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CREES Lecture: Ruta Sepetys: From the Soviet Gulag to Franco’s Spain: Historical Fiction’s Power for Global Dialogue 7:00 pm
CREES Lecture: Ruta Sepetys: From the Soviet Gulag to Franco’s Spain: Historical Fiction’s Power for Global Dialogue @ Michigan Theater
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Fri, Oct 4, 5:30 PM  CREES Distinguished Lecture and Film. “From the Soviet Gulag to Franco’s Spain: Historical Fiction’s Power for Global Dialogue.” Ruta Sepetys, author. Lecture followed at 7 PM by a screening of Ashes in the Snow. Marius …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 7:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Theatre Nova
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating our common humanity uniting us all. On September 22, 29, and October 6, 7:00 pm, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written …

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CWPS Faculty Lecture: Nachicket Chanchani: Michelangelo of Yoga 6:00 pm
CWPS Faculty Lecture: Nachicket Chanchani: Michelangelo of Yoga @ Keene Theater, East Quad
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Drawing on archival research and fieldwork, this talk will explore how B.K.S.Iyengar, (1918-2014) widely acclaimed as a man instrumental in bringing postural yoga to the West, came to understand yoga as an art and see …

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National Coming Out Week/LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker: River Coello 6:30 pm
National Coming Out Week/LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker: River Coello @ ECC School of Social Work Bldg
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us as we welcome River Coello to campus as our keynote speaker for National Coming Out Week 2019 and LGBTQ History Month 2019. About River: River Coello is a queer and trans multidisciplinary …

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Lecture: Patricia A. Cost: The Bentons: How an American Father and Son Changed the Printing Industry, with Ben Denzer 5:00 pm
Lecture: Patricia A. Cost: The Bentons: How an American Father and Son Changed the Printing Industry, with Ben Denzer @ Hatcher Graduate Library (Clark Library, 2nd Floor)
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Historian Patricia Cost speaks about the history of the Benton family, who, among other things, invented the Century family of typefaces. Ben Denzer speaks about his artists’ books as well as his creative projects, such as Ice …

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Lauren Bon: Life is Abundant 5:00 pm
Lauren Bon: Life is Abundant @ Michigan Theater
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lauren Bon is an environmental artist from Los Angeles, CA. Her practice, Metabolic Studio, explores self-sustaining and self-diversifying systems of exchange that feed emergent properties that regenerate the life web. Some of her works include: …

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Stamps Lecture Series: Lauren Bon: Life is Abundant 5:00 pm
Stamps Lecture Series: Lauren Bon: Life is Abundant @ Michigan Theater
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Based in Los Angeles,Lauren Bon is an artist who works with architecture, performance, photography, sound, and farming to create urban, public, and land art projects to galvanize social and political transformation. Her practice, Metabolic Studio, explores self-sustaining …

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Poetry at Literati: Oliver Baez Bendorf, Susie Garcia, and David Hornibrook 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Oliver Baez Bendorf, Susie Garcia, and David Hornibrook @ Literati
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome three incredible poets–Oliver Baez Bendorf, Suzi F. Garcia, & David Hornibrook–as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati Series. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.  …

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Pamela Reynolds: What a Diary Confers: Children in the Zambezi Valley 2:30 pm
Pamela Reynolds: What a Diary Confers: Children in the Zambezi Valley @ East Quad, Room 1506
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pamela Reynolds will speak about her book The Uncaring, Intricate World: A Field Diary, Zambezi Valley, 1984-85 (Duke 2019). Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University and Honorary Professor at the University of Cape …

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U-M Author’s Forum: Ellen Muehlberger: Moment of Reckoning: Imagined Death and Its Consequences in Late Ancient Christianity 5:30 pm
U-M Author’s Forum: Ellen Muehlberger: Moment of Reckoning: Imagined Death and Its Consequences in Late Ancient Christianity @ Osterman Common Room (1022)
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ellen Muehlberger (history, classical studies, Middle East studies) and Deborah Dash Moore (Judaic studies, history) discuss Muehlberger’s latest book, followed by Q & A. Late antiquity saw a proliferation of Christian texts dwelling on the …

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