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A Date with Cavafy

Cavafy
Date: 
April 29, 2013
Running Time: 
86:02

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

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Last modified: 07/10/2013

Emergent Research: Improving Data Discovery and Reuse

ICPSR
Date: 
April 22, 2013
Running Time: 
81:06

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research provides leadership and training in data access, curation, digital preservation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. Staff from ICPSR discusses 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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Building Islam in Detroit: Foundations, Forms, Futures

Date: 
March 27, 2013
Running Time: 
114:43
Dr. Zain Abdullah, cultural anthropologist and author, in his talk titled "Islam and the Challenge of Black Muslim Globalities in the 21st Century," takes us inside the lives of African American and African Muslims, exploring how they redefine their Black and African identities, cope with the stigma of race, and counteract an anti-Muslim backlash in a terror-stricken world.
 
Dr. Sally Howell, Assistant Professor of History at UM-Dearborn and curator of the exhibit, in her talk titled "They are Orientals and they Love the East," discusses
conflating race, nation, and religion for Detroit Muslims in the 1920s.
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Beyond the Playing Field: The Social Impact of Sport Mini-Conference, Part 2 of 2

Date: 
March 22, 2013
Running Time: 
122:59

 

This interdisciplinary conference was organized by the SWSA student leaders to promote the integration of social science knowledge and sport culture. The goal is to raise awareness surrounding the impact of sport on youth development, families, communities and those invested in sport. We hope to inspire positive change in sport culture and enhance practical skills for those who work in the field of sport and recreation services.
 
The mini-conference highlights a number of topics including:
· Strength-based coaching
· Positive parental involvement
· Team building 
· Life skills development
· Advocacy for athletes
· Diversity and gender in sport
· Long term outcomes of sport involvement
 
The conference included the following nationally known speakers:
· Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Ph.D, LIMSW – Professor, OSU College of Social Work
· Ketra Armstrong, Ph.D. – Associate Dean & Professor, U of M School of Kinesiology
· Kathy Babiak, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, U of M School of Kinesiology
· Emmett Gill, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, NCCU Department of Social Work
· Dan Gould, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, MSU Department of Kinesiology
· Greg Harden, MSW – U of M Associate Athletic Director/Director of Athletic Counseling
· Fred Hunter – Director of Program Administration of Think Detroit PAL
· Robert Ortega, Ph.D., LMSW – Associate Professor, U of M School of Social Work
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Beyond the Playing Field: The Social Impact of Sport Mini-Conference, Part 1 of 2

Date: 
March 22, 2013
Running Time: 
150:52

 

This interdisciplinary conference was organized by the SWSA student leaders to promote the integration of social science knowledge and sport culture. The goal is to raise awareness surrounding the impact of sport on youth development, families, communities and those invested in sport. We hope to inspire positive change in sport culture and enhance practical skills for those who work in the field of sport and recreation services.
 
The mini-conference highlights a number of topics including:
· Strength-based coaching
· Positive parental involvement
· Team building 
· Life skills development
· Advocacy for athletes
· Diversity and gender in sport
· Long term outcomes of sport involvement
 
The conference included the following nationally known speakers:
· Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Ph.D, LIMSW – Professor, OSU College of Social Work
· Ketra Armstrong, Ph.D. – Associate Dean & Professor, U of M School of Kinesiology
· Kathy Babiak, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, U of M School of Kinesiology
· Emmett Gill, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, NCCU Department of Social Work
· Dan Gould, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, MSU Department of Kinesiology
· Greg Harden, MSW – U of M Associate Athletic Director/Director of Athletic Counseling
· Fred Hunter – Director of Program Administration of Think Detroit PAL
· Robert Ortega, Ph.D., LMSW – Associate Professor, U of M School of Social Work
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Emergent Research: Alex DaSilva - PainTrek

alex dasliva
Date: 
February 25, 2013
Running Time: 
64:05

 

Alex DaSilva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, and Director of the Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (H.O.P.E.) at University of Michigan School of Dentistry, will share his methods and innovations in the area of chronic pain disorders. Efforts in collecting fMRI data during a migraine attack to developing mobile apps and VR tools that facilitate new ways of pain data exploration and discovery will be discussed including the soon to be released PainTrek mobile app. PainTrek is a novel mobile app that was developed to make it easier to track, analyze, and talk about pain. Using an innovative "paint your pain" interface, users can easily enter the intensity and area of pain by simply dragging over a 3D head. Pain information can be entered as often as the user likes, can be viewed over time, and even analyzed to provide deeper understanding of the user's pain. Dr. DaSilva responds to a series of prepared questions related to his research process(es), followed by Q & A from the audience.
 
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Afrolatinidades

Date: 
February 11, 2013
Running Time: 
74:57

In honor of Black History Month, the U-M Latina/o Studies Program is presenting Marta Moreno-Vega who will speak on Afrolatinidades: the intersection of Black and Latina/o identities, and the experience of Latinas/os of African descent in Latin America and the United States.

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Last modified: 03/20/2013

The Author's Forum Presents "Arabs and Muslims in the Media" and "Arab America"

Arabs and Muslims
Date: 
February 7, 2013
Running Time: 
74:38

The Author's Forum presents Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 and Arab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. U-M Professors Nadine Naber and Evelyn Alsultany discuss their recent work and the intersections between their two projects, which explore representations of Arab Americans and the complexities of contemporary Arab American activism, respectively.

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