Dr. Jeff Kutcher, Director of the Michigan NeuroSport Program and Associate Professor in the U-M Department of Neurology, talks about concussion research. Sponsored by the University Library and the LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University.
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U-M Professor of Musicology Mark Clague talks about Jimi Hendrix's version of The Star Spangled Banner, "This is America." Celebrating the bicentennial of the U.S. National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” (1814–2014), this exhibit illustrates the cultural history of the national anthem in American life. An original 1814 sheet music imprint of "The Star-Spangled Banner," one of about a dozen known surviving issues, is on display in the Audubon Room.
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
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.
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.
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.
Jan Longone, Adjunct Curator of culinary history at U-M Library, talks about the exhibit The Life and Death of Gourment - The Magazine of Good Living.
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.
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)
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.