Diversity Events Calendar

—updated November 12, 2014

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On-going Events

  • Exhibit: Paramodel
    Be sure to keep tabs on UMMA's Stenn Gallery throughout the month of August, as Japanese art collective Paramodel will work to transform the space into a site-specific installation derived from their famous paramodelic graffiti series, featuring a mesmerizing network of blue-colored model railroads that will fill flat surfaces in and beyond the gallery. The exhibition officially opens August 30th.
    DATES: August 30, 2014 to January 4, 2015
    LOCATION: UMMA, 525 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI
    Admission is free. Galleries open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm; Sunday 12 to 5 pm; closed Mondays. Building open seven days a week, 8 am to 6 pm. Closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

  • Exhibit: Vietnamerica: Pop-Up Exhibition by GB Tran
    Images from the author's graphic memoir of the same name, a visually stunning portrait of survival, escape, and reinvention, and of the fit of the American immigrants' dream, passed on from immigrants to their children.
    DATES: October 20, 2014 to November 7, 2014
    LOCATION: 202 S. Thayer, Osterman Common Room 1022

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1974-2014: Celebrating 40 Years! | Services for Students with Disabilities. 2014 marks the 40th year SSD has been serving students with disabilities on campus. To commemorate this historic occasion, SSD will host a series of events throughout the year on a disability issue as it relates to the University community. All events are free and open to the public.


The U-M Council for Disability Concerns' annual Investing in Ability series begins Wednesday and concludes Nov. 9. All events are free and open to the public.


November 20, 2014 - Thursday

  • LSA Theme Semester Sport and the University:
    Panel Discussion:
    This panel celebrates the tenacious, passionate female student-athletes at Michigan, both before and after Title IX, who persisted toward equality and changed the game for the future of women's athletics. Current female student-athletes will have the chance to interview some of the women who came before them. Reception will follow.
    DATE: Thursday, November 25th
    TIME: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    LOCATION: Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
    SPONSORS: the SHARP Center (Sport, Health & Activity Research & Policy Center) and the LSA Theme Semester on Sport and the University.

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November 24, 2014 - Monday

  • Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema:
    Black Cross (Krzyzacy)
    Aleksander Ford, director (173 min., 1960). In Polish with English subtitles.
    The landmark series, Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, is presented by the Michigan Theater and Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. For full details and ticket information, visit michtheater.org/series/polish-cinema.
    DATE: Monday, November 24th
    TIME: 7:00 PM
    LOCATION: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St
    SPONSOR: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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November 25, 2014 - Tuesday

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December 1, 2014 - Monday

  • Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema:
    The Promised Land (Ziemia Obiecana)
    Andrzej Wajda, director (170 min., 1974). In Polish with English subtitles.
    The landmark series, Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, is presented by the Michigan Theater and Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. For full details and ticket information, visit michtheater.org/series/polish-cinema.
    DATE: Monday, December 1st
    TIME: 7:00 PM
    LOCATION: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St
    SPONSOR: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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December 2, 2014 - Tuesday

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December 3, 2014 - Wednesday

  • CREES Noon Lecture:
    Pluralism from Below: Negotiating Religious Diversity in Catholic Poland
    Agnieszka Pasieka, assistant professor of anthropology, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
    DATE: Wednesday, December 3rd
    TIME: 12noon - 1:30 PM
    LOCATION: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University
    SPONSOR: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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December 4, 2014 - Thursday

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December 5, 2014 - Friday

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December 8, 2014 - Monday

  • Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema:
    Man of Iron (Czlowiek z zelaza)
    Andrzej Wajda, director (153 min., 1981). In Polish with English subtitles.
    The landmark series, Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, is presented by the Michigan Theater and Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. For full details and ticket information, visit michtheater.org/series/polish-cinema.
    DATE: Monday, September 22nd
    TIME: 7:00 PM
    LOCATION: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St
    SPONSOR: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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December 10, 2014 - Wednesday

  • Nam Center for Korean Studies Colloquium Series:
    Diasporic Koreans and the Military, 1930-1960
    Speaker: Ji-Yeon Yuh, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University
    DATE: Wednesday, December 10th
    TIME: 4:00 PM
    LOCATION: Room 1636 School of Social Work Building
    SPONSOR: Nam Center for Korean Studies.
    CONTACT: 734.764.1825 or ncks.info@umich.edu

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January 14, 2014 - Wednesday

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January 16, 2015 - Friday

  • Concert: Dobet Gnahoré
    Tickets: $10 students / $20 public
    DATE: Friday, January 16th
    TIME: 8:00 PM
    LOCATION: Michigan Theater
    SPONSOR: Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)
    CONTACT: 734.936.2777 or or CWPS.Information@umich.edu

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January 21, 2015 - Wednesday

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January 25, 2015 - Sunday

  • Central Asian Film Series:
    Student
    Darezhan Omirbayev, director. In Kazakh and Russian with English subtitles (90 min., 2012).
    Free and open to the public.
    DATE: Sunday, January 25th
    TIME: 4:00 PM
    LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheatre
    SPONSOR: ISP, CREES. Hosted by Islamic Studies Program.
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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February 22, 2015 - Sunday

  • Central Asian Film Series:
    Song from the Southern Seas (Pesn' Juzhnykh Morej)
    Marat Sarulu, director. In Russian with English subtitles (80 min., 2008).
    Free and open to the public.
    DATE: Sunday, February 22nd
    TIME: 4:00 PM
    LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheatre
    SPONSOR: ISP, CREES. Hosted by Islamic Studies Program.
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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March 11, 2014 - Wednesday

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March 20, 2015 - Friday

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March 22, 2015 - Sunday

  • Central Asian Film Series:
    Luna Papa
    Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov, director. In Russian and Tajik with English subtitles (107 min., 2000).
    Free and open to the public.
    DATE: Sunday, March 22nd
    TIME: 4:00 PM
    LOCATION: Rackham Amphitheatre
    SPONSOR: ISP, CREES. Hosted by Islamic Studies Program.
    CONTACT: 734.764.0351 or crees@umich.edu

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March 23, 2015 - Monday

  • STeMS Colloquium. TBA
    Speaker: Lisa Gitelman, New York University
    DATE: Monday, March 23rd
    TIME: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
    LOCATION: 1014 Tisch Hall
    SPONSOR: Co-sponsored by Digital Studies Workshop and the Department of American Culture.
    CONTACT: 734.763.1460 or ac.inq@umich.edu

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April 8, 2014 - Wednesday

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