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The Importance of Social Factors in L2 Pronunciation Learning

John Levis, professor of Applied Linguistics and TESL at Iowa State University, while not minimizing the importance of age-related constraints or experience using the language, argues that attention to social factors is essential to more effective pronunciation teaching for adult second language learners.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 19, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney, U-M professor of English, talks about his recent book, The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare, with Douglas Trevor, U-M associate professor of Renaissance literature and creative writing.

Event Information

Date & Time
April 6, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West

Silke-Maria Weineck, chair of Comparative Literature and professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at U-M, talks about her recent book, The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West, and is then joined in conversation by Jonathan Freedman, U-M professor of English, American and Jewish Studies.

Event Information

Date & Time
March 16, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History

Thomas Trautmann, U-M professor emeritus of history and anthropology, talks about his recent book, Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History, and is then joined in conversation by cultural anthropologist Andrew Shryock, Chair and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Anthropology at U-M.

Event Information

Date & Time
January 28, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race and the End of Segregation in Mississippi

Stephen Berrey, U-M assistant professor of American culture and history, talks with Angela Dillard, U-M Earl Lewis Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, about Berrey's recent book, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race and the End of Segregation in Mississippi.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 9, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Science as Art

For the Science Learning Center (SLC) 2016 Science As Art Contest, students submitted artwork that expresses scientific principles, concepts, ideas, processes, and/or structures. The artwork may be visual, literary, musical, video or performance-based.

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Date & Time
February 5, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Spike Lee's Chi-Raq: A Conversation with Professor Tracey Walters

Tracey L. Walters, Associate Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at Stony Brook University, kicks off the discussion, followed by a response from Vassilis Lambropoulos, U-M Professor of Comparative Literature and Classical Studies and C.P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek.

Event Information

Date & Time
January 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

#WhoWillBeNext: A Discussion on the Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Elections

Faculty, students and community activists speak about the impact that race and ethnicity have on voting patterns and politics, including the upcoming American Presidential election.

Presented by the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and the NAACP-UM Chapter.

Event Information

Date & Time
January 14, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium
Event Type
Lecture

Author's Forum: The Cherokee Rose

image: bookcover of Cherokee Rose

Tiya Miles and Martha Jones discuss The Cherokee Rose, Miles's novel that examines a little-known aspect of America’s past—slaveholding by Southern Creeks and Cherokees—and its legacy in the lives of three young women who are drawn to the Georgia plantation where scenes of extreme cruelty and equally extraordinary compassion once pl

Event Information

Date & Time
January 20, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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