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Marcin Wodzinksi: Historical Atlas of Hasidism 4:00 pm
Marcin Wodzinksi: Historical Atlas of Hasidism @ 1010 Weiser Hall
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Marcin Wodzinski has produced the first cartographic reference book on Hasidism, one of the modern era’s most vibrant and important mystical movements. In this lecture, he will discuss Hasidism’s emergence and expansion in Eastern Europe; …

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Ital Anghel: ISIS: The Day After – A Look Within 7:00 pm
Ital Anghel: ISIS: The Day After – A Look Within @ Jewish Community Center
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor and Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor are proud to present ISIS: The Day After – A Look from Within, a lecture by renowned Israeli war correspondent and documentarian, …

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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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Jonathan Metzl: Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland 3:00 pm
Jonathan Metzl: Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland @ 2239 Lane Hall
Apr 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Jonathan M. Metzl, MD, PhD, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society; Director, Center for Medicine, Health, and Society; Professor of Psychiatry; Vanderbilt University In the era of Donald Trump, …

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Stamps Speaker Series: Sarah Vowell 5:00 pm
Stamps Speaker Series: Sarah Vowell @ Michigan Theater
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sarah Vowell is the New York Times bestselling author of seven nonfiction books on American history and culture. By examining the connections between the American past and present, she offers personal, often humorous accounts of everything from presidents …

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Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: The New Abolition Movement 7:00 pm
Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: The New Abolition Movement @ Cass Corridor Commons
Apr 4 @ 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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Salima Ikram: Darlings, Delicacies and Donations: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies as Cultural and Environmental Markers 5:30 pm
Salima Ikram: Darlings, Delicacies and Donations: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies as Cultural and Environmental Markers @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Animals have played a crucial role in human history, and continue to do so until today. The interaction between humans and animals can affect the environment, and vice versa. In the ancient Egyptian Nile Valley, …

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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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Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women 4:00 pm
Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women @ Rackham Amphitheatre
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Literati is pleased to be partnering with Donia Human Rights Center at the University of Michigan to welcome Catharine MacKinnon at Rackham Amphitheatre. Literati will have copies of Professor MacKinnon’s latest book Butterfly Politics available for purchase. …

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Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: Imagining New Notions of Security 7:00 pm
Semester in Detroit’s Winter 2019 Detroiters Speaker Series: Imagining New Notions of Security @ Cass Corridor Commons
Apr 11 @ 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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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  
Louis Masur: How the Civil War Transformed America 5:30 pm
Louis Masur: How the Civil War Transformed America @ Robertson Auditorium (Ross)
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Civil War began as a battle to save the union but it ended as a struggle to abolish slavery and usher in “a new birth of freedom.” No aspect of society was left unchanged …

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Hilton Als and Graduate and Undergraduate Hopwood Awards 6:00 pm
Hilton Als and Graduate and Undergraduate Hopwood Awards @ Rackham Auditorium
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us as we celebrate the winners of the 2018-19 Hopwood Awards. Following the announcement of the awards, there will be a lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hilton Als and a light reception. Free …

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David Priess: How To Get Rid of a President: History ‘s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives 7:00 pm
David Priess: How To Get Rid of a President: History ‘s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives @ Ford Presidential Library
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join David Priess, author and former CIA insider, as he discusses his new book, “How to Get Rid of a President: History’s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives.” To limit executive power, …

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Lecture: Gregory Boyle 7:30 pm
Lecture: Gregory Boyle @ Washtenaw Community College
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Literati is proud to be partnering with Dawn Farm to host Gregory Boyle at the Towsley Auditorium at the Washtenaw Community College. In this presentation, Gregory Boyle will share how compassion, kindness, and kinship are …

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