Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in conjunction with HBO Max will present Dogfight (1991), directed by Nancy Savoca, as part of its annual film festival this month. Savoca, whose papers were donated to the University of Michigan, is part of the library's Screen Arts Maverick & Makers collection.
Join us next Tuesday (13 April) at 4 pm EDT for our last After Hours virtual open house of the term. This month we'll explore a selection of iconic Arabic texts from the holdings of the Islamic Manuscripts Collection as part of the campus celebration of Arab Heritage Month
Join the Special Collections Research Center on March 9, at 4:00pm, for the third of our Winter 2021 After Hours events: "Birch Bark and the Writings of Simon Pokagon." Please register at the link provided in this blog post!
We are very pleased to invite you all to the fourth session of the Virtual Encounters on Book History, a series organized by Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan) and Benito Rial Costas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). Our fourth webinar is a celebration of two landmark publications based on the extensive collection of Greek manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Vol. 1. Ann...
On behalf of the University of Michigan Library, we would like to express our gratitude to Samuel L. Chappell (B.S. 1969) and Roberta J. Chappell (B.S. 1967) for their generous gift that allowed us to acquire a manuscript and an early printed book for our military history collection. Since their graduation from the U-M, Sam and Bobbie have kept in touch with the Library in various ways, including generous donations to advance our academic mission.
On Friday, February 12th, the U-M Library hosted its third annual Douglass Day celebration in honor of Frederick Douglass, 19th century American abolitionist, author, and orator. This year the event highlighted the life, legacy and work of Mary Church Terrell with a lecture from Dr. Shelley Haley followed by transcription, digital art-making, and socializing over baked goods!
Join the Special Collections Research Center on February 9, at 4:00pm, for the second of our Winter 2021 After Hours events: "Broadside and Lotus: Black-Owned Presses in Detroit." Please register at the link provided in the blog post below.
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