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Author's Forum Presents: The Infinitesimals

Series: 
Author's Forum
Date: 
December 1, 2014
Running Time: 
70:04

Author, Laura Kasischke and Megan Levad talk about Kasischke's latest book of poetry, The Infinitesimals. Laura Kasischke is Allan Seager Collegiate Professor of English Language & Literature at U-M. Recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 2012, she has published nine novels, three of which have been made into feature films—The Life Before Her Eyes, Suspicious River, White Bird in a Blizzard—and eight books of poetry. Megan Levad is the assistant director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at U-M. Her poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, AnOther, Denver Quarterly, among other publications and anthologies. She also writes lyrics for composers Tucker Fuller and Kristin Kuster

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The Future Of Social Science Research: Panel

Series: 
Emergent Research
Date: 
November 24, 2014
Running Time: 
80:13

Panelists offer their perspectives on the future of social science research, with attention to historical and emerging trends. The ways in which social scientists conduct, discuss, and share research is changing. Among other things, social science research is increasingly more interdisciplinary and team-based, more global, and more data-driven. Panelists include:
Nick Ellis, U-M Professor of Psychology and Linguistics
Michelle McClellan, U-M Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Residential College
George Alter, Director of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), U-M Professor of History and Research Professor in the U-M Population Studies Center.

 

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Persistence Pays Off: How Women Athletes Changed The Game At U-M

Series: 
LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University
Date: 
November 20, 2014
Running Time: 
108:57

This panel celebrates the tenacious, passionate female student-athletes at Michigan, both before and after Title IX, who persisted toward equality and changed the game for the future of women’s athletics. Current female student-athletes have their chance to interview some of the women who came before them.

 

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Authors' Forum Presents: Detroit Chene Street History Project

5300 Block of Chene Street
Series: 
Author's Forum
Date: 
November 19, 2014
Running Time: 
87:06

Marian Krzyzowski, Deborah Dash Moore, and Karen Majewski talk about The Detroit Chene Street History Project. Since 2002, the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy at the University of Michigan has been conducting a study of Detroit’s Chene Street, which cuts through the east side of Detroit from the Detroit River to the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant at the Hamtramck border.

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Emergent Research: The Future Of Social Science Research, With Brian Nosek

Series: 
Emergent Research
Date: 
November 17, 2014
Running Time: 
82:41

Cognitive Psychologist Brian Nosek, University of Virginia, discusses his perspectives on the future of social science research, with attention to his experiences working within his discipline as well as his work with the Center for Open Science, Project Implicit, and the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS).

The ways in which social scientists conduct, discuss, and share research is changing. Among other things, social science research is increasingly more interdisciplinary and team-based, more global, and more data-driven.

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Toward An Open Science Framework: Finding Common Ground For Researchers, Developers, And Publishers

Series: 
Emergent Research
Date: 
November 17, 2014
Running Time: 
81:09

A panel discussion about how researchers, developers, and publishers can partner as distinct yet closely connected communities of practice to improve and promote alignment between scientific practices, data management, and research dissemination. Panelists include:

Brian Nosek, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia; Co-Founder, Project Implicit; Co-Founder & Director, Center for Open Science 
Jerry Davis, Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management; Professor of Sociology; Co-Director, ICOS (Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies) 

Jon McGlone, Front End Developer and UI Designer, Michigan Publishing

Amy Pienta (moderator), Associate Research Scientist and Acquisitions Director, ICPSR (The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

 

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Acoustic Songwriting Showcase

Morris W-25, by Shunichi kouroki via Flickr, CC-BY
Date: 
November 17, 2014
Running Time: 
57:47

Student songwriters perform new music, written this semester as part of the course Acoustic Songwriting for Beginners. Each student has written between seven and ten songs, many of which have been workshopped with the class. In this final showcase concert, students each perform some of their original songs.

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The Values of College Sport: Saturday Morning Panel

Series: 
The Value of College Sport
Date: 
November 15, 2014
Running Time: 
80:05

Saturday Morning Sessions Rodney Fort - What Can We Know About College Sports Financial Data?
 Lawrence Kahn - The Economics of the NCAA:  Cartels and Amateur Sports.
 Stephen F. Ross - The Contested Values of College Sport: How Economists Can Help Lawyers and Policymakers

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The Values of College Sport: Saturday Mid Morning Panel

Date: 
November 15, 2014
Running Time: 
82:20

Rebecca Hasson - Sport: An Investment in Human Health, Well-Being, and Capital
 Billy Hawkins - Collegiate Spectator Sports and Institution Building
 Jane Ruseski - Exploring the Role of University Sponsored Sport on Health and Well-Being: An Economic Perspective

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