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The Clements Bookworm: “Women in Photographs” Collector’s Corner with Cynthia Motzenbecker
March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
In celebration of Women’s History Month, prolific collector Cynthia Motzenbecker will share and discuss historic images of women from her private collection. Beginning with daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, she will comment on the development of techniques and photographic history illustrated by her examples. Motzenbecker is a member and past president of the Michigan Photographic Historical Society.
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The Clements Bookworm: Online Event for History Lovers
Clements Library Fellows Dr. Richard Bell (Professor of History, University of Maryland) and Latoya M. Teague (PhD Candidate in African & African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin) will join Maggie Vanderford (Librarian for Instruction & Engagement, Clements Library) to discuss the teaching of Black history with primary sources.
The roundtable conversation will address various approaches to Black history pedagogy in university lectures, secondary school classrooms, and in library primary source instruction. From curriculum design to syllabus and lesson plan creation, join the conversation to think more deeply about how to teach the triumphs and the heartbreaks of the past in ways that are both informed and intentional.
Where: Register at myumi.ch/gjgzR. You will receive your link to join the meeting via a confirmation email as well as a reminder email one hour before we begin.
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What kinds of books will be discussed?
We are asking panelists to discuss their favorite history books. Some, but not all, will feature a connection to the primary source collections at the Clements Library. Upcoming themes will be shared at clements.umich.edu/bookworm.
Will I be on video?
A webcam is not required to join the book circle and public participants will NOT appear on video. Only the panelists speaking will have their video and microphone active-- guests are encouraged to type in your comments and questions via the chat function.
Can I view a recording and a list of the resources discussed?
Yes! Feel free to register even if you can't attend the meeting, and you will receive a follow-up email with the resource list and video link.
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