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December 2019

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Clements Library

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
William L. Clements Library, 909 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Join us for a tour to learn more about the Clements Library and its collections. Tours begin with a presentation behind-the-scenes to share the story of our collections and our renovated 1923 building. Tours conclude with a visit to the Avenir Foundation Reading Room to view the current exhibits.

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Lecture: Kevin Graffagnino, A Valedictory Address

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Jeff T. Blau Hall – Blau Colloquium – Ross School of Business, 700 East University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Dr. Graffagnino, the Randolph G. Adams Director of the Clements Library, retires at the end of December 2019. Join us as he reminisces about his 11-year career with the Clements. Reception to follow.

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Brown Bag: Dr. Phillip Troutman, “‘Incendiary Pictures’: The Radical Visual Rhetoric of Early Abolition”

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this Brown Bag lunch talk, Dr. Phillip Troutman will discuss his current research at the Clements Library as recipient of the Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas. Dr. Troutman is a 2018-2019 Smithsonian Senior Fellow and an Assistant Professor of Writing and of History at the George Washington University. He is working on a book, drawing on visual theory, rhetoric, history, and art history to provide the first assessment of the American Anti-Slavery Society's visual program of periodicals,…

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Behind the Scenes Tour of the Clements Library

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
William L. Clements Library, 909 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Join us for a tour to learn more about the Clements Library and its collections. Tours begin with a presentation behind-the-scenes to share the story of our collections and our renovated 1923 building. Tours conclude with a visit to the Avenir Foundation Reading Room to view the current exhibits.

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