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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Every Wed. Members read and discuss poems around themes TBA. Followed by collaborative writing games and exercises. Attendees invited to read their poems. Snacks & socializing. 8-10 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 …

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Panel Discussion with Amal Hassan Fadlalla: Branding Humanity: Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global Citizenship 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion with Amal Hassan Fadlalla: Branding Humanity: Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global Citizenship @ 2239 Lane Hall
Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
U-M African studies professor Amal Hassan Fadlalla is joined by other professors in a panel discussion of her book about Sudanese identity in relationship to violence in Sudan and how it was perceived by the world during …

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Roundtable: Control and the Carceral State 5:30 pm
Roundtable: Control and the Carceral State @ Hatcher Library, Room 100
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the Carceral State Project, a year of dialogue about criminal justice, policing, imprisonment, inequality, and what we can do about it. Presented by the U-M Carceral State Project with support from the Department of …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Opening Lecture: Ken Mikolowski: Free Poems and Functional Art: 50 Years of The Alternative Press 4:30 pm
Opening Lecture: Ken Mikolowski: Free Poems and Functional Art: 50 Years of The Alternative Press @ Hatcher Library, Room 100
Mar 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Former RC creative writing lecturer Ken Mikolowski founded the press; the exhibit runs from February 25-June 2 in the Hatcher Aububon Room.
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RC Players: Small Acts 8:00 pm
RC Players: Small Acts @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Student monologues and exceprts from creative works. Keene Theater, East Quadrangle, 701 East University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free.
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RC Drama: Beware the Ives of March 7:00 pm
RC Drama: Beware the Ives of March @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Seven short farces about language and relationships, directed by students from RC Hums 482, and acted by students in RC Hums 281, all by master comic playwright, David Ives.  
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International Studies Alumni Career Panel 5:00 pm
International Studies Alumni Career Panel @ 555 Weiser Hall
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Featuring 3 RC alumni. This alumni panel will showcase and celebrate the university’s rich history of contributions made by International Studies alumni, while providing valuable insight for current students as they start to develop their own …

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Humanities and Environments Faculty Panel: Criminal Justice and the Built Environment 4:00 pm
Humanities and Environments Faculty Panel: Criminal Justice and the Built Environment @ Osterman Common Room #1022
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
During our 2018-19 Year of Humanities and Environments, we’ve organized faculty panels to explore contributions of humanistic inquiry around specific environmental subjects. Today: “Criminal Justice and the Built Environment” with:  Claire Zimmerman (Architecture, History of …

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Conversation: Ronan Farrow and Ken Auletta: The Weinstein Effect: Breaking the Stories That Spurred the #MeToo Movement 6:00 pm
Conversation: Ronan Farrow and Ken Auletta: The Weinstein Effect: Breaking the Stories That Spurred the #MeToo Movement @ Rackham Auditorium
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Conversation In October, 2017, The New Yorker published reporter Ronan Farrow’s exposé detailing the first on-the-record accounts of alleged assault and rape by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, followed by a series of pieces on the …

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Nadia Bolz-Weber: Shameless 7:00 pm
Nadia Bolz-Weber: Shameless @ First United Methodist Church
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is pleased to parnter with First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor to welcome author and theologian Nadia Bolz-Weber who will be discussing her new book Shameless. NADIA BOLZ-WEBER first hit the New York Times list with her …

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Author’s Forum: Christiane Gruber: The Praiseworthy One: The Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Texts and Images, in discussion with Juan Cole 6:00 pm
Author’s Forum: Christiane Gruber: The Praiseworthy One: The Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Texts and Images, in discussion with Juan Cole @ Hatcher Library, Gallery 100
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Christiane Gruber (history of art) and Juan Cole (history) discuss Gruber’s new book The Praiseworthy One: The Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Text and Images About the book:  In the wake of controversies over printing or displaying images of the …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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The Poetry of Places: A Cartographic Stroll with the Bards 4:00 pm
The Poetry of Places: A Cartographic Stroll with the Bards @ Hatcher Library, Clark Library, 2nd floor
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A poet has the awe-inspiring power to immortalize a place within his audience’s mind with only their words. Join us as we explore the real locations behind many of the world’s most famous poems and …

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Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: Whose Safety? Policing Minds, Bodies, and Borders in Detroit 7:00 pm
Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: Whose Safety? Policing Minds, Bodies, and Borders in Detroit @ Cass Corridor Commons
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Containment & Surveillance: Shifting Borders and Boundaries will explore how policing and surveillance are being utilized to define and defend new borders and boundaries in a changing city. Topics will include Project Greenlight, the jurisdictions …

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Screening: Beyond Fordlandia: An Environmental Account of Henry Ford’s Adventures in the Amazon 4:00 pm
Screening: Beyond Fordlandia: An Environmental Account of Henry Ford’s Adventures in the Amazon @ Classroom 1405, East Quad
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film screening and discussion with writer, director & producer, Marcos Colón   Written, directed and produced by Marcos Colón, Beyond Fordlândia (2017, 75 min) presents an environmental account of Henry Ford’s Amazon experience decades after …

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RC Players: 39 Steps 8:00 pm
RC Players: 39 Steps @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A farce by Patrick Barlow, presented by RC Players. 39 Steps is a parody of the classic Hitchcock spy thriller, where four actors play every role. Also Saturday, March 23, at 8 pm. Keene Theater, East …

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RC Players: 39 Steps 8:00 pm
RC Players: 39 Steps @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A farce by Patrick Barlow, presented by RC Players. 39 Steps is a parody of the classic Hitchcock spy thriller, where four actors play every role. Keene Theater, East Quadrangle, 701 East University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. …

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RC Prison Creative Arts Project: Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing 4:00 pm
RC Prison Creative Arts Project: Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing @ Pierpont Commons East Room
Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Readings by writers featured in Surrendurance, the 11th annual edition of Prison Creative Arts Project book that features work by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated writers. Also, a performance by the U-M Men’s Glee Club. Book sale. 3 …

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Free Screening: Chernobyl Heart, and White Horse, plus conversation with filmmaker Maryann De Leo and RC Professor Herb Eagle 6:00 pm
Free Screening: Chernobyl Heart, and White Horse, plus conversation with filmmaker Maryann De Leo and RC Professor Herb Eagle @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a free public screening of Chernobyl Heart and White Horse, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Maryann De Leo and Residential College and Slavic Languages and Literatures professor Herb Eagle. Maryann De …

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Eisendrath Symposium on International News: The Threat to Global Press Freedom 3:00 pm
Eisendrath Symposium on International News: The Threat to Global Press Freedom @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Harmful rhetoric towards journalists and the press casts doubt about the future of a free press and the safety of reporters. This was evident following the murders of five staff members at the Capital Gazette …

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Jeff Morrison: Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City 7:00 pm
Jeff Morrison: Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City @ AADL Downtown Multipurpose Room
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Due to a fortunate confluence of water, geography and entrepreneurial vision, Detroit at the end of the 19th century was poised to experience unprecedented growth. Even before the Ford Motor Company was established in 1903, Detroit …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Alan Eladio Gomez: Beyond Solidarity: Dignity, Power, and the Politics of Knowledge Production 6:00 pm
Alan Eladio Gomez: Beyond Solidarity: Dignity, Power, and the Politics of Knowledge Production @ Duderstadt Center Gallery
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
“Beyond Solidarity” traces a genealogy of rebel care work. Without imposing a future, what political, cultural and social questions emerge when we center dignity in thinking beyond solidarity? Specifically with regards to the complimentary, contested …

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NEA Big Read Celebration with Kush Thompson 6:00 pm
NEA Big Read Celebration with Kush Thompson @ AADL Downtown
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to be partnering with the Neutral Zone and the Ann Arbor District Library to celebrate the NEA Big Read month-long exploration of Claudia Rankine’s Citizen Community members will come together and celebrate the …

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Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: The Costs of Mass Incarceration in Detroit 7:00 pm
Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: The Costs of Mass Incarceration in Detroit @ Cass Corridor Commons
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Each week will feature different Detroit-based speakers and guests who will explore the given topic and engage the students through a combination of formal remarks, presentations, and public discussion. Light dinner provided; free transportation from Ann …

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U-M English Sub-concentration Reading 7:00 pm
U-M English Sub-concentration Reading @ Literati
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome the Creative Writing Sub-concentration seniors in the English Department at the University of Michigan for a night of poetry and prose readings! Each year the Creative Writing Sub-concentration selects no …

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RC Players: Farragut North 8:00 pm
RC Players: Farragut North @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A political drama by Beau Willimon, presented by RC Players. Farragut North tells the story of Stevie Bellamy, a young press secretary working for Morris, a candidate in the democratic presidential primary. . Keene Theater, East Quadrangle, 701 …

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RC Deutsches Theater: Blaubart: Hofnung der Frauen 2:00 pm
RC Deutsches Theater: Blaubart: Hofnung der Frauen @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Like the original Blue Beard, Heinrich Blaubart brings death to women he meets. Unlike the original Blue Beard, though, he doesn’t seek to do so; in fact, his fear of relationships makes him try to …

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Room 6 Productions: 21 Chump Street 8:00 pm
Room 6 Productions: 21 Chump Street @ East Quad Keene Theater
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, presented by Room 6 Productions. A cautionary tale of a high school honors student who falls for a cute transfer girl. He goes to great lengths to oblige her request for marijuana in the …

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