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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: Adaptation and Influence

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Arts/Culture #Literature #History #Libraries #RaceandEthnicity #Event

 10-08-2019 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET


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The Michigan Scientist who was Arrowsmith

The Heritage Project provides a detailed look at the life of Sinclair Lewis' inspiration for this novel "Arrowsmith," U-M scientist and medical researcher, Paul De Kruif. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Libraries #Literature #History ​​​​​​​​​​


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Blue Angel

The Heritage Project provides an in depth look at the life of alumnus Forman Brown, who came out as gay and the author (under the pseudonym Richard Meeker) of "Better Angel" in 1987, 54 years after its original publication. The novel is loosely based on Brown's own time as a closeted gay in the early 20th Century at U-M. #30-60mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #LGBTQ #Literature #History #Libraries #KimClarke ​​​​​​​​​​


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Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives

The U-M Special Collections Library presents the open-access, online exhibit "Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives", centered on the Cuban artist Rolando Estévez. #web-article #MichiganLibrary #Arts/Culture #ArtsandDesign #Libraries #Literature #SouthAmerica #Cuba ​​​​​​​​​ #5mins


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Nancy Pearl - Losing Yourself in a Book (or on Twitter)

School of Information invites Nancy Pearl, "America's Librarian," author of "Book Lust," and U-M alum, to discuss her own relationship with technology such as Twitter, as well as technology's impact on libraries. November 3, 2017. #5mins #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Career #Technology #SocialMedia #Career #Libraries #NancyPearl


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A U-M Summer Reading List, Part 1

Michigan Alumnus offers a summer reading list with an array of non-fiction books authored by U-M alumni, including biographies, histories, and poems. June 1, 2018. For Reading List Part 2, click here . #15-30-mins #AlumniAssociation #web-article #Society #Michigan #Libraries #non-fiction


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A U-M Summer Reading List, Part 2

U-M Alumnus magazine offers this reading list of notable works of fiction, including mysteries, children's books and other genres. A brief summary is given for each novel. July 1, 2018. For Reading List Part 1, click here . #5-15mins #AlumniAssociation #web-article #Arts/Culture #Society #Children #Libraries #YouthandAdolescents #reading


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Celebrating Mother's Day at the Clements Library

U-M Clements Library Expert Jayne Ptolemy talks about the library's collection of documents and letters relating to mothers and motherhood. May 12, 2017. #5mins #web-article #WilliamL.ClementsLibrary #Society #Libraries #Parenting #History ​​​​​​​


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Spy Letters of the American Revolution; Online Exhibit

U-M Clements Library showcases an online exhibit featuring letters from spies during the American Revolution. Many of the letters highlighted in this digital exhibit were pivotal to the success and failures of sieges, battles, and surprise attacks. #30-60mins #web-article #WiliamL.ClementsLibrary #Arts/Culture #Government/Politics #Museums #Libraries #Exhibit