Hatcher North

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."

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Date & Time
March 13, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum Presents: "Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns"

book cover from Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns

U-M English Professor Valerie Traub reads from her book "Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns," followed by a discussion with U-M Professor Sidonie Smith, Q & A, and book signing.

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Date & Time
April 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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 & Time
March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Author's Forum
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.

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Date & Time
March 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Workshop

Preserving History: Pass it on to the next two centuries

Preservation and conservation experts from the University of Michigan Library give one-on-one consultations about caring for your U-M memorabilia and more at this drop-in clinic.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Open House

Science and Reputation: Biology, Social Thought, and the Modern University

U-M Bicentennial Seal

Join Robert Bender, Francis X. Blouin, Terrence J. McDonald, Kate Rosenblatt, and Perrin Selcer (all from the University of Michigan) as they look at a transformative period in the intellectual life of the University (1880-1920). New ideas were emerging about how individuals should conduct themselves and relate with others.

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Date & Time
February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth

Former Clements Library researcher and historian Holger Hoock, author of Scars of Independence, will discuss the violence of the American Revolution and the inherent tensions between moral purpose and violent tendencies in America’s past. Free, but please register.

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Date & Time
May 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

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

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