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Sid Smith: Greg Grieco’s Canio’s Secret: A Memoir of Ethnicity, Electricity, and My Immigrant Grandfather’s Wisdom 7:00 pm
Sid Smith: Greg Grieco’s Canio’s Secret: A Memoir of Ethnicity, Electricity, and My Immigrant Grandfather’s Wisdom @ Literati
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is honored to host Sid Smith who will be sharing her husband’s book Canio’s Secret: A Memoir of Ethnicity, Electricity, and my Immigrant Grandfather’s Wisdom about the life of his grandfather Canio Grieco About Canio’s Secret: In …

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Arthur Nusbaum: Starting from San Francisco: Thomas Rain Crowe in Conversation with Third Mind Books 7:00 pm
Arthur Nusbaum: Starting from San Francisco: Thomas Rain Crowe in Conversation with Third Mind Books @ Nicola's Books
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for a presentation by Arthur Nusbaum, Third Mind Books. He will be sharing his most recent book Starting from San Franciso: Thomas Rain Crowe in Conversation with Third Mind Books. He will be presenting …

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Meena Puri: Healing Your Relationship with Food – The Ayurveda Answer 7:00 pm
Meena Puri: Healing Your Relationship with Food – The Ayurveda Answer @ Crazy Wisdom
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meena Puri: Healing Your Relationship with Food – The Ayurveda Answer @ Crazy Wisdom
Author Event – Healing Your Relationship with Food – The Ayurveda Answer with Meena Puri Jan 15th 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – There is no diet that will get to the real problem facing many Americans …

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Wieseneck Symposium: Hebrew Literature Today: Israeli and Global Perspectives 1:30 pm
Wieseneck Symposium: Hebrew Literature Today: Israeli and Global Perspectives @ Rackham Amphitheater
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 7:45 pm
1:30-3:30 pm – Roundtable in Hebrew: Readings of texts and discussion with UM faculty and graduate students: Maya Barzilai, Yael Kenan, Nadav Linial, Marina Mayorski, Shachar Pinsker 4:00-5:30 pm – Panel in English: Discussion with …

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EMU MLK Day Keynote Lecture: Keith Boykin 2:00 pm
EMU MLK Day Keynote Lecture: Keith Boykin @ EMU Student Center Auditorium
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Talk by this CNN political commentator and bestselling writer, author of For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough, winner of the American Library Association Stonewall Award for Nonfiction in 2013. …

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MLK Day Lecture: Michael Eric Dyson 2:00 pm
MLK Day Lecture: Michael Eric Dyson @ Hatcher Library, Room 100
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This Georgetown University sociology professor and New York Times opinion writer–a Detroit native–discusses MLK and African American leadership in the 21st century. 2-4:30 p.m., 100 U-M Hatcher Grad Library Gallery, enter from the Diag. Free. 764-7522.
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Panel Discussion: Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement 3:30 pm
Panel Discussion: Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement @ 2239 Lane Hall
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Panel discussion on U-M Afroamerican and African studies professor Naomi André’s book, with André, RC and U-M women’s studies professor Abigail Stewart, and U-M musicology professor Gabriela Cruz. 3:30 p.m., 2239 Lane Hall, 204 S. …

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Kentaro Toyami: The Future of Work 10:00 am
Kentaro Toyami: The Future of Work @ Towsley Auditorium, Lawrence Bldg, Washtenaw Community College
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Literati is proud to be the bookseller at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Ann Arbor’s event with Kentaro Toyama at the Washtenaw Community College. The Future of Work Speaker’s Synopsis: Will artificial intelligence (AI) …

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MLK Lecture: James Forman, Jr.: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America 4:00 pm
MLK Lecture: James Forman, Jr.: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America @ 1010 Weiser Hall
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Yale law professor James Forman, Jr. reads from his Pulitzer-winning book examining the response by African American elected officials and citizens to the surge in crime and drug addiction that began in the 1970s. 4-5:30 p.m., 1010 …

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Bill Wylie-Kellerman: Dying Well 7:00 pm
Bill Wylie-Kellerman: Dying Well @ Nicola's Books
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Retired Detroit minister Bill Wylie-Kellerman discusses his new book about his wife’s illness and death, written from his spiritual perspective. Signing.
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Sarah Messer, Kidder Smith, and Ikkyu: Transformation, Aesthetics, and Beauty 7:00 pm
Sarah Messer, Kidder Smith, and Ikkyu: Transformation, Aesthetics, and Beauty @ Literati
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Transformation, Aesthetics, and Beauty: Translating Zen Master Ikkyu and Classical Chinese Poetry Translators Sarah Messer and Kidder Smith will introduce Zen Master Ikkyu, an unconventional 14th century enlightened Zen Master who wrote poems in Classical …

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Author’s Forum: Let Me Sing and I’m Happy: A Conversation with Joan Morris and Daniel Herwitz 5:30 pm
Author’s Forum: Let Me Sing and I’m Happy: A Conversation with Joan Morris and Daniel Herwitz @ Hatcher Library, Room 100
Jan 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mezzo-soprano Joan Morris and U-M Professor Daniel Herwitz discuss Morris’ new book Let Me Sing and I’m Happy: The Memoir and Handbook of a Singing Actress. Followed by Q & A.  Let Me Sing and I’m …

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