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Show Your O - Ford School Presents Karen Sherman on Brick by Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity fo

OLLI Reads and Ford School or Public Policy are hosting Karen Sherman to discuss her book "Brick by Brick: Building Hope and Opportunity for Women Survivors Everywhere," and her experiences with advocating for women survivors of abuse. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #Society #Literature #OLLI ​​​​​​​​

 03-18-2020 | 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET

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Beyond the Headlines: Barbara McQuade: Humility, Determination, and Inspiration

Michigan News offers a new podcast series, Beyond the Headlines, created to give listeners deeper insight on the work of U-M professors. This first episode features Professor of Law, former sports reporter, and federal prosecutor Barbara McQuade. January 13, 2020. #15-30-mins #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #MichiganNews #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Law #Politics ​​​​​​​​​

Working to Understand White Fragility: In Preparation for and Reflection on Robin DiAngelo

OLLI Reads will be hosting Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility". He will have two different lectures to discuss his book. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion ​​​​​​

 02-25-2020 10:00 AM - 03-17-2020 12:00 PM ET

Downstream from Here by Charles Eisendrath

Author Charles Eisendrath will be presenting as part of the OLLI Reads lecture series. Charles will discuss his book "Downstream", himself and his past, and will be signing books. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #Literature ​​​​​​

 02-21-2020 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

The Power of Music, A Musical Performance and Conversation, by Harmony Ann Arbor

The Evenings with OLLI series presents an Ann Arbor community chorus named Harmony. Harmony is a chorus for singers of all ages to perform for senior living communities, extended healthcare facilities, and hospitals. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #ArtsandCulture #Society #Music ​​​​​​​

 05-13-2020 | 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM ET

Evenings with OLLI Winter-Spring Package (series of 4)

Evenings with OLLI Winter-Spring lecture series provides talks about various important topics including census data, community theatres, and the power of performing arts. #60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #Society #Policy #PerformingArts #ArtandDesign ​​​​​​​​​

 02-19-2020 | 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM ET

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How to Talk Across the Political Divide with Kevin Deegan-Krause, Ph.D.

One of OLLI’s most recent Thursday Morning Lecture Series speakers, Kevin Deegan-Krause, Ph.D., is back! Deegan-Krause, a rising star in the Political Science Department at Wayne State University, wowed attendees with his lecture in the Populism series “The Future Lies East: Post-Communist Europe’s New Model of Populism” in December of 2017. His presentation, “How to Talk Across the Political Divide”, is certainly a topic of interest and relevance for OLLI members. Deegan-Krause is the...

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The Value of Free Speech and Broad Perspectives - A panel discussion

This panel discussion, moderated by Karen Bantel and featuring U-M scholars will focus on: -free speech and how it impacts our society -how to talk across the divide -barriers to listening, especially our emotional reactions Featuring: Jack Bernard, U-M Associate General Counsel, Anne Berg, Lecturer, U-M History Department, and Loraleigh Keashly, Professor, Communication, College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, Wayne State University. OLLI members are dedicated to...

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What Happens When Community College is Made Free

An article in the Conversation digs into the debate over whether the U.S. should offer free community college, free public college in general or additional college subsidies directed at low-income students. January 8, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Education #HigherEducation

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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