Visual Culture and Archives

The Bentley Historical Library invites all to attend a symposium on Visual Culture and Archives (April 4-5, 2013) in honor of Francis X. Blouin's 32 years as library director.

Visual Archives and Culture Symposium Poster

Video of the Symposium and Tribute to Fran Blouin

Video of the symposium presentations and the tribute to Bentley Library. Fran Blouin are available through Deep Blue

Event Information and Related Resources:



The Symposium will be held in the Rackham Amphitheatre, located on the fourth floor of the Rackham Building (915 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI).


See University of Michigan resources for driving directions, parking information, and a campus map.

Event Program

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Speaker Profiles

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April 5, 2013 Tribute and Reception

All attendees are invited to celebrate Francis Blouin's 32 years of service and leadership at the Bentley Historical Library.

Academic Programs at the Bentley Library

Visual Archives at the Bentley Library