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Ladino Music Today as a Tool of Storytelling and Preservation
Expelled from Spain in 1492 and from Portugal in 1497, the Sephardic Jews took with them their unique language called Ladino, also refered to as Judeo-Spanish, Judesmo, or Sephardi. Today, this language is a combination of archaic form of Castilian Spanish that contains elements of Hebrew, Aramaic,…
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The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet
As the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, 2017 presents an opportunity to explore the historical milieu in which her characters lived. The 1790s-1810s was a tumultuous time period in Britain, encompassing the French revolution and subsequent Napoleonic Wars, the fight to abolish the slave…
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Reforming the Word: Martin Luther in Context
The late medieval German lands teemed with innovation. Novel forms of piety emerged, the demand for practical learning grew, more universities competed for students, and wealth from both trade and mining transformed social relations. The dissemination of texts and ideas on an industrial scale via…
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An Artful Life: The Colored Lantern Slides of Anna Caulfield McKnight
This exhibit presents an extraordinary portion of the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library's Lantern Slide Collection. The Caulfield McKnight collection includes almost 2,700 slides of historical artworks, architecture, landmarks, landscapes, and homes from around the world. It dates to the…
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Storied Acquisitions: Highlights from the University of Michigan Library Collections
In celebration of the University’s bicentennial, this exhibit showcases treasures from a variety of collecting areas and explores the stories behind the development of some of our most distinctive collections. From Audubon’s Birds of America, the first book acquired for the Library, to more recent…
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Above Ground: China's Young Feminist Activists and Forty Moments of Transformation
In March 2015, the arrest and detention of five activists in China brought international attention to the feminist movement in that country, which has battled gender discrimination, sexual harassment, violence against women, and homophobia for many years. While the West has only recently turned its…
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Layered Places: Artists' Books by Kyoko Matsunaga
The University of Michigan Library’s collection includes three Artists’ Books by Japanese artist Kyoko Matsunaga. While different in binding, size and content, the similar themes of the three works demonstrates how Artists’ Books can convey complex ideas about place. Whether real or imagined,…
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Shakespeare on Page and Stage
Our exhibit, Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration, is a virtual record of the physical exhibit that took place in the Audubon Room of Hatcher January 11-April 27, 2016. As the title playfully suggests, the exhibit is a historical journey through different versions of Shakespeare’s plays as…
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Singing the Antiphonary
On August 26, 2014, led by Dr. Stefano Mengozzi, a group of six singers recorded a selection of Gregorian chant music at the St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. To be precise, they sang from a fifteenth-century Antiphonary from the University of Michigan Special Collections…
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Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives
Intersections: Cultures, Identities, Narratives is drawn from the U-M Library Special Collections Library’s substantial holdings of artists’ books and centers on the artist Rolando Estévez, whose artistic oeuvre bridges the productivity of the Cuban imprint, Ediciones Vigía, to his more recently…
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