Location: 1644 SSWB/International Institute
Friday, March 7, 9-4pm, in 1644 SSWB/International Institute
LACS will be hosting the day-long Race, Religion & Empire: The Aiton Conference in Latin American History, which will consist of a morning panel with Caribbeanists and an afternoon panel with Andeanists. Invited panelists include John Garrigus (History, University of Texas at Arlington), Irene Silverblatt (Cultural Anthropology and History, Duke University), Kenneth Mills (History, University of Toronto), Peter Gose (Anthropology, Carleton University), Alejandro de la Fuente (History, University of Pittsburgh), and Francisco Scarano (History, University of Wisconsin.) Richard Turits (History and CAAS, University of Michigan) and Bruce Mannheim (Anthropology, University of Michigan) will be chairing the panels.
Continental Breakfast - 9:00-9:30am
Caribbean Perspectives Panel- 9:30am-12:00 noon
Lunch - 12:00-1:30pm
Andean Perspectives Panel- 1:30-4:00pm
All are welcome - please RSVP when possible to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 3 in order to better plan the event. *We have set up a Coursetools website for this conference – all who have confirmed attendance should have access to it already. If not, please email email@example.com, or if you are from outside the University of Michigan, and would like to access the site, please visit https://ctools.umich.edu/portal/site/!gateway/page/1091327577219-1420518 and follow the instructions to set up a friend account.
This event has also been co-sponsored by the Departments of History, Anthropology, African and African-American Studies, the International Institute, and the Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History. This conference is also part of the International Institute’s Religious Claims and Crossings Series.
Location: Angell Hall 3184
A Performance Studies Workshop with STACY WOLF
12.00-2.00 pm • Friday, March 7
Angell Hall 3184
In a workshop open to graduate students and faculty, we will be looking at Wolf's book proposal for her current work-in-progress, Defying Gravity: How Women and Girls Feminized, Queered, and Radicalized Broadway Musical Theatre. The proposal covers the project, the issues, the state of musical theatre studies, and Wolf's intended feminist and queer intervention.
PLEASE EMAIL JULIET GUZZETTA AT firstname.lastname@example.org FOR A COPY OF THE PROPOSAL BEFORE SUNDAY, OR AFTER BREAK. THOSE ON THE DRAMA INTEREST GROUP C-TOOLS SITE MAY ACCESS A COPY THERE.
Please RSVP to Katie Brokaw at email@example.com if you plan to attend the workshop. Lunch will be provided.
Both events are sponsored by the Drama Interest Group and the Lesbian, Gay, Queer Research Initiative.
Location: Cheeseborough Auditorium, Chrysler Center
Location: Room 1636 International Institute/SSWB
CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series:
International Innovations in Health Communication
Professor Muhiuddin Haider, University of Maryland
Fri, March 7th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Room 1636 International Institute/SSWB
Reception to follow.
Location: MLB Lecture Rm 2 (first floor)
The Comparative Literature "theme semester" on Revenge continues this Friday, March 7th at 6pm in the MLB Lecture Rm 2 (first floor). Come see the Clint Eastwood classic
Directed by and starring Clint himself
There will be snacks.
Location: The Alibi, 613 North Main
Screening: "Alphaville" Date: FRIDAY March 7 Time: 9:00pm Location:
The Alibi, 613 North Main
Details: Godard's 1965 Experimental French New Wave classic following
American private-eye Lemmy Caution in Alphaville, a futuristic city on
a far away galaxy run by the Alpha 60, representing the systematic
destruction of all rational thought.
Location: Room 3512, Haven Hall
Town Hall: Tenure Updates and the Future of Ethnic Studies- Room 3512, Haven Hall, 11:30 am to 1 pm-
Recent controversies regarding the tenure appointments of female instructors of color call for understanding, solidarity and cohesion. Join a coalition of Ethnic Studies and organizations in our efforts to shed light on the tenure process and pose the question, "What happens now?" Free lunch and beverages will be provided.
Sponsored by Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies and United Asian American Organizations
The 2008 A/PIA Heritage Month Kick-Off Event
Location: International Center, Room 9
* Coffee Hour - "American Slang"
Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m.
International Center, Room 9
FREE but registration required by Tuesday, March 4, 2008. Email Carrie at
firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Join us for coffee, snacks and conversation about American slang.
Coffee hours are very relaxed and give you a chance to meet new people and
discuss an interesting topic!
Come to this coffee hour if you've ever wondered about American slang that
you've heard, would like to learn some new slang, wonder when it is and is
not appropriate to use certain expressions, or just want to chat about
U.S. slang that you already know.
Questions: Email Carrie at email@example.com
Location: 4448, EH
Thurs, March 6th
David Buss, Professor, University of Texas
"Sexual conflict in human mating"
4448, EH, (with dessert and coffee)
Location: Haven 2608
The EHW will meet tomorrow from 5-7pm to discuss Ross Bowling's paper /
prospectus, "Mediating Expertise: German Print Media and
Professionalization." First year Europeanists in particular are
encouraged to attend.
Time: March 6, 5-7pm
Place: Haven 2608
Menu: btb burritos, tacos, quesadillas