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On Listening to Holocaust Survivors

This seminar is based on the instructor’s forty years of interviewing, teaching about, and writing about Holocaust survivors. In contrast with conventional “testimony” models--2 or 3 hours in front of a video camera--the instructor spoke with the same survivors over months, years, and-with a few people--even decades. The course also emphasizes listening attentively and in depth. That approach often yields surprising insights not otherwise attainable. Core topics include: (1) The...


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The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: Adaptation and Influence

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 10-08-2019 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET


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On Listening to Holocaust Survivors

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 10-16-2019 10:00 AM - 12-04-2019 12:00 PM ET


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The Love, Lure, and Lore of the Clothesline

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 12-05-2019 03:30 PM - 12-12-2019 05:30 PM ET


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India's Religious Traditions

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #Religion #Philosophy #History #Politics #India #Event ​​​​​​​​​​​

 10-02-2019 10:00 AM - 11-27-2019 11:30 AM ET


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Fifty Years Ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock Anthem Expressed the Hopes and Fears of a Nation

U-M Associate Professor of Musicology Mark Clague discusses Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock "Star-Spangled Banner" rendition nearly 50 years ago, fusing horror with hope to reflect the America he experienced during Woodstock despite the division caused by war. August 14, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #ArtsandCulture #Government/Politics #Music #History #Politics #MarkClague ​​​​​​​​​​


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A Short History of Healing: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

The University of Michigan Library Special Collections Research Center holds an extraordinary collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and early printed books illustrating the early history of western medicine. In an informal workshop setting, participants will learn about the birth and early development of western medicine through a close viewing of historical artifacts, including ancient papyri, medical amulets, medieval manuscripts, and richly illustrated Renaissance books. The workshop will...


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A Little Math History

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Arts/Culture #Mathematics #History #Economics #OLLI

 10-30-2019 10:00 AM - 11-06-2019 12:00 PM ET


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Gallery Walks

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 09-20-2019 01:00 PM - 10-11-2019 03:00 PM ET


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Beyond the Frame: American History through Artworks from the Smithsonian

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 09-09-2019 03:30 PM - 09-30-2019 05:00 PM ET