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Deardorff Analyzes Strength of Economy in MLive

Public Policy professor Alan Deardorff et al. examines how the state of Michigan has been impacted by the economy under President Trump. September 11, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Economics #Michigan #AlanDeardorff #JulieMack ​​​​​​​​​​


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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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Community, Collaboration, Communication, and Change

Civic engagement refers to the ways in which citizens participate in the life of a community in order to improve conditions for others or to help shape the community’s future. In the past few years, a new movement has emerged to promote greater civic engagement by older adults. This study group will study how civic engagement is being practiced by older adults and will invite participants to share possible opportunities for civic engagement in their own communities. Tom Murray has a Ph.D....


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OLLI Reads -- What the Eyes Don't See

OLLI Reads, in Collaboration with Michigan Humanities’ Great Michigan Read, presents Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, discussing her Book What the Eyes Don’t See – A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. What the Eyes Don’t See is the inspiring story of how Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, alongside a team of researchers, parents, friends, and community leaders, discovered that the children of Flint, Michigan, were being exposed to lead in their tap water—and then battled her own...


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Flying Slime May Bring Toxins With It

U-M chemistry researchers Andrew Ault and Kerri Pratt discuss how they discovered airborne harmful algal toxins and their next steps to test these aerosol toxins out in the field, in areas throughout Michigan. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Chemistry #Research #Michigan #AndrewAult #KerriPratt ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Orson Welles' War of the Worlds

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #History #FilmandVideoStudies #ArtHistory #Event ​​​​​​​​​

 10-30-2019 | 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET


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On Listening to Holocaust Survivors

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #History #Psychology #Education #Event ​​​​​​​​​

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


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Journey with Contemporary Writers from Around the World

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse ​​​ #ArtsandCulture #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Literature #TheatreandDrama #Global #Poetry #Event ​​​​​​​

 09-16-2019 12:00 PM - 12-16-2019 01:30 PM ET


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Post-colonial Literature: From Decolonizing India to Decolonizing Flint

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #Literature #TheatreandDrama #RaceandEthnicity #Poetry #Event ​​​​​​​​​

 09-19-2019 01:30 PM - 11-21-2019 03:30 PM ET


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Reading The Merchant of Venice in 2019

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #Literature #TheatreandDrama #Poetry #Event ​​​​​​​​​

 11-18-2019 03:30 PM - 12-16-2019 05:00 PM ET