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March 2020

CANCELED-25th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Monday, repeating until March 31, 2020

One event on April 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is one of the largest exhibitions of art by incarcerated artists in the country. Each year, faculty, staff and students from the University of Michigan travel to correctional facilities across Michigan and select work for the exhibition while providing feedback and critique that strengthens artist’s work and builds community around art making inside prisons. March 18-April 1, 2020 Art sales begin: March 18, 6pm Opening reception program: March 18, 7pm Gallery hours:…

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Trans Day of Visibility

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Michigan Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128 United States
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International Transgender Day of Visibility - Trans flag in pink and white stripes

We celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility in honor of our courageous and lovely trans siblings who deserve recognition, love, and acceptance. Learn more on event website Location University of Michigan Dearborn University Center 4901 Evergreen Rd Dearborn, MI 48128

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Semester in Detroit Fall Application Deadline

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Semester In Detroit with U-M block M

Semester in Detroit Fall Application Deadline is on March 31st.

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Shoshana Zuboff - The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Lecture, Book Sales and Signing In her book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, scholar and sociologist Shoshana Zuboff posits a detailed examination of the unprecedented power of surveillance capitalism, by which our personal information, monetized and exploited by big tech companies, is then used to predict and shape our behaviors. In this frank and necessarily lucid talk, Zuboff defines the terms of surveillance capitalism as a new economic system, pioneered at Google and later Facebook, in much the same way…

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April 2020

Res Sista Women of Color Panel

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Jeffries Hall – 0220, 701 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Res Sista Loquitur at the University of Michigan Law School. Focus: Women of Color.

Res Sista Loquitur: Women of Color Coalition is a student organization founded in October 2017 dedicated to creating a strong and supportive community for women of color at the University of Michigan Law School. Our objective is to address issues that affect women of color in the workplace and society at large by providing our members with tailored support, safe spaces, and mentorship opportunities. We hope to better prepare our fellow women of color to navigate the unique challenges that…

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Gender Violence Project Sexual Assault Awareness Month Tabling

April 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hutchins Hall – TBL COM B, 625 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Gender Violence Project at the University of Michigan Law School. Image is of a black arm silhouette and a white arm silhouette uniting in solidarity.

The Gender Violence Project (GVP) will be tabling throughout the month of April for Sexual Violence Awareness Month. GVP is a student organization at the University of Michigan Law School. We believe that every person has the right to feel safe and free from fear of violence in their homes, communities, and workplaces. We strive to transform society's response to gender-based violence and sexual exploitation through a feminist legal lens, grounded in intersectionality. GVP is run by a non-hierarchical board…

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Trans Visibility Passport Day

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spectrum Center – Michigan Union, 3020 (3rd Floor), 530 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Trans Visibility Passport Day

The Spectrum Center and the University of Michigan School of Social Work Office of Global Activities are collaborating to host Trans Visibility Passport Day on April 3rd from 9am - 12:00pm in the Spectrum Center, 3020 Michigan Union. During Trans Visibility Passport Day, the Washtenaw County Clerk's office will assist students and community members to apply for, renew, or change their passport. Trans Visibility Passport Day is also open to students and community members who need to apply for a…

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Great Lakes Theme Semester Panel Series: Politics & Policies – The Great Lakes Task Force

April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Michigan Union – Pendleton Room (2nd Floor), 530 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308 United States
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College of Literature, Science, and the Arts - Great Lakes Theme Semester. Image is of the Great Lakes with the words "Lake Effects".

A highlight of the 2020 Great Lakes Theme Semester will be a speaker series surveying key issues confronting the Great Lakes and the peoples who depend upon them. Each session will be structured as a panel of three to four presenters speaking briefly on an aspect of the session’s theme, engaging in dialogue as a panel, and then opening the floor for audience participation. An informal gathering, offering more opportunities for the campus community to interact with the speakers, will…

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Beautiful Justice: The Aesthetics of Oppression and Freedom

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
School of Education – Tribute Room (Room 1322), 610 E. University St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Audrey Bennett, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor, Penny W.Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan

What role does aesthetics play in the struggle for social justice? Aesthetic judgments saturate our interactions with media, from billion-dollar advertising campaigns to texts from ancient philosophy. However, aesthetics also play a crucial role in our lived experience of oppression and freedom. From the racist claims for white beauty as superior genetics to the liberating music inspirations of reggae, hip-hop, and soul, the aesthetic dimensions of struggles for social justice, and the hidden politics behind aesthetic perceptions, have received little…

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Eye on Detroit Presents Taxing Vice

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Michigan Detroit Center – Ann Arbor Conference Rm., 3663 Woodward Ave, Suite 150
Detroit, MI 48201-2430 United States
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Eye on Detroit Presents Taxing Vice at the Detroit Center

Government leaders are finding it more and more difficult to secure the funding necessary to maintain services for their constituents. This situation has led them to turn to historically untoward means of boosting revenues such as casinos, sports betting, and marijuana. Many believe allowing and taxing such activity will help communities bridge the gaps in their budgets, while others question the negative impacts on society. Join us as we weigh the social and financial impacts of Taxing Vice in our…

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