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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

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Arts/Culture #Literature #History #Libraries #RaceandEthnicity #Event

 10-08-2019 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET


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Circulating the Avant-Garde: Aesthetic Counter-publics in the Little Magazines, 1890-1920

Hatcher Graduate Library Special Collections presents an exhibit on late nineteenth and early twentieth century "little magazines," originally created to circulate niche political and aesthetic ideals. #60+mins #Exhibits #MichiganLibrary #ArtsandCulture #Society #History #ArtandDesign #Libraries #Politics

 08-26-2019 12:30 PM - 10-03-2019 05:00 PM ET


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“Reflecting on the Past...Reaching Toward the Future, II” – an African American Music Conference

Join the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance for a weekend long conference on the musical legacy of the African Diaspora, including discussions of African American composers, black musical thought, and historical context for musical development. #60+mins #Music,TheatreandDance #Conference #Schoolofmusic,theatre,anddance #ArtsandCulture #Society #Music #RaceandEthnicity #History #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion

 09-12-2019 09:00 AM - 09-15-2019 12:00 PM ET


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59th University of Michigan Organ Conference: “Building Bach - His Foundations & Futures”

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance to host this four-day conference on the artistic influences that shaped Johann Bach's iconic work and the many artists he went on to influence, till this very day. #60+mins #Music,TheatreandDance #Conference #Schoolofmusic,theatre,anddance #ArtsandCulture #Society #Music #PerformingArts #History

 09-28-2019 04:00 PM - 10-01-2019 12:00 PM ET


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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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Responding to Women Rowing North with Poetry

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

 10-16-2019 10:00 AM - 11-06-2019 11:30 AM ET


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Real Heroines: Women and Words, 1800-1930

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

 10-15-2019 10:00 AM - 11-05-2019 11:30 AM ET


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John Le Carre' and the Cold War on Film Part I

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

 10-25-2019 01:00 PM - 11-08-2019 04:30 PM ET