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3:00 pm Elizabeth Goodenough: Growing Up Near the Great Lakes @ Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections, 6th floor
Elizabeth Goodenough: Growing Up Near the Great Lakes @ Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections, 6th floor
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dr. Elizabeth Goodenough explores the landscapes of the Great Lakes as they shape the lives of children, writers, and illustrators. She offers images and tales of lighthouses and shipwrecks from the inland seas, a biosphere …

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7:00 pm Lindsay Bryan-Podvin: The Financial Anxiety Solution @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Lindsay Bryan-Podvin: The Financial Anxiety Solution @ AADL Westgate, West Side Room
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Most adults today experience some degree of anxiety. In the United States alone, 51% of adults report feeling anxious. And what is one of the top causes of this chronic anxiety? Money. Join us as …

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7:00 pm Donna Rifkind: The Sun and Her Stars @ Literati
Donna Rifkind: The Sun and Her Stars @ Literati
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome critic Donna Rifkin in support of her book, The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood.  About the book: The little-known story of screenwriter Salka Viertel, …

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7:00 pm New Writings from University of Michigan Historians @ Literati
New Writings from University of Michigan Historians @ Literati
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’re pleased to welcome faculty members from the University of Michigan’s History Department as they present their recent publications. Copies of the titles will be available for purchase. Howard Brick, et al., At the Center: …

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4:00 pm Lacy M. Johnson @ Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom 1100
Lacy M. Johnson @ Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom 1100
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception and book signing to follow.  Join us for a reading by Lacy M. Johnson, author of The Reckonings and professor of creative nonfiction at Rice University. David Morse, Lecturer at the Ford School’s …

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7:00 pm Ausma Zehanat Khan: The Importance of Minority Voices in Crime Fiction or How Literature Can Promote Intercultural Understanding @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Ausma Zehanat Khan: The Importance of Minority Voices in Crime Fiction or How Literature Can Promote Intercultural Understanding @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How can literature address a climate of growing intolerance and hate? How can empathy in literature be used to confront exclusionary discourses by examining their underlying agendas? Canadian novelist and crime & fantasy author (A Deadly …

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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Mar 11 @ 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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5:30 pm Zell Visiting Writers: Grace Lin @ UMMA Auditorium
Zell Visiting Writers: Grace Lin @ UMMA Auditorium
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Before Grace Lin was an award-winning and NY Times bestselling author/illustrator of picturebooks, early readers and middle grade novels, she was the only Asian girl (except for her sisters) going to her elementary school in …

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7:00 pm Dan Pfeiffer: UnTrumping America @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Dan Pfeiffer: UnTrumping America @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Political strategist Dan Pfeiffer’s new book, Un-Trumping America, offers readers three critical insights: first, Trump is not an aberration, but rather the logical extension of the modern Republican Party; second, how Democrats can defeat Trump …

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7:00 pm David Plouffe: A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
David Plouffe: A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump @ AADL Downtown (1st Floor Lobby)
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump, David Plouffe, former Obama campaign manager, offers an action plan for how we can put our country back on track without having to leave our jobs, move …

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7:00 pm Webster Reading Series: Zahir Janmohamed and Joumana Altallal @ UMMA Auditorium
Webster Reading Series: Zahir Janmohamed and Joumana Altallal @ UMMA Auditorium
Mar 13 @ 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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11:00 am Aya Khalil: The Arabic Quilt @ Nicola's Books
Aya Khalil: The Arabic Quilt @ Nicola's Books
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Come out to a special storytime with author Aya Khalil. Her picture book follows an Egyptian-American girl who learns to appreciate her second language, Arabic, after a class project intended to celebrate everyone’s identity. About …

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