Events Archive

Upcoming Library Events

Teach-In: Commemoration Through Emulation: Antiwar Movements from Vietnam to Climate Change

Join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion. William Gamson Boston College Professor of Sociology, former U-M faculty member, and convener at the 1965 teach-in Marshall Sahlins University of Chicago Professor Emeritus, member and convener at the 1965 teach-in

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Bring our Loved Ones Home: Lessons from California’s Fight to get People out of Prison

"The Way It Is!" by Rafael DeJesus

From prisoner hunger strikes to deadly crowding, California prisons have been in the notorious spotlight for more than a decade. Emily Harris from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights—and PCAP Advisory Board Member—discusses the challenges and opportunities of organizing at this time in the prison bellwether state. Can a “broken system” be fixed? If not, what are our alternatives? Allow time to view the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
Location Information
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Lecture

Love Songs Playaround Shakespeare

Love Songs Playaround Shakespeare combines the lyrical and romantic songs from a contemporary piece, LOVE SONGS-A Musical, (Book, Music & Lyrics by Steven Cagan), with some of Shakespeare’s most passionate, poetic love scenes, enhanced by modern visual technology and dance.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
Duderstadt Duderstadt Center, Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

Teach-In: The Science and Politics of Climate Change

In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Event Information

Date
03/27/2015
Time
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Teach-In: Searching for Solutions at the Global and National Level

In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Event Information

Date
03/28/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

PCAP Associates Panel

"The Way It Is!" by Rafael DeJesus

The PCAP Associates is a diverse group of Prison Creative Arts Project alumni, whose experiences with PCAP as U-M students framed their careers in social justice. Allow time to view the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. The Prison Creative Arts Project's mission is to collaborate with incarcerated adults, incarcerated youth, urban youth and the formerly incarcerated to strengthen our community through creative expression.

Event Information

Date
03/28/2015
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
Location Information
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Teach-In: Searching for Solutions at the State and Local Level

In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events. Each speaker will give a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion.

Event Information

Date
03/28/2015
Time
01:45 PM to 03:45 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Teach-In: Searching for Solutions at U-M and Building National and International Coalitions

Student-organized and led workshops represent a range of environmental groups on campus. In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the nation's first teach-in on the war in Vietnam, join us for this teach-in that focuses on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the escalating war against the planet represented by climate change and the threat it poses to the web of life on earth. Learn more about the Teach-In + 50 series, and see the full list of events.  

Event Information

Date
03/28/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Workshop

PCAP: Artist Panel

Detail from "The Way It Is!"
by Rafael DeJesus

Artists from previous Prison Creative Arts Project exhibitions share their stories and answer questions about life as a prison artist in this informal panel discussion. Allow time to view the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. March 29 is family day at the exhibit, when PCAP celebrates the family and friends of incarcerated artists and writers.

Event Information

Date
03/29/2015
Time
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
Location Information
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Panel Discussion

PCAP: Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing

Detail from "The Way It Is!"
by Rafael DeJesus

Hear selections from this year's journal—the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, Volume 7—which showcases the talent and diversity of Michigan's incarcerated writers. This writing comes from the heart and is unique, well-crafted, and lively. March 29 is family day at the 20th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, with PCAP celebrating the family and friends of incarcerated artists and writers.

Event Information

Date
03/29/2015
Time
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Art & Architecture Auditorium (2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Room 2104)
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Reading

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