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April 2020

[POSTPONED] Victoria Brehm, “Deep Regionalism: Discovering Great Lakes Literature”

April 1

Due to the rapidly changing information about the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, we have decided to postpone Victoria Brehm's lecture. This event will be rescheduled at a later date. For our most up-to-date schedule changes, please see Clements Library Schedule Updates.   Join award-winning researcher and author Victoria Brehm as she explores Great Lakes literature as a record of lives on the lakes over centuries, encompassing texts by many ethnicities and in several genres that trace the interactions of peoples…

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[CANCELLED] Behind the Scenes Tour of the Clements Library

April 3
William L. Clements Library, 909 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Due to the rapidly changing information about the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, we have decided to cancel this tour. Please join us for a tour another time! For our most up-to-date schedule changes, please see Clements Library Schedule Updates.   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…

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The Clements Bookworm: A book circle for history lovers

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until May 8, 2020

Bookshelves at the Clements

The Clements Bookworm: A book circle for history lovers Join the Clements library staff, fellows, and supporters in a discussion about the books we’re reading. Inspired by the traditional Clements Library researcher tea time at 10am, we invite you to pull up a chair at our table. Pour a cup of tea and enjoy a snack while you watch our commentators in a live feed. Chime in with your comments and questions via the chat function. We look forward to hosting…

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[POSTPONED] Contemporary Issues Discussion: Death and Grief

April 7
Tisch Hall 1014, 435 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
A couple mourns at a grave (Graphics Division)

Due to the rapidly changing information about the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, we have decided to postpone "Contemporary Issues Discussion: Death and Grief." This event will be rescheduled at a later date. For our most up-to-date schedule changes, please see Clements Library Schedule Updates.   In the spring of 1846, Nancy Dorsey of Piqua, Ohio, sent a letter to her sister vividly describing the death of her infant daughter and her struggle to come to terms with her loss.…

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[CANCELLED] Behind the Scenes Tour of the Clements Library

April 17
William L. Clements Library, 909 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Due to the rapidly changing information about the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, we have decided to cancel this tour. Please join us for a tour another time! For our most up-to-date schedule changes, please see Clements Library Schedule Updates.   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…

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[POSTPONED] Allison K. Lange, “The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Photographs”

April 18

Due to U-M policy addressing the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, we have decided to postpone Allison Lange's lecture. This event will be rescheduled at a later date. For our most up-to-date schedule changes, please see Clements Library Schedule Updates.   Lange's talk examines the role of women's rights activists like Soujourner Truth and Susan B. Anthony, who challenged popular cartoons that mocked female reformers by distributing photographs of respectable women in politics. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Photographic Historical Society.

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