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Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and Executive Director of t

OLLI Study Groups will discuss the pre-revolutionary war visionary Jean-Jacques Rousseau and of the major events of the Revolution itself. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 01-28-2020 01:00 PM - 03-31-2020 02:30 PM ET


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British Empire in India - History and Legacy (2020)

OLLI Study Groups will have multiple discussion sessions to learn about the British era in India and the dynamics between the countries, trade, technological advances, and more. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #GovernmentandPolitics #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 03-27-2020 10:00 AM - 05-15-2020 12:00 PM ET


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Chasing Two Rabbits: Hunter-Gatherer Education in the 21st Century

OLLI Study Groups discusses indigenous hunter-gatherer societies in the 21st century. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #History #OLLI ​​​​​​​

 04-22-2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET


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Primers, Chalk, and Bells - The History of One-room Schools in Michigan

OLLI Study Groups discusses the state of Michigan's numerous one-room schools, their history, and how there are more in Michigan than any other state. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #History #Education #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​

 04-29-2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET


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Friday Essay: Finding Spaces for Love

U-M Professor of Early Modern Art History, Patricia Simons, writes about love and the places it was shaped and performed and the venues in which it was validated socially. March 30, 2017. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #ArtsandCulture #History #Relationships


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Escape from Nazi Germany and the Holocaust to Shanghai

Ollie Distinguished Lecture Series is hosting Berl Falbaum, former political reporter for the Detroit News, to speak about a book he compiled and edited titled "Shanghai Remembered: Stories of Jews Who Escaped to Shanghai from Nazi Germany." #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #Lecture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #History ​​​​​​ #In-PersonCourse ​

 03-03-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET


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Two in One: Fossil Shells Reveal Both Global Mercury Contamination and Warming When Dinosaurs Perished

U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences leads a geochemical analysis of fossil shells, revealing high mercury levels and significant warming at the time of dinosaur extinction. December 16, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #Environment/Sustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #History #Archaeology


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Stephen Jones: Hatology (Video)

Fashion icon and accomplished milliner, Stephen Jones, spoke for the Penny Stamps Speaker Series Event on his rise to fame in the speciality of hats. October 18, 2019. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #video #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Fashion #History ​​​​​​​


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Ken Aptekar Pits Diderot’s Encyclopedia Against Fake News

Stamps Alum Ken Aptekar combines Diderot's Encyclopédie, Madame de Pompadour and his individual take on modern politics in his exhibition displayed in Autun, France. November 14, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #GovernmentandPolitics #Politics #History #KenAptekar ​​​​​​​​​


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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...