbers, giving historical context to early wealth creation in the Black community and tapping the expertise of the nation’s top financial experts to weigh in not only on how Blacks fell behind, but stra

Event Information

Date & Time
February 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

Film: Southside with You

Southside with You dvd cover image

This film (1hr, 24min) chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon on Chicago's South Side when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, goes on his first date with the future First Lady, Michelle Obama.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

Film: Loving

DVD cover from the movie Loving

The movie Loving (2h, 3min) tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
MESA Black History Month Screenings
Event Type
Film

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