"Mental Health Perspectives During the Covid-19 Pandemic": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute/Turner Senior Wellness Program Urgent and Critical Lecture Series.more >
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Talk by U-M epidemiologist Emily Toth Martin and U-M infectious disease physician Lona Mody.
Online at bit.ly
"Stranger Still: Translating Contemporary Poetry from Israel/Palestine": University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.more >
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Stranger Still: Translating Contemporary Poetry from Israel/Palestine
Sabine Huynh and Karen Alkalay-Gut
In this installment of the "Stranger Still" series, we invite the poets and translators Sabine Huynh (French, English, Hebrew) and Karen Alkalay-Gut (English, Hebrew, Yiddish) to join us in a conversation about their experiences as multilingual poets in Israel and the role of translation in their work. They will read selections of their poems and translations, including their recent collaboration: Huynh's French translation Alkalay-Gut's collection of Holocaust poetry, Surviving Her Story/Survivre ŗ son histoire.
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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
"Stranger Still: Translating Contemporary Poetry from Israel/Palestine": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.more >
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Two expats based in Tel Aviv-Karen Alkalay-Gut and Sabine Huynh-discuss their experiences as prolific multilingual poets in Israel and the role of translation in their work. Then, they read selections from their works.
For URL preregister at bit.ly
Feb. 14-24. Performance by these world-renowned recitalists who perform together frequently, prerecorded in Ehnes' home. Florida-based Canadian violinist Ehnes, a former protégé of Francis Chaplin, won a 2019 Grammy for best classical instrumental solo for his live recording of Aaron Jay Kernis's violin Concerto with the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot. American pianist Weiss, named Classical Recording Foundation's Young Artist of 2010, performs regularly with some of the country's most prominent symphony orchestras. Program: Schubert's Sonatina in G minor and Saint-SaŽns' Sonata no. 1.
Available from 4 p.m. Feb. 14 through Feb. 24, online at bit.ly
Feb. 14-21. Performance by The Four Nations Ensemble, a New York-based early-music ensemble, led by harpsichordist Andrew Appel, that plays on period instruments. Program: Giuseppe Tartini's Sonata in G minor, Louis-Nicolas Clérambault's Medea cantata, Vivaldi's Sonata for cello and continuo, and a selection of love songs by Barbara Strozzi and Henry Purcell.
Available from 8 p.m. Feb. 14 through 9 p.m. Feb. 17, online at AcademyOfEarlyMusic.org. Free. 228-4338.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 998-9353. Free.
Every Tues. AADL staffers share and discuss creative projects they've been working on based on weekly themes TBA. Past themes include "Glue," "Socks," "Triangles," and more.
AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.
30th Anniversary Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture: University of Michigan Faculty Senate.more >
30th Anniversary Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture: University of Michigan Faculty Senate.< less
In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom, three renowned panelists, including Professors Nadje S. Al-Ali, Susan Benesch, and Michael Bérubé, and a moderator, Professor Melanie Tanielian, will be participating in a webinar event with the theme, 'Challenges to Academic Freedom in a Changing Landscape, at Home and Abroad.' The panelists will discuss the balance of academic freedom and free speech in changing times and contexts. This event is free and open to the public. The meeting can be accessed via zoom at the following link: https:
Providing a platform for local chefs and musicians is YORK's passion. We're combining our love for live music with the unique celebration that is Fat Tuesday! DJ Fresh Myint (of University of Michigan sports DJ fame) will be complementing local duo It's A Good Day Donuts and Mothfire Brewing Company as they pop up in the Yard. YORK will keep things socially distanced and warm - we can't wait to support your indulgence!
York Food + Drink, 1928 Packard. Free. Online. 7346620798. email@example.com www.yorka2.com [map]
"Let's talk to Representative Lasinski and Senator Irwin": A2D2- Ann Arbor inDivisible for Democracy.more >
"Let's talk to Representative Lasinski and Senator Irwin": A2D2- Ann Arbor inDivisible for Democracy.< less
Join engaged citizens defending democracy!
State Representative Donna Lasinski & Senator Jeff Irwin will discuss:
-state legislative updates
-2020 election successes
-2022 election plans
-what we can do to help
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom info
Zoom. Free. Online. email@example.com
These 2 writers discuss their 2015 novel All American Boys, the 2021 Washtenaw Reads selection. Written in two voices, it depicts a black teenager assaulted in a convenience store by a white police officer who wrongly suspects him of stealing.
Online at AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.
Prominent healthcare activists Abdul El-Sayed and Micha Johnson discuss their new book.
7:30 p.m., Online at LiteratiBookstore.com
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.
Talk by Flint resident and activist Melissa Mays and ACLU Michigan legal director Mike Steinberg. Mays is the plaintiff in 2 legal cases related to Flint's water: the 1st led to a $97 million settlement to replace all of Flint's lead pipes, the 2nd is an ongoing case to compensate Flint residents for damage caused by poisoned water.
Online at bit.ly
Talk by U-M musicology professor emeritus Lester Monts.
For URL preregister at myumi.ch
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