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"That Greece Might Still Be Free": Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence from an International Perspective
This exhibit commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence, which began with General Alexandros Ypsilantis’ (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Υψηλάντης) uprising against the Ottoman rulers in the Danubian Principality of Moldavia during the spring of 1821. While this uprising was…
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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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Translation and Memory: The Literary Worlds of the Spanish Philippines
This virtual exhibit organized by the Department of Comparative Literature and the U-M Library as part of the Mellon-funded Sawyer Seminar Series Sites of Translation in the Multilingual Midwest is an introductory digital resource for the critical study of translation and Filipino Hispanism. Using…
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A Menagerie of Animal Tales
A Menagerie of Animal Tales presents an exciting array of recent and historical editions of classic stories for children. The exhibition addresses a fundamental question: why are children’s books filled with animal figures? As you will see, animals express aspects of children’s emotional lives,…
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The Career of Rama: An Epic Journey Through South and Southeast Asia
Through South and Southeast Asia, the Ramayana prevails as the mightiest literary force. It serves as a religious text, a guide for morality, and a story beloved by children and adults. Due to the Ramayana's immense popularity in diverse geographic regions, there are many different versions. Our…
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Divide & Clothe: Illustrating Fashion in Nineteenth-Century Europe
A dramatic surge in images of clothing appeared in European books, journals, and prints from the 1780s through the 1870s. As a dedicated fashion press emerged by 1800, so did expectations about what people chose to wear: trends depicted in widely-circulated fashion plates began to dictate the pace…
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Scrapbook of American History: From the Revolution to the Civil War
Throughout the nineteenth century, Americans from all across the country used scrapbooks as a tool to tell the stories of their lives.  They clipped ticket stubs for shows they enjoyed, portraits and photos of loved ones or pressed flowers from the garden. Often created in groups at scrapping…
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Seven Fantasy Classics for Children
What accounts for the persistent power and enchantment of fantastical figures like Cinderella, Alice, Aladdin, and Peter Pan? How have tales about such characters been reworked and reimagined over the years to make them fresh for new audiences in new cultural contexts? Our English 313 class invites…
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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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Stories of the University Library: A Bicentennial Exhibit
Stories of the University Library: A Bicentennial Exhibit is a compilation of photographs and news articles that show a few of the stories surrounding the University of Michigan Library and how it has grown throughout the University’s first 200 years.
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