Events

02/2018 Events

In His Own Voice: What Hatayi Tells Us about Shah Ismail’s Religious Views

This talk by Ahmet T. Karamustafa looks at religious views of Shah Ismail, the founder of the Safavid Empire, as reflected in his poetry. Karamustafa argues that in Shah Ismail’s poetic corpus, we are faced with a peculiar combination of divinization of ‘Ali, monism, and a firm focus on the salvific community united with the love of ‘Ali and allegiance to the Safavid shaykh/pir.

Event Information

Date
02/05/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
DISC Lecture
Event Type
Lecture

Café Shapiro - Feb 5

Students, nominated by their instructors, have been invited to read their own poems and short stories to a peer audience. For many student writers, Café Shapiro is a first opportunity to read publicly from their creative work. For others, it provides a fresh audience, and the ability to experience the work of students they may not encounter in writing classes.

Event Information

Date
02/05/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Lounge
Location Information
Event Type
Reading

Stories of the Black West

Join us as historian Douglas Lewis (Attorney/Director, University of Michigan Student Legal Services) shares stories about the courageous contributions of Blacks in shaping hte West. His interactive presentation and larger than life stories will enlighten and inspire us all. Sponsored by the U-M Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs.

Event Information

Date
02/05/2018
Time
07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Lecture

Youth Voice: Our Queer Stories

LGBTQIA+ teens in our community bravely share their stories and talk about what they need from us. Sponsored by the Spectrum Center and the Neutral Zone.

Event Information

Date
02/06/2018
Time
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Café Shapiro - Feb 6

Students, nominated by their instructors, have been invited to read their own poems and short stories to a peer audience. For many student writers, Café Shapiro is a first opportunity to read publicly from their creative work. For others, it provides a fresh audience, and the ability to experience the work of students they may not encounter in writing classes.

Event Information

Date
02/06/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Lounge (Lobby)
Location Information
Series
Café Shapiro
Event Type
Reading

Jane Austen Book Club: Longbourn by Jo Baker

In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, servants are seldom seen and never heard. However, in Longbourn, author Jo Baker takes us below stairs, into a world where the Bennet sisters romantic entanglements are merely the background to one servant girl's own story. Please join us for a discussion of Jo Baker's Longbourn, as we approach Austen's world from a new angle. 

Event Information

Date
02/07/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Nicola's Books, Westgate Shopping Center, 2513 Jackson Ave.
Series
Austen Bicentennial Events
Event Type
Discussion

Jane Austen LIVE

If you love all things Austen, from the books, to the frocks, to the many, many film adaptations, this event is for you. Audience members will be invited to participate in Austen-themed games such as Who Wants to Marry a Single Man in Possession of a Good Fortune. There will be book and movie trivia and chances to win fabulous prizes. This event is for Austen lovers of all stripes, so whether your fandom extends to wearing a bonnet or is limited to discreet snickering at Emma Woodhouse jokes, please join us! This event is intended for Ages 21+

Event Information

Date
02/08/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location
LIVE, 102 S. First St., Ann Arbor
Series
Austen Bicentennial Events
Event Type
Workshop

Café Shapiro - Feb 8

Students, nominated by their instructors, have been invited to read their own poems and short stories to a peer audience. For many student writers, Café Shapiro is a first opportunity to read publicly from their creative work. For others, it provides a fresh audience, and the ability to experience the work of students they may not encounter in writing classes.

Event Information

Date
02/08/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Lounge (Lobby)
Location Information
Series
Café Shapiro
Event Type
Reading

Science as Art Award Ceremony

University of Michigan undergraduate students find out which artwork submissions, reviewed by a juried panel, wins awards based on both scientific and artistic considerations. The art expresses a scientific principle, concept, idea, process, or structure and ranges in media, including visual, literary, musical, video and performance-based art.

Event Information

Date
02/09/2018
Time
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Reception

Café Shapiro - Feb 12

Students, nominated by their instructors, have been invited to read their own poems and short stories to a peer audience. For many student writers, Café Shapiro is a first opportunity to read publicly from their creative work. For others, it provides a fresh audience, and the ability to experience the work of students they may not encounter in writing classes.

Event Information

Date
02/12/2018
Time
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library Bert's Lounge (Lobby)
Location Information
Series
Café Shapiro
Event Type
Reading

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