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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Apr 3 @ 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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Stamps Speaker Series: Bridget Mary McCormack, Len Niehoff, and John de Lancie: Theater of Justice
Stamps Speaker Series: Bridget Mary McCormack, Len Niehoff, and John de Lancie: Theater of Justice @ Michigan Theater
Apr 4 all-day
This event brings together Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack, legal scholar and practitioner Len Niehoff, and acclaimed actor John de Lancie to explore the work of the courts and the law; how the …

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Tahereh Maffi: Defy Me, with Caleb Roehrig 7:00 pm
Tahereh Maffi: Defy Me, with Caleb Roehrig @ AADL Downtown 4th Floor
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Best selling author Tahereh Mafi comes to AADL to discuss Defy Me, her latest book in the Shatter Me series of dystopian adventure young adult fiction. She is joined in conversation with YA author Caleb Roehrig. Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times and USA …

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Box Brown: Cannabis: The Legalization of Weed in America 4:00 pm
Box Brown: Cannabis: The Legalization of Weed in America @ AADL Downtown
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be partnering with the Ann Arbor Downtown Library to host graphic novelist Box Brown who will be discussing his new book Cannabis: The Legalization of Weed in America. About Cannabis: Mexico, 1519 CE. …

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Mary Stockwell: Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America 6:00 pm
Mary Stockwell: Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America @ 150 Blau Hall
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
With the young republic in crisis, President Washington chose as general an aging brigadier whose private life was mired in scandal. Follow the story of General Anthony Wayne, drawn from his own passionate letters where …

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Lisa Ludwinski: Sister Pie: The Recipes and Stories of a Big-Hearted Bakery in Detroit 3:00 pm
Lisa Ludwinski: Sister Pie: The Recipes and Stories of a Big-Hearted Bakery in Detroit @ WCC Bailey Library
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Bailey Library and Entrepreneurship Center for an inspirational talk on entrepreneurship by Lisa Ludwinski, founder of Sister Pie, and author of Sister Pie, The Recipes and Stories of a Big-Hearted Bakery in Detroit Born …

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Roundtable: Beyond the Carceral State 5:30 pm
Roundtable: Beyond the Carceral State @ Hatcher Library, Gallery 100
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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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Laura Bien: Arsenical Candy and Copper Peas: Food Adulteration in 19th-Century Michigan 3:00 pm
Laura Bien: Arsenical Candy and Copper Peas: Food Adulteration in 19th-Century Michigan @ AADL Traverwood, Program Room
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In 1896, Michigan consumers spent an estimated $23,000,000 ($690,000,000 today) on impure food products. Vinegars, spices, jam, cheese, coffee, and condiments were among the items tainted with additives ranging from benign to deadly. Local history writer Laura …

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Chloe Preedy: The Bishop, the Devil, and the Playwright: Responding to Air Pollution in Early Modern England 5:30 pm
Chloe Preedy: The Bishop, the Devil, and the Playwright: Responding to Air Pollution in Early Modern England @ Angell Hall, Rm 3154
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
DR. CHLOE PREEDY, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER Hosted by the Animal Studies & Environmental Humanities RIW. Please RSVP to lageiger@umich.edu or cvfair@umich.edu  
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Anthony DeBenedet: Playful Intelligence 7:00 pm
Anthony DeBenedet: Playful Intelligence @ Literati
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is excited to welcome author and physician Anthony DeBenedet to discuss his book Playful Intelligence. About Playful Intelligence: As adults, we have more responsibilities than we could have ever imagined growing up. Learning the work of …

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Assya Humesky: Ukrainian Literary Evening: A Life Devoted to Studying Slavic Languages and Literature 5:00 pm
Assya Humesky: Ukrainian Literary Evening: A Life Devoted to Studying Slavic Languages and Literature @ Rackham East Conference Room
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) at the University of Michigan cordially invite you to join us for Dr. Assya Humesky’s talk about …

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Author’s Forum: Joan Morris: Let Me Sing and I’m Happy, with Daniel Herwitz 6:00 pm
Author’s Forum: Joan Morris: Let Me Sing and I’m Happy, with Daniel Herwitz @ Hatcher Library, Gallery 100
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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. About the book: Let …

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Andrew Reeves: Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis 7:00 pm
Andrew Reeves: Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis @ AADL Westgate
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for a conversation with author, Andrew Reeves. Andrew Reeves is an award-winning environmental journalist. Andrew will be discussing the release of his new book, Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis and will be joined …

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One Final Jam: Emeritus Professor of Psychology Richard Mann and the Future of Consciousness Studies  7:00 pm
One Final Jam: Emeritus Professor of Psychology Richard Mann and the Future of Consciousness Studies  @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Professor Richard Mann has been a pivotal figure in consciousness-related coursework and research on the U-M campus and far beyond. A revered pedagogue and visionary, he has impacted hundreds of students from across fields as …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Apr 17 @ 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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Poetry at Literati: Sarah Arvio 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Sarah Arvio @ Literati
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome back poet Sarah Arvio who will reading and discussing her new translation of poems by Federico García Lorca About Poet in Spain: For the first time in a quarter century, a major …

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Valerie Jarrett: Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward 7:00 pm
Valerie Jarrett: Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward @ Michigan Theater
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM Michigan Theater and Nicola’s Books will host a conversation with Valerie Jarrett. Just added: new discounted ticket for students in the balcony! Select Desired Section – Balcony to …

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Michigan Quarterly Review: Launch of Spring “Iran” Issue 7:00 pm
Michigan Quarterly Review: Launch of Spring “Iran” Issue @ Literati
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Michigan Quarterly Review launches their Spring issue featuring poetry, fiction, and essays, from contemporary Iran. Featuring readings in Farsi and English from contributors Shahla Farghadani and Mason Jabbari, Guest Editor Kathryn Babyran, MQR Editor Khaled Mattawa, and MQR Staff Readers. …

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Carolyn Forche: What You Have Heard Is True 7:00 pm
Carolyn Forche: What You Have Heard Is True @ Literati
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome acclaimed poet and activist Carolyn Forché who will be discussing her new memoir What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance. About What You Have Heard Is True: …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Apr 24 @ 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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George Bornstein: Discussion his essay in Irish Questions and Jewish Questions 7:00 pm
George Bornstein: Discussion his essay in Irish Questions and Jewish Questions @ AADL Westgate
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
University of Michigan Professor George Bornstein, Ph. D., discusses topics surrounding his essay in Irish Questions and Jewish Questions. Ticket Information: No tickets. Event Details Seating at the event will be first-come first-served. This event will …

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Poetry at Literati: Sam Ross: Company, and Conversation with Akil Kumarasamy 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Sam Ross: Company, and Conversation with Akil Kumarasamy @ Literati
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome poet Sam Ross who will be reading from his debut collection Company. Sam will be joined for a post-reading conversation with author Akil Kumarasamy.  About Company: .” . . . Ross pitches nothing …

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