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March, 2015 Events

Food Chain$: The Revolution in America's Fields

photo of a hand holding a ripe tomato

This documentary focuses on a highly-lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida — the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.

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Date & Time
March 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

The World Health Organization: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

In this participatory powerpoint presentation, Dr. Els Nieuwenhuijsen covers three key topics related to the International Classification of Functioning (ICF), which is the World Health Organization (WHO) framework for measuring health and disability at both individual and population levels.

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Date & Time
March 10, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

New Stories of Old Times: Restoring Detroit’s Early History, One Image at a Time

Karen Marrero

Karen Marrero, Wayne State University Assistant Professor of Colonial North American History, considers two works of art created in the 19th century to depict two moments viewed as pivotal in Detroit’s history. How can we turn these images inside-out and use them to guide us to fresh insights that reflect Detroit’s early status

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Date & Time
March 11, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Future Cycles Reception

Join us for a reception to celebrate the Future Cycles on display. They're hybrid vehicles that combine the weather protection, carrying capacity and visibility of a car with the low energy usage of a bicycle to create a vehicle that is half car, half bicycle.

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Date & Time
March 13, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Duderstadt Center Gallery
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Event Type
Reception

My Beautiful Hook-Nosed Beauty Queen Strut Wave and Wait 'Til You Have Real Problems

Local authors Jeff Kass and Scott Beal read from and talk about their recently-published books—Kass's "My Beautiful Hook-Nosed Beauty Queen Strut Wave" and Beal's "Wait 'Til You Have Real Problems."

Book sales provided by Bookbound.

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Date & Time
March 18, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Researching in Real Life: Publicly Engaged Scholars Share Their Stories

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

Three U-M scholars share their research and answer questions about engaged scholarship and how this work brings together academy and community.

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Date & Time
March 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Learning in Real Life Event Series
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Famous/Infamous: Exploring Reputation in Early Modern Spain Conference


Painting: ​Magdalena Ventura with Her Husband and Son by Jusepe de Ribera

This conference brings together seven exciting and cutting-edge scholars working in the domains of literature, aesthetics, performance, and cultural history. The goal is to shed new light on a neglected side of an epoch in which failure mattered greatly.

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Date & Time
March 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Symposium

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.

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Date & Time
March 26th - 27th, 2015
March 26, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location
Duderstadt Center, Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

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.

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Date & Time
March 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Auditorium A, Angell Hall
Series
Teach-In + 50: End the War Against the Planet
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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 & Time
March 26, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location
Duderstadt Center, Video Studio
Event Type
Musical Program

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