April, 2013 Events

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April, 2013 Events

Cruel Nirvanas: Outsiders and Ethnopoetics

Thomas Hawk, All That Love All Those Mistakes,
flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/290555514

Jerome Rothenberg reads from A Cruel Nirvana, which is a collection of his previously published poetry. Join us for a little poetry...and pizza!

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Date & Time
April 2, 2013 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Reading

Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Recreate Race in the Twenty-First Century

Esther Simpson, Tips,
flickr.com/photos/estherase/13553883

In her book Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First Century Dr. Dorothy Roberts argues that America is once again at the brink of a virulent outbreak of classifying population by race.

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Date & Time
April 4, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Lecture

Mark Frauenfelder on Making Makers

Mark Frauenfelder, editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine and co-founder of the collaborative weblog Boing Boing, will present a short and colorful history of making things, and then launch into the amazing new tools, technologies, and social changes that are driving an all-ages maker movement.

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Date & Time
April 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location
Chesebrough Auditorium, 220 Chrysler Center, 2121 Bonisteel Blvd.
Event Type
Lecture

The Race Card Project Reception

Join NPR's Michele Norris at a reception celebrating both The Race Card Project digital display appearing on the screens in Bert's Study Lounge and The Race Card Project

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Date & Time
April 18, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Bert's Study Lounge, First Floor
Event Type
Reception

Emergent Research: Improving Data Discovery and Reuse

Staff from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) discuss their work in encouraging open access to data and closer links between publications and data, collaborative data curation, and improving data discovery and reuse.

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Date & Time
April 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Michigan Notable Books Author Tim Wendel: Summer of '68

Book cover: Summer of '68 by Tim Wendel

Tim Wendel, writer in residence at Johns Hopkins University, discusses Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever. This 2013 Michigan Notable Book recounts a time marked by assassinations and political protests and a baseball season that rallied the people of riot-torn Detroit and captivated a divided n

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Date & Time
April 25, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Reading

A Date with Cavafy

Seth Anderson, In The Future I Need To Study Greek,
http://www.flickr.com/photos/swanksalot/7978372665

April 29 is the day of Greek poet Constantine Cavafy's birth (1836) AND death (1933). In celebration of his life and work we will host an "open mike" event in which faculty, students, artists, and community members are invited to offer readings from testimonies of the poet.

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Date & Time
April 29, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Reading

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