Every Tues. Talks by U-M and visiting scholars.
Feb. 2: University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) history professor Jaymin Kim on "Becoming 'Inner Kirghiz': Qianlong Emperor's Policy Toward Five Tribes in Qing Xinjiang."
Feb. 9: MSU sociology and global urban studies professor on "Governing the Urban in China and India."
Feb. 16: U-M information professor Silvia Lindtner on "Prototype Nation: China and the Contested Promise of Innovation."
Feb. 23: U-M women's studies and history professor Yi-Li Wu on "Myth-Busting the History of Chinese Medicine: Going Beyond the 'Function, Not Structure' Stereotype."
Noon, for URL see events.umich.edu
Jan. 29-Feb. 8. This ensemble of 18 top Black and Latinx classical soloists, many alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition, performs a program that's both archival and newly recorded, featuring contemporary African American composer Michael Abels' Delights and Dances and Sphinx Virtuosi composer-in-residence Jessie Montgomery's Source Code, which centers on a melody based on a syntax derived from black spirituals.
Available from 7 p.m. January 29 through Feb. 8, online at bit.ly
All invited to form teams of 4 or 5 persons to compete in a 2-round trivia contest. Solo competitors are matched up together. Questions are geared towards ages 55 & up, but all ages welcome. Prizes (curbside pick up only).
online at bit.ly
Socializing group for Spanish speakers.
For online meeting URL, email email@example.com or call 998-9353. Free.
All invited to join a frank conversation about death, hosted by Interfaith Center Minister Annie Kopko.
For URL see InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated. 327-0270.
This Lansing-bred journalist and historian is joined by Detroit-based journalist Anna Clark to discuss Midnight in Vehicle City, McClelland's new history of the celebrated Flint sit-down strike of 1936-1937 that was the birth of the United Auto Workers.
7 p.m., Online at LiteratiBookstore.com
Staff from the local Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center offer tips for adult beginners.
For URL preregister at aaRecEdOnline.com. Free. 994-2300.
(Todd Thompson, 2021). Documentary about how Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols helped pioneer the NASA program to recruit women and people of color in the late 1970s and 1980s.
Ticket prices TBA in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973-8424) and Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500).
Feb. 2 & 16. Club members show their digital images (Feb. 2) and digitized prints (Feb. 16) on various topics, including this month's assignment, "Flowing Water." Also, presentations by a dozen selected members TBA on "How Experts Would Process This Raw File" (Feb. 2) and member Jim Bretz on "Old Car City USA" (Feb. 16), the world's largest known classic car junkyard.
For URL email a2camClub@gmail.com or call. Free. 327-4781, AnnArborCameraClub.org.
"Biodynamic Agriculture as a Strengthening of the Will and a Direct Experience of Spiritual Science": Great Lakes Branch of the Anthroposophical Society in America.more >
"Biodynamic Agriculture as a Strengthening of the Will and a Direct Experience of Spiritual Science": Great Lakes Branch of the Anthroposophical Society in America.< less
Talk by Community Farm of Ann Arbor (Chelsea) farm manager Dan Gannon.
For URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
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