Events

March, 2015 Events

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

The Years: Reflections on a Life in Letters

Nicholas Delbanco, recently retired from U-M, talks about his two most recent books, The Years (2015) and Dear Wizard (UM Press, 2014), and his lengthy and illustrious career as a prolific author and award-winning teacher and mentor. He shares tales of the writer's life, how and why he writes, and offers insight into his recent publications.

Event Information

Date
03/30/2015
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Making Callaloo in Detroit: A Conversation with Lolita Hernandez and Laura Thomas

Author Lolita Hernandez reads from her new collection of stories, Making Callaloo in Detroit, and is then joined in conversation by Laura Thomas. The daughter of parents from Trinidad and Tobago and St. Vincent, Lolita Hernandez gained a unique perspective on growing up in Detroit. In Making Callaloo in Detroit she weaves her memories of food, language, music, and family into twelve stories of outsiders looking at a strange world, wondering how to fit in, and making it through in their own way. Book sales provided by the Michigan Union Barnes & Noble.

Event Information

Date
03/31/2015
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Restorative Justice and the Arts: The Atonement Project

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

The Atonement Project, a collaboration between the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) and MIT Digital Media Lab, creates spaces where the arts can help bridge the divides created by crime and incarceration. Ashley Lucas and Shaka Senghor, from PCAP, lead the discussion. 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
03/31/2015
Time
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location
Space 2435 North Quad, 105 S. State St.
Series
Prison Creative Arts Project 2015
Event Type
Lecture

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