Location: Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
You are invited to attend the presentations of six papers on important policy issues in Peru, written by this year’s IEDP class.
4:00-6:30; March 21, 2007
Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
Light refreshments will be served.
Location: Kuenzel Room, Union
Leon Gholston, a man living w/ AIDS
Presentation by: BethAnn Karmeisool, owner of the Safe Sex Store
The Sexual Health and Responsible Education (S.H.A.R.E.) was developed to bring awareness to the public about sexual health issues. The topics discussed include self-esteem, abstinence, masturbation, intimacy and boundaries, unintended pregnancies, STDs, HIV/AIDS, word definitions and meanings, communication with partners and family planning methods. The program will open up with a speaker who will testify to their personal experience living with HIV.
We will have Leon Gholston, a man who is living with HIV speak about how he was infected with the disease, how he has accepted his condition and the stigmas that he has experienced in society.
Location: 1636 SSWB
CREES Lecture. "Theories about the Roots of the Yugoslav Troubles."
Sabrina P. Ramet, professor of political science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center and Center for Russian and East European Studies. This event is part of a series of 2007 Winter Term programs on “Revisiting Yugoslavia's Dissolution.”
Location: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library
The High and Low Adventures of a Diplomat
This talk is by Henry Catto, former U.S. State Department chief of protocol and ambassador to the Court of St. James (United Kingdom). It is presented in conjunction with the exhibit Art of Diplomacy: Head of State Gifts from the Ford Presidency. A reception follows. There is free parking.
Speaker/Performer: Ambassador Henry Catto
Date: March 21, 2007, 7:30-10 p.m.
Location: Hussey Room, Michigan League
The University of Michigan
Center for the Study of Complex Systems presents
Complex Systems: Introduction
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be served.
Free and open to the public but registration is required.
To register, please contact Mita Gibson at email@example.com or 763-3301 by March 19.
Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems
Professor, Mathematics, Public Policy and Economics
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems
Professor, Political Science, Complex Systems and Economics
In this first of a series of three seminars, we will provide an introduction to the field of complex systems and current research sponsored by CSCS. Future lunch seminars will be held on March 28 and April 4 with speakers to be announced. The lunches and seminars are free and open to the public but registration is required.
Location: Palmer Commons Forum Hall
Tuesday, March 20
Palmer Commons Forum Hall
Michael Glotz-Richter is a leading innovator in integrated, sustainable
urban transportation. Among other things he has developed the New
Mobility Hub network approach in Bremen Germany, and has inspired
similar efforts in cities across Europe, in Canada, and world-wide.
Mr. Glotz-Richter’s success in integrating public transport, car
sharing, clean vehicles, bicycles,urban design, new technologies, and
urban goods movement won Bremen the CIVITAS “City of the Year” award in
On Tuesday March 20 at 6:30 p.m. join Michael Glotz-Richter at the
University of Michigan Palmer Commons Forum Hall, 100 Washtenaw Avenue,
Ann Arbor. (This is the community center of the Life Sciences Complex).
He will talk about innovative, integrated approaches to urban
transportation and will present a somewhat entertaining approach to
rethinking and remaking the role of automobiles in our lives. A
distinguished local panel will respond and comment on how his ideas
might be applied here in the Detroit region.
Refreshments and opportunities for conversation will follow.
Location: 2239 Lane Hall
The East Asian Gender Forum invites you to attend:
The Chinese "Modern Girl" in the 1920s and 30s
by Tze-lan Deborah Sang
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
4:00pm–6:00 pm, 2239 Lane Hall
In this talk Sang examines the Chinese modern girl in the 1920s and 1930s, a chameleon-like figure that appeared in a wide variety of
Tze-Lan Deborah Sang is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon.
Open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For further information, contact Ying Zhang: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sponsors: The East Asian Gender Forum, The Global Turns and Gender Returns Program, and the Women's Studies Department.
Location: School of Social Work Building, Room 1636
Wards of Words: Text and Historical Space in Song-Dynasty Luoyang (960-1127)
This is a view of the urban landscape of Song-dynasty Luoyang, the western capital of the Song empire, through an examination of maps, texts of the period, stone inscriptions and archaeological remains.
Speaker/Performer: Christian de Pee
Date: March 20, 2007, noon-1 p.m.
Location: School of Social Work Building, Room 1636 (more info)
Sponsored by: Center for Chinese Studies
Location: Rackham Building
Panel discussions will examine University policies and protocols for helping distressed students, and also identify key sources of data on student mental health which can be used to help determine appropriate programs and services. Registration for students and physicians in training is free. For all others the fee is $99. The March 20 session is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dates: March 19, 2007 - March 20, 2007, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location: Towsley Lobby, Med School
FRIDAY, APRIL 20th
The University of Michigan School of Public Health Environmental Health Sciences
12th Annual Toxicology Symposium
8:30 AM- 4:00 PM, Towsley Center, Dow Auditorium
"Gene-Environment Interactions in Toxicology"
For information and abstract submission: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/toxsymposium/home
Poster Session and Lunch, Towsley Lobby