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Poetry at Literati: Molly Spencer: If the house 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Molly Spencer: If the house @ Literati
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome poet and Ford School of Public Policy professor Molly Spencer in support of her collection, If the house, winner of the 2019 Brittingham Prize judged by Carl Philips. A book signing will follow. The …

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Webster Reading Series: Annesha Sengupta and Bryan Byrdlong 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Annesha Sengupta and Bryan Byrdlong @ UMMA Auditorium
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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Almost Country with John Knott 3:00 pm
Almost Country with John Knott @ Nicola's Books
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
John Knott shares his essays, which present a story of getting to know a place intimately and learning to deal with challenges from the human and natural worlds, from developers and county officials to windstorms, …

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Ann Arbor Poetry: J Sea 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry: J Sea @ Espresso Royale
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Poetry hosts an open mic every 1st and 3rd Sunday, with feature poets whenever we can get them. J Sea is a Canadian poet. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry.  
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Q and A with Editor Parneshia Jones 9:00 am
Q and A with Editor Parneshia Jones @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Parneshia Jones is the author of Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), winner of the Midwest Book Award. After studying creative writing at Chicago State University, earning an MFA from Spalding University, and studying publishing at Yale …

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Emerging Writers: Writing Picture Books for Children 7:00 pm
Emerging Writers: Writing Picture Books for Children @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Writing a story for children is a special art, and these short manuscripts can sometimes take as long to complete as a full-length novel. In this workshop, New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-winning author Philip …

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Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World 5:30 pm
Anand Giridharadas: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the culprits of and solutions for the largest issues facing the world today. The Erb Institute is proud to host an evening with Anand Giridharadas, author of the …

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Fiction at Literati: Tim Johnston: The Current 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Tim Johnston: The Current @ Literati
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome New York Times bestselling author Tim Johnston in support of his new novel The Current. Free and open to the public, book signing to follow.  About the book: In the dead of winter, outside a small …

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The Moth Storyslam: Gumption 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Gumption @ Greyline
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Fiction at Literati: Mark Danielewski: Little Blue Kite 7:00 pm
Fiction at Literati: Mark Danielewski: Little Blue Kite @ Literati
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome acclaimed writer Mark Z. Danielewski in support of The Little Blue Kite, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series. A book signing will follow. Free and open to the public.  About the …

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Frankel Center Speaker Series: Dennis Ross: Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Leaders Shaped Its Destiny 7:00 pm
Frankel Center Speaker Series: Dennis Ross: Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Leaders Shaped Its Destiny @ Rackham (Amphitheater)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Prior to returning to the Institute in 2011, he served two years as special assistant to President …

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Pizza and Poetry Night: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy 7:00 pm
Pizza and Poetry Night: Jeff Kass: Teacher/Pizza Guy @ Nicola's Books
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jeff Kass is bringing the poetry and we are supplying the pizza. Teacher/Pizza Guy is a funny and relatable collection for readers, thinkers, educators, and pizza lovers everywhere. Kass will be joined by local high …

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Steve Luxenberg: Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation 7:00 pm
Steve Luxenberg: Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation @ AADL Downtown (Multi-purpose Room)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Plessy v. Ferguson is synonymous with Jim Crow laws and the unjust legal doctrine of “separate but equal.” But few Americans know more than the name of the case and have just a superficial understanding …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 6 @ 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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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Anelise Chen: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Anelise Chen: Roundtable @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Anelise Chen is the author of So Many Olympic Exertions (Kaya Press 2017), an experimental novel that blends elements of sportswriting, memoir, and self-help. A finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, the novel …

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Zell Visiting Writers: Anelise Chen: Reading and Book Signing 5:30 pm
Zell Visiting Writers: Anelise Chen: Reading and Book Signing @ U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Anelise Chen is the author of So Many Olympic Exertions (Kaya Press 2017), an experimental novel that blends elements of sportswriting, memoir, and self-help. A finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, the novel …

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Ignite: Ann Arbor 6:30 pm
Ignite: Ann Arbor @ AADL Downtown (Multi-purpose Room)
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enlighten us, but make it quick! How would you share your passion in 5 minutes, with just 20 slides? We asked Ann Arbor this question; Ignite | Ann Arbor is the response. Watch your neighbors engage …

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Joshua A. Douglas: Vote for Us 7:00 pm
Joshua A. Douglas: Vote for Us @ Literati
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome law professor Joshua A. Douglas in support of his book, Vote for Us: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting. A book signing will follow. The event is free …

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Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid 7:00 pm
Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid @ Nicola's Books
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lopez will join us for the evening to examine the lasting damage done by a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. He will share his title Separated, where Lopez discusses deportation’s …

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Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait 7:00 pm
Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, an Intimate Portrait @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 8:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide 2:00 pm
Larry and Sandy Feldman: Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide @ Crazy Wisdom
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Building Bridges Across the Racial Divide with Larry and Sandy Feldman – Nov 9, 2 to 4 p.m. – Authors Larry and Sandy Feldman will share concepts and stories from their recently published book Building …

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NaNoWriMo Free Write Session 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo Free Write Session @ AADL Westgate
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Calling all writers! Get into the groove of writing by hanging out in our quiet space with lots of outlets to plug in a laptop! Whether you’re working on a novel as part of National …

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Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation 7:00 pm
Andre Aciman: Find Me, and In Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Click here to purchase. Literati Bookstore is excited to welcome bestselling author André Aciman to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of the follow-up to Call Me By Your Name, Find …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 8:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception 1:00 pm
Fifth Avenue Press Book Release Reception @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Ann Arbor District Library is pleased to announce the release of NINE new literary works from our Fifth Avenue Press imprint. We’re releasing four titles for adults: The Elements: a love letter to all things everywhere …

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Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets 2:00 pm
Theatre Nova: Frederick Glaysher’s The Parliament of Poets @ Hathaway's Hideaway
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The theatre company Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theatre adaptation of the critically-acclaimed epic poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. Fresh from performing …

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Q and A with Agent Janet Silver 9:00 am
Q and A with Agent Janet Silver @ Angell Hall, Room 3154
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Janet Silver represents a roster of bestselling and award-winning authors. Her clients include Cheryl Strayed, author of the international bestsellers Wild and Tiny Beautiful Things; Anthony Marra, award-winning author of the New York Times bestselling …

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Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement 7:00 pm
Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement @ Literati
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome contributors to this intersectional collection of essays, fiction, and poetry featuring black, Latinx, Asian, queer, and trans writers. Details and readers to be announced.  About the book: “Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter,” …

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CWPS Faculty Lecture: Xiaodong Hottman-Wei: Morin Khuur: The Mongolian Horsehead Fiddle 6:00 pm
CWPS Faculty Lecture: Xiaodong Hottman-Wei: Morin Khuur: The Mongolian Horsehead Fiddle @ Benzinger Library, East Quad
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Professor Hottman-Wei, Director of the U-M Residential College’s Chinese Music Ensemble, presents a rare opportunity to hear the bowed stringed instrument considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. She will also discuss the numerous cultural …

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A Night of Poetry: Terry Blackhawk: One Less River, and Dennis Hinrichsen: [q/lear] 7:00 pm
A Night of Poetry: Terry Blackhawk: One Less River, and Dennis Hinrichsen: [q/lear] @ Nicola's Books
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are delighted to host Terry Blackhawk with special guest Dennis Hinrichsen for a night of poetry. About the Book One Less River An “elegantly conceived collection…(of) refined, learned, and liberating poetry” according to Kirkus Reviews, …

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Cory Brant: Great Lakes Sea Lamprey 7:00 pm
Cory Brant: Great Lakes Sea Lamprey @ AADL Downtown (4th Floor Meeting Room)
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The stuff of nightmares in both their looks and the wounds inflicted on their victims, sea lampreys are perhaps the deadliest invasive species to ever enter the Great Lakes. At the invasion’s apex in the …

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Poetry at Literati: Michelle Penaloza: Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, and Bill Carty: Huge Cloudy 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Michelle Penaloza: Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, and Bill Carty: Huge Cloudy @ Literati
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Michelle Peñaloza is the author of Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire, winner of the 2018 Hillary Gravendyk National Poetry Prize (Inlandia Books, 2019). She is also the author of two chapbooks, landscape/heartbreak (Two Sylvias, 2015), and Last Night I …

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Anne Nelson: Shadow Network 7:00 pm
Anne Nelson: Shadow Network @ Literati
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is pleased to partner with the Knight-Wallace Fellowship for Journalists at the University of Michigan in welcoming Anne Nelson in support of her latest book, Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the …

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Matthew Riemer: Seeing Queer History 7:00 pm
Matthew Riemer: Seeing Queer History @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Matthew Riemer, co-author of We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation, uses imagery and narrative culled from years of research to examine how the struggles and triumphs of the queer …

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Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night 7:00 pm
Poetry Series at Crazy Wisdom: Poetry Workshop Night @ Crazy Wisdom
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and David Jibson • Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room • Second Wednesdays are poetry workshop nights. All writers welcome …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 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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Writing Interactive Fiction with Code 6:30 pm
Writing Interactive Fiction with Code @ AADL Downtown (Training Center)
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to write a Choose Your Own Adventure story or text-based adventure game like Zork? Come and learn how to write your own interactive fiction using a simple coding language and then play …

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Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way 7:00 pm
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Literati
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome college All-American and NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards in support of his book with Tom VanHaaren, Doing It My Way: My Outspoken Life as a Michigan Wolverine, NFL Receiver, and Beyond.  About the book: Braylon Edwards has …

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Open Mic and Share: Jasmine An 7:00 pm
Open Mic and Share: Jasmine An @ Bookbound
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 Jasmine An comes from the Midwest. Her first chapbook, Naming the No-Name Woman, won the 2015 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize and her second, Monkey Was Here, is forthcoming from Porkbelly Press. Her work has …

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Poetry Night: Doug Smith: Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems, and Jane Bridges: Social Work and Other Myths 7:00 pm
Poetry Night: Doug Smith: Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems, and Jane Bridges: Social Work and Other Myths @ Nicola's Books
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are delighted to host local poets Doug Smith with Jane Bridges for a night of poetry. About the Book Selections from This Iris and Ransom Note Poems There are 8 poems that center around life …

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AADL Storytellers: Friday Night Stories 7:00 pm
AADL Storytellers: Friday Night Stories @ AADL Downtown (Lobby)
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join all of your favorite AADL storytellers for an evening of tales and music that will entertain all ages!
Andrei Pop: A Forest of Symbols 7:00 pm
Andrei Pop: A Forest of Symbols @ Literati
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome art historian Andrei Pop in support of his latest, A Forest of Symbols: Art, Science, and Truth in the Long Nineteenth Century. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.  …

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Webster Reading Series: Charlotte Ruddy and Jennifer Huang 7:00 pm
Webster Reading Series: Charlotte Ruddy and Jennifer Huang @ UMMA Auditorium
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting. We encourage you …

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RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard 8:00 pm
RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
U-M senior Marilyn Schotland directs The Dybbuk on Orchard, with themes of queer Jewish identity, deception, and free will.
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RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard 8:00 pm
RC Players: The Dybbuk on Orchard @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
U-M senior Marilyn Schotland directs The Dybbuk on Orchard, with themes of queer Jewish identity, deception, and free will.
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Mickey Lyons: City on a Still: Detroit During Prohibition 3:00 pm
Mickey Lyons: City on a Still: Detroit During Prohibition @ AADL Malletts Creek
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Rumrunners and bootleggers and speakeasies, oh my! Mickey Lyons of DetroitProhibition.com takes us through Detroit’s intoxicating history during the prohibition years, from sloshing the stuff across the Detroit River to raiding the liquor cabinets and …

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Radio Campfire Presents: Brenna York: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eve 4:30 pm
Radio Campfire Presents: Brenna York: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eve @ Dreamland Theater
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Radio Campfire Presents: The Sweetheart Scam, Starring Mystery Eveis part Radio Campfire, part “solo drama” written and performed by Brenna York. At this Radio Campfire, York plays an aspiring crime writer who has pen-named herself …

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Frankel Lecture: Rachel Rubinstein: The Yiddish Columbus 4:00 pm
Frankel Lecture: Rachel Rubinstein: The Yiddish Columbus @ 202 S. Thayer Bldg
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
This talk introduces Jacobo Glantz’s 1939 Mexican Yiddish epic poem Kristobal Kolon, arguing that Glantz’s poem is a point of origin for his daughter, historian and writer Margo Glantz’s later feminist reexaminations of the colonial histories …

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Rachel Rubinstein: The Yiddish Columbus 4:00 pm
Rachel Rubinstein: The Yiddish Columbus @ Thayer Bldg (Room 2022)
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Yiddish Columbus: Critical Counter-History and the Remapping of American Jewish Literature This talk introduces Jacobo Glantz’s 1939 Mexican Yiddish epic poem Kristobal Kolon, arguing that Glantz’s poem is a point of origin for his daughter, …

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Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof: Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean 4:30 pm
Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof: Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean @ Room 1022 (Osterman Common Room)
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof (American culture) and Felix Contreras (host of NPR’s Alt.Latino, https://www.npr.org/people/4607354/felix-contreras) discuss Hoffnung-Garskof’s new book “Racial Migrations New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean.” Q & A follows the conversation. …

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Poetry at Literati: Malcom Tariq with Jonah Mixon-Webster 7:00 pm
Poetry at Literati: Malcom Tariq with Jonah Mixon-Webster @ Literati
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Malcom Tariq in support of his collection, Heed the Hollow, as part of our ongoing Poetry at Literati Series, reading with Jonah Mixon-Webster. A Book signing will follow. The …

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Guest Lecture: Jugo Kapetanovic: About Zlata’s Diary 2:30 pm
Guest Lecture: Jugo Kapetanovic: About Zlata’s Diary @ Room 1506, East Quad
Nov 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Professor Hottman-Wei, Director of the U-M Residential College’s Chinese Music Ensemble, presents a rare opportunity to hear the bowed stringed instrument considered a symbol of the Mongolian nation. She will also discuss the numerous cultural …

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Sweetland Writer to Writer: Jennifer Proctor 7:00 pm
Sweetland Writer to Writer: Jennifer Proctor @ Literati
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sweetland’s Writer to Writer series lets you hear directly from University of Michigan professors about their challenges, processes, and expectations as writers and also as readers of student writing. Each semester, Writer to Writer pairs one esteemed University …

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The Moth Storyslam: Landmarks 7:30 pm
The Moth Storyslam: Landmarks @ Greyline
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! 6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin *Tickets for this event are …

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Wallenberg Lecture: Safa Al Ahmad 7:30 pm
Wallenberg Lecture: Safa Al Ahmad @ Rackham Auditorium
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Safa Al Ahmad, a Saudi Arabian journalist and documentary filmmaker, will receive the 2019 Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan. She has produced documentaries for the BBC and PBS about uprisings in the Middle …

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Tia Powell: Dementia Reimagined 7:00 pm
Tia Powell: Dementia Reimagined @ Literati
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re partnering with Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center to welcome Tia Powell in support of her book Dementia Reimagined. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.  About the book: The cultural and …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 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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Ebony Roberts: The Love Prison Made and Unmade: My Story 7:00 pm
Ebony Roberts: The Love Prison Made and Unmade: My Story @ AADL Downtown
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The University of Michigan Prison Creative Arts Project, University of Michigan Carceral State Project, and Literati Bookstore are delighted to welcome Ebony Roberts to the Ann Arbor District Library’s Downtown Branch in support of her …

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Janet Gilsdorf: Continual Raving: A History of Menoingitis and the People Who Conquered It 7:00 pm
Janet Gilsdorf: Continual Raving: A History of Menoingitis and the People Who Conquered It @ Bookbound
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Reception at 6:30pm Program to follow We are excited to welcome Janet Gilsdorf to celebrate the launch of her book, Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It (Oxford University Press). …

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RC Players: Play On 8:00 pm
RC Players: Play On @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
RC student Dakota Sevcik directs “Play On,” a 1980 comedy.
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NaNoWriMo Free Write Session 4:00 pm
NaNoWriMo Free Write Session @ AADL Westgate (Meeting Room B)
Nov 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Calling all writers! Get into the groove of writing by hanging out in our quiet space with lots of outlets to plug in a laptop! Whether you’re working on a novel as part of National …

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RC Players: Play On 8:00 pm
RC Players: Play On @ East Quad Keene Theater
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
RC student Dakota Sevcik directs “Play On,” a 1980 comedy.
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Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Monthly Meeting 2:00 pm
Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild: Monthly Meeting @ AADL Downtown (3rd floor freespace)
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the AASG Open to the public.  This Month we are at the Ann Arbor District Library downtown.
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Skazat! Poetry Series: David Hornibrook 7:00 pm
Skazat! Poetry Series: David Hornibrook @ Sweetwaters
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Skazat! is back, and have we got a season lined up for you! Join us at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Washington St. to celebrate with fabulous poetry and tasty treats. Whether you’re a page poet, slammer, …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Nov 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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